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Senior Network Administrator

Corporate | Mattoon, IL Corporate Office | Full Time

Job Description


Serve as the main Senior Network Administrator for the Rural King footprint.  Work on/with managing and monitoring layer 2 and layer 3 traffic within a Cisco Managed Environment.  Main contact for all network related issues and escalation.


  • Serve as the main Network Administrator for the entire Rural King Inc. footprint and all 95 stores and Distribution Center locations.
  • Use discretion and independent judgment in making decisions
  • Serve as the main contact on network-related projects, outages and issues
  • Co-Develop and document disaster recovery plan procedures
  • Resolve mission-critical issues
  • Use Whatsupgold for traffic monitoring snmp/netflow


  • Proven work experience in a Cisco network environment.   This includes switching, routing, firewall and IPS experience.
  • Strong understanding of Layer 3, subnets and TCP/IP stack
  • Self-managed leader with strong analytical and troubleshooting abilities to proactively manage and tune the current network infrastructure
  • Degree in corresponding field or equivalent in work experience
  • IT Industry certification is not required but welcomed ex. CCNA
  • Must effectively manage several projects simultaneously
  • High level of flexibility required to adapt to change requirements and user needs
  • Minimum 3 years work experience directly related to network and server support
  • Must have excellent communications skills
  • May be required to perform other duties


  • N/A


  • Good visual acuity and ability to communicate
  • Repetitive wrist movements on keyboard
  • Close vision for PC work
  • Ability to sit/stand/walk for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift, push, and/or pull a minimum of 30 pounds.  

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.