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Sr. Network Administrator

Golden Valley, Minnesota Preferred One Administrative Services

Sr. Network Administrator


At PreferredOne, our name says it all! Everything we do is for one purpose – to make our valued members’ experience the best it can be. We achieve this by following five core values:

compassion, service, integrity, agility,



. These values are the beacon of who we are, what we stand for and what we do on behalf of our customers. For 30 years, we have been loyal to serving Minnesota and the upper Midwest.

Why consider PreferredOne for employment?

Welcoming, casual and team-oriented culture

Wellness amenities, including an onsite fitness facility, massage therapist and personal trainer

Onsite cafeteria with fresh breakfast and lunch daily

Our most valuable assets are our employees


our employees are what makes us unique. Coupled with our high retention rates, our employees receive impeccable benefits at affordable premiums.

To apply, submit your cover letter and resume along with salary requirement to


or via fax **************.


Ensures the availability and reliability of all corporate networks, assists in strategic planning for all the networks, responsible for the development, administration, and maintenance of the corporate networks in a Microsoft centric, hybrid client-server environment. Responsible for the daily maintenance, management, monitoring and troubleshooting of network systems, services and applications for maximum reliability, recoverability and performance. Perform installations and troubleshooting of Windows servers. Proactive upgrades of existing operating systems, patches, and revision testing. Requires extending oneself to complete unassigned tasks and occasionally take on tasks beyond job scope.

Define and implement highly technical Windows/VMware solutions to business needs in addition to supporting the operating system software and server hardware for our rapidly expanding infrastructure and customer base.

Duties and Responsibilities

Daily network management functions including operational analysis, optimization, and maintenance of a complex client-server network environment to ensure proper and secure operations of all network systems.

Evaluate, install, coordinate implementation and maintain new network/system services in response to business needs.

Maintain network servers, SANs, switches, access points, etc.

Backup/restore of critical network services and server data

Install and maintain system access security devices and software as required

Perform network usage analysis to determine service levels and to detect abuse or incorrect use

Provide technical guidance and assistance to network users in the resolution of hardware and software problems

Prepare and recommend changes to network configuration and operational procedures

Communicate network and system changes and issues to team

Required Education, Experience and Skills

Bachelor’s degree in CS or related discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience

2-4 years of experience supporting personal computers and networks

2-4 years of experience supporting Windows, VMware, firewalls, LANs, TCP/IP

Must demonstrate a thorough understanding of Windows, VMware, Exchange, firewalls, TCP/IP

Knowledge of physical and logical network design including configuration of switches and security appliances, DNS, DHCP, and WINS

Knowledge of Windows RDS, IIS, Microsoft SQL Server

Knowledge of Active Directory

Desirable Qualifications

Familiar with Palo Alto firewalls

Familiar with Proofpoint Protection Server

Familiar with Carbon Black Protection software

Physical Requirements

Must be able to work on a computer for an extended period of time.

Must be able to operate all office equipment including computer, copier, printers, fax machine, and phone.

Ability to lift and move 30 pounds

Special Requirements

Compliance with regulatory and accrediting organizations (e.g., MDH, NCQA) and applicable laws and regulations (e.g., HIPAA, Affordable Care Act).

Adherence to internal quality control guidelines and processes (e.g., SOC1).

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