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Network Administrator

RES currently has a Network Administrator position open. This position can be based out of Broomfield, CO, Minneapolis, MN or Carmichael, CA.


The Network Administrator primarily manages network operations, SCADA network design and implementation, and video conferencing/telephony. This role also assists in the management of server and storage infrastructure. The successful candidate researches new technologies and leverages optimization techniques to ensure that systems operate efficiently.

This Americas IT function forms part of the wider Global Services function. The successful candidate will work closely with the regional and Group IT as well as business functions.

This role is responsible providing support to level 3 system administrator(s) in project work and duties as well as mentor level 1 system administrator(s). Focus on detail and quality is essential. Need to have strong skills in team-work and time management. Produce thorough documentation and user guides. This role also works closely and extensively with internal customers.

Specific duties:

  • Build and maintain the corporate networking environment including core networking, remote offices, firewalls and network security for the Americas
  • Working with internal construction customers, design and help implement site-based SCADA networks
  • Troubleshoot and resolve any IT service issues related to the network, operating systems and servers
  • Partner with the infrastructure members of the team to troubleshoot and resolve network related issues
  • Implement and maintain a systems business impact assessment to prioritize system recovery in the event of a failure
  • Train the technical support staff on solving common systems-related problems
  • Work with third-party vendors and consultants
  • VPN Tunnels and Firewall Rule Management
  • Solarwinds Administration
  • Skype Administration

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Experience using ticketing software
  • Experience with incident troubleshooting and escalation
  • Experience with change control processes and tools
  • Possesses knowledge of core systems concepts (e.g. Systems, Protocols, Directory Services)
  • Networking design and operations (Cisco, Brocade)
  • Firewall management, solution design and implementation (Checkpoint, Fortinet)
  • SCADA networking and best practices


  • Business acumen
  • Team oriented
  • Strong customer service mind-set
  • Professional
  • Ability to prioritize and quickly resolve issues
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Effective prioritization and project management skills


  • Demonstrated ability to take the initiative and think creatively
  • Ability to interact successfully with people in a customer-facing role
  • 3-5 years of network design and administration


  • Software Defined Networking concepts and product knowledge
  • Project management familiarity (as a team member)
  • Improvement methodologies – LEAN, Six Sigma, Kanban, etc. 



  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Understanding of common operating systems (especially Windows)
  • Curiosity, a desire to solve technical problems
  • A desire to help people work more efficiently and effectively
  • 3-5 years in a network administration/design role
  • 3-5 years of experience and demonstrated understanding and troubleshooting of complex, multi-system issues in a global environment
  • Relevant certifications or equivalent work experience:
    • CCNA or other networking certifications


  • ITILv3 

Physical requirements and environment:

The work environment and physical demands characteristics are representative of those the employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Performs primarily sedentary office duties with occasional travel to other Company offices or construction sites. Incumbent may occasionally lift up to 25 pounds and may be required to sit, stand, walk and use a computer. 

We maintain a drug-free workplace. Candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment background investigation and drug test as a condition of employment.

RES is proud to be an EEO employer.


Location: USA

Contract Type:Full-Time

Type of Role: IT