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Network Administrator

Dumaguete, Philippines

As a Network Administrator, you will be responsible for managing and optimizing the organization's network infrastructure, ensuring robust performance and security. You will configure and monitor firewalls, routers, switches, and VPNs while implementing comprehensive endpoint security policies. Your role includes conducting regular vulnerability assessments, ensuring compliance with industry standards, and maintaining detailed network documentation. Additionally, you will provide support for complex network issues and oversee surveillance systems to ensure physical security.

Responsibilities

  • Configure firewall devices according to organizational security policies.
  • Establish baseline configurations for firewall rules, ensuring default-deny policies where appropriate.
  • Utilize zone-based firewalling to segment and isolate different parts of the network.
  • Configure VPN tunnels for secure remote access and site-to-site connectivity.
  • Monitor firewall logs in real-time to detect and respond to potential security incidents.
  • Track firewall devices' performance to ensure they operate efficiently and effectively.
  • Analyze metrics such as CPU usage, memory consumption, and throughput to prevent performance bottlenecks.
  • Set up automated alerts for suspicious activities and potential security breaches.
  • Establish and follow incident response protocols for firewall-related security incidents.
  • Conduct regular firewall audits to ensure compliance with security standards and best practices.
  • Configure and maintain routers and switches to ensure optimal network performance, reliability, and scalability.
  • Monitor network traffic patterns and bandwidth usage to identify and resolve potential bottlenecks or issues.
  • Implement and enforce comprehensive security endpoint policies to protect devices such as laptops, desktops, and mobile devices from security threats.
  • Implement and manage MDM solutions to secure and control mobile devices used within the organization.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Deep understanding of firewall configuration and management, including firewall rules, access control lists (ACLs), and VPN tunnels.
  • Proficiency in configuring and maintaining routers and switches, managing routing protocols (e.g., OSPF, BGP), VLANs, and network segmentation.
  • Ability to monitor and analyze network traffic patterns, bandwidth usage, and firewall logs to identify and resolve potential issues.
  • Strong knowledge of endpoint security solutions, including antivirus software, host intrusion prevention systems (HIPS), and encryption tools.
  • Experience with vulnerability assessments, penetration testing, and remediation strategies.
  • Familiarity with regulatory requirements and industry standards (e.g., PCI DSS, HIPAA, GDPR, ISO 27001) and ability to ensure network compliance.
  • Expertise in managing DHCP and DNS servers, including configuring DHCP scopes, options, and reservations, and maintaining DNS records and zones.
  • Proficiency in access control management, including setting up ACLs, VPN configurations, and implementing role-based access control (RBAC) policies.
  • Ability to monitor access logs and audit trails to detect and investigate unauthorized access attempts.
  • Comprehensive understanding of endpoint security policies and ability to implement and enforce them across various devices.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in network administration.
  • Experience with firewall configuration and management, including implementing firewall rules and access control lists (ACLs).
  • Proven experience in managing and maintaining routers and switches, and configuring routing protocols and VLANs.
  • Hands-on experience with endpoint security solutions, such as antivirus software, host intrusion prevention systems (HIPS), and encryption tools.
  • Background in managing DHCP and DNS servers, including configuring DHCP scopes and maintaining DNS records.

  • Relevant certifications such as Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), CompTIA Network+, or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) are highly preferred.
  • Knowledge of industry standards and best practices, such as ISO 27001, NIST, and CIS benchmarks.

30% Night Differential Pay

The standard night differential pay in the Philippines is 10%. Our rate is 2x higher than that of other companies.

Competitive Salary & Benefits

We offer a progressive salary package with monthly performance incentives and annual appraisal. Healthcare, dental, and a retirement plan included upon passing training! Enroll in free in-house professional development classes to keep your career on the right track. We also support working students with an educational loan.

Professional Development

Enroll in free in-house professional development classes to keep your career on the right track. We also support working students with an educational loan.

Paid Time Off

25 vacation, sick, and paid leaves combined plus birthday, maternity, and paternity time off.

Free Food & Coffee

Whoever coined the term "Thank God it's Friday" must've been thinking of Free Food Fridays. Enjoy breakfast, lunch, or dinner on us every week! We've also got overflowing coffee and tea to keep you energized daily!

Wellness Benefits

Healthcare, dental, and a retirement plan included upon passing training!