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Network Analyst
Job#: 184293
Positions: 1
Posted: 05/06/2013
Job Type: Full Time
Location: West Des Moines, Iowa - Home Office
Benefits: Full Time Benefits
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Job Description
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GuideOne Insurance is a nationally recognized leader in specialized areas of insurance including houses of worship, senior living communities and educational institutions. Currently, our Information Technology Department seeks a Network Analyst in our West Des Moines, IA office.<br />
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This position supports the technical infrastructure of the company network, including local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), email, and Internet/Extranet servers. This position is responsible for the overall coordination, integrity, and availability of these network systems to accomplish established service level agreements.  </p>
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<strong>Duties Include:</strong></p>
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Will assist others with the administration and support of MS Exchange.</li>
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Ensures successful backups on all servers; plans for redundant equipment and tests backups to ensure disaster recovery.   </li>
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Plans, installs, upgrades, maintains and configures network hardware and software.  Must be highly technical and specialized in one or more area:  local area networks (LAN), wide area network (WAN), email, or Internet/Extranet.   </li>
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Monitors network activity and troubleshooting problems to maintain the integrity, security, and availability of the network.   </li>
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Assist other technical staff on network issues and implements network-based applications to support business needs within the enterprise.   </li>
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Keeps up-to-date to understand the impact of new technologies and methods on the current network structure.  Suggests solutions within a given budget and contributes to cost/benefit analysis.</li>
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Skills/Requirements
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4 year degree preferred</li>
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Two to Three years of  network experience.</li>
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Certification in network such as CNE, MCSE, MCSA, Network+ and A+ preferred.</li>
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Experience with the following preferred:
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Windows, Exchange and AD preferred</li>
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TCP/IP routing, Sub-netting, VLAN Configuration and Network Traffic Analysis. Extreme Switch experience a plus</li>
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Firewall management, VPN and NAT configuration and concepts. Palo Alto experience a plus</li>
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Wireless Networking design, implementation and support</li>
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NAS/SAN Configuration, NetApp preferred</li>
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VMWare:</li>
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View configuration and deployment</li>
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ESX concepts (HA & DRS)</li>
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System Recovery Manager</li>
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Experience with Extreme Switches a plus.<br />
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