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Job Req ID:  81555

LAN Administrator III

The JHU-WSE Energetics Research Group is seeking a LAN Administrator III.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide advanced level server and systems support, ensuring servers in multiple Active Directory domains are secure and functioning correctly.
  • Build and manage a Microsoft Hyper-V cluster and related guest virtual machines.
  • Build and manage a High Performance Compute cluster for restricted research projects.
  • Deploy and manage in-house WiFi systems at several buildings.
  • Be point person for securing research data sets on Workstations and Servers.
  • Manage or provide direction to junior staff (LAN Administrator, etc.).
  • Build and manage the conference room technology at several buildings.
  • Reports to the JHU WSE Energetics Research IT Manager.
  • Main point of contact with vendors and manage vendor relations, by serving as  liaison between the customer and vendor(s).


Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • High School Diploma/GED required. 
  • Two years college course work. 
  • Five years of relevant experience.
  • Additional education can be substituted for experience to the extenet permitted by the JHU Equivalency Formula.*


JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job. 


 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred.
  • Six or more years of related experience
  • Knowledge in the assigned IT environments.


Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Expert knowledge of virtual meeting spaces, Zoom, Teams, etc.
  • Working knowledge of Crestron conference room controls.
  • Expert ability to diagnose and troubleshoot technical problems and make repairs.
  • Advanced knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Windows servers.
  • Expert knowledge of imaging technology including SCCM and Microsoft MDM.
  • Expert understanding of network architecture.
  • Understanding of the interaction of many types of networking peripherals.
  • Expert knowledge of scripting and Active Directory Group Policy.
  • Advanced knowledge of PC computer hardware, including microprocessors and peripherals and computer applications.
  • Advanced knowledge PC computer operating systems Windows 10 and above.
  • Advanced knowledge of MAC OS X and above.
  • Advance knowledge of Red Hat Linux operating system.
  • Ability to direct junior staff.
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Knows the informal and formal departmental goals, standards, policies and procedures that may include some familiarity of other departments within the school/division.
  • Is sensitive to the interrelationship of both people and functions within the department.
  • Must have driver license and vehicle to travel between offices as needed.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. and use a ladder.



  • Internal: Interns, Faculty and Staff.
  • External: Vendors, non-JHU staff and Faculty who visit.


Additional Requirements: 

  • U.S. citizenship required.
  • Candidates must possess or be able to obtain a U.S. Government personal security clearance in a reasonable period of time.


Classified Title: LAN Administrator III
Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PD 
Starting Salary Range: $59,280 - $82,250 annually (commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: M-F, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: ​​​​​​​JH at CPIA Century Plaza 

Department name: ​​​​​​​Energetics Research Group 
Personnel area: Whiting School of Engineering


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.


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