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IT Network Administrator - Oil & Gas Operating Company

  • Job reference: 923884
  • Location: Dallas, Texas
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Project Management, IT & Telecoms
  • Date posted: 08/05/2019


As a Network Administrator, the job entails supporting and administrating the network and IT infrastructure. The primary goal of the position is to provide maximum availability, performance and smooth operation of the voice and data networks. The position will be responsible for the installing, maintaining and supporting LAN, WAN and VoIP infrastructures throughout the company.


* Experienced supporting LAN/WAN infrastructure for US and international-based operations

* Building / install network appliances

* Network patch / software support

* Experienced with Cisco networking equipment and software

o ASA Firewall - 5500 series

o Routers - 2800 series

o Switches - Catalyst 6500 series

o Wireless - Aruba 8.x

* DMZ, VLAN and specialty connections administration

* VPN / RPC-HTTPS configuration support

* Active Directory & Group Policy configuration / administration

* VoIP phones - Avaya system

* Configuration and administration of Internet filtering appliance - Bluecoat cloud

* Strong technical writing / documentation skills for networking infrastructure

* Microsoft-centric environment (2010 Server & Win10 Desktop)

* Help Desk/Change Request configuration management

* General scripting skills for command line executions

* Secure MSSQL access

* Security and Authentication systems

* Intrusion detection & monitoring systems

* Citrix "Virtualization" - XenApps

* Understanding of MS O365 environment


* "Campus" communication systems - VSAT and Microwave

* Video conferencing systems (Cisco MX / DX, Tandberg / Polycom)

* Virtual infrastructures - VMware

* Email filtering administration

* Anti-virus / SEP

* Whole-disk encryption

* SAN devices

* Desktop / patch management distribution software

* Mobile communication systems

o iPhones / MaaS360

o Satellite phones


* 5 years' experience as a Network Administrator

* Associates degree, equivalent, or higher, preferred

* Certifications (CCNA) preferred

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills

* Oil and Gas exploration industry experience preferred but not required

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.