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Network Administrator
Chicago, IL

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First Northern Credit Union

230 W. Monroe Suite 2850

Chicago, IL 60606

Network Administrator

If you are interested in working for a leader in the Credit Union Industry, then we are looking for you! We are a dynamic company with growth opportunities that has a membership base consisting of ComEd, Exelon, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University employees and students, as well as a 12-county community charter including Evanston and Rockford.

We are currently seeking a Network Administrator for our Chicago-Loop office. Qualified applicants will be responsible for maintaining telecommunications infrastructure, network operations as well as virtual server/desktop infrastructures. Assist in all credit union mergers relative to the network interfacing between the main office, all branches, and our core data processing system. Provide recommendations on computer and network software and hardware purchases. Develop and maintain computer and network documentation on policies, procedures, inventory, warranty contracts and security items interfaced with the credit union's network. Assist the Director of IT with strategic planning relative to network technology. Provide end user support as required at all credit union locations. Develop a working understanding of our core data processing system to enable the position to evaluate, identify and resolve issues between the network and the core data processing system. Manage all telephony/ISP administration, training, upgrades and maintenance requests. Interact with third-party service providers for implementation, maintenance and optimization of current and future technical services.

In addition, you will write departmental procedures, assist with the budgeting process, forecast expenses related to computer hardware/software and monitor the variances on a monthly basis. Learn basic functionality of our core data-processing system (Fiserv/XP2) as it relates to networks, servers and peripheral appliances. Work with other departments to publish content to internal and external sites. Manage Windows Enterprise Services such as DHCP, DNS, Exchange, and Microsoft SQL. Manage the VMware ESXi virtual server infrastructure as well as the VMware Horizon View desktop environment.

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) from four-year College or university; or two to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience or knowledge in any administrative scripting and computer hardware. Must be knowledgeable in the administration of Microsoft and Linux servers, Microsoft SQL, VMware virtualization technologies, Firewalls, VPN, and Cisco IOS. Must be proficient the use of the Microsoft Office productivity suite. MSCE/MSCA, CCNA or VCP-related certifications desired.

Please be advised that First Northern Credit Union conducts credit checks and obtains consumer reports from consumer reporting agencies (including credit bureaus) for employment purposes only.

We offer competitive benefits and pay.

If you are interested in this employment opportunity, please apply with a cover letter and resume.


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