Our vision at Petco is Healthier Pets. Happier People. Better World. We're making things better for pets, people and the planet through our Think Adoption First philosophy, the Petco Foundation and other important initiatives that focus on putting animals first, educating pet parents and reducing our carbon footprint. The journey starts with knowledgeable, passionately engaged associates who are proud to recommend Petco as a place to work, who believe in our Vision and who are committed to delivering a superior customer experience.
From our retail stores and our network of Distribution Centers to our Corporate offices, you'll work with others who share your values and commitment. We seek individuals who are passionate about animal welfare, have great people skills and are driven to grow and advance in their careers with us. Our ongoing growth is creating exceptional opportunities for professional development and personal enrichment throughout our organization.
The WAN-LAN Network Administrator provides technical support and maintains the WAN Router equipment, the LAN Switching Network, and the Wireless Network. This position is responsible for the network's availability and uptime, and must respond and act quickly to resolve any problems that arise which jeopardize the business or an employee's ability to interact with our systems. This role will also assist with implementation and project participation within the Server Admin Group to ensure that the overall corporate business requirements and IT initiatives are accomplished within the established timeframe. The WAN-LAN includes the local at Drs. Foster and Smith and extends throughout the entire Petco Network.
Essential Job Functions: The incumbent must be able to perform all of the following duties and responsibilities with or without a reasonable accommodation.
* Monitor network environments, either though manual or automatic process to optimize system efficiencies and maintain system uptimes. * Monitor every aspect of the WAN and local LAN networks in order to identify opportunities for better system performance and elimination of recurring system problems. Respond to degraded systems performance and troubleshoot system and network problems in a systematic manner. * Create and Maintain Network diagrams and documentation (including configurations) of WAN, LAN and VLAN environments. * Provide periodic software updates of Network Equipment. * Occasionally providing Basic Help Desk and Basic System Administrator functions. * Occasionally lifting (up to 50lbs) and/or moving computer related equipment.
Requires the ability to work independently and prioritize most of their work.
Most duties are completed indoors' either seated at a computer, climbing stairs and/or walking to Equipment Rooms or IDF closets and occasionally lifting (up to 50lbs) and/or moving Network or Computer related equipment. This position interacts with other team members.
5-7 years progressively responsible experience and a four-year degree in a technical field related to networks and information systems, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience is required. One or more of the following certification are required; Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician (CCENT); Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA); Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP).
Working Knowledge of the following:
* Active Directory Administration * DNS/DCHP Implementation/Troubleshooting * Print, and File Server Implementation/Troubleshooting * Basic Application troubleshooting * Client Wireless Connective/troubleshooting * Change Control Process
Moderate Knowledge of the following:
* WAN, LAN and VLAN Networks * Wireless Technologies' * VMWare Server Administration * Windows Server Administration * Workstation Support * Telephony (VoIP)
Moderate to Advanced Knowledge of the following:
* Routing Protocols and the OSI Network Model * VoIP Call Control and Bearer Protocols, Traditional PSTN Connectivity * SNMP Monitoring Tools, WAN Optimization technologies, Packet Sniffer * 802.1q and TCP/IP * Switch Management/Configurations/Troubleshooting via CLI * Router Management/Configurations/Troubleshooting via CLI * Creation of Documentation and Diagrams.
Performs additional duties as required.
Petco is a pet specialty retailer providing products, services and advice for pet owners.