Network Administrator


Network AdministratorSmartLabs, Inc. is the world's leader in home automation and approaching our 15th birthday. Through our three divisions we retail over 7,000 products (, manufacture a wide range of remote control lighting products, and develop cutting edge technologies like INSTEON ( Uses for our products include remote control lighting, whole-house automation, security and surveillance, home entertainment, and a whole host of other categories. We're growing and need to add senior marketing leadership. We are seeking a full-time network administrator to manage the day-to-day operations of our Information Systems department, supporting approximately 100 end-users. Our new team member will report to the CIO and have significant input into the Company's operations. To be successful at SmartLabs you must be hands-on, be a hard worker, and possess a can-do attitude. Responsibilities:
  • Configure, maintain, and document Windows servers, desktop, and notebook computers
  • Handle all aspects of desktop computer lifecycle, including troubleshooting/repair and software installation
  • Add/change/delete user accounts
  • Manage enterprise anti-virus and firewall systems
  • Maintain server room equipment and cabling
  • Asset management, including software licensing and performing routine audits
  • PBX system and user configuration
  • Full responsibility for tape backup of all servers
  • Phone, email, remote, and in-person computer and peripheral support
  • Provide end-user training
  • Job Requirements
  • In-depth familiarity with Windows operating systems (NT, 2000, XP, 2003), including Microsoft NT Domains, Active Directory, and website configuration using IIS
  • Experience managing Microsoft Exchange server
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of products
  • Familiarity with LAN/WAN connectivity and switching/routing, including TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, and WINS
  • Experience identifying and eliminating spyware/adware/viruses
  • Must be able to multi-task effectively and dependably complete assignments
  • Ability to work and think independently
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50lbs. up/down a flight of stairs
  • Familiarity with Microsoft SQL Server desirable but not required
  • The ideal candidate must possess excellent organizational and communication skills and be confident in your ability to work well with upper management and subordinates. The ability to work unsupervised, multi-task and follow-up thoroughly on tasks is a must. We are looking for a person who is keen to take on new duties and be a team player in the organization. A bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field is required as is 3-5 years experience.Benefits:
    • Medical and dental plans
    • Flexible Spending Account
    • 401K Program
    • Volunatry Vision Plan
    • Life Insurance, AD&D & LTD
    • Wellness Program
    • Online Benefits Management
    • Friendly, casual environment with emphasis on teamwork
    • Significant employee discounts
    Please forward your resume as an attachment, along with your salary requirement (or history), and a cover letter explaining why you're the perfect match to: [email protected]. Please make your subject line 'Network Administrator.'SmartLabs is an equal opportunity employer.

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