System Network Administrator

Pasadena, TX

  -  IT - Infrastructure / Network / Systems  -  Direct Placement  -  Job ID: 24-01929

Title: Systems/Network Administrator
Location: Houston, TX (Pasadena, TX – 77505)
Duration: Permanent, Direct-Hire

Compensation: $90k-$120k
Work Requirements: US Citizen, GC Holders or Authorized to Work in the US.

Key Points:

  • Strong skills in hybrid server infrastructure with Azure/O365 is a requirement
  • Knowledge and experience in routing & switching and firewalls is required

As a Senior Systems/Network Administrator, you will be responsible for setting the strategic direction and overseeing the network, establishing and maintaining network standards, and ensuring network stability and security across the organization.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Establish network and infrastructure standards across the organization.
  • Install, configure, and maintain physical and virtual server and network infrastructure platforms.
  • Respond to and resolve network related incidents in a timely manner, address alerts and escalations, and work with IT leadership, other IT teams, and vendors to produce strategic solutions to recurring problems.
  • Assist in the configuration and troubleshooting of IP based peripherals such as printers, scanners, mobile devices, etc.
  • Monitor and analyze network traffic for potential security threats and vulnerabilities and implement appropriate mitigation strategies to minimize risk.
  • Maintain inventory of network hardware, software and licensed assets.
  • Maintain network topology and diagrams, network device alerting structure and network management tools in general to ensure all devices location and status are known 24×7 and detected issues actioned.
  • Train users to successfully operate new systems and equipment as needed.
  • Conduct network vulnerabilities scans and privileged access rights reviews at specified periods i.e., weekly, monthly, quarterly.
  • Establish and maintain network device patching cadence.
  • Maintain network backups and ensure periodic testing as part of DR plan.
  • Participate in 24/7 On-Call Rotation and act as primary contact point for network related issues

Preferred Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent years of experience
  • 8+ years of experience as a Network and/or System Admin
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft cloud technologies, server platforms, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of on prem and cloud routing and switching (FortiNet, Cisco, Meraki, etc.)
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong knowledge of On-Prem Active Directory, Azure Active Directory, etc.
  • Microsoft, Help Desk, and Security professional certifications

Work Schedule: Monday – Friday with on-call requirements (must be willing to travel up top25%)

About INSPYR Solutions:
Technology is our focus and quality is our commitment. As a national expert in delivering flexible technology and talent solutions, we strategically align industry and technical expertise with our clients' business objectives and cultural needs. Our solutions are tailored to each client and include a wide variety of professional services, project, and talent solutions. By always striving for excellence and focusing on the human aspect of our business, we work seamlessly with our talent and clients to match the right solutions to the right opportunities. Learn more about us at

INSPYR Solutions provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, INSPYR Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.