Network Administrator

West Fraser Germantown , TN 38138

Posted 2 weeks ago

West Fraser's Information Technology group has an opportunity for a:

Network Administrator

As part of West Fraser's Technology & Security Group, the Network Administrator will be responsible for network services including, WANs, LANs, radio data connections, and enterprise wireless implementations. Additionally, the Network team is responsible for edge and internal security points, and secure transit paths using current and next generation firewalls. Further, the Network team is responsible for network access control (wired and wireless), and the network aspects of the corporate telephony system.

The Network team works closely with West Fraser manufacturing divisions to integrate operational technologies (OT) with business IT infrastructure. Further, the Network team is responsible for resolving Tier 2 and 3 network issues escalated from the Service Desk, through the enterprise systems or remediating incidents as directed by the Cybersecurity Incident Response Team.

As part of the Technology and Security Group this individual will be the primary United States point of contact for network administration support in West Fraser's South East US operations, based out of the Germantown office in Tennessee.


  • Promptly respond to issues affecting network services, and when necessary seek the appropriate level of support from the Network Engineers

  • Working under the guidance of the Network Engineers, the Network Administrator will manage and maintain divisional edge and internal security points, and the secure transit paths that utilize current and next generation firewall technologies

  • Proactively monitor, manage and maintain the organization's WAN, LAN and wireless infrastructures, including network performance requirements

  • Coordinate with the team's System and Network resources to manage and maintain the certificates and certificate authorities in use for all systems and devices

  • With direction from the Network Engineers proactively address current and future capacity issues

  • With guidance from the Network Engineers assist with the implementation, management and maintenance of the IT/OT infrastructure and IDMZ deployments

  • Adhere to West Fraser's technology standards and IT policy for networks

  • Create and maintain documentation as it relates to network configuration, network mapping, processes, and service records

  • Conduct research and attend training on network products, services, protocols, and standards to remain abreast of developments in the networking industry

  • Work with and assist in the management of vendors and contractors

  • Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements

  • Minimum five years of enterprise level network work experience as a Network Administrator

  • Must be able to work well in an environment that can present rapidly developing and evolving situations requiring reactive remediation

  • Must be able to contribute to the process of quickly identifying the scope and impact of incidents on both the enterprise and divisional levels in order to determine an appropriate response

  • Strong knowledge of IP networking technologies is a requirement

  • Strong knowledge of switching and routing protocols

  • Strong knowledge of VPN and encryption technologies

  • Knowledge of Next Generation firewall technologies

  • Knowledge of HP Aruba technologies, including ClearPass and AirWave

  • Strong problem-solving and organizational skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Highly motivated and self-directed

  • Must be able to work cooperatively and collaboratively with other team members

Work Conditions

  • Will be required to provide support for network related updates, service disruptions and perform scheduled maintenance outside of regular working hours

  • Lifting and transporting of moderately heavy objects, such as network devices and peripherals into both business and manufacturing environments

  • Able to work in a manufacturing environment

  • Travel requiring a valid driver's license

  • Travel in the United States of America and to Canada

West Fraser offers competitive benefits including, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long-term disability, pension and 401-k savings plans, and vacation.

If this position sounds like the career for you, submit your cover letter and resume at click "apply now" in green at the top of the page.

For more information on West Fraser and our current opportunities, visit our website at:

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

West Fraser is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D

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