• Network Administrator

    Job Locations US-LA-DeRidder
    Posted Date 2 months ago(12/6/2018 2:26 PM)
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  • Overview

    AMERISAFE is seeking a Network Administrator to ensures network availability and uptime across all Amerisafe data and voice networks and be responsible for the security of all AMERISAFE networks, both physically and programmatically.


    If you love working with people, want to work for an award-winning company who is known throughout the insurance industry for its high ethics and integrity, and if you want to be a member of a winning team, then the NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR is for you.


    AMERISAFE offers a competitive entry level targeted salary and full benefits package and much more. AMERISAFE has been named to Ward’s 50 since 2009. We have many tenured employees across 27 state territory. In short, employees stay with us because of who we are and what we do –exceptional people providing workers’ comp for working people. If you’re looking for a career, and not just a job, thenAMERISAFE is for you.


    AMERISAFE does not consider a person’s race, sex, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identification, disability, medical or genetic information, pregnancy, military status, age or any other factor prohibited by law in making hiring, promotion, training, assignment, compensation, discipline, benefits, employment and termination decisions.


    This non-exempt position will have responsibility within the IT department for maintaining all aspects of network and telecom availability, uptime, and security, and reporting on the same.  The Network Administrator will be responsible for the installation, configuration, operations, security and maintenance of all company network and telecom equipment. This position will work closely with other members of the IT Department to include but not limited to Technicians, System Administrators, and Software Developers.



    The successful individual in this key role will be responsible for:

    • Ensures network availability and uptime across all Amerisafe data and voice networks
    • Responsible for the security of all AMERISAFE networks, both physically and programmatically
    • Responsible for designing, planning, configuring, and implementing network-related expansions, upgrades, replacements, and enhancements
    • Responsible for the development and maintenance of all network-related documentation and drawings
    • Responsible for all end point protection of assets
    • Responsible for AMERISAFE telecommunications to include SIP
    • Responsible for responding to and troubleshooting network-related incidents to include diagnosing and repairing
    • Assists with research of IT infrastructure-related projects as requested


    The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:

    • High school diploma/GED; Advanced education preferred
    • Required minimum of five years’ work experience in network support and configuration, or equivalent credentials and experience, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+ are a plus
    • Excellent knowledge of LAN/WAN and wireless technology, related protocols, operating systems, concepts and security
    • Excellent knowledge of Next Gen Firewall systems
    • Excellent knowledge of F5 and Citrix Netscaler load balancers a plus
    • Excellent knowledge of physical and virtual server technology
    • Excellent knowledge of telecommunications technology
    • Excellent knowledge of end-user computing and mobile technology
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
    • Customer-service orientation and attitude
    • Creative thinking, self-direction and initiative
    • Ability to thrive in dynamic and high-pressure environment



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