This posting will remain open until the position is filled. We encourage you to apply early as we will review and consider candidates as they are received.
Considering all levels (Associate LAN, LAN & Sr. LAN). Senior requirements are posted as the maximum requirements for this role. Other levels will not require as much experience.
The Sr. LAN Administrator designs, evaluates, installs, and maintains the LAN, WAN, and WLAN infrastructure of EKPC. This position will plan and ensure the network infrastructure can meet the business needs of the future. The Sr. LAN Administrator will mentor other IT staff and work with IT Leadership to maintain IT policies and procedures.
Responsible for design, evaluation, maintenance, and upgrades to enterprise network infrastructure at all locations.
Monitors network performance, troubleshoots, and resolves network problems, and informs users of network issues.
Works with Facilities Team to maintain physical security system.
Works with the Security Operations Center (SOC) to maintain network security and integrity.
Works with System Administrators to support the networking requirements of new systems, backups, and disaster recovery site (DRS)
Works with IT leadership to develop and maintain IT policies and procedures, and ensures all systems are in compliance.
Maintains internal and external Internet Information Services (IIS) sites and certificates.
Monitors and maintains data center switches, routers, and networking devices.
Works with the Energy Control Center (ECC) to establish and maintain secure network interconnectivity.
Frequently travels to all EKPC locations.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education and Certifications / Licenses:
Associate’s degree in field of computer science, information systems, or computer engineering. Bachelor’s degree preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute.
A minimum of (7) years of related experience.
Skills and Abilities:
Thorough knowledge of PC/LAN/WAN communication hardware/software.
Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS).
Experience with TCP/IP network protocols, DNS, and routing required.
Thorough working knowledge of VOIP telephone systems.
Thorough working knowledge of network security best practices.
Strong listening, written, and oral communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work with a variety of personnel at all levels of the organization including external contacts.
Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
Ability to manage sensitive and confidential information with tact, professionalism, and diplomacy.
Ability to effectively prioritize work, manage time, and adhere to deadlines.
Demonstrates forward thinking and is proactive.
Excellent organization skills and attention to detail.
Ability to adapt to changing situations.
Provides excellent customer service, maintains positive attitude, clearly identifies issue(s), and communicates possible solution(s).
Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills
Contributing to Team Success
Usual office conditions apply to this position with occasional lifting up to fifty (50) pounds.
Frequent travel will be required, with some work outside normal hours.
Must maintain valid driver’s license.
Must wear personal protective equipment as appropriate.
Located in the heart of the Bluegrass state, East Kentucky Power Cooperative is a not-for-profit generation and transmission (G&T) electric utility with headquarters in Winchester, KY which is just a short distance from Lexington. Our cooperative has a vital mission: to safely generate and deliver reliable, affordable and sustainable energy to our 16 owner-member cooperatives serving more than 1 million Kentuckians across 87 counties. We’re leaders in environmental stewardship and we’re committed to provide power to improve the lives of people in Kentucky.
As passionate as we are about providing smart energy solutions, we are equally excited about people. We strive to cultivate connected workplaces where great ideas are born and rewarding careers are built.
EKPC offers a wage and benefits package that ranks among the best in the state. There is no waiting period on our medical, dental and vision insurance plans so you are covered on day one, and the dental plan is free for employees. Our generous 401(k) retirement plan allows employees to start contributing to their plan after a month of service, and after 3 months of service, EKPC will automatically contribute 6% of b...ase wages AND match employee contributions up to 4%. Our competitive vacation and sick leave package starts day one to allow for flexibly and a healthy work-life balance. For more information on our plentiful benefits package visit our website at https://www.ekpc.coop/work-ekpc
EKPC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled