Network Systems Programmer (IT Network Administrator)

North Carolina Association of Educators (NCAE)

POSITION TITLE:  Network Systems Programmer (IT Network Administrator)

NCAE is looking for an Network Systems Programmer (IT Network Administrator) to maintain a reliable, secure, and efficient data communications network. The ideal candidate will be able to deploy, configure, maintain, and monitor all active network equipment in order to ensure smooth network operation.

 CLOSING DATE:  November 29, 2019


  • Fully support, configure, maintain and upgrade networks and in-house servers from top to bottom.
  • Install and integrate new server hardware and applications.
  • Identify and implement needed updates.
  • Support and administer third-party applications.
  • Ensure network security and connectivity.
  • Monitor network performance (availability, utilization, throughput, goodput, and latency) and test for weaknesses.
  • Set up user accounts, permissions and passwords.
  • Resolve problems reported by end user.
  • Define network policies and procedures.
  • Specify system requirements and design solutions.
  • Research and make recommendations for ongoing hardware and software upgrades and system administration.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by the Executive Director or their designee


  • At least 2 years of proven experience in a network administrator role.
  • BS degree (or equivalent) in computer science or related field.
  • Hands on experience in networking, routing and switching.
  • Excellent knowledge of best practices around management, control, and monitoring of server infrastructure.
  • Experience with firewalls, Internet VPN’s remote implementation, troubleshooting, and problem resolution is desired.
  • Ability to set up and configure server hardware.
  • Familiarity with backup and recovery software and methodologies.
  • Great at organizing, prioritizing and multitasking.
  • Prior experience in Juniper, Cisco, PeopleSoft, and Sales Force desirable.
  • Previous association or labor experience highly desirable, but not required.
  • Support of a quality public education that is adequately and equitably funded.

Physical Requirements

  • Irregular hours occasionally required. 
  • Valid driver’s license required. 
  • Meeting arrangements and set up, storage, meeting materials preparation and supply coordination, computer/phone /projector set up.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 20 lbs with some lifting, bending, standing, packing and carrying required.

SALARY AND FRINGE BENEFITS – As per negotiated contract

Salary range:  depending on experience and within confines of the contract


Interested parties should apply electronically by November 29, 2019 with resume and cover letter to, attention Rachelle Johnson, NCAE Executive Director.