Posted: Apr 22

Position: Network Administrator

Supervisor: Director of IT

Classification: Salary, Exempt (Computer Employee Exemption)

Summary Description:

Affordable Solar is looking for a Network Administrator that will help maintain and support the company’s software, hardware, and networking needs. As a member of a small IT team you will wear many different hats and gain plenty of experience solving complex IT issues for a fast-growing company. This role will help us develop, maintain, and grow our new operations and maintenance solar monitoring division.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Design, setup, monitor, and maintain servers and networks in multiple locations.

• Consolidate reporting and monitoring from various equipment and locations to ensure high availability and uptime.

• Help create efficiencies and automation of IT tasks when possible.

• Setup and maintain secure remote access to all locations for efficient maintenance and monitoring.

• Setup, maintain, and test backup systems for essential company systems and data.

• Purchase and manage IT assets / inventory.

• Create guides and how-to documentation for IT related processes.

• Assist in IT project research and deployment.

• Support on-site and remote employees and locations.

• Assist with helpdesk support tickets when necessary.


• Bachelor of science in computer related field or equivalent experience required.

• Strong, current knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Apple OSX, and Microsoft Office.

• Experience setting up and maintaining a windows server environment (Active Directory, Security, Group Policy).

• Strong Experience setting up, maintaining, and troubleshooting a corporate network environment (LAN setup/topology, firewall, router, switch, modem).

• Strong Experience setting up, maintaining, and troubleshooting VPN solutions / connectivity.

• Working knowledge of Virtualization Technology – Hyper-V, VMware.

• Strong knowledge of computer and network security practices.

• Experience securing laptops and mobile devices (device encryption, MFA).

• Experience imaging, backing up, and restoring data.

• Ability to upgrade or replace common computer components such as RAM or a hard drive.

• Ability to troubleshoot unfamiliar issues and apply concepts to solve new complex problems.

• Ability and willingness to learn new concepts and technology when necessary.

• Ability to communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical employees • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

• Working knowledge of Azure Active Directory and SSO solutions.

• Experience with remote monitoring and maintenance solutions.

• Previous desktop support experience required.

• SQL and SQL Server experience preferred.

• Experience working with Allen Bradley RS Logix and common HMI Historians preferred.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort:

• The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, reach, bend, or kneel

• This position occasionally requires the lifting of up to 50 pounds.