Senior Network Engineer & Systems Admin

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Company: ADS IT Solutions
Position Location: Chillicothe, OH
Job Category: Information Technology
Telecommute: No
Travel Required: Yes - 30%
Pay Rate: $50,000 – $85,000 (commensurate with experience)
Tax Term: Full-time
Relocation Reimbursement: No
Benefits: Medical, Dental, Life, Simple IRA Retirement Savings Plan- 3% Employer Matching, Paid Vacation and Holidays

To Apply: Your cover letter must clearly explain how your skills and experience align with the job qualifications

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ADS IT Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and talented workforce.

Job Description


ADS IT Solutions is a growing managed IT services provider with locations in Chillicothe, Ohio and Indianapolis, Indiana. ADS iT Solutions provides outstanding customer service and strategic partnerships for clients in various industries across the United States.

We are looking for an experienced Network Engineer/Systems Admin to join our team. As a growing managed services provider supporting various companies in a variety of industries, we need an individual who can wear multiple hats in a fast-paced environment. This position has room and intent for growth within the company. ADS fosters a unique culture and working atmosphere, where all team members grow professionally and collaborate together at all times.

Position Duties

  • Configure and install firewalls, switches, routers, and wireless
  • Configure and install servers, including physical, virtual, and cloud-based servers, and Microsoft Exchange
  • Document client network configurations, complying with ADS' standard documentation and communication practices
  • Take ownership of all assigned tickets and ensure clear expectations are set for the client, continually update tickets to show the status, and see all assigned tickets to completion.
  • Maintain client network infrastructure equipment by providing both remote and onsite support to ensure high levels of network uptime
  • Create scope of work from project outlines in cooperation with ADS Virtual Client CIOs
  • Assist other ADS team members to resolve technical issues and customer relationship issues as needed, providing sound leadership through example
  • Suggest improvements to ADS’ business practices as recognized
  • Create documentation and procedures as needed
  • Be proactive in seeking additional duties and responsibility

General Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience
  • Minimum of seven years of network administration experience
  • Demonstrated experience in the implementation, configuration and administration of firewalls, wireless networks and broadband services
  • Networking Project (Upgrades, Migrations, etc.): 3 years
  • Server Project (Upgrades and migrations): 3 years
  • Ability to administer layer 2 and layer 3 devices at an advanced level
  • Experience with Cisco Unified Wireless including configuration of wireless LAN controllers is desirable
  • Self-Starter/Self Directed individual that leads with high energy and passion for customer service
  • Detail oriented team player that can also work independently with no supervision
  • Experience training others in the use of software and hardware devices
  • Operate a variety of computers, servers, peripherals and specialized software; utilize various hand and power tools as required; drive a vehicle to conduct work
  • The person hired for the position of Lead Network Technician will be located in Chillicothe, Ohio but will require the ability to travel to customer locations
  • Practical experience with ticket tracking systems (e.g. AutoTask, Service Now, CA Service Desk, Remedy)
  • Experience with Service Level Agreements (SLA’s) and Operational Level Agreements (OLAs)
  • Experience with SonicWall firewalls is a strong plus
  • Experience working in an IT MSP (Managed Services Provider) environment

Leadership Qualifications

  • Serve as a lead over various projects, assignments and activities related to complex network installation, maintenance, repair and modification; train and provide work direction and guidance to assigned staff; assign employee duties, coordinate projects and review completed work for accuracy, completeness and compliance with established standards, requirements and procedures
  • Able to work under pressure, as service calls must be responded to promptly, diagnosed quickly, and fixed within a short time frame
  • Oversee and perform network hardware and software planning; research and evaluate new technologies for implementation; confer with users concerning system needs; test, analyze and provide recommendations concerning the purchasing and implementation of network hardware and software
  • Prepare technical reports to management on the operational state of assigned systems including an overview of system utilization, scheduled maintenance for the period, equipment needs, upgrades or replacements
  • Prepare and maintain various records and reports related to assigned activities
  • Communicate and exchange information with staff, administrators, and outside agencies to resolve issues or concerns
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills, other language abilities are a plus
  • Excellent time management skills
  • The ability to understand user problems and explain technical fixes in a clear and understandable manner to users
  • Ability to quickly troubleshoot and conduct root cause analysis
  • Must be able to occasionally move and lift heavy equipment
  • Ability to work with cross functional teams and across multiple functions and disciplines
  • Effective facilitation, communication and teaching skills
  • Ability to engage and influence others
  • Ability to multi-task and handle large workloads under time constraints
  • Ability to understand and apply analytical and statistics tools
  • Results oriented with strong process and execution skills
  • • Demonstrates honesty and integrity and have the ability to build a foundation of trust with employees, clients, or whoever may come in to contact with ADS
  • Demonstrates superior written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrates the ability to delegate correctly and efficiently when appropriate
  • Demonstrates respect, trust, and reliability
  • Demonstrates a positive attitude and sense of humor
  • Demonstrates a hardworking, passionate, and committed work-ethic
  • Demonstrates confidence
  • Demonstrates flexibility and understanding when appropriate
  • Demonstrates influence and inspiration
  • Is self-managed, ambitious, and humble with a team spirit!
  • Is detail oriented


  • Passion for taking care of customers
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure and Office 365 Services
  • Outstanding communication and follow-through
  • Ability to resolve difficult technical issues in a timely manner with no supervision
  • MCSE or Microsoft MCSA Cloud Platform (Preferred)
  • Proven ability to manage time effectively to meet tight project deadlines
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Resident of the greater Dayton or Cincinnati area

Additional (within 12 months) Qualifications

  • Required at hire or approved to be hired with completion NLT 12 months:
    • CompTIA A+
    • CompTIA Network+
    • CompTIA Security+
    • CISSP


  • We offer a competitive salary, Simple IRA plan with company match, and a generous healthcare plan
  • The opportunity to have an integral role in the company growth as a strategic partner for its clients across the United States.
  • The opportunity to work with clients in a variety of industries
  • A fun and cooperative work environment with opportunities for professional, technical, and personal growth
  • As a company that highly values continued education, we provide opportunities for gaining expertise with evolving technologies
The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. Other duties may be assigned as needed.

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