Johns Hopkins Medicine LAN Administrator in Glen Burnie, Maryland

LAN Administrator

Johns Hopkins Health Care,
Glen Burnie, MD
Requisition # 156056
Day Shift
Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required

Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. Upon joining Johns Hopkins Health System, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. If you share in our vision, mission and values and also have exceptional customer service and technical skills, we invite you to join those who are leaders and innovators in the healthcare field.

The LAN Administrator reports to the Technical Support Director and is responsible for the implementation and maintenance of Local Area Network hardware and software for the enterprise. Responsible for the design, specification, implementation and maintenance of network hardware and/or software programs that provide functionality across the enterprise. This includes Microsoft suite of server and desktop applications, server hardware and peripherals as well as various third party software products to establish a reliable and secure data processing environment. Researches new products and issues related to existing products to resolve issues and increase efficiency. Follows departmental policies and procedures to ensure compliance with all government, institutional, corporate and departmental directives. Meets regularly with management, systems personnel and vendors to develop requirements, evaluate and develop integration plans for future products. Works closely with Technical Support Team to ensure that issues are identified, documented and resolved.

In addition this position will handle the following:

  1. Install and configure server OS; Installs and replaces basic server hardware components

  2. Create and manage user and group accounts and apply appropriate security

  3. Configure and manage backup software

  4. Install, configure and manage network printers; Install and configure Windows XP or Vista clients and troubleshoot connection problems

  5. Determine appropriate course of action for common problems

  6. Quickly find problem-solving information with online resources


  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server Operating System (including Server 2000 and Server 2003), rack-mounted server hardware and peripherals as well as third party management and maintenance products

  • Ability to configure and manage server hardware products to maintain high level of security and performance

  • Strong understanding of transmission protocols (TCP/IP) and a thorough understanding of the server based application

  • Knowledge of network diagnostic tools; Candidate should demonstrate a good working knowledge of current and emerging technologies, operating systems and server related issues

  • Good customer relations, interpersonal and problem-solving skills

  • Demonstrated ability to establish and meet work schedules with limited timeframes and tight deadlines

  • A combination of a 4 year college degree in a related technical field in addition to two years work experience providing senior level desktop support and direction setting in the Local Area Network environment OR A combination of an Associates degree in a related technical field in addition to a minimum of four years experience providing senior level desktop support and direction setting in the Local Area Network environment OR A minimum of four years experience providing senior level desktop support and direction setting in the Local Area Network environment OR a current industry certification in addition to two or more years of demonstrated ability to perform LAN support in the Hopkins LAN environment

  • Minimum of 2 years experience performing installation, operation, monitoring, maintenance and problem evaluation of PC operating systems and applications in a Windows LAN environment

  • Must have direct experience with installing and maintaining network attached hardware and associated peripherals

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.