Network Administrator

*** This role will be initially onsite, then transition into a hybrid role ***

The Network Administrator provides end-user support and troubleshooting for personnel. This person is responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the local area network hardware, as well as for O365, e-mail, and firewall administration. This position works with the IT Director on the implementation of new technologies. They will play a role in coordinating upgrade initiatives, including assisting the IT Director with facilitating activities such as upgrading systems with the latest versions of software, the rollout of new hardware, and training.  


The Network Administrator is responsible for the following but not limited to:   

  • Establishes network specifications by conferring with Stakeholders in Germany 

  • Address outages immediately as they happen even if after hours support is required. 

  • Participate on the on call rotation for emergency outages. 

  • Provide escalation support to IT Service Desk. 

  • Analyzing workflow, access, information, and security requirements  

  • Designing router administration - including interface configuration and routing protocols. 

  • Continuously monitor & analyzes network performance issues including availability, utilization, throughput, latency, etc 

  • planning and executing the selection, installation, configuration, and testing of all networking equipment 

  • responsible for the configuration, maintenance and updating for all firewalls 

  • Responds in a timely fashion to stakeholders’ needs, concerns and general systems issues.  

  • Provides first-line support for all software and network hardware. 

  • Setup users system access as needed  

  • Responsible for leading new branch openings, reopening, closures and relocations from an IT responsibility.  

  • Ensures equipment needed for any projects are ordered to meet critical deadlines 

  • Ensures all deadlines given by the business are met by collaborating with various departments to accomplish the business goals.  

  • Responsible for tracking and reporting network outages and critical system failures 

  • Reconciles user system access by providing weekly audit checks  

  • Manages technical resources working onsite, providing vendors with all the information needed to assist in supporting the network 

  • Diagnoses and resolves technical problems 

  • Prevent problem escalation and provides solution tracking.  

  • Secures network by developing network access, monitoring, control, and evaluation 

  • Responsible for maintaining documentation for network configuration, port configuration, policies/protocols, ISP information, topology, system mapping etc. 

  • Performs day-to-day maintenance of network servers (backups, administration, hardware maintenance).  

  • Maintains logs for software and firmware updates, service contracts, support contracts, and passwords 

  • Monitor and update antivirus software, review and remove threats when detected 

  • Trains, instructs, and educates individuals on the team  

  • Works with IT Director in designing technical systems and architecture. 

  • Handles multiple project responsibilities simultaneously  

  • Prioritize work and resolve technical emergencies as they may occur. 

  • Protects the organization by keeping information confidential 

  • Performs additional tasks as assigned by Director  

  • Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and written 

  • Must be able to function under high stress situations 

5-10 Years of experience in IT · Network Performance Tuning * LAN Knowledge * Network Design and Implementation * Strategic Planning * Strong Troubleshooting skills * Excellent Customer Service skills * Excellent written and verbal communication * Engaging Presentation Skills. * Project Management * Ability to Collaborate with different areas. * Experience with Change Management * Experience with Change Implementation Planning *ITIL 

Preferred Specific Systems experience: MS AD, MS O365, Fortigate, Fortinet Switches, VLAN, Citrix, Cato, Ring Central, Baramundi EndPoint Security and Control, Teamviewer 

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

About the department:
Engineers take note: cutting edge technology is waiting for you! We don't buy, we primarily do it all ourselves: all core systems, whether in the area of car sharing, car rental, ride hailing and much more, are developed and operated by SIXT itself. Our technical scope ranges from cloud and on-site operations through agile software development. We rely on state-of-the-art frameworks and architectures and strive for a long-term technical approach. Exciting? Then apply now!

About us:
We are a leading global mobility service provider with sales of €1.53 billion and around 7,000 employees worldwide. Our mobility platform ONE combines our products SIXT rent (car rental), SIXT share (car sharing), SIXT ride (cab, driver and chauffeur services), SIXT+ (car subscription) and gives our customers access to our fleet of 205,400 vehicles, the services of 1,500 cooperation partners and around 1.5 million drivers worldwide. Together with our franchise partners, we are present in more than 110 countries at 2,070 rental stations. At SIXT, a first-class customer experience and outstanding customer service are our top priorities. We focus on true entrepreneurship and long-term stability and align our corporate strategy with foresight. Want to take off with us and revolutionize the world of mobility? Apply now!