Highlight Technologies

LAN Administrator - Intermediate

Job Locations US-IL | US-IL-Scott AFB
Information Technology

About Highlight

Know Way. Know How.

For over ten years, Highlight has provided Development and Modernization, Secure IT and Mission Solutions for our federal government customers. We know the technology; we understand the way our customers and their stakeholders work; and we know how to implement industry best practices for development and services, delivering end-to-end solutions that minimize risk and maximize results.


We’re an EOE that empowers our people—no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other protected characteristic—to fearlessly drive change.


Highlight Technologies is seeking an experienced LAN Administrator to perform installation, support, and maintenance of a LAN at Scott AFB, IL. You will also be required to provision, sustain, operate, and integrate cyber networked systems and applications, including plans for responding to planned or unplanned service outages and interruptions to network operations. Under general supervision, responsible for the acquisition, installation, maintenance, and usage of the organization’s local area network. Manages LAN performance and maintains LAN security. Ensures that security procedures are implemented and enforced. Installs all network software. Evaluates, develops and maintains telecommunications systems. Troubleshoots LAN problems. Establishes and implements LAN policies, procedures, and standards and ensures their conformance with information systems and organization objectives. Trains users on LAN operation.


  • Under general direction, responsible for administration and day-to-day operation of organization’s local area network (LAN).
  • Provides integrated team support and maintenance of LAN hardware and software.
  • Maintains integrity of the LAN hardware and software.
  • Installs LAN software upgrades, including planning and scheduling, testing and coordination.
  • Studies vendor products to determine those which best meet organization needs; assists in presentation of information to management resulting in purchase, and installation of hardware, software, and telecommunications equipment.
  • Performs LAN security procedures, including implementing login requests.
  • Evaluates new products and technologies to determine impact on existing system configurations.
  • Prepares proposals, cot/benefit analyses, and feasibility studies.
  • Provides liaison support between the PC/LAN team, vendors and internal support group as needed. Frequently reports to an information systems executive.


  • Current Secret or Top Secret clearance.
  • CompTIA Security+ certification required.
  • 5-7 years of experience.




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