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Dot Foods, Inc. Network Administrator in Mt. Sterling, Illinois

Location: Mt. Sterling, IL or Chesterfield, MO Department: Information Technology

Reports To: Senior Security & Network Manager

Your Role: The Network administrator is responsible for maintaining day-to-day operations of local area networks (including wired and wireless) and wide area networks throughout 15 sites plus multiple terminal drop lot sites and multiple buildings at the headquarters. You would also help with long and short-term network (LAN/WAN) planning, design, and optimization. In teaming with the business, you will develop strategies and direction for network systems solutions using current and emerging technologies. This position translates business requirements into network or process designs and plans and recommends network hardware, systems management software and architecture to ensure compliance. Might act as Project Leader for special enterprise-wise assignments.

  • Monitors network performance/tuning, ensures capacity planning is performed and is proactive in assessing and making recommendations for improvement and evaluates new server-based upgrades

  • Installs, configures and maintains routers, switches, and hubs for the network systems (wireless and VoIP)

  • Develops and maintains documentation regarding network configurations, operating procedures, and service records relating to network hardware and software

  • Monitors network links for LAN/WAN and assists in training staff in implementations, maintenance and support of LAN/WAN

  • Manage/Install companywide UPS System and Software

  • Applies lean thinking is all aspects of the role

Role Specifics:

  • Travel – Occasional overnight travel. Ability to independently travel as needed, without restriction, by all modes of transportation, including car, plane or train for industry meetings or conferences.

  • After hours – on call to support business needs and off-hours or weekend work as needed

What Can Dot Offer You?

As a family-owned and -operated company for the past 55 years, Dot Foods has created a strong family culture within the business. As a vital part of that family unit, we want to you feel included and respected for any differing ideas. We appreciate those opinions and count on them to make us successful. In addition to an inclusive working environment, we will provide you with:

  • Family ownership that values employees and has a history of success

  • Highly competitive compensation and benefits package

  • Significant advancement opportunities

Safety: This position assumes responsibility for the workplace safety of self and co-workers, and for the safety conditions of the work locations, exercise and promotes safe behaviors and show unyielding support of programs, rules and policies regarding safety.

EOE/AA Employer: Dot believes all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities. Dot will not discriminate against its employees or applicants for employment because of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status or other basic classes protected by applicable federal or state law provided they are qualified for employment or for existing positions.

We Need You To Have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science (or related field) or comparable Dot experience

  • Ability to lift boxes up to 50 pounds

  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team environment

  • Strong interpersonal skills in working with all departments, with positive professional verbal and written skills

  • Project leadership experience

We’d Like You To Have:

  • Experience with administering Internet Protocol (IP) addressing

  • Experience with following and applying standard work instructions

  • Exposure to responsibility for system security

  • Experience with completion of documentation of network

  • Experience in troubleshooting procedures and designing resolution scripts

Job ID: 2020-9323

External Company Name: Dot Foods, Inc.

External Company URL:

Street: 1 Dot Way

Post End Date: 1/23/2021