The Weir Group PLC

  • Network Administrator

    Job ID 2018-20091
    Posted Date 6 months ago(12/6/2018 9:34 PM)
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  • Company Profiles

    Weir has been in business since 1871 and our sustainability and success has been built on attracting, retaining, and developing exceptional people.


    As a global company, employing around 15,000 people in over 70 countries, we reflect the diversity of our customers in the diversity of our people and ensure everyone is given the opportunity to flourish regardless of their gender, race, beliefs or background.


    Weir is an inclusive and innovative organisation where you can be your authentic self. We continually develop our talent and diversity of thought to keep our business relevant, innovative and successful for the future.






    Enabling our people to unleash their full potential is central to ‘We are Weir’, our vision, mission, and strategic priorities. We aim to be the most admired engineering business in our markets and we'll achieve that ambition by being the employer of choice in our markets.


    We offer a wide range of career opportunities across a variety of technical and business roles in engineering, manufacturing and service locations worldwide.

    Business Need / Purpose of Role

    The Network Administrator role will provide additional skilled technical resources to support critical and complex projects. 

    Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities




    We are looking for a Network Administrator to maintain a reliable, secure and efficient data communications network. The ideal candidate will be able to deploy, configure, maintain and monitor all active network equipment in order to ensure smooth network operation.

    The requirements of this role are:

    • Fully support, configure, maintain and upgrade networks and servers
    • Monitor network performance (security, availability, utilization, throughput, and latency) and test for weaknesses
    • Install and integrate new server hardware and applications as needed
    • Administer all software patches
    • Participate in all IT tasks including level 1 user support
    • Provide technical advice and guidance to other IT personnel
    • Create and maintain relevant IT technical documentation
    • Participate in in larger Corporate technical projects
    • Ability to travel up to 20% of time

    Job Knowledge / Education and Qualifications

    Education and/or Experience:


    The position requires 3+ years of IT infrastructure experience. The successful applicant can work effectively as a part of the team and individually. Responds to business needs with urgency and solicits feedback to improve service. Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently. Should have strong written and verbal communication skills with experience communicating at all levels across functions. Detailed oriented in all aspects of the working environment and strong problem-solving skills.

    • Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred
    • 3-5 years of Network Administration experience
    • Skilled in MS Office products
    • Up-to-date knowledge of IT systems, software, and upgrades
    • Experienced with Cisco Networking products, Network Monitoring Tools, Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, and VMWare

    Skilled at troubleshooting and problem solving

    Core Competencies


    Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities for self and/or others to meet individual, team and departmental objectives; anticipates resources required to deliver tasks and identifies potential risks; able to adapt if circumstances change; checks completion of activities and progress on projects, showing awareness of deadlines and develop appropriate action plans.


    Interpersonal Skills – Able to communicate and build relationships with a variety of people; can interact positively and work effectively with others; focuses on resolving conflict; keeps emotions under control; has a good awareness of others and can adapt their style to manage different people; remains open and considerate to others' ideas; shows respect and empathy.


    Drive & Initiative - Focuses on results and desired outcomes and how best to achieve them; sets ambitious goals for self and/or others and tackles them with enthusiasm; initiates and generates activity, makes things happen quickly; self-starting, works under own direction; persists despite obstacles, finding appropriate solutions; looks for opportunities to progress work faster; undertakes self-development activities; seeks increased responsibilities.


    Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; reviews work for accuracy and relevance; varies writing style to meet needs of audience; presents data effectively and in an understandable format.


    Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.


    Analytical – Understands and able to break down complex or diverse information; gathers and processes data to identify problems, draw conclusions and propose solutions; able to consider different options and alternatives and make appropriate recommendations; works well with others to resolve problems and implement solutions.


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