IT Systems Admin-Network

Job Description

Company: FedEx Logistics
Job Title: IT Systems Admin-Network
Job Requisition Number: RC196130
Time Type: Full Time
Job Type: Regular
Primary Job Posting Location:
128 Dearborn St
Buffalo, New York 14207
United States

Posting Date: 2019-10-30
Job Posting End Date: 2019-11-30

To provide technical support, operating system support and services for the enterprise class systems in the FTN regions. Resolve server software, hardware, and communications problems, responding to and assisting business community users and other information systems and technology departments with the isolation and resolution of these problems.


Reviews, analyzes, develops, installs, and modifies computer operating systems to ensure a highly available, stable, and redundant enterprise system environment. Analyzes and resolves problems associated with operating systems and all connectivity between those systems. Detects, diagnoses, repairs, and reports related problems. Demonstrates skills in a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on personal experience and the experiences of senior operating systems personnel to plan and accomplish goals. Gathers user requirements to refine business processes and develops detail design proposals which include estimated time required to code, test and implement solutions of low-to-medium complexity. Co-develops and/or modifies system software and system specifications to comply with business requirements. Keeps documentation current. Collaborates on projects with other information systems and technology departments. Assists programmers as needed. Complies with all IS&T policies and procedures including the SOX-mandated change-management procedure.

Bachelor's degree/equivalent in computer science, MIS or related discipline is required. Typically 5 to 8 yrs exp. In operating systems administration & technical support.Advanced ability working w/very complex, heterogeneous, enterprise class systems incl. Installation,configuration & problem diagnosis & resolution. Exp. W/large multiple cpu systems & enterprise class storage systems, clustering, fault tolerance, high availability & disaster recovery. Strong knowledge & skills w/ethernet & fibre networks in a heterogeneous lan & wan environment. Candidates must be able to work in a team environment & must possess good written & oral communications skills for documentation & required interaction w/mgmt, other info systems personnel, vendors, the business community, FTN corporate & FedEx corporate. Candidates must also have advanced problem-solving, multi-tasking, cust svc,organizational & project mgmt skills.
In addition:

  • Experience in the networking sector with emphasis relating to the operational support of data networks, switching, routing, firewalls.
  • Work within Microsoft Visio to create, read and understand network topologies.
  • CCENT, CCT, CCDA, CCNA, CCDP, CCNP preferred but not required.
  • Knowledge of carrier-based services such as T1, DS3, Metro-Ethernet, MPLS, VPN, Fiber, QoS
  • Understanding of network protocols, including BGP, OSPF, EIGRP
  • Understanding of network technologies, including Layer 2/Layer 3 switching and routing.
  • Cisco Switching/Routing (Cisco Nexus 2K, 7K, 9K, Cisco Catalyst 2960G, 2960X, 3650, 3650X, 3750, 3750X, 3850)
  • Network monitoring tools (Solarwinds, GFI, etc.)
  • Wireshark or similar packet sniffing tools
  • Proficient with MS Windows and Office (Word, Excel, SharePoint, Visio)
  • Additional Skills (considered a plus):
  • F5 LTM/GTM Load Balancers
  • Checkpoint or Fortinet Firewalls
  • Motorola or Cisco Wireless, especially command line operations
  • Riverbed Steelhead appliances


FedEx Logistics provides freight forwarding, as well as import and export services that allow companies to reach markets throughout the world. They help customers of all sizes solve the intricacies of shipping goods globally by providing comprehensive international ocean and air freight forwarding, surface transportation and distribution, customs brokerage, trade and customs advisory services, and advanced e-commerce and trade facilitation solutions. We're glad you stopped by and hope your job search experience with FedEx Logistics, Inc. will be rewarding. We look forward to hearing from you!

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