· Perform network design and capacity planning. · Develop, implement and maintain policies, procedures and associated training plans or network resource administration, appropriate use, and disaster recovery. · Monitor and test network performance and provide network performance statistics and reports. · Recommend, schedule, and perform network improvements, upgrades, and repairs. · Conduct research on network products, services, protocols, and standards in support of network procurement and development efforts. · Interact and negotiate with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to secure network products and services. · Network asset management, including maintenance of network component inventory and related documentation and technical specifications information. · Manage network services as assigned. · Administer hardware and software upgrades. · Administer Enterprise Active Directory. · Perform server and security audits. · Perform system backups and recovery. · Manage and/or provide guidance to junior members of the team.