Network Administrator

Location: Portland - Parry Center for Children
Program/Department: Information Technology
Schedule: Full Time; Exempt

Meet Trillium Family Services:

We are guided by the simple yet crucial mission of building brighter futures with children and families.

Our vision is to create safe communities where children are healthy, and every family has the opportunity for success. Families get the support they need – when and where they need it. There is a focus on prevention and health; organizations and systems are connected in a synergistic sanctuary community that generates: Non –violence, Growth and Change, Democracy, Emotional intelligence, Social learning, Open communication, and Social Responsibility.

Our investment in the future of each child means that the next generation of Oregonians will have the skills to contribute meaningfully through employment, community service, and raising their own healthy families.

At TFS we believe that every child and family can have a brighter future, through the love we bring together we can make this possible. There is so much need for mental and emotional support at all levels of our communities.

To take a behind the scenes look our programs please visit our website at

Are you ready to help “Build a Brighter Future?”

 Main purpose of the Network Administrator role: Responsible for the technical specification, evaluation, and recommendations for connectivity with respect to client networks at corporate offices and field locations. This encompasses all areas of enterprise-wide connectivity and will include system configuration, troubleshooting, security, and monitoring. Remote support and on-call hours may be required on a rotational basis.

Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:

  • Implementation and maintenance of core networking devices including firewalls, switches, routers, wireless controllers, and access points.
  • Implementation and maintenance of wide area and local area networks to ensure correct functionality and configuration at remote client locations.
  • Create and maintain documentation as it relates to network configuration, network mapping, processes, and service record.
  • Monitor network devices, services, and servers using a combination of tools to ensure high availability.
  • Monitor security hardware and software systems for events needing actionable response.
  • Inform management of potential network architecture/design problems before they occur and communicate solutions.
  • Schedule, complete and document periodic security threat assessments of organization hardware, infrastructure, and applications.
  • Evaluate and document security risk assessments of new applications and programs prior to installation or upgrade.
  • Provide support of daily IT operations by assisting with Level 2/3 problem analysis, user help desk support, and service desk ticket resolution.
  • Troubleshoot and solve complex network connectivity issues, diagnosing problems and taking the appropriate corrective measures to ensure an expedient resolution.
  • Coordinate the maintenance of server resources including installation and upgrades to physical and virtual Windows Server systems.

Professional Requirements:

  • Maintain working technical knowledge of networking equipment, services, common networking protocols and internet standards.
  • Demonstrated ability to explore and solve problems logically and consistently.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Proven experience with LAN & WAN configuration and implementation.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to complete assigned tasks in a timely manner with minimal oversight or supervision.
  • Knowledge of Windows 10 Operating System, Windows Server 2012-2019, Exchange 2013/2016, Office 365 and Active Directory.
  • Detailed knowledge of the HIPAA regulations (particularly the HIPAA Security Rule) as it applies in a healthcare environment.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:    Other duties may be assigned.


Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field. Appropriate additional experience beyond the minimum required experience may be substituted for education.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Appropriate certifications such as Network+, Security+, CCNA certificates are preferred. Position requires valid driver’s license for the state of residence, proof of personal auto insurance and an acceptable driving record.

Experience: Minimum of 3 years’ relevant work experience in network administration or similar role. Proven experience and success with local and wide-area network configuration and implementation. Advanced technical knowledge of current network hardware, protocols, and internet standards.

Job Knowledge: Operates and makes decisions within established guidelines, organizational policy and procedure, federal, state, and local laws, rules and regulations.  Job involves a moderate degree of complexity in that employee deals with highly sensitive and confidential information.  Work is normally reviewed by the VP of Technology or designee.

Skills: Experience with Windows Server 2012-2019, Microsoft Active Directory, Firewall administration (SonicWALL preferred), Office 365 administration, backup and recovery, network segmentation using VLAN’s

For physical demands of position, including vision, hearing, repetitive motion and environment, please contact the HR department.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising client care.

Consideration of applicants will begin as soon as 1/3, and may close without notice.


If you need accommodation to review the information and/or complete the application process, please contact the Human Resources Department.

Trillium Family Services is a drug free workplace. All final applicants will be subject to a criminal record identification check pursuant to OARS 181.536.727.537 and agency policy. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and Service Provider and support a culturally linguistically diverse governance, lead