Network Administrator I is responsible for the daily administration of a network and server environment. Installs, configures, and maintains system software. Being a Network Administrator I monitors network performance, troubleshoots issues, and deploys solutions. Documents network issues and events using standard formats. Additionally, Network Administrator I plans and implements upgrades, patches, and new applications and equipment installation. Uses scripting and writes basic programs to automate processes. Maintains and follows disaster recovery, security, backup, and restore plans. May evaluate new tools or equipment and perform analysis/feasibility studies to guide decisions on optimizing network performance. Typically requires a bachelor's degree. May require Network Administrator Certification. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Network Administrator I work is closely managed. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. To be a Network Administrator I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience.