Network Administrator IV is responsible for daily administration of a network/server environment. Installs, configures and maintains system software. Being a Network Administrator IV monitors network performance, troubleshoots more complex issues and deploys solutions. Plans and implements upgrades, patches, and installation of new applications and equipment. Additionally, Network Administrator IV creates and maintains a disaster recovery, security and back up and restore plan and policy. May conduct evaluation of new technologies to optimize network efficiency and performance. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to manager or head of a unit/department. May require Network Administration certification. Network Administrator IV is a specialist on complex technical and business matters. Work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. To be a Network Administrator IV typically requires 7+ years of related experience.