Who is Trace3?

Trace3 is a leading Transformative IT Authority, providing unique technology solutions and consulting services to our clients. Equipped with elite engineering and dynamic innovation, we empower IT executives and their organizations to achieve competitive advantage through a process of Integrate, Automate, Innovate.

Our culture at Trace3 embodies the spirit of a startup with the advantage of a scalable business. Employees can grow their career and have fun while doing it!

Trace3 is headquartered in Irvine, California. We employ more than 1,200 people all over the United States. Our major field office locations include Denver, Indianapolis, Grand Rapids, Lexington, Los Angeles, Louisville, Texas, San Francisco.  

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Street-Smart Thriving in Dynamic Times

We are flexible and resilient in a fast-changing environment. We continuously innovate and drive constructive change while keeping a focus on the “big picture.” We exercise sound business judgment in making high-quality decisions in a timely and cost-effective manner. We are highly creative and can dig deep within ourselves to find positive solutions to different problems.

Juice - The “Stuff” it takes to be a Needle Mover

We get things done and drive results. We lead without a title, empowering others through a can-do attitude. We look forward to the goal, mentally mapping out every checkpoint on the pathway to success, and visualizing what the final destination looks and feels like.

Teamwork - Humble, Hungry and Smart

We are humble individuals who understand how our job impacts the company's mission. We treat others with respect, admit mistakes, give credit where it’s due and demonstrate transparency. We “bring the weather” by exhibiting positive leadership and solution-focused thinking. We hug people in their trials, struggles, and failures – not just their success. We appreciate the individuality of the people around us.


About the Role:

We are seeking a Senior Network Administrator with extensive experience in enterprise network configuration, upgrades, and support. The ideal candidate will collaborate closely with our IT Operations team to ensure our networks are stable, scalable, and secure. This role involves managing our wide area networks (WANs), local area networks (LANs), and organization-specific network configurations across multiple sites throughout the US.

The ideal candidate will have extensive expertise with implementing, configuring and maintaining our FortiGate, Cisco, Junos, and Cisco Meraki (MR, MS, MX).  The ideal candidate will also have expertise with components of SASE including SD-WAN, NGFW, ZTNA, CASB, & SWG.

What You’ll Do:

  • Manage and provide technical expertise to ensure our networks are secure and stable.
  • Collaborate with network and data circuit vendors to proactivity support and maintain these relationships.
  • Support legacy and new network infrastructure hardware.
  • Perform routine patching and firmware updates on switches, routers, firewalls, access points, and associated hardware.
  • Set up LANs at new locations, adhering to existing network standards.
  • Plan and execute network upgrades to replace legacy hardware infrastructure.
  • Create technical diagrams and documentation, including network assessments, capacity planning, design documents, implementation plans, configurations, and change management.
  • Monitor network performance and availability.
  • Provide support during and after hours for network-related outages, performance, and stability issues.
  • Support demo and integration lab owners and environments by providing network expertise on successfully implementing an optimized and secure environments.


Qualifications & Interests:

  • 5+ years’ experience implementing and supporting multi-location enterprise networks.
  • 5+ years’ experience implementing and supporting on-premises to cloud network infrastructure, such as AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, and hybrid cloud environments.
  • 3+ years’ experience disaster recovery planning and implementation for network infrastructure.
  • 3+ years’ enterprise wireless network solutions and management.
  • 3+ years’ network monitoring and management tools including Logic Monitor, SolarWinds, & PRTG.
  • 3+ years’ designing and implementing high availability solutions for critical network services.
  • Extensive experience with FortiGate, Cisco IOS, Junos, and Cisco Meraki (MR, MS, MX).
  • Proficiency in scripting languages like Python, Bash, or PowerShell to automate network tasks.
  • Strong understanding of QoS policies and their implementation to manage network traffic effectively.
  • Strong understanding of Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) components, including SD-WAN, NGFW, ZTNA, CASB, and SWG.
  • Strong experience with IPv6 implementation and management.
  • Strong experience with load balancing technologies and techniques.
  • Proficiency in managing DNS and DHCP services.
  • Leadership, problem-solving, and critical thinking abilities.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple and changing priorities while meeting deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.



The Perks:


  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for you and your dependents
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with Employer Match, 529 College Savings Plan, Health Savings Account, Life Insurance, and Long-Term Disability
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Training and development programs
  • Stocked kitchen with snacks and beverages
  • Collaborative and cool culture
  • Work-life balance and generous paid time off


***To all recruitment agencies: Trace3 does not accept unsolicited agency resumes/CVs. Please do not forward resumes/CVs to our careers email addresses, Trace3 employees or any other company location. Trace3 is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes/CVs.

Actual salary will be based on a variety of factors, including location, experience, skill set, performance, licensure and certification, and business needs. The range for this position in other geographic locations may differ. Certain positions may also be eligible for variable incentive compensation, such as bonuses or commissions, that is not included in the base salary.
Estimated Pay Range
$120,000$135,000 USD

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