Calspan Corporation

Senior Network/Systems Administrator

Job Locations US-NY-Buffalo
Job ID
Information Technology


The world’s greatest innovators rely on Calspan, as evidenced by our track record of successfully providing high-quality independent engineering design, test, and research services for more than 70 years. We are proud to offer innovators a wide array of engineering services to support their game-changing innovations. We are looking for a motivated Senior Network /Systems Administrator to oversee maintenance of daily performance, monitoring of network and system performance and administration of security on multiple platforms for computer networks.  Resolves network problems, assists with design, implementation and maintenance of computer communications systems.


  • Plan and administer all computer network functions.  Monitor status of the network to ensure that all devices are working properly.  Evaluate network performance to maintain standards and correct as necessary.  Responsible for network security, including registering users and installing firewalls.
  • Oversee support function to include installation, configuration, and operation of personal computer equipment and with the integration of PC systems into the local-area and wide-area networks.
  • Oversee installation, upgrades, configuration, and maintenance of operating system workstations and servers.
  • Work with senior management to determine the strategic direction of the IT function, including workflow, process definition, project planning and implementation.
  • Research and recommend network hardware, software and communications solutions for current and future system needs.


Preferred Education / Experience:

  • Bachelors in Computer Science or related discipline
  • 5+ years in IT generalist related position or;
  • A combination of education and experience equivalent to above
  • Due to security requirements, US Citizenship is required

Preferred Knowledge / Ability:

  • Proficency with Cisco networking strongly desired
  • Expereince with applications and programming
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office 

Benefits Package: Our goal is to provide Calspan employees and their families with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. Our benefits include: Health Insurance, Health Savings Accounts, Flexible Spending Accounts, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance/Accidental Death & Dismemberment, Short-Term/Long-Term Disability, 401(k) company match on first 4%, Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance, Hospital Indemnity Insurance, Universal Life Insurance Policy, Paid-Time Off, Company-paid Holidays, Bereavement Leave, Jury Duty, Military Leave, Employee Assistance Program and Educational Assistance Reimbursement.


Calspan is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Calspan supports safe and drug free workplace through pre-employment background checks and drug testing.


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