Network Administrator

Puget Sound ESD   Renton, WA   Full-time     Information Services / Technology (IT)
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Posted on March 9, 2020

Network Administrator

March 7, 2020

The Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) is seeking a Network Administrator to manage and support our Windows Server network. This position works as a member of our network administration team, maintaining responsibility for the server and Active Directory environment, including complex server applications (e.g. Citrix operating environment), as well as serving as the backup to our infrastructure administrator, supporting our switching, routing, and perimeter security devices.

This position may serve as a project contact/coordinator for network projects; and serves as a tier two escalation point for the network, Windows server, and infrastructure support. This position also serves as the backup point of contact supporting K-20 internet connectivity for our member districts, working with site technical staff and the K-20 Network Operations Center to implement, upgrade, and troubleshoot K-20 internet connectivity. While based in our Renton main office, this position may require day travel to supported sites within our service area.

PSESD is one of nine regional educational agencies serving school districts and state-approved charter and private schools in Washington. Serving over 39% of Washington's K12 public school students, our agency provides critical services designed to ensure that our students are ready to enter school, achieve at high levels in the K-12 system, and succeed in postsecondary endeavors. To learn more about PSESD, visit

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associates and/or vocational school degree (or higher), with focus on computer networking (High School/GED and progressively responsible job-related experience may substitute for Associates or Vocational School degree)
  • Experience managing/supporting Windows-based physical/virtual server environments
  • Experience managing WAN/MAN/LAN infrastructure
  • Cisco / Advanced Microsoft (or equivalent) certifications in relevant areas Experience supporting Citrix

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience managing/coordinating network implementation projects
  • Experience managing IP telephone systems

Please note, applicants should describe their experience meeting minimum qualifications (and preferred qualifications if applicable) in the cover letter and resume as part of the application and salary placement process.

Location: Renton

Job Type: Full-time, year 'round

Salary: $66,736-$77,393 (Band I)

Department: Agency Technology

We attract, retain, and motivate exceptional people with an equitable and competitive compensation package. Salary offers consider candidate qualifications, experience and internal equity.


We offer comprehensive benefits:

  • Medical, dental, and vision
  • 24 annual leave days per year
  • 12 sick days
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Participation in the Washington State Department of Retirement System
  • Tax Sheltered Annuity Plan
  • Subsidized ORCA card
  • Free parking

Open until filled; for best consideration, submit a complete application by March 22, 2020. Interviews are tentatively scheduled for March 31, 2020.

Jobs are listed here for information only. To apply for a specific open position, you must be a registered applicant in the Fast Track Application System ( and apply specifically for each position for which you wish to be considered.

PSESD is committed to having a diverse workforce and encourages all candidates to meet the minimum qualifications to apply.

800 Oakesdale Avenue SW Renton, WA 98057