Network Administrator

Full Time
Houghton, MI
Computer & IT, Management, Science & Engineering


ThermoAnalytics, Inc. (TAI), a leading provider of thermal and infrared simulation software and services, seeks an experienced Network Administrator to join their team in the Houghton, Michigan area. This is an onsite, in-office position.

As a member of our IT team, you play a key role in implementing and maintaining IT network systems to support product development of our best-in-class computer aided engineering (CAE) and computational fluid design (CFD) simulation software. If you have a passion for network administration and a desire to work with others in a team environment, we have a place for you.

At ThermoAnalytics, we pride ourselves on a family-oriented culture, focus on total well-being of each employee, and sustaining a healthy work-life balance. These are not just buzzwords for us, but a core part of our company shaped by our beginning as a rural, cutting-edge Midwest technology company.

We have a culture of ownership. We are an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) company and employees are key stakeholders. ThermoAnalytics is also an open-book company—staff are made aware of the company’s financial and performance statuses at monthly meetings and are asked for input as we look to improve.


  • $60,000 – $80,000 annual starting pay based on your knowledge and experience.
  • Flexible work environment.
  • Extensive total benefit package and employee stock ownership.
  • Relocation assistance, if needed.
  • Opportunity to work hybrid remotely in the future once fully acclimated to position.


  • Lead network design, implementation and management.
  • Data center management including computer/network power, climate control, racking, cable management, lights-out management, and facility physical layout.
  • Maintain/expand internal Network Infrastructure and computing/networking Power Infrastructure as needed.
  • Work with various ISP agreements and configurations (ATT, VeloCloud, Spectrum, PFN).
  • Provide network support with a variety of operating systems.
  • Install and configure computer network equipment including firewalls, routers, network switches, VPN devices, cabling (ethernet and telephone), wireless, phone systems, and other related network systems.
  • Maintain servers and associated hardware, applications, services, and settings.
  • Evaluate and recommend security improvements and network upgrades.
  • Monitor network to ensure optimal performance.
  • Test release of products to minimize user impact and ensure compatibility.
  • Create technical support documentation for networking systems and applications.
  • Provide technical support to other employees as needed.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or a technically related field.
  • Minimum 2 years of system and network administration experience.
  • Strong knowledge of network protocols and monitoring/diagnostic tools.
  • Working knowledge of Linux and Windows operating systems.
  • Good understanding of computer networks and associated hardware.
  • Work well with both technical and non-technical staff members.
  • Experience working with command-line interfaces of network equipment.
  • Due to federal requirements for this position, applicants must be a United States citizen, or a lawful permanent resident of the United States. Final candidates may be required to undergo a thorough background check.


  • Familiarity with pfSense routers, Cisco/Dell switches.
  • Software-defined networking.
  • Network certification such as Cisco CCNA, A+ CE, CND, Network+ CE or SSCP.
  • Active Security Clearance.

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ThermoAnalytics is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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