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Network Systems Adminstrator

Job Details

Full Time
4 Year Degree
$90,000.00 - $110,000.00 Salary/year
Nonprofit - Social Services



Equal Justice Works (EJW) is the nation’s largest facilitator of opportunities in public interest law. We achieve this through creating Fellowship programs for lawyers and community organizers, hosting the largest national public interest law career fair, advocating for Public Service Loan Forgiveness, and supporting law students pursuing public interest law careers.


We bring together an extensive community of law schools, law students, lawyers, community organizers, legal services organizations, and supporters to promote a lifelong commitment to public service and equal justice. Following their Fellowships, more than 85% of our Fellows remain in public service positions, continuing to pursue equal justice for under-resourced communities across the country.


The Network Systems Administrator is a member of the IT Team within the Administration Unit and is responsible for setting up, configuring, and supporting internal and or external networks, developing and maintaining servers, storage, and network configurations, troubleshooting network performance issues.



  • Collaborate with team members to support office staff, both on-premises and remotely.
  • Maintain, upgrade, and troubleshoot server infrastructure across on-premises and cloud environments.
  • Manage the installation and maintenance of server hardware, applications, and configurations.
  • Administer on-premises Active Directory and Azure AD, including GPO management.
  • Ensure network connectivity and uptime for smooth office operations.
  • Perform security compliance checks on endpoints, networks, and emails, adjusting security settings as needed.
  • Support end-user desktops and laptops, ensuring standardized operation.
  • Oversee network monitoring and security, including program installation and compliance.
  • Assist in monitoring and addressing network and system vulnerabilities.
  • Assist IT leadership with the management of key vendor relationships.
  • Ensure the highest level of uptime and functionality for all conference rooms and collaboration systems.
  • Standardize operating system images across the organization.
  • Streamline onboarding and software deployment for both local and remote staff.
  • Implement and enforce network policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication and task management skills.
  • Create support documentation using Visio, SmartDraw, Lucid Charts, and Microsoft Office.
  • Share helpdesk support system management responsibilities.
  • Manage VMware, Windows, and Linux/Unix operating systems.
  • Undertake additional tasks as assigned.






  • Associate or bachelor's degree in a relevant field or equivalent experience
  • Active certifications in Microsoft, Cloud (Azure, AWS), and relevant networking (Network+, CCNA, HPE-Aruba, Juniper) are a plus
  • Six+ years in a network administration role with knowledge of configuring routers, switches, and firewalls
  • Minimum five years of experience with macOS, and three years with Linux OS systems
  • Minimum seven years managing Microsoft Operating Systems (Windows 7-11, Server 2008-2022)
  • Four or more years managing MS Azure Cloud and Office 365, including OneDrive and SharePoint
  • Five+ years managing VMware ESXi and vCenter Server environments
  • Minimum of three years working with database systems like MySQL and Microsoft SQL Server
  • Experience managing a medium-sized Amazon AWS environment for two or more years



  • Proven ability to organize effectively, collaborate with teams, and provide top-notch customer service
  • Proficiency in managing Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, RDS, and Group Policies for 7+ years
  • Experience with VoIP technologies and integrated conference rooms
  • Familiarity with disaster recovery, backup strategies, monitoring systems, and troubleshooting techniques
  • Professional, customer-service oriented mindset with an ability to exercise good judgment and diplomacy
  • Takes initiative and brings a high level of attention to detail to tasks
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities with a range of complexity
  • Solutions-oriented with superior problem solving and judgment
  • Commitment to upholding Equal Justice Works’ mission, vision, values, and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) principles


Daily activities are conducted in a typical office environment. EJW adheres to a hybrid work model whereby employees who live within a reasonable commuting area must be in person in-office two times per week. 

  • Regular travel is expected to be negligible.


The salary range for the Network Systems Administrator position is $90,000 - $110,000, based on experience. EJW offers a comprehensive suite of benefits designed to support your total health and wellbeing, including unlimited PTO (Paid Time Off); additional paid holiday leave the week between Christmas and the New Year; sixteen weeks of paid parental leave for those with EJW for six months or more; excellent medical and dental insurance with Equal Justice Works paying 100% for employee premiums and 75% for dependent premiums; student loan repayment assistance; and a $1000 professional development stipend per year. 


Visit to upload application materials. Interested applicants should submit a resume and a cover letter that describes their interest in and qualifications for this role.


Finalists for this position must satisfactorily complete a pre-employment background and reference check as a condition of employment.


Equal Justice Works is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. This employee is regularly required to sit, stand, bend, stretch and kneel for extended periods of time; frequently required to talk, hear, and use repetitive hand motions; and should possess the ability to push, pull, and lift to twenty pounds unassisted.

As a condition of this position, which is required to work at the Equal Justice Works office, and as a part of our continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees and visitors, EJW is requiring all employees that work in the EJW office to receive an FDA-authorized and/or approved COVID-19 vaccination.


Equal Justice Works is committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspective, and skills and encourage people of diverse ages, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, disabilities, religions, races, ethnicities, socioeconomic statuses, work, and life experiences to apply.