Network Administrator

Brooklyn, New York /
Technology – IT /
/ Hybrid
Slate is looking for a part-time network admin to maintain and upgrade network infrastructure in both a remote and in-person capacity as needed. Their primary functions will include troubleshooting all networking and system-related issues to ensure a reliable environment for mostly Mac and some Windows users, as well as supporting the system admin on a daily basis. The ideal candidate is flexible and proactive, is comfortable with self-directing, and has strong communication skills.

Key Responsibilities

    • Maintain and troubleshoot all networking and system-related issues to ensure a reliable environment for our offices
    • Manage our server room, both in person and remotely
    • Create, maintain, and revise documentation of all infrastructure information and network/environment diagrams
    • Coordinate with and support the system admin to resolve any IT issues as they arise
    • Work with the VP of technology to remediate security vulnerabilities
    • Be able to support miscellaneous office equipment such as printers, A/V systems, softphones


    • 1–3 years of network administration
    • Solid understanding of Cisco Meraki administration (firewalls, switches, access points, virtual machines, SD-WAN, VoIP, VPN) and server room maintenance
    • A good sense of organization and self-direction 
    • Basic Mac and Windows troubleshooting skills
    • Ecologically minded and budget savvy

    • Bonus Points
    • Experience with Meraki cloud-based systems as well as endpoint management (DEP, MDM, etc.)
    • Customer service experience
    • A sense of humor (lol)
Slate is committed to excellence through diversity, which involves attracting talented people from diverse backgrounds and traditions. We encourage everyone to apply. If you require a reasonable accommodation during the application and selection process, please let us know. We will do what we can to meet your needs.

Slate, founded in 1996, is a daily online magazine and podcast network that helped invent the voice of the web. Our strong editorial voice and witty take on current events & culture have been recognized with numerous awards, including the National Magazine Award for General Excellence Online. Our podcast network, established in 2005, produces more than 20 podcasts, including Slow Burn, What Next, Decoder Ring and more.

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