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Sr. Analyst, Network Administration

At Hilmar Cheese Company we improve lives around the world through wholesome dairy products. Since our founding in 1984, Hilmar Cheese Company has been committed to innovation and sustainability. Our state-of-the art production facilities convert an abundance of locally sourced high-quality milk into a variety of nutritious cheeses, whey protein and lactose. The Cheese and Ingredients that we produce create a wide variety of retail and food service products from sliced and shredded cheeses, to protein supplements and infant formula. We are a trusted partner to premier food and beverage brands in for than fifty countries helping bring their vision into reality.


Throughout our decades of success and growth we have remained committed to our mission and values and these principles unite our people and guide all that we do.

A Typical Day

The Senior Analyst, Network Administration is responsible for Architecture, design, development and management of the WAN, MAN, LAN, WLAN, MPLS, BGP, VPN, Cloud, DMZ, Internet, VoIP, Video, Network Security, NOC, NAC, DHCP, DNS, NPT, Firewalls, Spam filters, Asset inventory, Network policy and procedures, audit and security compliance, architectural standards, vendor management, interoperability network monitoring and performance for 365day manufacturing operations company.

Job Responsibilities

  • Ensuring the stability and integrity of the network, Network switches, routers, firewalls, and external network circuits.
  • Network perimeter security, firewall policy compliance, A.V., spam filter, and URL content filtering.  
  • Setup and implementation of cloud security compliance for federated domains.
  • Proficient with IPSec, BGP, Radius, LDAP, Kerberos, SAML and ADFS Certificates setup configuration and support.   
  • Develop, document and maintain network disaster recovery plan.
  • Network, Data and systems security hardening, compliance and maintenance.
  • Lead troubleshooting efforts to resolve operational issues utilizing Wireshark.
  • Design, implementation and management of VOIP/PBX systems.
  • Communicate with those who are part of the systems user community and management in a simple convincing manner and on all levels with peers.

What You Will Need

  • Bachelor's in computer science or related field plus 5 years’ related experience OR Master’s degree plus 1 year related experience.
  • Strong understanding of network hardware, software, installation, configuration troubleshooting and support. 
  • Proficient with Windows operating system installation and configuration for servers and workstations, Windows security, administrative tools, and Windows network components.  
  • Working knowledge of server-related technology (e.g. RAID, SAN, cluster, services, and network applications).

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Bachelor's in computer science or related field plus 7 years’ related experience OR Master's degree plus 2 years’ related experience.
  • Experience in network and telecom engineering
  • MCSE, MCSI, CCNA, CCDA, CCNP, CISSP, PMP Certifications 
  • Food processing and dairy industry experience 
  • Working knowledge of M.S. SQL Server, M.S. Exchange Server, M.S. Server 2K3 R2, ODBC connections, switches, routers, and firewalls

Physical Demands & Work Environment

The work is primarily performed in an office environment and the physical demands are characteristic of a mostly sedentary role.  Specific details of the essential functions of the position is available in the Job Safety Analysis, made available on request. 

Food safety is a companywide responsibility and each employee must know their role in the manufacture and distribution of safe, wholesome, and high quality products.


This description is a general statement and does not include other duties as assigned

Hilmar Cheese Company, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/EEO. We participate in E-Verify.

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Salary Range: USD (97703.2 - 146554.8) ANN 

Nearest Major Market: Merced