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Hi to all on AT;
I wanted to post this on AT as I know many archers have careers in the IT field. We have developed a great team with our e-commerce department and we need to add capabilities in maintaining the computers and networks for our 60+ employees.
Thanks so much to everyone for helping us grow! We deeply appreciate your friendship and business!
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Sincerely Yours in Archery,

IT Network Administrator
Now Accepting Applications

Job Overview
Lancaster Archery Supply is a world-leading archery distributor with a focus on customer service and best-in-class IT solutions. Our growing international sales are supported by a retail showroom, a 10-person call center, three e-commerce websites and an 80,000sf warehouse and distribution center.

We are seeking an IT Network Administrator with expert knowledge of Windows and SQL Server to support our Lancaster showroom and our Leola warehouse, both located in the heart of Lancaster County, PA. Lancaster is a thriving arts, business and recreational community with urban energy and rural landscapes.

The IT Network Administrator will be responsible for all network and hardware maintenance in our showroom and warehouse - including point to point support, phone system support, VPN management, and desktop and server upgrades. Software responsibilities will include assistance with cloud-based data backup, web hosting, Microsoft Exchange management, warehouse software management and the installation and maintenance of desktop PC programs.

Qualified candidates must be motivated, self-starting individuals with experience in multiple enterprise networking environments. The IT Network Administrator will provide our team with technical roadmaps including estimates on upcoming projects, recommendations on new solutions, and management of third-party service providers.


Network Design
Maintain network architecture ahead of company growth and demand.

Hardware Maintenance
Provide routine maintenance of routers, switches, servers, printers, PCs, battery backups and all network connected hardware. Monitor server room climate control. Establish minimum requirements for all hardware and schedules for maintenance and upgrades. Prepare mobile cash registers for trailer-based field sales.

Software Support and Development
Install and maintain software on all servers and PCs including Microsoft Office and Outlook. Manage network and PC security. Provide additional SQL support for warehouse management software, writing custom scripts and solutions as necessary.

Network Infrastructure Management
Monitor uptime and traffic levels of local networks in showroom and distribution centers and maintain the dedicated T1 connection that carries voice and data traffic between the two locations. Must be proficient with T1 circuits, firewalls and VPNs. As needed, adjust routing and bandwidth allocation to prioritize traffic for voice and sales transactions.

Phone System Support
Maintain NEC SV8100 phone system in cooperation with third-party service provider.

VPN Management
Manage VPN connections for showroom, website, remote desktop and third-party service providers.

Hosting Support
Work with Director of e-Commerce and third-party service provider to monitor cloud-based web hosting solution, making upgrades and configuration changes as needed.

Data Backup and Recovery
Evaluate current data backup and retrieval plans and revise hardware, software and cloud-based solutions to meet minimum expectations for data and hardware recovery. Establish schedule to test data backup and recovery on an ongoing basis.


The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate extreme competency with Enterprise-Level networking solutions and will come with a proven track record of exceptional communication skills.

Enterprise-Level network maintenance in the Windows environment, 5+ years
Microsoft Exchange, 5+ years
SQL Server, 5+ years
Excellent communication skills
Excellent analytical skills

Highly Preferred
Linux experience (Amazon EC2, LAMP stack, nginx/php-fpm)
Point to Point configuration experience
Phone System configuration experience
Active Directory experience
Windows Group Policy administration experience
Crystal Reports, 2+ years
Video Editing, 2+ years

Compensation Overview
Dependent on Experience
Two Weeks Paid Vacation
Paid Holidays
Highmark BlueCross/Blue Shield Health Insurance with $500 Deductible
$10,000 Life Insurance Policy
Short Term & Long Term Disability Insurance
SEP Retirement Plan with 3% Employer Matching

How to Apply
Please submit resume and cover letter to [email protected]
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