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Systems Administrator

​The National Electrical Manufacturers Ass​​ociation (NEMA) develops performance and other standards for its Members in the electrical and medical imaging industries. NEMA crafts and executes advocacy campaigns and provides analytical products to assist Member companies with business decisions.

The Systems Administrator will provide network administration, security, help desk support, and application development. The position reports directly to the Manager of Information Systems, is located at Rosslyn, VA, has minimal travel requirements and occasional after work hours.

Key Responsibilities

  1. Administer a Microsoft Windows network to include managing a VMware virtualized server environment, configuring and updating Windows servers, monitoring system performance, and executing system backup

  2. Design, implement, and monitor security measures for the protection of information systems to include developing technical solutions to mitigate security vulnerabilities, documenting standard operating procedures, and overseeing periodic IT security audits

  3. Provide Tier 2 help desk support for users in a Windows 10 and Office 2010 environment to include user technical support, computer upgrades, software updates, and user training

  4. Develop and support SharePoint line of business applications to include managing SharePoint websites, deploying solutions, programming applications using C#, and supporting application users

Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in an information systems field or Bachelor's Degree plus relevant IT certification (e.g. MCSE, CCNP, or Network+)
  • Two or more years of information systems work experience
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks near-simultaneously against tight timelines
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills especially in the areas of network management and helpdesk support
  • Experience with website application development highly desired
  • Experience providing reliable customer support including ability to explain technical matters to non-technical coworkers
  • Eagerness to gain additional knowledge and assume additional responsibilities
  • Possess excellent speaking and writing skills and project a professional demeanor

NEMA offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package including paid holidays and personal time, flexible working hours, 401(k) plan, health/dental insurance, and partial pre-tax parking/Metro subsidy.

Interested individuals should send a current resume, specifying salary requirements, to https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit2/?id=15347401&t=1. EOE/M/F/V/D. ​

Senior Program Manager-Connected Systems

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) develops performance and other standards; crafts and executes advocacy campaigns including government relations; and provides analytical products to assist member companies with business decisions.

The Senior Program Manager directs the standards development process for several technologies in assigned Division(s). The Senior Program Manager leads Member companies in conducting an in​dustry-wide assessmen​t of extent standards; gaps in this topology; and identification of high priority potential new standards.  This work will encompass both domestic Standards Development Organizations (SDOs) (e.g. NEMA, American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)) as well as international SDOs such as International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC).

The position reports to Senior Director – Standards Management. The incumbent will work in a matrixed organization focused principally on the Connected Systems Division. The incumbent will provide broad oversight of other Program Managers within the Division and will from time to time take on additional tasks as needed.   

The position is in Arlington (Rosslyn), Virginia and may include up to 30 percent time on travel including both domestic and international.

Key Responsibilities

I.  Develop and maintain manufacturing and performance standards and other technical work related to connected systems

  • Surveil/monitor national and international standards environment and trends
  • Direct accomplishment of:  creation, review, revision, hibernation and retirement of standards while systematically looking for standard gaps to fill
  • Lead development of quantitative/qualitative performance, quality and safety standards that enhance use of Member products
  • Plan and expedite approval of NEMA/other US standards into IEC and ISO

II. Lead NEMA Technical Committees, Technical Advisory Groups (TAG) and other technical work as assigned

  • Lead in the areas of connected systems (e.g., distributed generation, microgrids, energy storage, and Internet of Things applications)
  • Understand and exploit via new technical work relationships between devices and different types of networks (IT, Communications, etc.)  
  • Develop annual/situational technical work plans and achieve all assigned goals
  • Plan and manage meetings, prepare minutes and distribute associated documents according to NEMA best practices
  • Drive and be accountable for committee and team outcomes

III. Build effective and persistent personal lines of communication with NEMA Member companies, technical committee participants and key participants in non-NEMA standards activities

  • Provide measurable customer service to retain existing members
  • Identify and proactively recruit new Members that strategically and/or technically strengthen NEMA

IV.  Develop and execute annual plans and budgets – including with possible supplementary funds

  • Oversee all contracts with outside vendors arising from these responsibilities
  • Remain at or under budgeted thresholds throughout year

Experience and Qualifications

  • ​Undergraduate degree in engineering or technical field required
  • Advanced degree with network (IT, Communications) emphasis strong pluses
  • Familiarity with ISO/IEC/IETF standards development processes and policies
  • Minimum of 5-7 years full-time experience in related field(s)
  • Demonstrated results-oriented team leadership and expertise
  • Strong time management and budget planning/execution skills and ability to execute multiple projects against demanding timelines
  • Proven skill to clearly and persuasively write, speak and represent with executive presence, especially "translate" technical matters for non-technical individuals
  • Work within and contribute to overall NEMA and Divisional goals
  • Eager to take on new challenges and evince a positive attitude
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite

NEMA offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package including paid holidays and personal time, flexible working hours, 401(k) plan, health/dental insurance, and partial pre-tax parking/Metro subsidy.

Interested individuals should send a current resume, specifying salary requirements, to https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15212621. Veterans are encouraged to apply. EOE/M/F/V/D.

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