Network Systems Administrator

TemperPack Inc.


TemperPack is a rapidly growing company based in Richmond, Virginia and Las Vegas, NV. We design and manufacture innovative, sustainable packaging components for cold-chain shipping of food and pharmaceutical products. The markets we serve have an urgent need for disruptive, sustainable alternatives to replace the wide array of non-sustainable packaging materials conventionally used in the cold chain, such as Styrofoam coolers. Our aspiration is to provide packaging solutions that customers and end-consumers feel great about using.

Job Title: Network Systems Administrator

Supervisor’s Title:Director of Information Technology

Department:Information Technology

Location: 4447 Carolina Avenue, Richmond, VA



TemperPack is seeking an experienced network engineer to join the team and provide leadership, vision, and execution on network projects for all TemperPack facilities. This is an excellent opportunity for a talented individual to bring his/her experience into a high-growth startup and have a profound impact.

In this position, you will assume ownership of TemperPack’s on-prem and cloud network configurations and be responsible for optimizing security, performance, and uptime to match the vision set forth by the Director of IT and business needs. A strong candidate for this position will have the ability to troubleshoot on the fly, communicate well with others and work well in a fast-paced environment. This individual should be detail-oriented and have excellent troubleshooting, debugging and communication skills. This individual must have a proactive mindset and a track record of seeking out potential problems and eliminating them before they rise to the surface.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Configure network settings/hardware to meet business needs and align with industry standard best practices.
  • Manage and monitor all installed systems and infrastructure for network performance, security/integrity, and uptime, making improvements as needed.
  • Identify system improvements by evaluating system performance and testing, evaluating, and installing new software.
  • Resolve and track all support issues in a timely manner.
  • Analyze, resolve and document problems with the aim of eliminating recurrences.
  • Maintain good working knowledge and certifications of products and tools used for support and service.
  • Maintain online technical documentation.
  • Other duties as necessitated by the business.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong knowledge of computer systems and networks (i.e. – full-stack SDN, etc.).
  • Experience with routing & switching architecture and design of large-scale networks.
  • Effective interpersonal skills and relationship-building skills.
  • Demonstrated high degree of professionalism & responsibility/dependability.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Technical background in the areas related to IT support, systems management, and networking (including Cloud).
  • Subnetting, DNS, encryption technologies and standards, VPNs, VLANs, vNets, etc.
  • Hands-on experience with setup, configuration, upgrade, maintenance, and troubleshooting of network hardware (Sophos, preferred but not required).
  • Strong analytic and problem-solving abilities.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment as well as following and completing project tasks independently.
  • Ability to manage multiple and simultaneous projects in an organized and timely manner.
  • Ability to analyze and resolve problems according to established procedures.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Network Engineering, Computer Science, Management of Information Systems, or related discipline. Equivalent combination of experience and skills will be considered.
  • Technical Certifications (or equivalent combination of experience and skills) preferred
  • CCNA (or equivalent IP networking certification or experience).
  • 5+ years hands-on experience in network engineering/architecture.
  • 5+ years experience with network architecture.
  • 1+ year(s) experience in senior role focusing on aligning architecture with business needs and best practices in security, reliability, etc.
  • 2+ years hands-on experience with Cloud networking (Azure strongly preferred).
  • Familiarity with networking in factory/industrial environments (PLCs, SCADA, etc.).

Physical Requirements:

  • Lift up to 15 pounds unassisted. 
  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

TemperPack provides Equal Employment Opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex/gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or status as a covered veteran/reservist, and any other class of protected individuals, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Our company uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit

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