PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Relocates and reconnects existing communications equipment related to Local Area Network (LAN) and wide area network (WAN) communications.
Installs and configures new network infrastructure equipment and server hardware.
Supports, monitors, and tests hardware and software pertaining to Local Area Network (LAN) and wide area network (WAN) communications.
Performs troubleshooting and problem-solving activities on network infrastructure hardware and software, servers, and components.
Performs management and maintenance of network components and software.
Recommends and schedules for the repair of network equipment covered by warranties and maintenance contracts.
Maintains accurate inventory database on network infrastructure related hardware, applicable software and user access.
Designs, implements, and tests network infrastructure security.
Minimum Requirements: Education: High School Diploma or GED.
Experience: Three (3) years in a Network Administrator position or relevant technical experience with network hardware and a Microsoft network environment.
Preferred Education : AA/AS in Computer Science, Information Technology, a computer-related field of study, or job related industry certifications
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: (Position requirements at entry)
Considerable knowledge of communications technology and concepts, hardware configurations, software, operating systems, manual systems, applications systems, data communications and networking.
Considerable knowledge of IP networks, switches, routers, server hardware and operating systems.
Familiarity with local, state, and federal legal requirements, and County and departmental policies and procedures.
Proficiency in acquiring and maintaining skill sets on new and evolving network, server and communication technologies.
Proficiency in translating technical specifications to practical applications.
Proficiency in wiring, cabling, data circuit connections, communications electronics, network management, and data communications protocols.
Mastery of troubleshooting, problem solving, and operation of tools including sniffers, fiber testers, cable assemblers, and cable activity indicators. Skills: (Position requirements at entry):
Good communication skills, both oral and written.
Demonstrated ability to work with a team or independently.
May supervise and/or train designated subordinate personnel. Other:
Must have flexible schedule to perform 24-hour on call duty.
Licensing: Must possess a valid driver’s license.
Requires intermittent sitting, standing, stooping, crouching, walking, and frequent lifting of both light and heavy objects. Requires high degree of manual dexterity. Work is performed in varying environments.
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to this job.