The Network Technician provides technical support for all campus network systems to include communications systems such as wireless, cable television, physical security, telephone and/or related systems. Responsible for the configuration, installation, diagnosis and/or repair of network equipment. Oversees wiring contractors on the repair and installation of cables and provides input on the necessary inventory to complete department installations and upgrades.
Responsible for providing expertise in crucial infrastructure areas such as high-speed fiber and copper networking that is critical to our ability to ensure reliable data delivery. Equally important, is able to keep up with the crucial aspect of maintaining documentation, spreadsheets and other elements of documenting & labeling our extensive fiber and copper infrastructure.
The Network Technician is also responsible for the more traditional role of troubleshooting a wide array of typical networking issues in all areas (wired, wireless, switches, LAN, CATV, VoIP, Data Center). This position is involved with data switch configuration, monitoring, replacement, and software upgrades. The Network Technician is also required to respond to off-hours requests for network issues and problem resolution. Work as part of a team on equipment preparation, staging, installation and configurations.
- Familiarity with cable punch downs, ethernet cabling and protocols, Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) /Internet Protocol (IP) protocols, telnet, File Transfer Protocol (FTP), Secure Shell (SSH), switch and access point configurations. - Familiarity with router configuration, syslog, Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) management tools and Virtual Private Network (VPN) technology. (Staff and Senior levels). - Experience supporting an enterprise ethernet infrastructure. - Must possess good technical, organizational, writing, interpersonal, andcommunication skills. Senior level is expected to possess excellent skills. - Must be available for extra hours as needed.
This is a developmental job:
Associates' degree or equivalent formal technical training and experience. Previous college or university experience and Network Plus, Cisco Certifications helpful.
Associate Network Technician salary up to 55k: Minimum of two years of experience supporting an ethernet cable plan and wireless infrastructure. Prior experience responding to individual user network issues.
Network Technician salary up to 60K: Minimum of four years of experience supporting an ethernet cable plan and wireless infrastructure. Prior experienceresponding to individual user network issues.
Senior Network Technician salary up to 66K: Minimum of six years of experience supporting an ethernet cable plan and wireless infrastructure. Prior experience responding to individual user network issues.
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