Network Engineer & Systems Administrator

Education Requirements:

Bachelor’s in Computer Science degree from an accredited college or university in computer science, information systems, engineering or a mathematics-intensive discipline or an applicable technical training certificate from an accredited training institution.

Experience Requirements:

Requires 6 years of increasingly complex and progressive experience in computer system/network engineering. Includes 2 years of specialized experience related to the task. If only focus is on LAN/WAN: 3 years of increasingly complex and progressive experience as a Network Administrator. Microsoft Certification or a Novell Certification highly desirable.

Responsibilities:

Provides Analysis, design, implementation, maintenance and management of local and wide area networks. Tests and analyzes all elements of the network facilities including power, software, communications devices, lines, modems and terminals and for the overall integration of the enterprise network. responsible for the planning, design, installation, maintenance, management and coordination of the network. Monitors and controls the performance and status of the network resources. Utilizes software and hardware tools, identifies and diagnoses complex problems and factors affecting network performance. Maintains technical currency and studies vendor products to determine those that best meet client needs. Provides guidance and direction for less experienced network support technicians. Works with both network access providers and carriers on routing and maintenance issues. Experience inclusive of router configuration and performance management, capacity planning, operations, standards and management. Responsible for resolution of critical network problems. Progressive experience in addressing problem installations and support of hardware architectures.

Monitors LAN, WAN and servers. Provides batch monitoring, tape back-up, and restoration. Responsibilities include performing data configuration and installation of routers and firewalls. Administers mail system and implements new database architecture. Monitors and conducts performance evaluation of networks. Supports, installs, maintains, and troubleshoots all local area and wide area networking devices and related software for branch offices and internal and external networks. Provides LAN/WAN management and technical assistance to clients as it pertains to the use of services. Responsible for routine maintenance of LAN/WAN and workstations. Also performs tape back-up and restores as required.