Purpose: Maintains computing environment by identifying network requirements; installing upgrades; monitoring network performance; managing wireless infrastructure; and administering video security system.
Establishes network specifications by conferring with users; analyzing workflow, access, information, and security requirements; designing router administration, including interface configuration and routing protocols.
Establishes network by evaluating network performance issues including availability, utilization, throughput, goodput, and latency; planning and executing the selection, installation, configuration, and testing of equipment; defining network policies and procedures; establishing connections and firewalls.
Maintains network performance by performing network monitoring and analysis, and performance tuning; troubleshooting network problems; escalating problems to vendor.
Secures network by developing network access, monitoring, control, and evaluation; maintaining documentation.
Prepares users by designing and conducting training programs; providing references and support.
Upgrades network by conferring with vendors; developing, testing, evaluating, and installing enhancements.
Manages and administers wireless networking infrastructure.
Meets financial requirements by submitting information for budgets; monitoring expenses.
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.
Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
Other tasks as assigned by the Director of Educational Technology.
Skills/Qualifications: Must be a team player who can multi-task, prioritize, take direction, perform well under pressure, and be able to meet demanding (sometimes short and inflexible) deadlines. Ideal candidate should have a strong working knowledge of Cisco network architecture, design, implementation, and performance tuning; Cisco LAN/WAN concepts; and Xirrus wireless networking. Ideal candidate should also have a passion for solving complex data center and infrastructure problems and strategic network planning. Additionally, the ideal candidate should have a focus on quality; broad technical understanding; be a quick study; be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities; and have a desire to learn and share knowledge with others.
Technology Proficiencies: Cisco networking, Cisco telephony, Xirrus wireless, Video Insight security, Microsoft Active Directory, Google Apps, Windows 7
Required Education & Experience: Associate’s degree in computer science, information systems, network administration or closely related field; Net+ certification; and three years working experience in network administration.
Certifications: Individuals with any of the following certifications will be given preference: CCNA, CCNP, CCDA, CCDP, CCDE, CCIE, CCAr, CWNA, and/or CWNP.