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NETWORK SUPPORT SPECIALIST

SUMMARY:

The Network Support Specialist is responsible for maintaining and troubleshooting the state data, voice, video, and wireless networks. This position is governed by state and federal laws and institution policy.

TYPICAL FUNCTIONS:

Maintains data, voice, video, and wireless networks for the state.

Helps evaluate network management and monitoring products, as well as other vendor products.

Monitors all network systems for potential problems.

Monitors IOS levels and makes recommendations for upgrades, in order to support new technology or customer requests.

Helps develop and maintain relationships with network users and vendors to provide best possible solution to customer needs.

Supports core network hardware and software installations and changes.

Maintains and supports internet content filtering solutions for customers.

Performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS:

Knowledge of management and troubleshooting of a large data network or a large wireless network. Knowledge of network monitoring tools. Knowledge of data, voice, video, and wireless networks. Ability to communicate orally and in writing and provide assistance in resolving technical issues. Ability to read and comprehend technical documents to resolve problems.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

The formal education equivalent of a bachelor


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