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Information Technology

Network System Technician

Pay Rate:

Pay Frequency:

$57,200 - $85,800

Annually

We're looking for a skilled technician to oversee local area network systems and equipment! You'll be responsible for Local Area Network (LAN) and/or Wide Area Network (WAN) installations and the  on-going maintenance and support of such networks, as well as provide on-site support services on a wide range of technology services.


Typical work includes:

  • Assists System Specialist with the coordination and implementation of migration from NT domain to active directory structure

  • Monitors and maintains local area network performance, resources, security and data integrity to include the upgrade and installation of software as required

  • Researches and consults with each department, unit or office regarding Local Area Network and Wide Area Network needs, plans the network infrastructure and oversees the installation of a Local Area Network and/or a Wide Area Network including configuring workstations and the server and installing hardware and software such as sound cards, CD ROMs, Ethernet cards and modems

  • Sets up user local area network accounts and access rights

  • Diagnoses and resolves Local Area Network and Wide Area Network, operating system and hardware and software problems

  • Performs routing maintenance of computers and peripheral equipment, upgrades computer hardware and/or software as needed and coordinates off-site repairs of computers and peripheral equipment

  • Tests LAN software, hardware and connectivity options, researches LAN industry trends, and recommends appropriate changes in hardware and software standards

  • Plans, implements and supports network solutions between multiple platforms

  • Prints reports, assigns passwords and manages security

  • Makes recommendations to supervisor and/or administration regarding hardware, software and other equipment to achieve improved information systems and methods and evaluate the implementation of same

  • Attends and participates in professional conferences and meetings

  • Maintains an up-to-date knowledge of computer networking and related issues by keeping abreast of current literature, journals and information

  • Enters and retrieves information in an automated information system

Department:

Information Technology

Job Type:

Location: 

Full Time

Albany, NY

Requirements

*These are the minimum qualifications necessary by law to be considered for this position. If you do not have the needed experience or equivalent experience required for this role, kindly consider applying for another position with us.

  • Graduation from a New York State or regionally accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Computer Science or Computer Information Systems or a closely related field and two (2) years experience designing, installing, updating and maintaining a Local Area Network and/or a Wide Area Network

  • OR Sixty (60) credit hours from a New York State or regionally accredited college or university towards a degree in Computer Science or Computer Information Systems or a closely related field and four years experience

  • Good knowledge of and ability to maintain Local Area Network (LAN) and/or Wide Area Network (WAN) computer systems performance and security

  • Good knowledge of personal computer operating systems and peripheral equipment, computer hardware, software, and associated equipment + their integration into local area networks

  • Ability to analyze and evaluate systems performance and operating system problems and implement solutions

  • Can develop, design, coordinate, and/or deliver technology training

  • Ability to maintain related systems records and prepare reports

  • Ability to design, install, update and maintain a Local Area Network and/or Wide Area Network including those used for telecommunications

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