As an emerging expert, designs, installs, and maintains the network system and coordinates its use. Evaluates complex hardware and software and peripheral equipment for large, complex networks. Manages network performance. Troubleshoots and resolves complex problems to ensure quality transmission service on the network. Manages and maintains, create/deletes user accounts, maintains and updates system security plans on all platforms. Directs and schedules the Network Technician staff and trains users. Provides team leadership to less experienced administrators.
Provides expert level experience in managing the day-to-day operation of computer networks including hardware/software support, training, and special projects; plans, designs and implements data connectivity for local area network (LAN) and wide area network (WAN) systems. Coordinates special projects including network related wiring plans, LAN/WAN hardware/software purchases, and system installation, backup, maintenance and problem solving; assists in providing network and remote connectivity hardware/software support. Evaluates technical feasibility of proposed system solutions and develops project proposals. Maintains network user documentation including hardware/software applications, support logs and other related information. Researches and recommends network and server hardware and software for large complex networks. Manages and schedules installing, designing, configuring, and maintaining system hardware and software as needed. Responsible for complex level installs or designs as needed. Analyzes and troubleshoots any complex network logs and oversees the tracking of the nature and resolution of problems. Monitors usage to ensure security of data and access privileges; installs, supports and maintains network servers and appliances; establishes and maintains user accounts, profiles, file sharing, access privileges and security; performs daily server tape backups. Researches, analyses, monitors, troubleshoots and resolves complex server or data network problems. Develops, maintains and implements network support, and archiving procedures. Researches and evaluates new technologies related to computer networking. Keeps current regarding new hardware/software products for system enhancements. Establishes and maintains user e-mail accounts; provides e-mail training and software support; provides e-mail documentation and updates user manual as needed. Implements and coordinates network policies, procedures and standards and enforces security procedures. Schedules the Network Technician staff and trains users. Provides programming and technical support and maintenance for customized database application. Meets with clients to plan, analyze, design, and test computer applications. Insures that computer software and applications adhere to the organizational plan. Provides solutions to customer identified problems; designs database forms and procedures. Tests data for customized database users. Provides team leadership to less experienced administrators.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Typically requires 10+ years of directly related experience in SAN environment OR Bachelor's degree in related technical discipline and 8+ years of operating systems experience.
Normal demands associated with an office environment. Ability to work on computer for long periods, and communicate with individuals by telephone, email and face to face. Some travel may be required.