Network Technician

Glen Mills, PA
IT Communications
Glen Mills, PA
Depends on Experience  Hourly
Full Time

The Network Technician is responsible for the configuration of Network equipment (switches, routers, firewalls and servers) as required protocol.

Essential Functions:

  • Applies technical knowledge of networking applications in supporting the layer 2 network infrastructure to provide system tuning, prevent network problems; and, analyze, troubleshoot, isolate and diagnose network problems.
  • Updates and maintains documentation on network configuration.
  • Implements network changes to provide end-users and Customers improved services with minimal interruption to the services.
  • Upgrades network hardware and software components as required.
  • Tests new network configurations prior to implementation.
  • Working knowledge of Windows Operating Systems, Linux/Unix Operating System, Visio and Microsoft Office.
  • Provide after hours, on-call support as needed.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Hands-on working experience with Switches.
  • Thorough knowledge of TCP/IP.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. 
  • Ability to effectively communicate with end-users and managers.
  • Ability to apply basic math skills and read/interpret the output from a variety of test equipment, servers, routers.
  • Ability to solve practical problems.       
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Working knowledge of Visio to update and maintain network and cabling documentation. 
  • Documents actions taken during the course of the day for incorporation into daily reports and/or procedure manuals.
  • Ability to apply concepts and read, interpret, and apply the output from sniffers, management software, servers, and routers.

Education & Work Experience:

  • Associate’s degree or equivalent education from a two-year or four-year university or college and six months of related work experience;
  • Network Design, Network equipment (Firewalls, Routers, Switches, etc) or Network Topology coursework experience.

Certifications & Licenses:

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate, Cisco Certified Design Associate or higher, Microsoft Certified System Engineer, or Checkpoint Firewall Certified preferred.