Job Posting - Network Engineer (Northwest ISD)

Northwest ISD has an opening for a Network Engineer.  This position will work closely with the other two Network Engineers and the Director of Technology.  Please follow the link below and select "Click Here to View Open Professional Positions."

Job Title: Network Engineer (0127) 

Wage/Hour Status: Exempt
Reports to: Director of Technology
Pay Grade: 730
Dept. /School: Administrative Services
Duty Days: 238
Date Revised: 10/10

Primary Purpose: 
Installing, maintaining and supporting all of the district?s computer communication networks. Ensure the smooth operation of the communication networks in order to provide maximum performance and availability for the district?s users.

  1. Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in network administration 
  2. Knowledge of LAN and WAN network design and installation 
  3. Two years experience in technical support of large computing environments 
  4. Ability to work with multiple operating systems, applications and network protocols: 
  5. Microsoft: Windows XP, 7, 2000, 2003, 2008, SQL, WSUS, Active Directory 
  6. EMC/VMWare: CX-4-480, CX-4-120, RecoverPoint, VSphere, VDI 
  7. Fortinet: Fortigate 620B, FortiAnalyser, FortiManager, FortiMail 
  8. Extreme Networks: XOS switches (BlackDiamond 12K & 8K) 
  9. Novell: Groupwise, Identity Manager, eDirectory, OES, ZENWorks, Suse Linux 
  10. Gwava Email Archiving and Aruba Wireless

Major Responsibilities and Duties: 
  1. Analyze and resolve faults, whether it is a major system crash or a forgotten password. 
  2. Install, support, maintain and monitor new switch gear, server hardware and software while ensuring the most cost-effective and efficient use of district resources. 
  3. Identify and recommend the acquisition of software and hardware to meet the automation and networking needs of district staff within district standardization framework. 
  4. Understand and support network services (DDNS, DHCP, DNS, SLP, Telnet, FTP, TFTP, HTTP, HTTPS, SNMP, NFS, CIFS, POP, IMAP, and SMTP). 
  5. Serve as a liaison to software and hardware vendors to maintain appropriate product support. 
  6. Respond to Help Desk support calls and resolve those in a timely manner. 
  7. Perform other functions that may be assigned by the Director of Technology. 
  8. Effectively administer fiscal resources and maintain appropriate and accurate records of all financial activities. 
  9. Utilize the instruction staff and support services (intra-district and inter-district) to maintain and improve the instructional program. 
  10. Exhibit and encourage high professional and ethical standards. 
  11. Accepts other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Technology.

Supervisory Responsibilities: N/A
Equipment Used: Personal computer, laptop computer, general hand tools, network test equipment, and network monitoring equipment
Working Conditions: Maintain emotional control under stress. Frequent prolonged and irregular hours. District-wide travel. Repetitive hand motions and prolonged use of computer. Lifting and moving of heavy equipment; stooping, standing, bending, pushing, pulling and kneeling.
The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.

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