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Andover Public Schools USD 385 Assistant Network Engineer (Support Services) #1047 in Andover, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12086905


+ Position Type: Technology/Network Specialist


+ Location: Support Services - Technology


+ Closing Date: Open until filled


Purpose: Assist in the coordination and support of the technology goals of the District and Superintendent, including in the assisting of installation, educating, maintaining and replacement of technology equipment and software.Qualifications:


+ Bachelor’s Degree preferred


+ Four or more years of experience in systems or network administration preferred.


+ Knowledge of Cisco network switching environments.


+ Knowledge of Cisco IPT environments.


+ Experience and technical training in computer operations, applications, and networking.


+ Experience in working with computers and their users.


+ Familiarity with Windows 10 OS, Mac OS, Apple IOS, Chrome OS


+ Strong written and oral communications ability.


+ Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation


Supervisor: Network EngineerDate: January 2022Performance Responsibilities:


+ Assists with establishing and maintaining networking environment by installing, configuring, testing, and documenting the equipment/network systems according to the design and specifications.


+ Assists with day-to-day networking tasks to ensure network reliability availability and serviceability within minimal interruption.


+ Provides technical support, responds to work orders and tickets from the users, analyzes and solves reported network problems.


+ Assists with configuring firewall security settings to access permissions groups for individuals and sets up provisions for incoming data.


+ Assists with network technology upgrade or expansion projects, including installation of hardware, software, and integration testing, as well as coordinating these activities without the disturbing function of other systems.


+ Assists with producing documentation for installation, network topology, and troubleshooting of communications hardware or software.


+ Install, configure and upgrade operating systems and software, using standard business and administrative packages


+ Install, assemble and configure computers, monitors, network infrastructure and peripherals such as printers, scanners, and related hardware; pull cables and rewire or direct the rewiring of cables as required for new installations and reconfigurations.


+ Assist in configuring and maintaining the district wired and wireless networks.


+ Troubleshoot problems with computer systems, including troubleshooting hardware and software, network and peripheral equipment problems; make repairs and corrections where required.


+ Provide technical support and work with staff to resolve hardware and software difficulties, and perform maintenance as needed.


+ Assist in maintaining and managing network systems that support access control, video surveillance, and IP Phone system. Maintain in-depth expertise in VoIP protocols and their performance from the edge through the core of the network.


+ Maintain expertise in a wide range of data network access.


+ Help assist in the coordination and development of the district technology plan.


+ Help maintain all district-housed servers both virtual and physical.


+ Assist with Installs, configurations, and upgrades of operating systems and software, using standard business and administrative packages; may modify specific applications for use in operational departments.


+ Troubleshoot problems with computer systems, including troubleshooting hardware and software, e-mail, network, and peripheral equipment problems; make repairs and corrections where required.


+ Make hardware and software acquisition recommendations including helping users assess needs and providing justification for equipment and services.


+ Assist with the planning, design, research, and acquisition of new or upgraded hardware and software systems; maintains current knowledge of hardware, software, and network technology, and recommend modifications as necessary.


+ Provide technical support and work with staff to resolve hardware and software difficulties, and perform maintenance as needed.


+ Develop knowledge of computer programs, software, installations, and server operating systems.


+ Assist in maintaining current backups of data for district servers.


+ Coordinate training sessions with building technology personnel as needed.


+ Perform other duties as assigned.


Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:


+ Occasionally requires physical exertion to manually move, lift, carry, pull or push heavy objects or materials.


+ Occasional stooping, bending or reaching.


+ Requires prolonged sitting or standing, and use of equipment including repetitive motions and computer eye fatigue

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