Network Systems Specialist V (District Service Center)

Mesquite, Dallas County
Jul 24, 2014
Administrative Jobs
Technology, IT Support & Training
Location: District Service Center
Division: Info Tech - District Service Center
Position Number: 111404008
Position Type: Information Technology
Exempt or Non-Exempt: Exempt
Appointment Type: Full Time
Is Grant Funded?: No
Salary: $5,194.33/Monthly, Range T57
Work Days/Hours: Monday - Friday 40 hours
Posting Number: 02954
Job Description Summary/Essential Duties:

Works with complex administrative/educational support applications and network activities. Responsible for the district-wide network operating system and network system software. Serves as a high-level technical resource to support staff district-wide. Maintains a high degree of expertise to research, analyze, evaluate and recommend network and microcomputer application and operating system software/hardware. Installs, maintains tests, enhances, and provides performance tuning for complex network operating systems and network system software. Provides advanced monitoring, performance tuning, and resource utilization. Provides advanced diagnosis and problem resolution. Serves as a high-level technical resource to support staff. Leads technical and professional employees in support of network and operating system software/hardware, and may coordinate district-wide network activities. Responsible for design and integrity of applicable network security. May be responsible for hardware asset management. Provides technical assistance to supervisor and/or appropriate others to evaluate hardware/software, prepare/review bid specifications and participate in ad hoc projects. May be responsible for the development and documentation of relevant disaster recovery plan. Reviews and writes technical specifications for software/hardware. Provides, with other members of workgroup, 24 hour/7 day a week on-call support. Maintains a high-level understanding of current and emerging relevant technologies. May assist with budget preparation. May select, train and supervise lower level staff. Performs related duties as assigned.

Physical Demands:

May be required to lift and move materials and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
# of Months:
Close Date: 08/06/2014
Open Until Filled: NoMinimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree or higher plus four years of experience in a complex network system environment, or Associate's degree or higher plus six years experience in a complex network system environment or graduation from high school or equivalent plus eight years of experience in a complex network system environment (a combination of relevant college course work/training plus a minimum of two years of relevant work experience may be used to total eight years experience). Requires advanced knowledge of all facets of complex network system environments, such as Unix, Novell NetWare, and/or Windows Servers. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with a wide variety of external professionals and in-house staff from diverse backgrounds. The ability to provide quality customer service. Official transcript will be required.*Will be subject to a criminal background check.*