Network Job Description

Network Job Description

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Network provides operational support and troubleshooting of network routing protocols: BGP, OSPF, static routes and policy-based routing.

Network Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Be responsible for supporting all network infrastructure including basic switching, routing, VPN, and Wi-Fi communications
Install and configure network solutions using routers, switches, and security devices
Co-responsibility with Sr
Work with Application Development department to develop processes to ensure network infrastructure security and perform necessary periodic audits
Will draw upon technical knowledge to maintain SLA for quality of service and timeliness in problem resolution to ensure maximum end user and production up-time
Responsible for system monitoring, health, and redundancy for self-healing architecture on WAN (Wide Area Network), and LAN (Local Area Network)
Monitor and troubleshoot network errors and performance problems
Manage all aspects of network security with documentation of any suspected security breaches for future reference
Daily network maintenance and problem resolution with documentation for future reference
Propose recommended solutions to enhance or modify network security

Network Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Network

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CCNA, ITIL, CCNP, CE, CISSP, CCIE, PSPO, PAL, PMP, PMI

Education for Network

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Employers hiring for the network job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Education, Technical, Information Technology, Technology, Science, Telecommunications, Computer Engineering, Computer

Skills for Network

Desired skills for network include:


Desired experience for network includes:

Education - Bachelor’s Degree in a technology related discipline
Understanding of MPLS networks
Understanding of WAN Optimization Technologies
Expert-level BGP and IS-IS
Understanding of WDM technologies
Familiarity with Software Defined Networking concepts

Network Examples


Network Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a network. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for network
  • Analyzes performance against SLAs, proactively manages issues and ensures implementation of corrective action
  • Deploy/install/label physical cabling infrastructure
  • Circuit provisioning/disconnecting
  • Hardware configuration/deployment/installation/movement
  • Internal Project tasks such as device upgrades and replacements
  • Work with other team members and groups to implement and support network designs, solutions and policies as per requirements
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, learn quickly and adapt to changing priorities under direction
  • Responsible for the planning and implementing engineering for LAN/WAN
  • Telecom network engineering
  • Telecom network rollout, Delivery & Service
Qualifications for network
  • 2+ years of experience in integration of desktop applications within a TCP/IP/Ethernet environment is required
  • Responsible for administration and support of application servers such as IIS and SharePoint, database servers such as MSSQL, communications systems such as MS Exchange
  • Experience with WAN Technologies (BGP
  • Experience of working with and implementing VPLS would be desirable
  • Demonstrable experience of low latency networking and exchange/broker/ECN connectivity
  • Strong experience of designing solutions, extracting and validating requirements, creating Bill of Materials, understanding costs, creating High-Level and Low-Level Designs

Network Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a network. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for network
  • Improve and expand our current WAN solution, in order to meet our objectives of a more resilient network by implementing an upgraded MPLS solution across five office locations
  • Develop and integrate support methodologies and procedures for various groups
  • Specify, procure and ensure availability of supplies, materials and equipment
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of the basics behind the Internet and its workings
  • Respond to all Helpdesk inquiries from staff, administrators, service providers, and site personnel plus outside vendors
  • Process and document third party software evaluations
  • Process requests for specialized software deployments
  • Certify the standard image on all new hardware models
  • Assist in the development and implementation of future desktop technologies
  • Plan, test, and certify applications
Qualifications for network
  • Ability to solve complex problems in a timely manner
  • Ability to plan and direct the activity of personnel involved in technical systems design and implementation
  • Related experience in the financial industry a plus
  • 2-3 years’ experience directly supporting Cisco networks
  • Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician (CCENT) or Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification
  • Fundamental aptitude of network Switching & Routing technologies

Network Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of network. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for network
  • Provision and deploy new routers / switches / security platforms in current or new data centers
  • Configuration of Cisco Routers/Switches
  • Install, configure, and maintain network and host based intrusion prevention systems, firewalls, and other security devices
  • Deliver several services of Mobile radio network design, optimization and performance management
  • Investigate national KPI performance and provide clear improvement plans
  • Conduct major system updates/upgrades of live networks
  • Assist to engage cross functionally to deliver high quality performance end to end processes
  • Design, configure and implement network solutions, including new applications, server hardware and networking equipment
  • Lead and assist in implementing Network Security Architecture as new and upgraded systems are implemented, beginning with development and continuing through deployment
  • Work with the Networking team and Information Security to ensure that compliance is built into systems architecture and to identify, evaluate and select security solutions to meet security and compliance needs
Qualifications for network
  • Experience/certification with Cisco equipment, F5 load balancers
  • Possess a solid understanding of the technologies, communications protocols, OSI Model
  • Experience designing large scale Enterprise LAN/WAN infrastructures using Cisco hardware
  • OSI Layer - Cabling Standards, Ethernet (100M, 10G, 40G), Structured Wiring, Network Taps, Patch Panels
  • Minimum of 3-4 years hands on experience in networking field
  • Good understanding of Switching & routing protocols

Network Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a network. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for network
  • Assist with the identification of industry best practices and program elements, and determine the applicability to our team
  • Assist the staff with system design, deployment, best practices and backup and disaster recovery systems
  • Monitor, maintain, and manage server, network, and storage equipment in the Tampa office and with remote facilities/employees
  • Provide hardware and software support for end-users, including rollouts, upgrades, and day-to-day help desk
  • Manage IT security contracts and work closely with management to provide consistency
  • Maintain practice’s technology disaster recovery plan and emergency procedures
  • Work with Corporate IT Team to ensure Tampa office compliance with the Corporate Information Security Policies
  • Manage overflow support requirements and share knowledge
  • This employee will plan for and practice the recovery of assigned systems
  • Monitoring, alerting, logging and error checking of LANWAN & telecom devices
Qualifications for network
  • Full operational experience and knowledge of OSPF and BGP
  • Ability to be individually assigned entire network config/deploy projects and successfully complete them alone with minimal supervision
  • Manage, Assign and close Network Service Requests and other network workflows such as IP Address request, Port Configuration Request
  • Proficient in Cisco network devices (routers, switches, firewalls, access-points)
  • Proficient in Cisco IOS command line configuration and diagnostics
  • Knowledge of F5 network hardware

Network Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a network. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for network
  • Troubleshoot problems and respond to inquiries in development, staging, and production environments, including Firewalls, Load Balancers, Routers, Switches, DNS and software defined networking systems
  • Evaluate, implement and monitor incoming network change requests
  • May function in a lead capacity within department and represent department in workflow, escalation discussions with others
  • Work as a lead on complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors
  • Interface frequently with cross discipline support teams - Database, SAN, Server - to provide seamless network operations
  • Ensure full interoperability and a seamless connection between all internal and external systems to include
  • Manages the usage and performance of voice
  • Evaluates hardware and software
  • Providing day-to-day support by analyzing, troubleshooting and resolving incidents and projects
  • Providing 24x7 on-call support as required, including ability to work a flexible off-hours schedule for planned/unplanned issues, as needed
Qualifications for network
  • Experience with tools such as RANCID, OpenNMS, TACACS+ desired
  • Knowledge on UCS and FlexPod design is a plus
  • Unix administration knowledge a plus
  • Shell or Perl scripting knowledge a plus
  • Working knowledge of datacenter design and layout
  • Ability to document and update processes and network documentation

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