Network Technician Job Description Template

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Network Technician Job Description Template

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Job Brief

We are looking for a skilled Network Technician to undertake tasks of network development and maintenance. You will be responsible for designing the network in ways that optimize its performance.

The ideal candidate will be a competent individual with great passion for technology. An analytical mindset will be essential for effective troubleshooting and improving the network’s functions.

The goal is to create and sustain a well-functioning and reliable network to ensure the unobtrusive operation of business.

Responsibilities

  • Design and install well-functioning computer networks, connections and cabling
  • Perform troubleshooting to system failures and identify bottlenecks to ensure long term efficiency of network
  • Inspect LAN infrastructure and fix minor or major problems/bugs
  • Test and configure software and maintain and repair hardware and peripheral devices
  • Evaluate network performance and find ways of improvement
  • Organize and schedule upgrades and maintenance without deterring others from completing their own work
  • Do regular data backups to protect the organization’s information
  • Provide technical direction to co-workers on computer and network usage and offer comprehensive advice and instructions

Requirements

  • Proven experience as network technician or relevant position
  • Outstanding diagnostic, problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Good knowledge of LAN/WAN networks, TCP/IP protocols and network technologies
  • Hands-on experience with common software and hardware
  • CCENT/CCNA qualifications are strongly preferred
  • BSc/BA in computer science, computer engineering or relevant field

What does Network Technician do?

A Network Technician is responsible for maintaining and troubleshooting computer networks in an organization. Their daily tasks may include:

  1. Installing and configuring computer networks, including routers, switches, firewalls, and other network devices.

  2. Troubleshooting network issues, such as connectivity problems, slow performance, or network outages.

  3. Monitoring network performance and ensuring it meets the organization's requirements, identifying and resolving bottlenecks or congestion issues.

  4. Implementing network security measures, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and virtual private networks (VPNs).

  5. Configuring and managing network services, such as DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol), DNS (Domain Name System), and NAT (Network Address Translation).

  6. Maintaining network documentation, including network diagrams, IP addressing plans, and equipment inventories.

  7. Performing network backups and disaster recovery procedures to ensure business continuity.

  8. Assisting with network capacity planning and upgrading network infrastructure as needed.

  9. Setting up and managing user accounts and access permissions for network resources.

  10. Collaborating with other IT professionals, such as system administrators and software developers, to ensure smooth integration and functionality of network services.

Overall, a Network Technician ensures the stability, security, and optimal performance of computer networks within an organization.

Network Technician Job Description Examples

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