District Network Support Specialist Job Opening at Osseo Area Schools, District 279 in Osseo, MN


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Position:District Network Support Specialist
Company:Osseo Area Schools, District 279
Job Location(s): Osseo, MN
Start Date:As soon as possible
 
Employment Term: Regular
Employment Type:Full Time
Starting Salary Range:
 
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience: 5 to 20+ years
Required Security Clearance: None
Related Categories:IT - Networking, IT - Operations and Support

Position Description

District Network Support SpecialistJobID: 8228
Position Type:


Closing Date:
Until Filled
Technology/Support Specialist
Date Posted:
5/7/2013
Location:
Educational Service Center
Job Summary: Implement, manage and maintain district network. Configure, maintain, monitor and repair district technology systems, including communications systems, security, data storage and servers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Is responsible for the technical implementation and support of system administration and operations.
  • Provides server systems installation, implementation and maintenance (e.g. Windows Server Operating System, enterprise email, content management, account directories, VPN, email filter, virtualization, testing, instructional).
  • Installs server software and systems and server hardware.
  • Configures systems to ensure efficient operations.
  • Performs systems maintenance procedures (e.g. deployment of operating system patches, security hot fixes, security updates, backups).
  • Maintains an infrastructure monitoring system to ensure problems are detected and resolved.
  • Restores systems to a working state if a system fails.
  • Monitors and maintains security of critical systems.
  • Creates, monitors, and maintains accurate records, systems, and other documents.
  • Prepares technical resources and reports.
  • Researches and provides recommendations for system improvements, capacity upgrades, and new solutions and technologies.
  • Develops systems documentation, user procedures and instructional policies.
  • Communicates when services will be unavailable.
  • Documents systemic tasks and catastrophic procedures.
  • Provides technical assistance, support, and training.
  • Applies problem solving skills to troubleshoot problems encountered by users.
  • Provides training and support to other employees.
  • Attends in-services, workshops, training programs, district meetings as requested by the supervisor.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or five years of relevant experience.
  • MCSE Certification.
  • Advanced knowledge of Server Operating Systems (Windows, Linux).
  • Ability to effectively communicate with employees, visitors, and outside providers.
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with employees and outside providers.
  • Ability to analyze and problem solve.
  • Sufficient writing and verbal skills to justify recommendations, create reports, and convey messages clearly.
  • Knowledge of and ability to follow district and school policies and procedures.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Interest in working in a school district environment.
  • A positive, customer service-oriented approach to work.
  • Proficient at PowerShell and VB Scripting
Desired Qualifications:
  • VoIP implementation and administration experience
  • Familiarity with technology tools used in an educational institution.
  • Demonstrated experience managing multiple, parallel, and critical projects.
  • Solid foundational knowledge of VMware version 5.
  • Experience working with CommVault, HP SAN, EMC Storage, Nagios and Extreme Networks Infrastructure (wired and wireless).
  • Knowledge of Windows Server, Exchange, Moodle, Active Directory, Cisco ASA VPN, Email filter, VMware, Google Apps and LAMP servers.
  • Standard knowledge of database technologies.
  • Certification on Server+ and Network+.
Additional Information:
  • Must be flexible and able to work weekends and/or after hours as part of an on-call rotation.
  • Point of contact for service disruptions outside of business hours.
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds occasionally, and 75 pounds with team lifts.
Salary Range: $21.09/hour - $27.07/hour

Benefits:
Per Master Agreement

Application Process:
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