This page is currently for the discussion and proposal of a future position and role within a reorganized CIS departmental structure.
- Reduce and/or remove redundancy of responsibilities within the department
- Set forth clear areas of responsibility for each position within the department
- Communicate with the campus, department and administration where responsibility of functions reside
- Maintain an organizational structure that remains flexible and adaptive to changing campus needs
The Network Administrator is an evolution of the former Assistant, Network and Servers position.
Major Networking Responsibilities
- Responsible for the daily operation of the campus network.
- Monitors switches, Internet, firewall, packet shaper, routers, wireless APs & Controllers, Motorola Canopy System, SUNY Net.
- Performs diagnosis of trouble reports
- Documents work in ticket tracking software
- Review, comments, contributes and authors documentation and projects in the enterprise documentation repository (currently Confluence).
- Performs routine Moves, Adds and Changes
- Directs the installation of new network cabling.
- Configures, monitors and administers DHCP and DNS Services
- Performs programming and installation of switches
- Performs intermediate programming of core Routers/Switches
- Administers OfficeScan Enterprise Firewall Service for Desktop clients
- Administers Packet Logic for peak Internet Connection utilization
- Administers Firewall for Network Security.
- Works in coordination with the Systems Administrator to determine source of network/server anomalies
- Makes purchases of hardware and software as needed to support the responsibilities of the position.
- Configures network settings on networked printers.
- Performs backups of network equipment configurations to server based storage.
- Performs Software and Hardware License/Maintenance Management for networked devices and test equipment, maintaining records.
- Knowledge of TCP/IP data networks
- Knowledge of network wiring installation standards
- Knowledge of VOIP
- Knowledge of the general administration of a large network
- Knowledge of network routing and interconnection with multiple wide area networks.
- Knowledge of network monitoring systems and systems monitoring software.
- Knowledge of using Windows 2000/XP, Microsoft Office, Email, wiki and other office productivity software
- Knowledge of general telephony systems
- Knowledge of systems life-cycle management.
- Four years of progressively complex assignments within networking
- Performed the installation of both telecommunications cabling and data cabling, including Cat5e
- Having worked directly at the command line interface (CLI) of switches, core routers, firewalls and various network devices
- Served as an intermediary between multiple providers on behalf of a customer
- Experience planning network infrastructure for new construction
- Having managed service providers and contractors
- Generation of detailed reports on resource utilization for supervisors
- Minor database report writing and knowledge of relational databases.
- Requires a Bachelor's degree from a college or university accredited by a US Department of Education or internationally recognized accrediting organization in a computing discipline
- 4 years of related work experience, two of them in the same job family
- Ability to extract and compile a range of data from written sources, from individuals by asking questions, or from one or several given databases.
- Ability to read technical literature, write moderately technical documentation and fill out complex forms
- Regular skilled use of more complex machines; including word processing software and personal computers
- Must be able to complete assigned tasks without direct supervision
- Must be able to seek assistance from peers and supervisors
- Must be able to perform work that requires considerable physical effort with a high degree of fine finger and hand dexterity.
- 5 or more years of related work in networking field
- Two or four year college degree in technology or electronics
- Experience with Enterasys Networks