Network Technician job description template | Workable

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Network Technician Responsibilities

Include:

  • Designing and installing well-functioning computer networks, connections and cabling
  • Performing troubleshooting to system failures and identify bottlenecks to ensure long term efficiency of network
  • Testing and configuring software and maintain and repair hardware and peripheral devices

network technician job description

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