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Company: Oakland Unified School District
Location: Oakland, CA
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education

Description

 

BASIC FUNCTION: Mentor and lead Network Administrators I and II to perform complex technical duties related to the maintenance, troubleshooting and support of data centers and distributed computer networks, installing related hardware, software, and peripheral equipment. Develop and manage projects.  Provide user training.  Keep the knowledge and skills of the Network Administrators current.  

 

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:

Takes initiative, exhibits leadership and works with minimal supervision and requires the equivalent of a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or similar field and five years of experience. 

 

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES: (Incumbents may perform any combination of the essential functions shown below. This position description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, knowledge, or abilities associated with this classification, but is intended to accurately reflect the principal job elements).

 

E = Essential Functions  

  • Mentor and lead Network Administrators I and II to perform complex technical duties related to the maintenance and support of distributed computer networks, installing related hardware, software, and peripheral equipment. E
  • Work with and assist the Senior Network Engineer(s) and the Director of Architecture and Network Infrastructure to develop and implement new distributed network architectures. E
  • Troubleshoot and administer central network systems. E
  • Monitor and maintain servers, routers and other equipment for potential hardware or software failure or breach of district security policies and procedures. E
  • Provide technical support to users regarding hardware, software, and network related problems. E
  • Provide specialized user support services including the timely diagnosis and resolution of problems and malfunctions in computer applications. E
  • Research and evaluate computer and network software and hardware to determine their utility, and make recommendations to the Director of Architecture and Network Infrastructure. E
  • Install, maintain, and repair Local Area Networks.  E
  • Monitor the network and take measures to ensure reliability and availability. E
  • Lead the Network Administrators I and II to continually optimize computer and network performanceE
  • Identify problem sources to resolve hardware and software failures and malfunctions E
  • Document problems relating to hardware, software, and networks, resolving them independently or referring them to appropriate staff or outside vendors as needed. E
  • Participate in training and retraining of users as required. E
  • Perform setup and installation of computers, networks, peripherals, and software for users. E
  • Prepare hardware, software, and procedural documentation. E
  • Work cooperatively with other department staff in assisting and resolving user technical problems. E
  • Maintain current knowledge of technological advances in computers and peripheral equipment, software, operating systems, and networks and provide leadership and mentoring to the Network Administrators I & II to keep their skills and knowledge current.  E
  • Administer the District's e-mail system, virus protection, filtering and data back-up and restoration.  E
  • Serve as Project Manager for significant network projects such as upgrades or functionality assessments. E
  • Provide cross-training to other staff members within the department. E
  • Attend job related meetings. E
  • Develop and manage projects 
  • Perform related duties as assigned.  

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

TRAINING, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or similar field and five years of experience.

 

Preferred Experience:

  • Administration of a wide area network and data center and related maintenance of application and operating systems including data back-up and recovery that result in the continual improvement of network and server reliability, availability and performance
  • Setup and administration of DNS and DHCP servers
  • Network Operating Systems including Microsoft Windows, Linux, and Novell.
  • Server technologies including SQL, Exchange and IIS.
  • Administration of user and computer accounts, including email accounts, group policies, scripting and security rights assignment
  • Software evaluation, selection, and installation
  • Monitoring tools evaluation, selection, implementation and use 
  • User training and support
  • Field experience serving school sites or supporting remote locations
  • TCP/IP including sub-netting and routing
  • Basic Cisco IOS configuration
  • Project management
  • Mentoring and training other network administrators

 

LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • At least one of the following certifications is preferred: MCSE, CISSP, CCNP, CCIE, or MCSA 
  • At least one of the following certifications is required: MCSE, CCNP, CCIE, or MCSA 
  • Valid California Driver's License
  • Employment eligibility that may include fingerprints, tuberculosis and/or other employment clearance

 

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

KNOWLEDGE OF:

  • Administration of a local area network, and related maintenance of application and operating system including data back-up and recovery
  • Setup and administration of DNS and DHCP servers
  • Network Operating Systems including Microsoft Windows, Linux, and Novell 
  • Server technologies including SQL, Exchange and IIS 
  • Administration of user and computer accounts, including email accounts, group policies, scripting and security rights assignment
  • Software evaluation, selection, and installation
  • TCP/IP including sub-netting and routing
  • Basic Cisco IOS configuration
  • Project management
  • User training and support 

 

ABILITY TO:

  • Administer and troubleshoot wide area network technologies
  • Analyze and evaluate instructional and office technology problems and advise solutions
  • Manage and troubleshoot databases and networks
  • Train staff to run systems; identify and solve problems, and apply new developments in technology
  • Develop training materials and facilitate staff training on instructional and office technology
  • Communicate effectively and successfully both orally and in writing
  • Interact well with inter and intra-office personnel and outside agents
  • Analyze, solve and complete tasks independently with minimal supervision
  • Transport computer equipment weighing up to fifty pounds to and from various locations; and other duties as assigned
  • Manage projects 
  • Provide user training

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

ENVIRONMENT

Office environment; driving a vehicle to conduct work; fast-paced work; constant interruptions; moderate noise level

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Hearing and speaking to exchange information in person and on the telephone; seeing to read, write and use computer; sitting or standing for extended periods of time; dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard and other office equipment; kneeling, bending at the waist, and reaching overhead, above the shoulders and horizontally, to retrieve and store files and supplies; lifting light objects.

 

NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY:

The Oakland Unified School District does not discriminate in any program, activity, or in employment on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, gender, sex, or sexual orientation.


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