WSWHE BOCES, a public multifaceted educational organization dedicated to providing cost-effective shared educational programs and services that complement component school districts in strengthening the quality of living and learning in their communities, in which has an opening for a full-time, 12-months Network Analyst with our Learning Technology/School Support Services Division at our Gick Road Conference Center in Saratoga Springs, NY with travel.
This position involves responsibility for administering and participating in the operation and maintenance of computer networks. The work involves analyzing hardware and software network problems, researching new products with Local Area Networks, District Area Networks or Wide Area Networks. Work is performed under the general direction of the Learning Technologies Coordinator with wide leeway allowed for planning and carrying out the details of the work. Supervision may be exercised over subordinate technical staff.
Typical Work Activities:
Designs, installs and maintains Local Area Networks (LAN), District Area Networks (DAN), and Wide Area Networks (WAN).
Installs, configures and maintains network file servers;
Administers mirco-computer networks and is part of the communications and connectivity team;
Gathers network statistics, analyzes network traffic patterns and take corrective action to resolve network problems involving computers and data communications hardware and software;
Demonstrates and trains users in the operation and maintenance of computer hardware and software and computer networks, including Internet access;
Researches, tests, evaluates and recommends data communications hardware and software;
Consults with vendors, distributors, and users regarding the purchase of computer hardware, software and networks;
Plans, analyzes and writes proposals to help improve work flow including cost estimate for systems;
Changes system software to meet program objectives;
Analyzes computer processing requirements to plan a system that will provide capabilities required for projected workloads;
Coordinates and conducts computer workshops for users to provide for up-to-date information and support;
Plans and implements recommendations for system upgrades;
Plans, coordinates, and implements security measures to safeguard information in computer files against accidental or unauthorized modification, destruction or disclosure;
Assigns computer access passwords to employees;
Installs hardware and peripheral components, loads software packages, such as operating systems, word processing, or spreadsheet program into computer;
Provides support and assistance to individuals and groups using the network;
Supervises Help Desk staff by assigning technical support staff to address user data communication problems.
Must meet Washington County Civil Service Requirements:
(A) Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Technology, Data Processing, Management Information Systems, Information Resource Management, or related field and one (1) year of experience involving the installation of micro-computer hardware and software and configuration and administration of local and wide area networks; OR
(B) Associate's degree in Computer Science, Computer Technology, Data Processing, Management Information Systems, Information Resource Management, or related field and three (3) year of experience involving the installation of micro-computer hardware and software and configuration and administration of local and wide area networks; OR
(C) Completion of an industry certified network training program and three (3) years of experience involving the installation of micro-computer hardware and software and configuration and administration of local and wide area networks; OR
(D) Five years of full-time experience or its part-time equivalent experience involving the installation of micro-computer hardware and software and configuration and administration of local and wide area networks; OR
(E) An equivalent combination of experience and training within the limits of (A), (B), (C) and (D) above.
Special Requirement: Possession of a valid New York Driver's License or otherwise demonstrate ability to meet transportation needs to perform field work responsibilities in the ordinary course of business.
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The Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex BOCES does not discriminate in its employment and admission to programs and activities as applicable, on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, economic status, marital status, veterans' status, political affiliation, domestic victim status, use of a guide dog, hearing dog or service dog, disability, or other classifications protected under federal or state law, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The designated district compliance officers will coordinate compliance with the nondiscrimination requirements of Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act, and the New York State Human Rights Law. The BOCES Compliance Officers are: Donna J. Wisenburn, Director of Human Resource Services or Timothy G. Place, Deputy District Superintendent, Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex BOCES, 1153 Burgoyne Avenue, Suite 2, Fort Edward, NY 12828, phone (518) 581-3310 or 746-3310. Complaints may also be filed with the Office for Civil Rights, New York Office, U.S. Department of Education, 32 Old Slip, 26th Floor, New York, NY 10005-2500, phone (646) 428-3800, fax (646) 428-3843, email: OCR.NewYork@ed.gov