Responsibilities of the Junior Network Technician:
Provide technical Level II problem isolation and resolution for a Global Network.
Configures and performs advanced diagnostics on infrastructure components.
Understands and repairs LAN infrastructure including cable and fiber.
Understands and can configure and install LAN switch technology for bridging or routing
Can perform hardware fault isolation and repair. Repairs switching and VLANs problems.
Uses OSI Model Architecture, Cisco Hardware to complete projects as assigned
Requirements of the Junior Network Technician:
Associates Degree Minimum, prefer Computer Science or technology area or telecommunications science business minor.
3 to 6 months of specialized technical courses in communications technologies typically provided by vendors, technical societies, or equivalent experience.
Understand LAN repeating and re-timing technology. Understands WAN modem technology. Understand the software, hardware, and operational characteristics of the standard bridge and router. Understand most routing protocols for the LAN and WAN.
Has a basic understanding of NT Server configuration and TCP/IP infrastructures. Can correctly configure servers and clients for all services. Can configure routers and switches.
Can isolate and repair most IP services problems. Understands and uses the appropriate tools in all instances during problem isolation and repair. Possesses an in depth understanding of communications technologies and can isolate and resolve most infrastructure issues.