Network Specialist II

Network, infrastructure, fiber optic, wired, wireless, layer 2, LAN, WAN, wireless, Interactive Voice Response (IVR), Speech-Recognition, Desktop Screen-Pop / Soft-Phone applications
Full Time, Full-Time
Depends On Experience
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

Job Summary

Responsible for installing and troubleshooting network telecommunication systems (including wireless and VoIP) to meet the functional objectives of the business. Monitors, troubleshoots and maintains network (LAN, WAN, wireless) multiplexers, hubs and routers, and uses remote monitoring tools. Monitoring usage of shared resources, and handling malfunctioning equipment. Selects, develops, integrates and implements network management applications for Internet components. Involved with the configuration and maintenance of physical and logical network components.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Work with network telecommunication customers to address operational issues. Monitor remote locations and communicate with customers to identify problems, implement solutions, and follow-up with results.

Install, monitor, upgrade, and troubleshoot wireless access points, and network devices in compliance with specifications and network standards.

Test electrical properties, distance, continuity and labeling for new and modified network terminations and drops.

Supervise and manage construction standards, bids, route protections and job contractors to ensure that wiring standards and standard products are implemented during remodeling activities, and when satisfying customer requests for physical network modifications.

Maintain the local area network or wide area network, cable and hub room installations, and inventories. Measure, characterize, and document fiber and copper network segments, and make corrections to maintain reliability with minimum service disruptions.


Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field. Or equivalent work experience.3 to 5 years of IT work experience in infrastructure/network telecommunication environment in implementation, administration and support.


Preferred qualifications:

Advanced degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other technically related field and appropriate work experience in the design, implementation and support of network telecommunications systems.


Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Knowledge and familiarity with Network infrastructure (fiber optic, wired, wireless, layer 2 distribution equipment)
  • Establishes voice and data networks by programming features; establishing interfaces and integrations; following industry standards; activating remote access tools.
  • Maintains network by troubleshooting and repairing outages; testing network back-up procedures; updating documentation.
  • Verifies service by testing and re-programming circuits, equipment, and alarms; identifying and correcting problems; conferring with engineers
  • Operational support of Interactive Voice Response (IVR), Speech-Recognition, Desktop Screen-Pop / Soft-Phone applications, technology for subscriber-facing Chat, is a plus.
  • Good customer relation skills


Working Conditions:

In-office, outdoor, roof top, in-ceiling, construction site and steam tunnel locales


Other requirements:

Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds, must be eligible to drive University vehicles, climbing ladders, accessing building crawl spaces, etc.


EEO Statement

UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.

Posted By

Damion Bell

Arlington, TX

Dice Id : RTX19a4b5
Position Id : S01338P
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