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Network Manager
Weston Public Schools

$90,000 – $100,000 a year

Job Summary

The Network Manager is qualified with special preparation, certifications, and experience to manage a large and mission-critical network and the backend systems that comprise the information and communications system of the Weston Public schools and the Town of Weston. Under the Director of Technology, the Network Manager will oversee the technical operations of the network, backend systems, Internet services, content filtering and shaping, firewall, security, disaster recovery and testing, maintain an offline testing platform, and manage the day to day technical operations of the level 1 and level 2 school technology staff.

A high level of knowledge with general networking technologies including switching/routing protocols, DNS, DHCP, Cisco switches, VoIP Technologies and Cisco Unified Communications platforms, Cisco Wireless Networking, Network Monitoring, Palo Alto and Sonicwall firewalls is a job expectation. Knowledge of Windows Servers, HP 3PAR and Left-Hand Storage Area Networks, VMware, Citrix, Macintosh computers, Various SmartPhones, iPads, and other current technologies is a plus.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Primary individual for monitoring, maintaining, and configuring the core network, including wired, wireless, and voice technologies, for health and security to ensure stable operations.
  • Performs periodic security testing both internal and extern to ensure appropriate security. Recommends and implements security measures in conjunction with the IT manager of the Schools and Town.
  • Works closely with the IT managers of the School and Town to perform, or assist with performing, off-hour maintenance of network, server, telephone, security, or other infrastructure equipment.
  • Replaces, arranges repair, or works with outside vendors to maintain the Weston network, wireless, telephone, and communications systems
  • Plans, updates, and tests the disaster recovery plans and high availability of communication systems.of the Town of Weston and the Weston Public Schools with the IT managers.
  • Maintains the network documentation of all systems in conjunction with the IT managers.
  • Create and maintain network monitoring, power monitoring, and critical systems notifications.
  • Provides training as needed to technical and non-technical personnel throughout the Town of School departments.
  • Provide project support and/or management as directed by the Director of Technology and/or in conjunction with the IT managers.
  • Works with various Town departments and the Town IT manager to ensure school implementations of device monitoring, access control, and video surveillance and storage are managed across the School/Town in the most logical and efficient manner.
  • Maintains and configures the VoIP telephone system and supports troubleshooting efforts of level 1 staff with training as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Technology

The Network Manager is evaluated by the Director of Technology on an annual basis.

Qualifications and Skills

Minimum qualifications: Bachelor of Science in a relevant information and communications technology or computer field, or, significant and proven experience with Network Management in the k12 educational environment. Experience in providing training and with technical personnel management a plus.

Benefits

This position is eligible for health and other benefits as outlined by the Town of Weston.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $90,000.00 to $100,000.00 /year

Required experience:

  • layer 3 networking, VoIP telephone, and wireless: 5 years

Required education:

  • Bachelor’s

 

To apply please go to indeed.com:

 

https://www.indeed.com/viewjob?jk=faa503b90b548da6&tk=1c5o3k8u052ucfkd&from=company

 

MEMBERSHIP

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In a profession as ever-changing as IT, professional development is a necessity. MGISA is an association of MA local government information technology professionals. Its purpose is to assist its members in sharing experiences and ideas and in undertaking cooperative efforts intended to achieve the association’s goal of improving the effectiveness of local government information systems.

MGISA offers educational events that meet the needs of all municipal IT professionals. From face-to-face meetings to online resources, MGISA is committed to providing its members with the resources they need to keep their professional skills and knowledge up-to-date.

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