The Network Server Engineer assists with customer projects in achieving optimum use of their computer networks by performing needs analysis, procurement support, installation, training and problem resolution for the local and wide area networks. This position is responsible for analyzing, designing, configuring, maintaining and repairing network systems and application components, resolving network issues timely and accurately supporting internal and external user needs.
Assists in the training of other information systems personnel to improve their technical skills
Responsible for configuration, operation, and administration of network server hardware, operating systems, and communications links
Defines and implements solutions to integrate desktop and shared devices into local and wide area networks and/or other host-based networks
Recommends appropriate computer tools to users including equipment software, documentation, and training
Responsible for coordination of all activities regarding the clients’ data networks
Designs, configures, maintains and manages network security features for local and wide area networks; anti-virus programs to ensure network and systems integrity
Works with telecommunications engineers to integrate voice, data and video applications on the local and wide area networks
Analyzes, recommends, and evaluates new hardware, software, and communications products for network compatibility and applicability.
Develops, maintains and updates a library of technical documentation
Performs advanced diagnostics and maintenance on desktop devices when additional expertise is required
Assumes contractual management responsibilities, assists in requests for proposals, vendor selection, and contract monitoring
Performs other incidental and related duties as required and assigned
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
1. Customer/Client Focus
2. Teamwork Orientation
3. Communication Proficiency
4. Technical Capacity
5. Collaboration Skills
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at job sites. This position can occasionally function in an outside environment and is subject to inclement weather conditions.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; and climbing distances up to a maximum of 40 feet. The employee must frequently lift or move up to 75 pounds.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Frequent evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.
Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-area and overnight travel may be expected. A minimum of 25% travel is expected. Passport required.
Required Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent experience, with Industry standard certifications preferred such as MCSA. Five years of related work experience, with three years’ experience installing, configuring, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing Network systems and services. Experience with PC’s, servers (Physical and Virtual), Storage (SAN), Microsoft software and back-up systems required.
Please note this job description, is meant to be a representation of the physical demands, work environment, and day-to-day activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of an employee for this job; it is not meant to be all-inclusive or limited to the above outline. To remain an industry leader, duties, responsibilities and activities of any KLA Laboratories employee may change, at any time, to meet the needs of the Company or the Customer, with or without notice.
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