Network Consultant Job Description

A network consultant is a type of IT consultant that specializes in designing, implementing, and maintaining computer networks.

Network consultants manage a company's network infrastructure, and are responsible for setting up and installing network hardware and software, as well as troubleshooting and maintaining the network.

A network consultant normally works in an office environment, with responsibility for a small team of network engineers.

These individuals often report to a network consultant and are responsible for general network engineering.

Network consultants typically specialize in a specific type of network, such as IP, wireless, or data centers.

Some network consultants may specialize in a specific brand of hardware, software, or operating system.

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We are looking for a Network Consultant who can help us improve our network infrastructure. The ideal candidate will have experience working with a variety of network technologies and be able to provide us with insights and recommendations on how to improve our network performance. If you are a Network Consultant who is looking for an opportunity to make a difference, then we want to hear from you!

Network Consultant Duties:

  • Create, implement, and maintain internet, intranet, and local area network systems
  • Develop, implement, and maintain backup and recovery systems
  • Maintain and monitor backup systems
  • Develop, implement, and maintain disaster recovery plans
  • Ensure the IT infrastructure is protected against outside threats
  • Monitor performance of all IT hardware and software
  • Ensure systems are backed up on a regular basis
  • Ensure backup systems can withstand maximum load
  • Implement software upgrades
  • Develop, implement, and maintain network security policies
  • Establish security standards
  • Ensure systems are safe from unauthorized access

Network Consultant Responsibilities:

  • Assist in preparation of proposals, bidding strategies, and presentations to prospective clients
  • Perform onsite surveys of existing networks, including documentation and network diagrams
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of hardware inventory, software licenses, and data center configuration
  • Assist in developing proposal content, including research and identification of general hardware components
  • Assist in evaluating vendor proposals and providing recommendations to management
  • Meet with prospective clients and perform demonstrations of network, data storage, and disaster recovery solutions
  • Manage and maintain client list
  • Research and identify potential new sales leads

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in information technology / EC-Council , CISSP, CCNA, CCNP, CCNP
  • 3+ years experience in Network Administration and Engineering Technical Support
  • Knowledge of network architecture, networking protocol design, network troubleshooting
  • Knowledge of network security

[Company Name] is proud to have a diverse and inclusive team. We are committed to building a team that reflects a variety of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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