Networking Specialist Job Description

A networking specialist is someone who is engaged in the activity of building relationships with other people and businesses in order to gain something in return.

Networking specialists are often hired by companies to facilitate their business development efforts.

Networking specialists can build relationships through a variety of means, such as business meals, business lunches, and presentations.

The networking specialist is often engaged in activities such as public speaking, and the organization or promotion of networking events.

In both cases, the networking specialist may act as a liaison between the organization and the networking specialist.

Networking specialists are typically responsible for bringing others together, and arranging useful meetings between the people they meet.

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Networking Specialist who can help us improve our current network infrastructure. This person will be responsible for designing, implementing, and managing our network systems. They will also need to be able to troubleshoot any problems that may arise.

Networking Specialist Duties:

  • Implement, maintain, and troubleshoot all networking infrastructure, including local area networks, wide area networks, security devices, and server/desktop hardware
  • Conduct resource planning, budget oversight, and performance management
  • Create, implement, and maintain all network and computer systems policies, procedures, and standards
  • Promote security awareness and compliance
  • Support users' desktop and server environments, including installing, configuring, and maintaining software
  • Analyze, test, troubleshoot, and resolve network and system problems
  • Provide network access, file and print services, and network connectivity to end-users
  • Manage all network operations and security
  • Develop and maintain network-related documentation
  • Supervise and instruct network operations staff
  • Develop, implement, and maintain disaster recovery and business continuity plans
  • Conduct gap analysis, policy

Networking Specialist Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain a strong network within the company and outside vendors to provide timely, relevant information on company products and services
  • Provide network administrator support to resolve technical issues with company-issued equipment
  • Create and maintain an intranet website, including content and calendars, to promote internal and industry events
  • Create, update, and distribute internal company newsletters and bulletins
  • Develop a social media presence, including Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, to promote company events, products, and services
  • Assist in developing and coordinating marketing collateral, including a quarterly newsletter, trade show booth, and annual report
  • Assist in developing and updating the company website
  • Manage the procurement of office supplies and equipment
  • Monitor and optimize website performance and security

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, or related field
  • 2+ years experience in networking
  • Strong understanding of TCP/IP networking, security, and routing protocols
  • Advanced knowledge of Windows, OS/X, and Unix operating systems
  • Knowledge of local, metro, and

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