Network Administrator Specialist Duties
The Network Administrator is a specialized, professional
position will demonstrate education and/or experience in
installing, configuring, managing, capacity planning, and/or
clients with communications networks carrying data, voice, and
The work of a Network Administrator will vary according to the
nature of the employing
organization and the level of responsibility associated with the
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Designs and/or implements network installations. This
encompasses all aspects of network installation, including
design, budget estimates, plans, inside/outside plant,
post-install inspection, as-built drawings and test results.
Performs daily operations of managing network. This will include
operation of networking components such as switches, routers,
hubs, bridges, and transport media (wire, fiber optic cable,
and/or wireless), as well as operation of configuration and
management software tools.
Monitors network traffic, usage and performance making use of
utilization and error statistics.
Maintains network stability by identifying trends, recommending
and implementing corrective measures, and documenting action
Serves as technical specialist in network problems and
emergencies; assists in troubleshooting and resolution of
Analyzes and monitors network activity to ensure optimal network
Controls network activity to ensure sound and secure operations.
Performs capacity planning with input from clients to ensure
network services will keep pace with client needs.
Maintains schematics of existing and future network
connectivity; maintains documentation for cable plant and the
Advises and trains clients regarding networking technology
Additional duties as assigned.