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IT Senior Network Specialist

If you want to be part of our “Downingtown Proud” team - please apply! Help us with our mission to educate all students to meet the rigorous challenges of a global society.

Position: Senior Network Specialist  (Job ID 3953)
Location:  Administration Building
Start Date:  January, 2021
Specifications:  Full-time with Benefits, Act 93, Group 4
Job Summary:  The Senior Network Specialist is responsible for the installation, testing, and maintenance of all network infrastructure and services.  This includes, but is not limited to, physical, virtual and cloud servers; file, print, email, voice, web, and database services; routers, switches, firewalls, spam, antivirus solutions, remote access, backup, and monitoring systems.  Minimum of 5 years progressive experience in network administration.  Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to multitask and troubleshoot complicated problems a must.  Position is a collaborative member of the district network team. 

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At Downingtown Area School District we value our employees. We seek to hire new staff who:

  • Communicate openly to build relationships and trust  
  • Partner with team members to see the TEAM succeed
  • Demonstrate a growth mindset and seek ongoing opportunities for growth
  • Embrace and support a safe and inclusive environment
  • Eagerly and enthusiastically support student learning
  • Strive to be kind and reflective
  • Focus on the solution and put people first
  • Lead by example!
The following must be completed before an offer for employment is made:
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Act 168 Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure Release Form(s)
Position: IT Senior Network Specialist
Organization: Downingtown Area School District
Location: Downingtown,  PA 
United States
Salary: $70,000 - $87,000
Posting Start Date: 10/30/2020
Date Posted: 10/30/2020
Requirements Highly qualified candidates will have experience in the following areas:Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in a technology field.
  1. Minimum of five (5) years of progressive experience in network administration.
  2. Demonstrated strong hands-on experience with current server and client operating systems.
  3. Demonstrated strong understanding of networking concepts and management including TCP/IP, LDAP, SAML, IDM, DHCP, DNS, SNMP, SMTP, VoIP, clustering services, switching, routing, storage technologies, firewalls, anti-spam and anti-virus.
  4. Team player who can effectively manage multiple priorities and successfully meet deadlines.
  5. Employee must have experience dealing with external vendors.
  6. Knowledge of current on premise and cloud technologies such as Microsoft and Linux operating systems, Microsoft Azure, Microsoft SQL, VMware vSphere, SAN Storage, Cisco routing and switching technologies.
  7. Certifications required:  Current Microsoft MCSE in Core Infrastructure or current Cisco CCNP or comparable preapproved certification must be obtained within 12 months after hire.
  8. ITIL Foundations or above or must be obtained within six months of hire.
  9. Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management.
Status: This listing expires on: 11/29/2020
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Downingtown Area School District
50 Trestle Place

Downingtown,  PA 19335
United States
Barbara Millard