We will be responsible for the maintenance of computer hardware and software that comprises your computers network. It includes the deployment, configuration, maintenance and monitoring of active network equipment, and concentrates on network design and security.
We will concentrate on the overall health of your network, server deployment, security, and ensuring that the network connectivity throughout the company’s LAN/WAN infrastructure is always on.
Our role will vary from company to company, but will commonly include activities and tasks such as network address assignment, assignment of routing protocols and routing table configuration as well as configuration of authentication and authorization – directory services. It often includes maintenance of network facilities in individual machines, such as drivers and settings of personal computers as well as printers and such. It sometimes also includes maintenance of certain network servers: file servers, VPN gateways, intrusion detection systems, etc.
Our network specialists and analysts concentrate on the network design and security, particularly troubleshooting and/or debugging network-related problems, including the maintenance of the network’s authorization infrastructure, as well as network backup systems.
We will be responsible for the security of the network and for assigning IP addresses to the devices connected to the networks. Assigning IP addresses gives the subnet administrator some control over the personnel who connects to the subnet. It also helps to ensure that the administrator knows each system that is connected and who personally is responsible for the system.
We will be making sure computer hardware and the network infrastructure itself is maintained properly for the organization. Deeply involved in the procurement of new hardware (does it meet existing standardization requirements? Does it do the job required?) rolling out new software installs, maintaining the disk images for new computer installs (usually by having a standardized OS and application install), making sure that licenses are paid for and up to date for software that need it, maintaining the standards for server installations and applications, and monitoring the performance of the network, checking for security breaches, poor data management practices and more.