Network and Technical Support Engineers

Jackson, MS

Posted: 09/25/20 Category: IT Infrastructure Job Number: 9633

Job Description

Position: Network and Technical Support Engineers (2 Openings)
Location: Jackson, MS – mostly remote, but will have to service Mississippi regions: North, Central and South
Job Type: Contract


The following is a range of anticipated tasks to be performed:
  • Plan, design, prepare specifications, and assist in evaluation of procurements to implement local and campus area networks, and instructional labs.
  • Assist in designing, configuring, implementing, and troubleshooting network hardware, software, ancillary services, and network communication gateways to other computing environments.
  • Make recommendations for modifications and enhancements to networks.
  • Assist in developing criteria for utilization of network monitoring software.
  • Assist in developing methods and criteria for network traffic data collection and analysis.
  • Assist in network operations, and in identifying and resolving network (and component) operating problems with other Vendors and local school/school district staff.
  • Provide supporting expertise to other technical staff members in installing and configuring network equipment and in resolving user and systems problems.
  • Provide assistance in managing e-mail servers, including archival of e-mail and spam management.
  • Provide assistance with the migration/conversion of e-mail services to new hardware and/or software.
  • Provide assistance with server upgrades and consolidation.
  • Provide a consistent resource to schools and school districts during periods of technology coordinator turnover/attrition.
  • Support and troubleshoot video conferencing solutions.
  • Assist school districts during their long-range technology planning efforts.
  • Provide network security assessments.
  • The scope of this LOC does not include application software support, such as de-bugging, enhancements and ad hoc report generation.



Bachelor’ s degree

  • Security Certifications, such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), and SysAdmin, Audit, Network, and Security (SANS), and COMPTIA Security Plus
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MSCE), Microsoft Certified IT Professional Server Administrator (MCITP- SA), or Microsoft Certified IT Professional Enterprise Administrator (MCITP-EA)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) with experience including, but not limited to, connecting into routers via PCs and laptops, examining interfaces, pinging and tracing routes; and basic IP configuration


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Ellie Banholzer
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