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Network Engineer (Full Time)

Location: Detroit Lakes, MN Country: United States of America

Live and work at the lakes!

Detroit Lakes (MN) is located in the beautiful lakes region of West-Central Minnesota. Amid sparkling lake waters, inviting forests, wetland sanctuaries, numerous golf courses and the DL Ski Mountain & Recreation Area, it doesn't take much of an imagination to come up with 4-seasons of activities to do in DL'. Be it golfing, boating, bicycling, down-hill or X-Country skiing, fishing, snowmobiling, or summer fun on our mile-long sandy beach on beautiful Detroit Lake, we boast a multitude of recreational activities. Our community boasts of our state-of-the-art community/recreational center which houses a theatre, indoor pool, hot tub & indoor running track, a weight room, racquetball courts, fitness classes and more! The City of Detroit Lakes, a Minnesota Star City', is the county seat and a service center for Becker County and the surrounding region. A variety of health care providers, retail stores, and service businesses are available to area residents. Log on to the website for more information about our growing and progressive community -- with a population of 8,000+, our community swells to over 20,000+ in population during the summer months when we welcome our summer residents back. Located just 50 miles east of Fargo, ND, we are close to the tri-college university system, ample shopping, an international airport and more.

The Network Engineer ensures continuity of school district IT applications, products and services for users by providing the technical expertise in designing, organizing, modifying, and supporting of the District's IT network. Designs and installs LANs, WANs, Internet and Intranet systems, and network segments.

Specific technical administration would include, but not be limited to: Ensuring network connectivity throughout the district's LAN/WAN infrastructure is on par with technical considerations, maintain and monitor networks to ensure security and availability to specific users, perform disaster recovery operations and data backups when required, troubleshoot, diagnose and resolve hardware, software, and other network and system problems, evaluate and modify system's performance, replace faulty network hardware components, make recommendations for future upgrades, assign routing protocols and routing table configuration, administer Servers, Routers, Switches, Firewalls, software deployment, security updates and patches, work with 3rd party vendors and service providers, provide technical assistance and advice to users as needed, install software and hardware products.

Critical skills: In addition to technical aptitude and experience, the successful candidate must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to provide excellent user customer service and have a proven ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines. Further, the candidate must present evidence of flexibility and problem-solving skills, ability to work independently and as a team member, and possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. Leadership aptitude and potential would be a plus as upward career mobility may be possible.

  • Bachelor's Degree or Associate's Degree in IT field required
  • 3-5 or more years of related experience preferred
  • 12-month position. Monday-Friday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm with occasional weekend hours for performing upgrades or other duties

Competitive pay package that is commensurate with the education, experience and qualifications of the applicant. Complete benefits package including: health, life and long-term disability insurance, holiday, vacation and sick pay, public employee retirement benefits and more!

DLPS is a growing school district with student enrollment of approximately 3,000 students. Our district supports a technology-rich learning environment with numerous technology devices and application options for student and staff use. As one of our community's largest employers, we employ 500+ employees dedicated to educating and supporting our youth; preparing them for their lifetime of learning and success. .

Application Deadline: November 11, 2019 or until filled.

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Posted Date: 20 Nov 2019 Reference: JS014108DETROIT LAKESMN Company: Detroit Lakes Public Schools Contact: Detroit Lakes Public Schools