Job Description

Openings as of 6/4/2020
Education Support Professionals - District Office

  • Data System Specialist JobID: 1874
  • Position Type:
    Education Support Professionals - District Office

  • Date Posted:
    5/14/2020

  • Location:
    District Office

  • Closing Date:
    UNTIL FILLED

  •   TITLE: Data System Specialist

    CLASSIFICATION: Classified Exempt

    REPORTS TO: Director of Technology

    SUMMARY: Provides expert services and guidance to Computer Technicians, faculty and staff with their needs regarding advanced Data System Connectivity and Data management, which comply with the District data network Environment standards as established by The Department of Technology. This position reports to the Supervisor of Technology.

    PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
    1. Troubleshoot and resolve hardware, software, and network problems with District servers and connected network devices.
    2. Install, configuration, administer and maintains network servers.
    3. Install and maintains network appliances.
    4. Install and maintains Active Directory Services
    5. Install and maintains Virtual Environments
    6. Create Installation packages for supported computer operating systems including Windows 8 and 10, Macintosh X 10.8 and Up and iOS.
    7. Advanced troubleshooting of supported software applications.
    8. Assist Technology Supervisor in evaluating new technologies.
    9. Testing new software and hardware products or versions.
    10. Provide technical assistance to Computer Technicians.
    11. Maintain current backups and accurate records of district data systems.
    12. Responds to service calls dispatched by the Help Desk Technician.
    13. Perform occasional night and weekend work as directed by supervisor
    14. Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor
    EDUCATION
    High School diploma or equivalent required
    Bachelor’s Degree preferred
    Completion of appropriate technical training programs, and system certification courses.
    Must have valid AZ driver's license and good driving record.

    EXPERIENCE:
    6 years of systems service experience which includes three year in an educational environment or any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education approved by technology Department.

    SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES:
    1. Expert knowledge of sever operating systems including Windows 8 and 10, and server 2008 and above, Macintosh OS X , iOS, Citrix Workspace and other thin clients.
    2. Expert Knowledge of Server hardware installation and maintenance.
    3. Expert Knowledge of DHCP, TCP/IP, PPP, NetBEUI, Ethernet, ICA and IIS.
    4. Advance knowledge of Microsoft exchange server and Websense (EIM).
    5. Knowledge of printer server installation and maintenance.
    6. Skilled in diagnoses and correction of software, hardware and advanced high-speed network problems in a timely and professional manner.
    7. Skilled in installing, configuration, and administration of server software.
    8. Skilled in the installation, configuration, and administration of network server devices.
    9. Ability to effectively communicate.
    10. Ability to stand all day
    11. Ability to sit all day.
    12. Ability to work on a ladder and in high places
    13. Ability to lift 50 pounds
    14. Must have strong detailed knowledge and experience with Servers operating in a large network environment, server internals, and connecting a wide variety of peripherals.
    15. Solid expertise should exist in the following area: Citrix Workspace, Windows server installation, configuration, and administration, disaster recovery, TCP/IP, print servers, PC backup Utilities, Virtualization, Networking, Internet protocols, Windows 8, and 10 Memory Management, and Anti-Virus Software.
    WORKING CONDITIONS:
    The work environment conditions include poor lighting, exposure to dirt and dust, extreme seasonal temperatures, and noise and vibrations from machinery.

    TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Twelve-month year, professional exempt, employee benefits in accordance with Board policies.

    EVALUATION: Performance to be evaluated in accordance with Board policy on evaluation of classified staff.






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