Network Technician

Job#: 2031856

Job Description:

Network Technician
Duration: 3+ Month Contract

Shift: 3rd Shift
Project Summary:
This candidate will be WFH to walk a remote technician in another city through a series of steps in order to remove/add hardware components from the network rack at a store each night. That remote technician will be performing the physical labor to swap out Meraki network hardware and replace with Aruba/Cato hardware.
  • Attention to detail: This contractor will be counted on to adhere to a set of provided instructions and walk a remote technician (in another location) through dozens of steps.  They must be extremely focused and able to pay strict attention to time since the task each night must be completed in 8 hours.
  • Network-device-based understanding (as opposed to technicians who are portal and administration based):
    • Experience with Switches
    • Experience with SD-Wan Firewall Devices
    • Experience with Aps
  • Hands-on experience installing/moving devices within a rack:
    • Have they ever unracked or racked network devices?
    • Have they ever dealt with patch panels and cable management?
    • Any overall experience with cleaning anything
    • Knowing the difference between the different type of power devices e.g., “PDU, battery backup, UPS”
    • Identifying all types of devices that could be in a network rack e.g., “Switch-based KVM, server, networking equipment”
  • Subnetting and IP schema awareness and troubleshooting:
    • Know the difference between subnets. 
    • Experience with devices communicating through VLANs.
  • Fundamentally understanding how subnetting works and how devices need to be configured to work within a VLAN
  • Identifying firewall rules that would apply to VLAN traffic
  • Fundamental understanding of DNS









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Bolingbrook, IL, US

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Date Posted:
June 6, 2024