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Networking and IT Specialist

Sound Investment AV
Chicago, IL
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
JOB DESCRIPTION

Sound Investment is looking for an analytical individual to join our team as a networking specialist. The responsibilities of the networking specialist include setting up and maintaining the organization's computer networks, ensuring the lines of communication are in working order, and regularly servicing the networks to prevent any breakdowns.

To be successful as a networking specialist, you should have excellent communication skills in both technical and non-technical language. Ultimately, a top-notch networking specialist should be able to work independently or as part of a team and should have an excellent working knowledge of data security.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Analyzing workflow and security requirements and establishing the network.
  • Evaluating network performance issues and installing and testing equipment, connections, and firewalls.
  • Defining the policies and procedures for the network.
  • Monitoring and analyzing the network and troubleshooting any problems.
  • Fine-tuning the network to enhance the performance for users.
  • Implementing, monitoring, and evaluating security protocols.
  • Training the office staff on the safe and secure use of the network.
  • Testing, evaluating, and installing network enhancements to regularly update the network.
  • Keeping accurate documentation and records on the network as a whole.
  • Participating in educational activities regularly to keep your knowledge up-to-date.
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
  • A Bachelor's degree in computer science, network technology, software engineering, information security, or a related field.
  • Certification in networking may be advantageous.
  • Proven work experience as a network administrator or technician.
  • Strong working knowledge of access, administration, application server, archival, and configuration management software.
  • Excellent technical and non-technical communication skills.
  • Physical fitness to lift and carry heavy technical equipment.
  • The ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Good reasoning and decision-making skills.
  • The ability to work under pressure.
  • Strong problem-solving, analytical, and time management skills.

DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Self-starter that can thrive in both a corporate and start-up type environment
  • Strong technical and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills

COMPENSATION

A comprehensive compensation package including salary, commissions, medical and dental insurance, vacation and holidays will be offered.

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

Sound Investment has become one of the fastest growing event solutions companies in the country. Since 1999, we have grown from a two-man team of system-designers to an award-winning company with offices in New York, Chicago, Miami, Las Vegas, and Los Angeles. The range of our products and services has helped us become a leading turn-key provider to the special event, marketing, promotions, and hospitality industries. With a team of innovative associates and stellar customer service, we excel at heightening sensory experience with a commitment to the creative application of state-of-the-art technology across a broad spectrum of events.

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Sound Investment AV

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Chicago, IL
60642 USA

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Technology

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