Mississippi Public Broadcasting is seeking a Network Specialist. The positions in this job family are responsible for the design, enhancement, implementation, and operation and data communications networks (wired and wireless LANs, WANs). This includes the physical design of new and enhanced communications platforms and the ongoing monitoring and maintenance of the operating systems. Network Specialist I is the basic level where incumbents work closely with more senior staff on specific assignments related to the design and operation of network systems. Incumbents in this role work on assigned aspects of projects and are able to solve routine problems with limited assistance. While at this level, incumbents are focusing on the development of knowledge regarding specific network systems and connectivity issues. This position is classified as State Service, Exempt. EOE M-F
Designs, configures, and implements network hardware, software, ancillary services, and network communication gateways to other computing environments.
Provides network help desk assistance to agency end-users.
Provides technical assistance to network operations staff.
Investigates, troubleshoots, and resolves network operating problems with vendors and internal staff.
A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in computer science, data processing, business information systems, communications, or a related field;
An Associate’s Degree in Applied Science in a Technical Program in an area of Information Technology approved by the IT Professional Development Committee;
An Associate’s Degree from an accredited two-year college in computer science, data processing, business information systems, communications, or a related field; (AND) Two (2) years of directly related experience.
Graduation from a standard four-year high school or equivalent (GED or High School Equivalency Diploma); (AND) Four (4) years of directly related experience.
Related education and directly related experience may be substituted on an equal basis. Possession of an Institute for Certification of Computer Professionals (ICCP) certificate based on successful completion of an examination may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience (certificate must be attached).
Applicants may submit State of Mississippi application to Personnel, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, 3825 Ridgewood Road, Jackson, MS 39211
Applicants may submit application via Mississippi State Personnel Board
Applicants may email resumes to email@example.com