A Computer Network Technician, also known as a Network Technician, manages the network system of an organization. The individual installs, operates, maintains, upgrades, and fixes computers and network equipment.
Computer network technicians maintain, resolve, and supervise the use of LANs and WANs, besides establishing and maintaining the internet, intranets, and extranets of an organization. It is their job to oversee and boost the connectivity and performance of the network.
Technicians monitor the day-to-day operations of an organization's computer network. They also aid in installing hardware and software for all the systems.
Technicians need to interact with clients and their team members to develop and deploy new security strategies to make sure that all systems and data are secure. They formulate the best practices to meet the technological requirements of an organization.
Technicians must possess the skills for installing operating systems, such as Windows, Unix or macOS, and network components. They need to be conversant with networking protocols, such as TCP/IP, DNS, FTP, and SMTP, among others.