Network Infrastructure Engineer
A Network Infrastructure Engineer is responsible for designing, deploying, and securing the network of an organization. The individual performs site surveys and audits to ensure that the organization’s network site has the proper specifications.
Network infrastructure entails using the software and hardware assets of a network that facilitates the communication of the organization’s entire network, besides communications, network connectivity, management, and operations. It enables the interface between users, applications, services and the Internet and more.
Engineers need to provide technical support to the development of the infrastructure systems and services. They define, order, and monitor installation and integration of hardware in the network, including routers, switches, servers, power systems, and cables. Engineers’ also plan, design, and deploy networks.
Engineers need to specify, test, and deploy new or enhanced servers, including applications and software services. They carry out troubleshooting of servers and decide on prioritization during service breakdowns and partake in detailed research to determine the sources and resolve them.
Technicians need to provide support to the existing LAN/WAN network environment and plan and implement new technologies, such as routers, switches, and wireless infrastructure. They have to make sure that operations’ workflow and practices and server maintenance are working effectively and efficiently to aid the improvement of performance, security system, and availability of systems and dependent ecosystems.