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Network Engineer II - CONTINUOUS EXAM
- Posted Date:08/01/2007
THIS IS NOT AN OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT
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MUNICIPAL CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION
1 Larkin Center
Yonkers, N.Y. 10701
A NON-REFUNDABLE $40.00 APPLICATION FEE IS REQUIRED FOR EACH SEPARATELY NUMBERED EXAMINATION FOR WHICH YOU APPLY
CONTINUOUS EXAMINATION PROGRAM FOR:
NETWORK ENGINEER II
APPOINTING AUTHORITY VACANCIES SALARY RANGE (per annum)
City of Yonkers As they occur $72,495 - 125,849
RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT WAIVED
This position is responsible for the evaluation, design, implementation and interconnection of microcomputers and related equipment. The work includes providing technical assistance in local and wide area networking, troubleshooting problems and repair of equipment. The incumbent has the added responsibility for researching hardware and software options and keeping abreast of the latest technological developments in the industry. Direct supervision is received from administrative personnel. General supervision is exercised over assigned personnel. Does related work as required.
In addition to the tasks specified in Level I, duties also include the following tasks:
Provides technical assistance in microcomputer to mainframe links, local and wide area networking, troubleshooting problems, and the repair of equipment;
Assists with the development of system standards and training;
Prepares and maintains user guides for Organization Level Application’s;
Assist with the evaluation of equipment requirements for new application needs and makes recommendations;
Installs and configures server operating systems;
Develops procedures for installation, use, and troubleshooting of hardware and software;
Designs and implements systems, network configurations, and network architecture, including hardware and software technology, site locations, and integration of technologies.
Candidates must meet the following requirement on or before the date of the written test.
a) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered four year college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree which includes at least (15) credit hours in computer science courses and five (5) years of experience in the design, development and implementation of microcomputers; or
b) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered two year college or university with an Associate’s Degree which includes at least (15) credit hours in computer science courses and seven (7) years of experience as described in (A); or
c) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered Technical School and seven (7) years of experience as described in (A) and (B); or
d) An equivalent combination of education/training and experience as defined by the limits of (A) through (C).
One (1) year permanent competitive status currently holding position of Network Engineer I.
RATED EVALUATION OF TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
You will complete a questionnaire that asks for specific information on your information technology education (formal degrees, IT-related training courses, certifications) and experience. You will also be asked to briefly describe a significant achievement in each of the job’s areas and to provide the name and contact information for someone who can verify your information. The information you provide about your experience will be rated against the following areas:
Qualifying Multiple-Choice Test of Logical Reasoning and Interpreting Instructions for Computer-Related Positions
These questions test for ability to reason logically and interpret instructions in a computer-related context. They cover verbal and quantitative reasoning, flowchart interpretation and applying written directions. The verbal and quantitative reasoning questions include logical implications (e.g., if A and B, then C) and relations (e.g., greater than). Knowledge of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division is necessary, but neither mathematical sophistication nor computational speed is needed. The flowchart interpretation questions require prior knowledge of flowchart conventions. The interpreting instructions questions provide the instructions and specific rules for applying them. All the information needed to answer the questions is presented with the questions.
Qualifying Simulation Test on Working Effectively with Others to Solve Job-Related Problems
This test requires candidates to assume the role of a staff member in an Information Technology work group who is working with colleagues during a time of change in policy or procedure, in a particular agency. During the test, candidates will be required to deal with obstacles within the working environment, which includes peer relations and the demands of handling multiple tasks. Candidates will be required to demonstrate the ability to be flexible, creative and persistent as a team player. They will also need to demonstrate the ability to cooperate, show initiative, and establish positive working relationships with peers and administrators.
Qualifying test scores may be banked and applied to future examinations for titles that require the same test plan.