Technology Associate – South Central FS, Inc. – Effingham, IL
?COMPANY:? South Central FSHIRING MANAGER: David LustigLOCATION:? Effingham, IL?Job Summary:?Directs and coordinates Home Office network and remote site computer system activities.???Essential Functions:?Designs, specifies, configures, installs, and maintains Home Office network and remote site hardware, software, and telecommunications services such as personal computers, system software, software applications, printers, servers, routers, bridges, switches, modems, cabling, and Internet service providers.? This includes maintenance of the Voice-over-Internet Protocol phone and fax server systems.Develops and implements policies and procedures related to network hardware and software acquisition, use, support, security, and backup.Establishes and maintains network users, user environment, directories, and security.Trains users on software and equipment usage which includes training on applications such as Webs, Agvance and Microsoft products – Excel, Access, Word and Outlook.Responds to the needs and questions of network users concerning their access to resources on the network and the operation of various software programs.Develops and communicates standards for use, operations, and security of network, personal computers, and data.Communicates with other departments to report and resolve software, hardware, and operations problems.Consults with department managers to develop system solutions that are consistent and uniform with organizational objectives.Researches and evaluates new technologies.Negotiates contracts with and coordinates activities of hardware, software, telecommunications, support, and training vendors.Installs and tests software upgrades.Collects and analyzes network and memory utilization and backup procedures.Develops and implements disaster recovery procedures.Attends required meetings as requested.Successfully adhere to safety rules and company policies and procedures.??Education and Experience:?Associate's degree (AA/AS) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.?Apply for this job.