Network Technician

Cambridge, MA

Local Only


$27/hr - $29.62/hr

Our client, a private Ivy League research university, is actively looking for a Network Technician to join their team in Cambridge! This person will need to work onsite so local candidates are required.

***This is a 2 year long initial contract with the opportunity for conversion***

This Network Technician will be responsible for the hands-on management and troubleshooting of a campus-wide data network including: switching configuration and support, wireless networking, network registration services, network & security event support, and Incident Management and notification processes for the University’s IT Network Services.

  • Network Monitoring and first touch Incident Response during business hours
  • Ticketing triage for the entirety of the Network Services organization
  • Provide technical assistance to Network Operations, Network Engineering, Architecture, Security, and Systems teams
  • Articulate technical matters to non-technical customers
  • Participate in 24X7X365 on-call rotation as needed
Required Skills & Experience
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in Network Support
  • Valid driver’s license is required
  • Hands-on experience with most of the following: OSI model layers 1-9, switching technologies, network analysis, 802.3/802.11X/TCP/IP, Cisco, link aggregation, Spanning Tree, Wireshark packet analysis, DNS, DHCP, and/or OSPFC
  • Wireless experience (familiarity with configuring and maintaining enterprise-grade Wireless Access points)
  • Strong communication skills and ability to communicate effectively with all levels of IT support personnel

You will receive the following benefits:

  • Medical Insurance - Four medical plans to choose from for you and your family
  • Dental & Orthodontia Benefits
  • Vision Benefits
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Voluntary Life Insurance, Long-Term & Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Hospital Indemnity Insurance
  • 401(k) including match with pre and post-tax options
  • Paid Sick Time Leave
  • Legal and Identity Protection Plans
  • Pre-tax Commuter Benefit
  • 529 College Saver Plan

Motion Recruitment Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets. All applicants must be currently authorized to work on a full-time basis in the country for which they are applying, and no sponsorship is currently available. Employment is subject to the successful completion of a pre-employment screening. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Motion Recruitment Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

Posted by: Jillian Reagan