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Network Operations Specialist Maintains Fortune 500 Network and Datacenter

Considered working as a Network Operations Specialist? This interview will take you through the ups and downs you can expect in the position, what it takes to land the job, what you can expect to earn and more. I have spent the last three years as a Network Operations Specialist in the IT department of a Fortune 500 company.For the most part, my daily responsibilities involve the day-to-day operation of our company's network. My team and I are responsible for ensuring that necessary elements of our network such as the internet and company databases are available around-the-clock by the other employees of the company. While this is most often thought of as a “back-end” career, there is actually a substantial amount of face-to-face interaction with the rest of the office to ensure that the network is running as intended.Overall, I would rate this job as an 8 out of 10 in terms of satisfaction. There is a fair amount of stress involved, particularly in times of outages or network failures. In such cases, long hours are required to correct what may have gone wrong.I definitely enjoy the feeling of responsibility that accompanies this job. I currently maintain a network with over...
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