Network and Security Technician

Posted: 07/26/17 | SHARE:



The incumbent works under the direct supervision of the Network and Security Administrator.  The duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the setup, install, trouble shooting, maintenance and repair of network infrastructure and end points. Daily review and maintenance of systems logs and reports. Daily health checks of systems and backups. Assist with software configurations and patching. Provide for maintenance of workstation security certificates.   Assist with help desk functions and the support or end users. The incumbent must have excellent organization skills, good attention to details, an ability to follow verbal and written instructions and documentation.  Good diagnostic and problem-solving ability.



Desktops and Peripherals

  • Provide for equipment installs and configurations as assigned.
  • Perform daily review and maintenance of logs and reports to ensure systems operation and network security. Log and escalate all anomalies the Network and Security Administrator 
  • Ensure and log successful daily and periodic systems backups.
  • Provide field level diagnostics, repair or escalation of network infrastructure and end points
  • Maintain inventory of common problem parts and accessories as coordinated by the Network and Security Administrator.
  • Maintain patch and release levels or otherwise ensure a current state of all network equipment.
  • Advise the Network and Security Administrator of failing, aging or otherwise inadequate hardware/software.
  • Monitor related bulletins and websites for patches, fixes and vulnerability alerts.
  • Coordinate inventory, maintenance and repair of all related hardware and software
  • Route and terminate network cabling as required.
  • Provide recommendations for efficiencies and improvements to the Network and Security Administrator.
  • Assist as necessary in help desk and end user support.
  • Adhere to First New York information security polices and procedure in the execution of duties.


  • May assist in 24 hour support via paging system upon request
  • Perform off-hour system maintenance and special processing duties
  • Maintain documentation and equipment maintenance schedules
  • Test systems and assist other departmental staff as needed
  • Maintain associated reference materials
  • Remain current and knowledgeable in all related fields of expertise
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Knowledgeable network design, operation and maintenance
  • Knowledgeable in information security concepts, design and risk
  • Must be able to respect confidential information
  • Must have good verbal and written communications skills
  • Preferred minimum 2 year degree in networking
  • Clean Drivers license
  • Able to lift 40lbs

To apply:

Send Resume or Application to: or mail to

Terri Clasen, Human Resources Department

First New York FCU,

2 Wall Street, Albany, NY 12205

FAX:  518 690-4180

518 393-1326 ext. 1201


First New York Federal Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, transgender status, gender identity, gender dysphoria, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, marital and familial status, domestic violence victim status, known relationship or association with any member of a protected class or other characteristics protected by applicable law.

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