A LAN Technician is a trained professional who ensures smooth and seamless network functionality in an enterprise environment. They follow guidelines designed to meet the particular business’s objectives.
The LAN Technician is a primary IT expert engaged by a corporate body to support with the conception, maintenance, and fixing of existing and upcoming system network hardware and software products and services.
This type of technician organizes, installs and troubleshoots a Local Area Network (LAN) for a particular company’s organization or at a client’s site. Network technicians also establish, maintain, operate and coordinate between client LAN and Wide Area Network (WAN) facilities.
LAN & WAN facilities comprise of different types of networks such as Personal Area Networks (PAN), Campus Area Networks (CAN), and Metropolitan Area Networks (MAN) and Wide Area Networks (WAN) that connect across the array of geographic network types. Each plays a crucial role in an enterprise’s total productive operation while maintaining consistent data transfer standards between networks.
It's a step up from help desk for sure. You would be in charge of Routers, Switches, Modems, Cisco Equipment, Wireless Access Points, and all the IP Scheming virtual sub netting and port forwarding involved.
- Stipe Jones answered 3 months ago