Network Operations Center Specialist

Req ID: 103561


BASIC PURPOSE: The primary purpose of the Network Operations Center Specialist is to provide monitoring on core equipment, supporting services, and applications for technical teams. It is their duty to ensure maximum possible service availability.



  • IT Operations
  • Utilizing Enterprise monitoring tools, monitor critical sites as well as production and non-production environments, alerting appropriate team(s) on failure or alarm conditions
  • Review the status of scheduled back-up jobs, restarting failed ones as necessary or noting their failure to the Back-up team; coordinate delivery of off-site back-ups to vendor
  • Security
  • Support corporate and infrastructure security policies
  • Situation and Incident Management
  • Maintain updated contact list of all vendors and support personnel and escalation matrix(ices)
  • Forward and analyze all incoming information—alerts, tickets, vendor and IT team notifications, customer calls and reports, etc.—for evidence of incident and scope and escalate per escalation matrix(ices)
  • In case an incident is escalated, open appropriate bridge lines and assist problem management in notifying resolving teams, individuals, and vendors; notify additional personnel or groups as requested by situation, infrastructure, problem management, or corporate management
  • Server/Network/Application administration
  • Run diagnostics, scripts, patching, and other troubleshooting or maintenance tasks
  • Perform symptom recognition and first-level reporting of hardware or software failures to appropriate team(s)
  • Perform basic corrective or troubleshooting tasks under direction of technical team(s) or through pre-approved procedure(s)
  • Other duties assigned as needed.



  • Education:
  • HS Diploma or equivalent required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science preferred
  • Experience:
  • 5 years hands on IT experience



  • Skills:
  • Personnel should be organized, process-oriented, with excellent prioritization, analytical, written, and oral communication skills
  • Personnel should be familiar with basic datacenter facilities and processes, including UPS, cooling, fire suppression and security systems, and raised floor architecture and maintenance
  • Understanding of basic server, storage, and network hardware is required
  • Typical Physical Demands:
  • Team is 24/7/365. May be required to cover other shifts on short notice.
  • Requires prolonged sitting, some bending and stooping
  • Lifting and transporting moderately heavy objects, such as computers and peripherals
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer and tools
  • Requires normal range of hearing and vision

Job Function(s): Information Technology
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Loves Travel Stops and Country Store
Full time
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73120, US