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Posted: 07/29/2022

POSITION AVAILABLE:   Infrastructure Systems Specialist

POSITION LOCATION:  Southwest West Central Service Cooperative (SWWC) with placement in Marshall or Windom, MN areas.
POSITION SUMMARY:  The Infrastructure Systems Specialist provides local and wide area network design, support, and maintenance to ensure that the networks utilized by SWWC Service Cooperative, and our membership, are running at their peak performance while ensuring adequate security controls and reliability for end-user and enterprise resources. The Infrastructure Systems Specialist is an instrumental member or the SWWC network services team and provides backup support for key functions of the Systems Administrator.

  • Actively participates in the development and design of network systems that adequately support 21st century learning environments and enterprise class network operations;
  • Actively model practices and activities that demonstrate the highest regards for cybersecurity, and participates in building a culture of respect for and mitigation of cybersecurity threats in daily work;
  • Maintains knowledge to provide backup and supplemental support for operational server, terminal servers, and SQL Server environments and work in tandem with the Systems Administrator and Network Coordinators;
  • Installs and configures new network equipment when necessary, ensuring that upgrades are performed with impeccable end-user notification and communications, while sustaining optimal up-time;
  • Maintains thorough documentation and schematics of supported environments;
  • Monitors and proactively troubleshoots network infrastructure to ensure optimal performance and uptime;
  • Provides support of VOIP telephony and video conferencing systems;
  • Provides support of firewall, IDS, IPS and other critical network security infrastructure.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:   Bachelor’s Degree with minimal experience or an internship in a job-related field OR equivalent combination of education, training, and experience in a job-related field that enables performance of all aspects of this position. Minnesota Power Limited Technician license is preferred.  Valid Minnesota Driver’s license is required. 
SALARY:  Full-time position (260 days).  Beginning salary of $57,602 and up dependent upon education, qualifications, and experience.  Excellent benefits.  Position to start immediately.
APPLICATION MATERIALS:  Complete online application at and include cover letter, application form, copies of licenses (if applicable), college transcripts, resume, and two letters of reference. 
QUESTIONS ABOUT POSITION:  Contact Josh Sumption, Director of Technology at 507-537-2265 or
DUE DATE FOR APPLICATIONS:  Position will remain open until filled.
WHAT IS THE SWWC?  The Southwest West Central Service Cooperative is a regional service agency committed to advancing the work of our members (schools, cities, counties, and other governmental agencies).  With a focus on leadership, partnership, innovation and services, we are committed to building relationships with our members to ensure our work is about supporting and enhancing their work.  Authorized by MN Statute as a regional resource for our members; we are a public agency that provides a comprehensive range of educational and administrative programs and services to our members.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:  It is the policy of the Southwest West Central Service Cooperative (SWWC) to provide equal employment opportunity for all, without discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, familial status, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, sexual orientation or age.
DIVERSITY STATEMENT:   SWWC’s mission is to support and enhance the work of our members by providing programs and services to meet their needs.  To support and enhance all of our members, we need to embrace and celebrate all of our members.  SWWC works to identify unique frameworks within the various communities we serve and actively responds by adjusting our practices to meet the ever changing needs.  We strive to recruit diverse and inclusive teams that will have a positive impact on our programs and services and help us better serve our members, customers and employees.

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