Extreme Networks Specialist

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Extreme Networks Specialist

Extreme Networks Specialist are the professionals who take care for various networks and network switching products. They are certified networking expert who delivers the professional techniques to properly configure, deploy, manage and troubleshoot their extreme networks settings.

The extreme network specialist certification is a vendor-specific certification with respect to network facilities, and they are accountable for advanced configuration, network management, maintenance, and troubleshooting of extreme networks products & services.

The organizational network is an important aspect to keep up the productivity. It includes the LAN, WAN and wireless network systems.

Job Description

The job responsibilities for network specialist vary from one organization to other. They ensure the network security is on the top priority to avoid cyber-attacks.  

Following are the essential job responsibilities of extreme networks specialist:

  • Execution of a wide-ranging network management duties with installations, repairing, maintenance, improvements, and general support for Extreme network equipment
  • To install, upgrade, and overall support for routers, L2 and L3 switches, firewalls, WAN accelerators, load balancers, and more.
  • To evaluate, check, and set up all software and hardware update to the network service and infrastructure
  • To support in the alignment and deployment of core network application workload, which needs constant learning of new devices (i.e., Nexus switches, ASR routers, and long-haul optical tools).
  • To perform the network monitoring of overall network devices and servers using a group of tools to ensure availability within SLA’s.
  • Review network operation data for capacity and planning purposes
  • To assist in the development, implementation, testing, and disaster recovery plans.
  • Connect with vendors for obtaining of all required IT infrastructures.
  • To troubleshoot network and internet connectivity throughout the company’s set-up.
  • To provide end-user support and issue resolution.
  • Research and recommend technologies to support business needs.


For extreme network specialist certification, you will need to have a primary degree in computer science, IT, network technologies or a related field. A certification will add value to you in the different marketplace.


These certifications will assist in qualifying for and obtaining the best extreme networks careers:

  • Access Wireless
  • Access Wireless WiNG
  • Campus EXOS Switching & Routing
  • Campus Fabric Switching & Routing
  • Extreme Cloud for MSP
  • Extreme Control


According to Payscale, on average extreme networks careers pay well with extreme networks specialists earning around $90,000 annually in the United States. Working as a freelance network specialist can be rewarding as well. In global freelance marketplaces, like Field Engineer, provides a unique platform for a freelancer to connect with potential employers.

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