Working at a Network Operations Center (NOC)
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Working at a Network Operations Center (NOC)

How to get a job at a NOC
3.8 (152 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
4,528 students enrolled
Created by Javed Akbar
Last updated 3/2020
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Current price: $13.99 Original price: $19.99 Discount: 30% off
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This course includes
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Feel confident about their knowledge of NOC
  • They will be able to perform systems administration tasks
Requirements
  • Basic knowledge of networks, Linux and Virtualization
  • Basic understanding of OSI model, troubleshooting commands, etc.
Description

Students will learn what a NOC is, how it functions and what are the core skills needed to get in and be successful at the NOC. They will learn about the tools and techniques needed on a daily basis to maintain the NOC environment. They will also learn what kind of background they need to have in order to get hired and once hired what are the things that they can learn to make themselves more marketable for their future roles.

I will go through the daily activities of the NOC performed during all three shifts. In particular I will focus on the monitoring and troubleshooting aspect along with the escalation issues and process of how to initiate the escalation process.

What do you need in order to gain the most from this course:

  • Desire to make a carrier in IT
  • Have to know basic systems administration, Windows, Linux and Networking
  • Familiarity with monitoring tools like Nagios, HP Openview, Cacti, etc.

Actionable items:

  • Go to job sites like Indeed, Dice and Carrierbuilder and read up on NOC job descriptions to get an idea
  • Go to youtune and watch some videos on what a NOC looks like 
  • Talk to anyone you know who is already working at a NOC.

During the course you students will also get tips on:

  • How to prepare for the NOC job interview?
  • What does a typical NOC role job description looks like?
  • What kind of software tools you should be aware of in order to be ready for the interview?
  • Where to move your career after you have spent some time at the NOC?
Who this course is for:
  • Entry level IT engineers
  • Those who have been working with technology for a while
  • People who want to move from a non IT to an IT role
Course content
Expand all 21 lectures 02:05:19
+ Non technical side of things
3 lectures 20:56
Contract or permanent?
07:28
Nature of the Beast
08:49
Utilizing your time in the best possible way
04:39
+ Network troubleshooting tools
10 lectures 01:21:14
Linux Introduction
08:18
Linux troubleshooting commands
12:49
iperf
08:08
Misc technologies to learn
17:50
tcpdump
06:20
mtr
03:31
Subnet/IP calculator
04:04
netstat
04:58
ipconfig
09:07
traceroute
06:09