Network Engineer III
Provides conceptual design, implementation and operational support for organizational networks, including LAN/WAN, backbone/data center infrastructures and network related services.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Instructs, advises and mentors personnel on established standards and provides technical expertise and guidance to ensure optimum efficiency and program progress. Assists in the development of policies and procedures, ensuring that documentation is kept current and complete.
Develops design specifications for network topologies, electronics and distribution systems from general requirements. May also develop cabling specifications based on assigned area or function. Develops physical or virtual segmentation schemes to satisfy various connectivity requirements. Develops, documents and implements standards for all network components.
Plans, organizes and directs the activities of assigned staff. Participates in the selection, training and orientation of team members and provides input on performance. Assists in the development and management of division budget and participates in vendor negotiations.
Directs and performs troubleshooting as required to identify root cause for any business impacting events. Acts as escalation point of contact. Documents and identifies root causes and develops processes to limit recurring issues.
Configures and deploys network management tools to monitor network capacity and maximize network availability.
Develops timelines showing phasing, interdependencies and resource requirements. Translates project phases into discrete work orders for execution by subcontractors, when applicable. Produces bills-of-material as required by construction activities when needed. Produces itemized project cost estimates including labor and materials when needed.
Provides on-call coverage to service network interruptions and serves as escalation to other team members in on-call rotations. Documents network topologies and cable plant interconnects. Maintains an inventory of network components throughout entire network infrastructure.
Participates in department or user initiated quality improvement projects and works to build value for the organization. Attends technical classes or seminars and reads technical journals appropriate to maintaining skill proficiency. Leads initiatives in modern technologies and encourages innovation in other team members.
Other duties as assigned.
High School Diploma or GED required; Bachelor's degree in related discipline preferred. 7 years of related experience required or equivalent combination of education and experience; Experience working with large enterprise-wide LAN/WAN environments in a University or Hospital setting preferred. Required knowledge, skills and abilities: Familiarity with network electronics, including optical networking concepts, routers, switches, etc; Familiarity with network management tools, such as Intermapper, Netdisco, Cisco Prime Infrastructure, etc; Familiarity with Ethernet concepts and network routing protocols such as OSPF and BGP; Familiarity with structured cable plant components and techniques for both fiber and copper; Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills; Strong oral and written communication skills; Thorough knowledge of TCP/IP protocols and addressing. Cisco CCNA or CCNP preferred.
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How To Apply
All applicants must apply online.
EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled
Location: Central Administration
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Opening: Full Time 40 hours Grade 055 University IT / CTS
Schedule: 8 AM-5 PM