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Regional Network Engineer (Lincoln or Omaha)

University of Nebraska, UNCA Lincoln, NE
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Job Description

Position Summary:  Incumbent will be responsible for ensuring continuous availability of the University of Nebraska inter-campus networks, Network Nebraska, connectivity with state, regional, national networks, and the Internet. Including the design, implementation, and management of switches, routers, optical network equipment, network appliances, and network management solutions. Monitor, analyze, and ensure network performance, capacity, and uptime meet university service level agreements within a 24×7 operation. Troubleshoot complex problems, individually, with other members of the team, and with third-parties. Requires regular interaction with other networking, systems, and telecom professionals in the design and delivery of services; and with end-users to provide direct support.

Participation in scheduled on-call rotation is required and occasional work outside of normal business hours. Travel throughout the state of Nebraska is required.

Responsible for implementing and maintaining cybersecurity controls and complying with cybersecurity standards.

Possession and use of a personal cell phone and plan for business purposes, including on-call responsibilities, is a condition of employment.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering; equivalency considered
  • Five (5) years’ experience in a lead role, with the configuration, design, installation and maintenance of network hardware/software required working in a large network (150+ networking devices such as routers, switches, Firewalls, not including APs, PCs or servers) environment; required.
  • Working knowledge of Windows and UNIX operating systems; required
  • Knowledge with Ethernet networking; TCP/IP; DNS/DHCP; BGP routing; and architecture and maintenance of routers, gateways, and switches; essential
  • Demonstrated experience working with a staff of highly technical network professionals; required
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills; required
  • Must have the ability to handle several concurrent projects; required
  • Demonstrated project management experience leading network projects to completion; required
  • Experience developing budgets and financial proposals related to network projects and bids; required
  • Knowledge or experience with wireless, including capacity planning and site surveys; preferred
  • Familiarity with optical multiplexing and IPv6 and associated implementation / migration issues; desirable
  • Knowledge of Cisco Nexus; preferred
  • Experience with load balancers, common security tools (i.e. firewalls, VPN systems) and network management tools; helpful
  • Experience providing network services in support of high I/O production environments associated with Virtual Servers; preferred
  • Ability to translate business need into technical solutions and to communicate complex technical issues to non-technical professionals; preferred

 

Salary: $81,000/year minimum

 

Job Details

Date Posted February 10, 2020
Date Closes March 11, 2020
Located In Lincoln, NE
Department Information Technology Services
Function This position will be responsible for ensuring continuous availability of the University of Nebraska inter-campus networks, Network Nebraska, connectivity with state, regional, national networks, and the Internet.
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Salary, starting at $81000
Shift Custom
Mon: 8 am to 4 pm
Tue: 8 am to 4 pm
Wed: 8 am to 4 pm
Thu: 8 am to 4 pm
Fri: 8 am to 4 pm
Hours A minimum of 40 hours per week
SOC Category 15-1071.00 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
Zipcode 68588
Name UNCA
Address 3835 Holdrege Street
City, State and Zip Lincoln, NE 68583
Phone 402-472-3701

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(a) Retirement Savings Plan
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Credit Union
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Workout Facilities
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • School - Network Administrator
  • Cisco
  • Combined Information Data Network Exchange (CIDNE)
  • Data Communications / Networking
  • Data Infrastructure
  • IGRP/EIGRP
  • LAN/WAN
  • Network Infrastructure
  • TCP/IP
  • VPN
  • Wireless LAN
  • Firewalls
  • Microsoft Windows Server
  • Unix
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  • 401(a) Retirement Savings Plan
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
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