Eckerd College
  • - Information Technology
  • St. Petersburg, FL, USA
  • Full Time

Department:  Information Technology Services


Position Number: New  

Position Title:  Network Engineer

   
Immediate Supervisor/Title: Director of ITS

 

FLSA Status: Exempt

Position Summary

Architect, design, implement, and troubleshoot all college networks.  Responsible for both wired and wireless networks including local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), intranets and extranets.  Oversees the college telecommunications network. Responsible for securing college networks.

Essential Functions

  • Establishes networking environment by designing system configuration; directing system installation; defining, documenting, and enforcing system standards
  • Maximizes network performance by monitoring performance; troubleshooting network problems and outages; scheduling upgrades; network optimization
  • Secures network system by establishing and enforcing policies; defining and monitoring access
  • Oversees the college telecommunications network
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations
  • Accomplishes information systems and organization mission by completing related results as needed
  • Reporting network operational status by gathering, prioritizing information; managing projects
  • Oversees the outsourced residential network and campus video system
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Directly Supervises

Network Analyst

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge, skills, and abilities needed upon entry into the position

Required

  • Bachelor's degree in a computer-related field or 5 years related experience
  • Experience Tracking Budget Expenses, Project Management, LAN Knowledge, Proxy Servers, Networking Knowledge, Network Design and Implementation,Network Hardware Configuration, Network Performance Tuning
  • Experience managing people
  • Strong understanding of internetworking technologies likes VLAN, STP, and Routing Protocols like BGP, OSPF, Static Routing, Policy-Routing
  • Working knowledge and understanding of security, such as IPSEC tunnels, VPNs and firewalls
  • Extensive working knowledge for network services, such as TFTP, SCP, SSH, HTTP, FTP, SMTP, DNS, NAT, etc.
  • Experience with voice over IP telecommunications
  • Strong troubleshooting and analysis skills
  • Ability to work within a team structure for decision making and implementations
  • Experience with SolarWinds, Palo Alto, Extreme Networks, AWS
  • Experience with NEC or similar telephone systems
  • Experience with video delivery systems
  • Experience in a higher education working environment

Desired

  • Experience with SolarWinds, Palo Alto, Extreme Networks, AWS
  • Experience with NEC or similar telephone systems
  • Experience with video delivery systems
  • Experience in a higher education working environment
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