28 days old

Senior Network Engineer

University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
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Pitt IT Network Services - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (22003123)

The University of Pittsburgh's Information Technology department is seeking a Network Engineer. This technical position will participate in the analysis, planning, design, and development of enterprise network technologies delivering data, voice, and video to the University. This position will specifically engineer, implement, and administer networking technologies for the Oakland and regional campuses and engage in the service delivery functions of the Network Engineering team. Candidate must be highly proficient in all aspects of enterprise level voice and data networking with a focus on Cisco, Juniper, and other vendor LAN, WAN, WLAN wireless technologies. Position is responsible for the execution of network changes and upgrades aligned with the network architecture and departmental goals and objectives. This position will also perform hands-on testing and integration of new production network technologies and upgrades to include design packages, unit and system level test plans, system documentation and change management disciplines. Provide Tier 3 technical support for troubleshooting and problem resolution for all network systems and infrastructure.Position is on call 247 to fix network problems and provide extensive problem solving and leadership to the Network Operations Center and associated departmental teams. This position will also engage with customers and other departments within the University and provide subject matter expertise in the areas of Information Technology and networking. Ability to work remote required for this position.Pitt Information Technology (Pitt IT) creates experiences that delight, inspire, and empower people to impact education, research, and the broader community. Your efforts will be supporting a world-renowned teaching and research facility. Pitt IT is committed to representing the diverse community we serve; to value and promote equity, humanity, and diversity. We encourage qualified individuals to apply and join us in leveraging the strengths of people belonging to every race, ethnicity, nationality, religion, gender, gender-identity, neuro-variance, sexual orientation, age, disability, and veteran status.Join the team responsible for strategy, implementation, and maintenance of technology at the University of Pittsburgh-ranked by Forbes among Amazon, CDW, Cisco Systems, Google, LinkedIn, and Microsoft as one of "America's Best Large Employers."

Equivalent combinations of education, relevant experience, and industry certifications may be considered per University guidelines.Minimum 5 -7 years of enterprise IT experience with demonstrated subject matter expertise in enterprise data routing and switching, voice, video, and wireless (WLAN)Expert level knowledge of data and telecommunication technologies including but not limited to (Ethernet, switching technologies, WAN, LAN, Firewalls, SANs, MPLS, OSPF, TCP/IP, Fiber Optics, Wireless, SIP, BGP, VoIP Protocols and ISIS)The ability to isolate and resolve network performance and communication issues to ensure maximum up time and reliabilityStrong understanding of IP Segmentation, VLANs, trunking, Quality of Service (Voice, Wireless, and Data) static/dynamic routing and high availability configurations HSRP.Implement, establish, and optimize wireless networks, ISE including policy enforcement, profiling services.Operational experience with the enterprise/carrier-class routers and switches (experience with Cisco, Juniper and F5 Load Balancers required)Operational experience with security engineering, intrusion detection, intrusion prevention, firewall (Cisco ASA's and Palo Alto preferred)Extensive experience working in structured change management processes for highly available enterprise networks.Leverage modern network operations toolsets through software development principles and network automation (GitHub, Ansible, CRON job, Scripting, Python, etc.)Understanding of cloud networking (AWS, Azure, GCP) a plusExcellent written and oral communication skillsMaintaining, creating, and updating network diagrams and documentation.Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills, conducive to team development CCNA, CCDP, CCSA Certification helpful but not required.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets

The University of Pittsburgh requires all Pitt constituents (employees and students) on all campuses to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption. Visit coronavirus.pitt.edu to learn more about this requirement.

Assignment Category Full-time regular
Job Classification Staff.Systems/Programmer.IV
Campus Pittsburgh
Minimum Education Level Required Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required 10+ years experience
Work Schedule M-F bus hrs. On occasion, some evening and weekend work may be necessary depending on business load, project timeline requirements, urgent support, or scheduled downtime changes. May be responsible for manning an escalation phone number.
Hiring Range TBD Based Upon Qualifications
Relocation Offered No
Visa Sponsorship Provided No
Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks are required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
Required Documents Resume
Optional Documents Cover Letter



Posted: 2022-04-19 Expires: 2022-05-20

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