Responsible for implementing and maintaining the University network infrastructure. Install and repair network hardware, including cabling, UPSs, WAPs, switches and routers (Layers 1,2 and 3). Resolve helpdesk tickets assigned to Network Services. Provide Tier 2 network support. Work within teams to complete networking projects. Lead project teams. Use network monitoring software to ensure network performance and availability. Administer Layer 3 configurations on switches and routers. Document existing network infrastructure and any changes made. Work within established configuration and change management policies to ensure awareness, approval and success of changes made to the network infrastructure. Be familiar with networking protocols, including BGP, OSPF, and spanning tree. Administer servers used by Network services. Install network applications on Network Services owned servers. Work with vendors to implement new systems and troubleshoot issues. Participate in On-Call rotation. Develop networking skills, and stay current on new technologies and University policies.
Associate’s degree with 5 – 7 years of experience in a related field.
Equivalent combination of relevant education, training and/or experience will be considered.
Preferred Education and Experience:
10 years network engineering and design experience
Experience working with regional and national education and research network providers such as LEARN and Intenet2
Cisco Certified (CCENT OR CCNA) or Juniper Certified (JNCIA-Junos)
At least 4 years of Juniper (JunOS) experience including Tier 3 senior level support.
Extensive experience in the following areas – enterprise networking equipment, firewalls, load balancers, gateways, data and voice convergence, video services.
Knowledge of Enterprise wireless solutions
Extensive technical knowledge and experience of managing and maintaining large-scale, highly available, Internet facing networks
Experience with Network Access Control solutions
Wide-ranging experience troubleshooting multi-tier Internet applications platforms, particularly for web applications and streaming
Deep understanding of network protocols and their applications and characteristic behaviors like IPv4/6, BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, MPLS, IPSEC, STP, QOS and VRRP
Experience implementing pragmatic network security and audit.
Good understanding of network configuration and troubleshooting on a range of Windows and Linux operating systems.
Experience working with application and network layer cryptography and virtualization
DevOps experience (Python, Ansible, Puppet)
Software Defined Networking (SDN)
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The University of Texas at Dallas is an innovative institution in the heart of North Texas on the path to achieving Tier One national research university status.UT Dallas has grown since its founding in 1969 to include 132 degree programs, with cutting-edge curricula serving a variety of undergraduate and graduate student interests.The University continues its original commitment to providing some of the state's most-lauded science and engineering programs and has also gained prominence for a breadth of educational paths, from criminology to biomedical engineering to arts and technology.The wealth of learning resources available to UT Dallas students is the result of a concentrated effort to attract the top minds on both ends of the classroom relationship. Joining the faculty's Nobel laureate and four National Academies members since 2005 are more than 200 tenure and tenure-track professors hailing from the world's best colleges, including Harvard, MIT, Cambridge and Columbia University. In addition, UT Dallas is home to more than 50 centers, labs and institutes that facilitate research and opportunities for hands-on learning. Students, meanwhile, arrive at UT Dallas well-prepared ...to succeed in higher education: In 2011, nearly 39 percent of freshmen ranked in the top 10 percent of their high school class, and 75 percent ranked in the top 25 percent.With an eye on building a future as bright as its beginnings, UT Dallas will continue its push to attain Tier One research university status and produce graduates who are well-equipped to succeed professionally.