Specialist IV/V, Information Technology (Network Engineer) - Central

Location
Alabama, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Feb 03, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time


Position Details

Requisition Number

S601P

Home Org Name

Office of Information Technology

Division Name

Chief InfoOffice and InfoTechnology

Position Title

Specialist IV/V, Information Technology (Network Engineer) - Central

Job Class Code

MA14 D/E/F

Appointment Status

Full-time

Part-time FTE

Limited Term

No

Limited Term Length

Job Summary

This position provides functional and empirical analysis related to the planning, design, installation, and implementation of the Auburn University wired and wireless data network.

Essential Functions

Responsibilities include basic and custom configurations of edge and core systems, leading various network projects, monitoring network performance, resolving network problems, working with end users and installing network equipment.

This position will require in depth practical knowledge of electronic shop methods, procedures and tools as well as current computer and networking technologies to include switches, routers, wireless access points, wireless controllers and both wired and wireless LANs and WANs. The successful candidate will be a highly self-motivated person who is capable of performing with limited supervision and possesses exceptional creativity and advanced communication and interpersonal skills.

Education Level

High school diploma or equivalent

Field of Study

Years of Experience

5

Area of Experience

Experience in design, evaluation, modification, testing, repair and maintenance of data networks.

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Level IV has an average starting salary range between $55,000 and $65,000.

Consideration for Level V requires a Bachelor’s degree and four (4) years of experience in the areas referenced above. Level V has an average starting salary range between $64,000 and $75,000.

Education Level

Field of Study

Years of Experience

Level IV only: When a candidate has the required education, but lacks the required experience, they may normally apply additional appropriate education toward the experience requirement, at a rate of one (1) year relevant education per year of required ex

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Desired Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, Computer Engineering, or related field with a high degree of experience in the configuration and installation of Cisco network communications equipment and the ability to troubleshoot network communications issues in both LANS and WANS ; experience with outside plant installation and maintenance; Cat 3/5/5e/6 inside plant installation and maintenance as well as extensive experience with wireless network design, installation and maintenance. Actual in-depth working experience with the design, installation and maintenance of Aruba 802.11n wireless system products such as Aruba ClearPass, AirWave, APs and controllers is also highly desired.

Salary Grade

34

Salary Range

$45,100 - $86,400

Job Category

Information Systems/Technology

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date

02/03/2021

Closing Date

EEO Statement

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Auburn University is one of the nation’s premier public land-grant institutions. In 2020, it was ranked 44th among public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Auburn maintains high levels of research activity and high standards for teaching excellence, offering Bachelor’s, Master’s, Educational Specialist, and Doctor’s degrees in agriculture and engineering, the professions, and the arts and sciences. Its 2019 enrollment of 30,460 students includes 24,594 undergraduates and 5,866 graduate and professional students. Organized into twelve academic colleges and schools, Auburn’s 1,643 instructional faculty members—87% of whom are employed full-time—offer more than 200 educational programs. The University is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, its positive work environment, its student engagement, and its beautiful campus.

Auburn residents enjoy a thriving community, recognized as one of the “best small towns in America,” with moderate climate and easy access to major cities or to beach and mountain recreational facilities. Situated along the rapidly developing I-85 corridor between Atlanta, Georgia, and Montgomery, Alabama, the combined Auburn-Opelika-Columbus statistical area has a population of over 500,000, with excellent public school systems and regional medical centers.

Auburn University is committed to providing a comprehensive employee benefits package that attracts and retains talent to further the University’s mission and contributes to the personal and financial well-being of employees and their families. Employee Benefits include: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Care, Cancer Insurance, Life Insurance/Personal Accident Coverage, Disability Group & Supplemental Plans, Flexible Spending Account Plan, and Mandatory and Voluntary Retirement Plans, Auburn University Federal Credit Union, Bookstore Discounts, Tiger Perks discounts on dining, shopping and entertainment, Travel Assistance (Domestic and International), and Educational Improvements for Employees and Dependents.

Quick Link for Internal Postings

https://www.auemployment.com/postings/21093
Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation
  2. Other
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How were you made aware of this opportunity?
    • AU Employment website
    • Employment websites (Indeed, HigherEd Jobs, etc.)
    • Veterans Assistance Services
    • Disability Assistance Services
    • Newspaper
    • Professional Journal
    • Listserv
    • HR email
    • Social Media
    • State Employment Service
    • Walk-in
    • Other
  2. * Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University.
    • Not a current Auburn employee
    • Current Auburn employee in position less than one year
    • Current Auburn employee in position more than one year
  3. * Do you have a high school diploma or equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have at least 4 years of experience in the design, evaluation, modification, testing, repair and maintenance of data networks? If your answer is no, do you have a relevant degree to use in lieu of experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * In which position(s) did you obtain this experience? Please include position title and employer name.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Please indicate how many years of actual hands-on Network experience you have in the following areas: LAN/WAN Planning and Design, LAN/WAN Installation and Maintenance, LAN/WAN System Management, and/or LAN/WAN Client/End User Support

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Please indicate how many years of actual hands-on Wireless (WiFi) experience you have in the following areas: Overall Wireless Network Planning and Design, Wireless Network Management and Maintenance, In-Building Planning, Design, Installation and Maintenance, and/or Wireless Client/End User Support

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. * List an example of one Wireless project that you have been involved in. How many rooms/buildings were involved? How many wireless APs were installed? How many clients/end users was it designed to serve? What was your role in this project? (You may elaborate on a separate document and attach with your resume at the end of the application process.)

    (Open Ended Question)



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