Network Engineer I

Location
Florida, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Mar 24, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time


Job Summary

The Network Engineer I is responsible for the installation, maintenance, and evaluation of network systems and communications equipment. Participates in the design, implementation, operation, support, deployment, and distribution of network systems and communications equipment.

Job Description

Typical duties may include but are not limited to:

•Coordinates operational activities for maintaining network systems and communications services including patching, backups, configuration, updates, and documentation.

•Participates in the installation and maintenance of network communications equipment.

•Troubleshoots network issues within established guidelines.

•Assists with network architecture design, feasibility and cost studies.

•Develops new techniques and procedures to enhance university networking and communications services.

•Reviews progress, evaluates results, recommends new processes, and promotes best practices.

•Works with vendors to complete projects such as cable/equipment installations.

•Troubleshoots data cabling issues.

•Reports on network performance.

•Serves as an escalation point for Telecommunications Technicians.

•Tracks tickets in work order system.

Other Duties

•Serves as essential personnel and provides assistance in the event of an emergency on campus.

•Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Additional Job Description

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Computer Science or related field.

One year of professional full-time experience with wide and local area networks, such as experience with common-carrier data networks.

Experience with large to very large enterprise computing environments.

Valid driver’s license.

Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience, and/or certifications may be considered.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in data center and network design.

Current entry level network certification.

Experience working in higher education.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Knowledge of or ability to learn networking concepts such as OSI, TCP/IP, Routing and Switching (OSPF/RIP) principles, Palo Alto Networks, Juniper Networks, Extreme Networks, and Cisco Networks.

Knowledge of wired and wireless networks, connections, wiring and cabling standards, and network management tools and processes.

Knowledge of local and wide area networking, communications, and related hardware and software.

Skill in using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.

Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to present effectively to small and large groups.

Ability to take the initiative to plan, organize, coordinate and perform work in various situations when numerous and diverse demands are involved.

Ability to collaborate and work effectively within a diverse community and willingness to contribute to a team effort.

Ability to work independently and follow through on assignments.

Ability to provide professional customer service.

Salary Range: $52,000 - $56,000

FGCU is an EOE AA /F/Vet/Disability Employer.

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