Senior Network Engineer

Indiana University
March 22, 2020
Indianapolis, IN
Job Type




Job Summary

This position is posted at a PAE3IT level but may be filled at a PAE2IT level depending on the candidate's qualifications. Although they will be similar, the duties and responsibilities may differ if filled at the lower rank. Please see the Requirements Section below for the qualifications listed for each level.

Under minimal direction provide operational support in designing, implementing, and maintaining networking systems and services, appropriate and necessary for the delivery of information and data across a high performance networking infrastructure environment. Implement network software and hardware systems, troubleshoot state of the art network hardware, provide assistance to users of the network and participate in performance monitoring and tuning activities. Track new products, coordinate, recommend and perform product hardware upgrades. Conduct technology research and development, and provide standardization recommendation; responsible for documentation and upgrading of end-user support.

Required Qualifications

PAE3IT Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in computer science, telecommunications, information technology, or related field and two years of work experience in the areas of design, integration, installation, configuration, and maintenance of data networks, including experience with several link-layer protocols (Ethernet, SONET, etc.).

Combinations of education and related experience will be considered.

Knowledge of networking protocols, specifically relating to routing of packets (OSPF, IS-IS, BGP, PIM, MSDP, and MPLS). Knowledge of other Internet services and applications within the IP suite (TELNET, FTP, NNTP, DNS, SMTP, HTTP, etc.). Strong interpersonal skills, technical writing, and communications. Understanding of network standards and protocols. Ability to handle multiple priorities and constantly changing demands and work effectively in a multitasking environment.

PAE2IT Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in computer science, business systems or related technical discipline. and some experience in information technology and computer networks (local and wide area).

Ability to effectively communicate and exchange information with strong interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications

PAE3IT: Experience with Juniper routers and switches, Ciena optical technologies especially WDM and DWDM, programming in Perl or C, basic UNIX system administration, and with the installation and maintenance of networking or other computer hardware. Experience with large scale projects and rollouts.

PAE2IT: Layer 1, 2 and 3 technologies. JunOS, IOS-XR, IOS, other network software packages and practical experience supporting one or more research networks.

Work Location

Indianapolis, Indiana

Job Classification

Salary Plan: PAE

Salary Grade: 3IT

FLSA: Exempt

Job Function: Information Technology

Posting Disclaimer

This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information .

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