The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Senior Network Engineer

Hiring department ITS
Monthly salary $6,731 - $7,083+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 13-02-06-01-9382
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

Must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


To provide and apply high level networking expertise for the operation and ongoing development of the University data network.

Essential Functions

Make data center network architectural decisions in close collaboration with other senior network engineers in ITS Networking. Direct research, testing, and implementation of data center network architectures. Train other members of ITS networking on new networking technologies. Perform high level consulting and troubleshooting for ITS and Unit system administrators, including admins for critical ITS central services. Provide 24x7x365 support to meet stated up-time objectives for university data centers, including off/after hours support. Respond to data center customer networking issues and requests.

Licenses: Class "C" Operator's Driver's License. Applicant selected must provide a current three year Driving Record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver's License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Enterprise network operations experience as well as enterprise data center network operations experience. Demonstrated experience with large scale enterprise networks, including medium to large data center networks, typically acquired by a minimum of three years of full-time related experience. Experience with Cisco Systems switches and routers (Cisco IOS). Experience with TCP/IP, routing/switching concepts, and common routing protocols. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in a related field. A combination of four years of experience with large scale, enterprise networks (switches/routers) including medium to large data center networks. Demonstrated experience in: data center network architecture and best practices (3 years); customer support and service (3 yrs); Cisco routing and switching as well as Cisco data center class switching and routing (Nexus NX-OS) (3+ years); system administration (2 years); open source network management tools and network management tool development (2 yrs); software development (1 year); and Microsoft/Apple/Linux (2 years). Higher education work experience.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity

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