Must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer.
Senior Network Engineer will support the design, implementation and troubleshooting of a University of Texas System Wide Area network utilizing multiple vendors routing, switching and transport equipment. Position will entail traveling to interact with campuses to enhance interoperability with UT System networking.
Troubleshoot wide area network issues for users of UT System wide area Production and Research Network. Consult with UT System institutions on integration of wide area UT System network with the local campus networking functions to provide inter-campus operations. Recommend networking and border equipment to better integrate UT System campus resources into the UT System infrastructure. Work with OTS staff to design standard solutions for applications and services across the UT System network. Work with Texas A and M System and other external partners networking groups to design, upgrade and enhance and sustain services across the networking infrastructure. Create and sustain monitoring and documentation on network infrastructure. Design network enhancements for the UT System network with OTS staff. Attend meeting to present network and proposed networking solutions for the future.
Other related functions as assigned.
Processes and applies a broad knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures used in large network systems. Skill at configuring and managing large network systems. TYPICAL EVIDENCE OF REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Five years of experience and skill at configuring and managing large network systems implemented with Juniper and Cisco equipment. Skill at troubleshooting network devices that are external to central managed systems. Extensive system administration expertise and software development skills. Skill interacting with users and administrators during network outages and repairs. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
More than three years of experience with academic and health care multi-homed BGP, MPLS, TCP and or IP networking. More than three years of experience with Layer 2 Ethernet networks and Spanning Tree. Excellent interpersonal skills. Experience working with current technology optical transport equipment including Dense and Course Wave Division Multiplex equipment. Experience with L1 optical system, L2 and L3 and Ethernet switching. Experience providing customer service and support with variety of skilled users.
May work around standard office conditions May work around electrical and mechanical hazards Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Climbing of stairs Climbing of ladders Lifting and moving Equipment lab environment. Travel to UT System campuses. After hours late night work to implement and support network functions to minimize the impact of changes on the user community. Ability to function during the pressure of emergency.