The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Senior Network Engineer

Hiring department Ofc Telecom Services
Monthly salary $7,083 - $7,500+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 13-10-17-01-9382
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


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.

Essential Functions

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.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

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.

Preferred Qualifications

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.

Working conditions

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.

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