The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Network Engineer

Hiring department ITS Networking
Monthly salary $4,858+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 14-02-05-01-9383
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


Under supervision, this position plans, designs, implements, and maintains enterprise networks. This individual uses knowledge of LAN/WAN systems to help design and install wired and wireless networks. They also test and troubleshoot network systems to eliminate problems and make improvements.

Essential Functions

Apply basic networking domain knowledge. Monitor, respond to, and address immediate needs and issues with network services. Use network management tools effectively. Raises any issues regarding the formulation and implementation of installation standards and procedures. Raise issues regarding long term network architecture planning. Assist in evaluating new products and solutions. Apply basic programming skills to facilitate and automate simple tasks. Under limited supervision, establish scope, timeline, documentation, and task breakdown for small or medium projects.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

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.

Required qualifications

Knows and applies the fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of operating large network systems. Skill at configuring and managing large network systems. Certification such as Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) or equivalent experience. More than one year of enterprise networking experience. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Three or more years of enterprise networking experience in a data center environment. Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience. Basic networking certifications or equivalent experience. Experience deploying and supporting 802.11 wireless network services. Experience with Cisco NX-OS and IOS.

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 Work in telecommunication and data center spaces. Ability to drive UT vehicle. May be required to lift up to 40 lbs. and work in data. Participation in 24x7x365 on call rotation required. Weekend and holiday work as required.

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