Network Engineer II

University of Texas at Dallas Richardson, TX 2019-04-20
Posting Details

Posting Number S02215P
Position Title Network Engineer II
Functional Title
Department OIT-Office of Information Technology
Salary Range Commensurate with Experience
Pay Basis Monthly
Position Status Regular full-time
Location Richardson
Position End Date (if temporary)
Posting Open Date 03/18/2019
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Desired Start Date 04/08/2019
Job Summary

Responsible for implementing and maintaining the University network infrastructure. Install and repair network hardware, including cabling, UPSs, WAPs, switches and routers (Layer 1 & 2). Resolve helpdesk tickets assigned to Network Services. Provide Tier 1 network support. Work within teams to complete networking projects. Use network monitoring software to ensure network performance and availability. Perform basic switch configuration. Administer servers used by Network services. Participate in on-call rotation. Develop networking skills and stay current on new technologies and University policies.

Minimum Education and Experience

Associate’s degree with 3 – 5 years of experience in a related field.

Equivalent combination of relevant education, training and/or experience will be considered.

Preferred Education and Experience

Three years of experience with installing network infrastructure, including switches, cabling, UPS’ and WAPs.

Three years of experience assisting senior engineers, resolving trouble tickets and monitoring network health.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Responsible for implementing and maintaining the University network infrastructure.

Install and repair network hardware, including cabling, UPSs, WAPs, switches and routers (Layer 1 & 2).

Thorough understanding of network protocols and their applications and characteristic behaviors like IPv4, STP, LACP, CDP, LLDP, ARP, VLANs, MAC addresses, 802.11 WiFi and Ethernet.

Resolve helpdesk tickets assigned to Network Services.

Troubleshoot physical and optical connections, and isolate problems with network interfaces, transponders, etc.

Develop, implement, and maintain standard operational procedures and established standards.

Provide Tier 1 network support.
Work within teams to complete networking projects.

Use network monitoring software to ensure network performance and availability.

Perform basic switch configuration.

Administer servers used by Network services.

Physical Activities
Working Conditions
Additional Information

On-call availability for resolving network emergencies, both during regular and off-hours; Emergency on-call availability 24×7×365.

Lifting and transporting of moderately heavy objects, such as network switches, computers, and peripherals.

NOTE: Applicants must be authorized to work in the US to be considered. UT Dallas will not sponsor applicants for work visas.

Special Instructions Summary
Important Message

1) All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.

2) UT Dallas does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its programs and activities, including in admission and enrollment. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the Director of Institutional Equity at InstitutionalEquity@utdallas.edu or the Title IX Coordinator at TitleIXCoordinator@utdallas.edu, or call 972-883-5331.