Network Engineer

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Little Rock, AR

ID: 7085005
Posted: September 9, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Institution Name:
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is a metropolitan research university that provides an accessible, quality education through flexible learning and unparalleled internship opportunities. At UA Little Rock, we prepare our more than 8,900 students to be innovators and responsible leaders in their fields. Committed to its metropolitan research university mission, UA Little Rock is a driving force in Little Rock's thriving cultural community and a major component of the city and state's growing profile as a regional leader in research, technology transfer, economic development, and job creation.

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Summary of Job Duties:
The role of the Network Engineer needs to be able to work in a small to medium enterprise size environment. This person must also have the capability of supporting the planning, designing, installing, configuring, maintaining and optimizing all network hardware, software, and physical transport links while ensuring minimal network downtime. The ideal candidate should have 3 to 5 years of installing and supporting various network devices. The Network Engineer must be capable of independent work and minimal oversight. This is a full spectrum position where candidates will be expected to understand how to deploy, harden, and maintain production systems. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

Required: A Bachelor’s degree in the field of computer science or information technology or a combination of equivalent work experience, and 3 to 5 years of experience managing a small to medium size wired and wireless network.

Preferred: A Bachelor’s degree with 5 years of experience managing small to medium sized networks, including wired, wireless, and firewalls. Experience planning and designing and deploying a highly redundant network. Experience working with vendors, campus IT partners, and various technical staff members to drive small to large projects to conclusion.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Collaborate with various team members to design, deploy, and maintain various network design configurations;
Work with various departments to understand scope and needs;
Aid in the development of business continuity and disaster recovery plans;
Prepare and ensure accuracy of documentation, procedures, best practices, configurations, and backups;
Patch management and system security;
Capacity planning and monitoring;
Capable and willing to carry out on-call support during the regular workday, off-hours, and holidays;
Team player capable of working independently or with other network engineers, system administrators, and IT endpoint administrators;
Manage day-to-day tier networking engineering and support;
Log work and track service incidents in the centralized incident management system.
​Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Experience planning, configuring, installing, and supporting both wired and wireless network environments;
Knowledge of various firewall systems and configurations; including Next-Generation Firewall Administration;
Hands-on experience troubleshooting networking devices;
Extensive networking applications support experience with DNS/DHCP, VOIP, IPv4, and IPv6;
Extensive experience with networking design, including TCP/IP protocols;
Linux/UNIX experience desirable

Salary Information:

Required Documents to Apply:

Cover Letter/Letter of Application, List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), Resume


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