Network Engineer (CCNA/CCNP/CCIE) with Cisco router/switches/Aruba wireless technologies, DNS, DHCP, LAN/WAN/WLAN, TCP/IP, SolarWinds network tools, PRTG, access control models and network security experience.

Job ID: VA-640622 (98091124)

Network Engineer (CCNA/CCNP/CCIE) with Cisco router/switches/Aruba wireless technologies, DNS, DHCP, LAN/WAN/WLAN, TCP/IP, SolarWinds network tools, PRTG, access control models and network security experience.

Location: Tidewater,VA (NSU) (local candidates strongly preferred)
Duration: 7 months
Interview: Web Cam Interview Only

Skill Required :
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field or equivalent combination of education, experience and training Desired 4 Years
Demonstrated skills building, configuring, deploying and maintaining network hardware and software Required 5 Years
Extensive experience in customer support, including problem definition and resolution for both network hardware and software Required 7 Years
Extensive experience with Cisco router and switches and Aruba wireless technologies Required 5 Years
Experience with network diagnostic, monitoring and analysis tools (ex. SolarWinds network tools, PRTG etc.) Required 3 Years
Strong knowledge and experience configuring DNS and DHCP Required 5 Years
In-depth understanding of communication protocols (mainly TCP/IP) and routing protocols (e.g. BGP, OSPF) Required 5 Years
Extensive experience administering campus/organization LAN/WAN environment, including wireless access points Highly desired 5 Years
Extensive hands-on network troubleshooting experience Required 6 Years
Extensive network design, installation and maintenance experience Required 5 Years
Industry certifications such as CCNA, CCNP or CCIE Highly desired 4 Years
Ability to work independently Required 7 Years
Experience with access control models and network security Highly desired 3 Years
Strong written and oral communication skills and demonstrated ability to present technical information in a user-friendly manner Required 4 Years

Initial interview maybe web based and work may begin via remote but the expectation will be to work on site as requested. Pls make sure your candidate is comfortable with this before submitting.

ABOUT THE ROLE

Under the general supervision by the Director of Technical Services, Norfolk State University’s Sr. Network Engineer is responsible for contributing to the development and delivery of a comprehensive networking environment architecture for the University.

This architecture serves as the high speed backbone for network services that meet the operational, academic, social, and research needs of NSU faculty, staff and students.
The program has multiple purposes, including: to assure network operability and utilization by its authorized users, it’s usage in accordance with its intended purpose; to protect NSU information and its infrastructure from external or internal threats; to assure that NSU complies with statutory and regulatory requirements regarding network management.

DAY TO DAY:

• Design and deploy functional wired/wireless campus networks (LAN, WLAN, WAN)
• Select, install and maintain the hardware and software necessary to operate the campus network infrastructure and provide related network services.
• Monitor network performance and integrity
• Resolve issues escalated from lower tiers by troubleshooting cloud and local infrastructure
• Automate tasks and monitor their effectiveness
• Provide leadership to team members
• Create, oversee and test security measures (e.g. access authentication and disaster recovery)
• Communicate with users when needed
• Maintain complete technical documentation
• Suggest improvements to network performance, capacity and scalability

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field or equivalent combination of education, experience and training
• Demonstrated skills building, configuring, deploying and maintaining network hardware and software.
• Extensive experience in customer support, including problem definition and resolution for both network hardware and software
• Extensive experience with Cisco router and switches and Aruba wireless technologies
• Experience with network diagnostic, monitoring and analysis tools (e.g. SolarWinds network tools)
• Strong knowledge and experience configuring DNS and DHCP
• In-depth understanding of communication protocols (mainly TCP/IP) and routing protocols (e.g. BGP, OSPF)
• Extensive experience administering campus/organization LAN/WAN environment, including wireless access points
• Extensive hands-on network troubleshooting experience
• Extensive network design, installation and maintenance experience
• Industry certifications such as CCNA, CCNP or CCIE
• Ability to work independently

Preferred Qualifications:
• 10 years’ experience administering Cisco and Aruba campus/organization LAN/WAN environment
• Experience with access control models and network security
• Expert technical knowledge of current network technologies, protocols and industry best practices
• Demonstrated ability to conduct research related to networking issues and products as required
• Proven analytical and problem-solving skills
• Strong written and oral communication skills and demonstrated ability to present technical information in a user-friendly manner
• Solid background in network administration and architecture
• Solid understanding of network operating systems (JUNOS, Cisco IOS, Dell OS10)
• CCIE

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