The Network Engineer, under direction, Oversees the operations of the Prairie View A&M research network working with faculty and staff to support research activities. Reviews emerging network (data and voice) technologies, tools, products, and services.
Oversees the operations of the Prairie View A&M research network working with faculty and staff to support research activities.
Reviews emerging network (data and voice) technologies, tools, products, and services.
Meets with IT stakeholders to gather business requirements and their implications on networking solutions.
Configure, install and support Cisco routers, switches, access points, physical rack units, etc. when necessary.
Troubleshooting and configuration of complex SDN/LAN/WAN infrastructure including routing protocols such as OSPF & BGP
Business continuity/Disaster recovery planning/testing. After-hours systems support (rotating on-call schedule once a month).
Design end-to-end networking and application data flow with PMO.
Approves and implements network design plans. Incident troubleshooting and resolution, including documentation of root cause analysis
Implementation and support of SDN (ACI) and automation and scripting tools (Chef, Python, etc.)
PCI DSS Program adherence, IT standards and best practices, policies and procedures.
Monitoring all Cisco equipment's using Solarwinds, WhatsUpGold and NAC Administration.
Other duties as assigned
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor?s degree in applicable field
Eight years of related experience.
Job Posting Close Date:
Open Until Filled
Preferred Education and Experience:
Ten years of related experience in network engineering, routing and switching, wireless projects, network protocols, encryption, topologies, overall system integration/convergence, and/or video and data convergence, integrating systems in multi-user, multiplatform, and multitasking operating system environments.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications.
Knowledge of IT architecture, application of systems theory, advanced negotiation skills, enterprise-level operations, multi-team leadership and coordination, advanced project management, advanced vendor relations, advanced business acumen, and change management
Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.
Excellent written communication, analytical, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of interior and exterior routing and switching protocols, domain name system (DNS), dynamic host configuration protocol (DHCP), proxy functions, security protocols, time protocols, tag and label switching, real-time protocols for voice and/or wide area network (WAN) communication protocols.
Knowledge of virtualization and storage area network (SAN) solutions in network, security, and computing.
Knowledge of network system analysis and design techniques for voice (wireless and wired), video, and data.
Knowledge of firewalls.
Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box. Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.
·Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Application Submission Guidelines:
All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via the PVAMU Career site.
The required documents listed in the above Required Attachments section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or [email protected] should you need assistance with the online application process.
Background Check Requirements:
Internal Number: R-026630
About Prairie View A&M University
Prairie View A&M University is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and service. It is committed to achieving relevance in each component of its mission by addressing issues and proposing solutions through programs and services designed to respond to the needs and aspirations of individuals, families, organizations, agencies, schools, and communities--both rural and urban. Prairie View A&M University is a state-assisted institution by legislative designation, serving a diverse ethnic and socioeconomic population, and a land-grant institution by federal statute.