Position Title: Senior Network Systems Programmer Analyst
Posting Number: P1900269
Salary Range: $65,000 - $75,000
The University at Buffalo seeks a forward thinking technical leader for the position of Network Engineer. The Network Engineer provides technical knowledge and advice to solve problems, including installation, testing, and evaluation of new hardware, software, monitoring, and support of systems in support of the University's local, wide area, and wireless networks. Candidates should possess an expert current knowledge of data networking concepts and have a history of developing new and practical solutions to meet customer requirements.
Ensures the system security and reliability for the campus enterprise network infrastructure
Responsible for supporting and maintaining university wide information technology services, including, but not limited to routers, switches, firewalls, VPN's, wireless infrastructure, cable/fiber optic plant, maintaining an accurate inventory of hardware and software, installing and documenting new communication facilities to meet the University's needs as determined by discussions with faculty, staff and facilities
Prioritize and schedule work on multiple simultaneous projects, tasks, service requests, and service problems. The incumbent must have the ability to function effectively under pressure, and to be proactive and optimistic in difficult situations, combined with learning technologies quickly and effectively
Manage projects as assigned and needed, lead team efforts to evaluate, recommend, implement, develop and document new technologies
Provide project management expertise combined with expert technical knowledge and advice for special technical problems
Maintain knowledge of current and emerging technologies, lead the planning and organizing of activities to support the University's IT infrastructure
Maintain current information regarding software and hardware for relevant computing platforms, network infrastructure, applications, languages, procedures, and techniques. Manages and performs network systems upgrades, installations and re-configurations in support of development and production services
Participates in 24×7 and escalation rotation for NCS services. Provides consulting on network application techniques, configurations, hardware and software solutions, VLANs, firewalls, routers, switches, wireless systems, network authentication and authorization, routing protocols and security implementations
Provides training, knowledge transfer and consulting to faculty, staff, and students on a broad range of computer system techniques, applications, programming languages, and network services
Responsible for supervision of student assistants which includes hiring, firing, technical and administrative training, assigning tasks, managing workload, setting priorities, and being the liaison between NCS staff, student assistants, management and UB community concerning status of projects and assignments
All duties and listed above occur in a 24×7 environment, therefore, as part of your professional obligation, working extended hours, holidays, and varied hours may be required. The mission of UB Information Technology's is
The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowl¬edge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society.