This position is the campus technical authority for networking and networking services. This position provides expert-level knowledge and skills in network-related topics with special emphasis on mission-critical redundant network design in the context of a complex higher education environment. Additionally, this role provides senior-level project leadership related to the planning, design, implementation and evaluation of network infrastructure projects. Correct design, reliable maintenance, security, disaster recovery, and downtime emergency response protocols are imperative due to the breadth of reliance on the network, including all telecommunications, electronic communications tools, environmental controls, security systems, transaction processing, business critical applications and classroom instructional applications. The business and academic operations of Rochester Community and Technical College relies on the network designed by this incumbent as do the external partners served on the RCTC campus.
To apply, please use Job ID 15067 https://mn.gov/mmb/careers/
Five years recent experience in network design, analysis and administration
Proficient with core routers (Brocade, Cisco, HP), firewall and layer-3 switch configuration and programming & TCP/IP and other related protocols sufficient to full planning, deployment, and administration.
Proficient in programming languages and scripting tools such as Perl, Python, Powershell or similar tools sufficient to creating, debugging, monitoring, and error checking critical systems.
Extensive knowledge of network and computer security including intrusion detection and firewalls
Proficient with 802.11a/b/g/n centrally authenticated wireless networks sufficient for planning, administering and providing for academic purposes and end users use, a seamless, fast, and reliable wireless service that can be expected wherever they may roam.
Knowledge of telecommunications technologies including traditional PBX and IP Telephony
Ability to effectively communicate complex technical ideas and procedures to technical and non-technical personnel
Experience with Project Management with the ability to plan and direct the work of other employees in the analysis of major and/or complex systems and upgrades and to provide conflict resolution for these and other projects/activities of minor and major scope
Strong and effective communication and organizational skills for working in a service excellence driven environment
B.S. degree in information technology, computer science or computer information systems
Professional network certifications
Knowledge of infrastructure wiring and wiring standards