This position works within the Great Falls College MSU IT Services department as support for the network and telecommunication systems.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Maintaining the operational readiness of the Great Falls College MSU network at the main campus as well as affiliated sites; maintaining and upgrading the network core, switches, routers, and several network management devices (e.g. firewall devices, DHCP server, wireless controller, NAS devices, etc.); installing, configuring, maintaining and troubleshooting network switches and other supporting peripherals; maintaining and troubleshooting telecommunications systems; managing, maintaining, upgrading, and wiring the physical cable plant (Ethernet (Cat 5/ Cat 6), fiber optic (single and multimode), FCOE, and phone lines); ensuring quality technical support, reliable connectivity, and the operational readiness of our enterprise services; and performing related work as required.
Associate degree in computer science, networking, or a related technical field plus two years of full time (or part-time equivalent) network administration experience or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.
A current industry recognized certification relating to networking. (ie. CCNA, Network+, etc.).
Experience administering, designing, troubleshooting, and supporting critical network systems in a production environment and solving complex networking, operating system and software problems to ensure maximum system security, reliability and availability.
Experience managing larger networks across multiple locations using networking standards, protocols such as DHCP, etc and security best practices, and the configuration and deployment of various network attached devices such as network switches, wireless access points, etc.
Experience with and knowledge of client/server technology, such as DNS, Active Directory, VPN, LDAP, etc.
Experience with configuring, upgrading, and maintaining Cisco IOS software on network devices (switches, routers, firewalls, etc.).
Experience with installing, terminating, and wiring physical cable plant infrastructure.
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, networking, or a related technical field plus two years of full time (or part-time equivalent) network administration experience or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.
Experience Managing Cisco VoIP with CUCM and CUC.
Experience with and knowledge of advanced network protocols and configurations such as IPV6, Fiber Channel, VPC, VSS, etc.
Experience with configuring, upgrading, and maintaining Cisco devices using NX-OS, AsyncOS, ASA/ASDM, and FXOS.
Experience with virtual networks, fabric interconnects FCOE, and ISCSI.
Current certification as a Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) or equivalent.
Familiarity and knowledge of network security, intrusion detection systems, and network vulnerability and security scanners.