The Office of Information Technology Director of Advanced Networking and Cyber-Security is a member of the OIT leadership team, and a direct report of the Associate Vice President/Chief Technology Officer (AVP/CTO). This position is responsible for the strategic direction and operation of the university’s administrative, academic and research networks and enterprise network services. These services include, but are not limited to: • Border connectivity providing redundant commodity internet access • Advanced research network providing connectivity to Internet2 and other research networks • Data center network at three sites • Campus wired network (20,000+ ports) • Campus wireless network (1100+ access points, 13,000+ client devices) • Residential wireless network (2300+ access points, 10,000+ devices) • DNS, DHCP, and Load balancing • Campus IoT network • Campus Voice/Telephony service • Network security systems including firewalls, intrusion detection, and intrusion prevention systems • Data/Voice connectivity for five remote sites • Capacity planning and availability reporting for all network services and functions • Disaster recovery and business continuity planning and testing • Incident management and root cause analysis
In addition, and equally important, this role will help nurture an environment of positivity, openness, collaboration, and trust between campus (academic, student, administrative, and staff), OIT staff, our service providers and partners, and the CIO. The ideal candidate will ensure network services are available and secure while driving the change required to innovate and meet the needs of a Tier 1 research university.
Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree 10 years of progressive experience operating and 7 years of experience leading network teams in complex environments
• Broad experience running multi-vendor networks and network services • Higher education experience • Master’s degree, preferably Management, IT, or Computer Science • Experience with Amazon AWS and/or Microsoft Azure network services • Experience working with research networks at the national level