Specialist IV/V, Information Technology (Network Engineer)
Department: Office of Information Technology Admin
Position Summary: This position provides functional and empirical analysis related to the planning, design, installation, and implementation of the Auburn University wired and wireless data network. Responsibilities include basic and custom configurations of edge and core systems, leading various network projects, monitoring network performance, resolving network problems, working with end users and installing network equipment.
This position will require in depth practical knowledge of electronic shop methods, procedures and tools as well as current computer and networking technologies to include switches, routers, wireless access points, wireless controllers and both wired and wireless LANs and WANs. The successful candidate will be a highly self-motivated person who is capable of performing with limited supervision and possesses exceptional creativity and advanced communication and interpersonal skills.
Auburn residents overwhelmingly rate the city as a great place to live, work and raise children, but don't just take their word for it. Forbes has consistently ranked Auburn on its lists for Best Places to Retire and Best Small Places for Business and Careers. Auburn City Schools have consistently been ranked among the top public school systems in the state and nation.
Auburn University is committed to providing a comprehensive employee benefits package that attracts and retains talent to further the University's mission and contributes to the personal and financial well-being of employees and their families. Employee Benefits include: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Care, Cancer Insurance, Life Insurance/Personal Accident Coverage, Disability Group & Supplemental Plans, Flexible Spending Account Plan, and Mandatory and Voluntary Retirement Plans, Auburn University Federal Credit Union, Bookstore Discounts, Tiger Perks discounts on dining, shopping and entertainment, Travel Assistance (Domestic and International), and Educational Improvements for Employees and Dependents.
Minimum Qualifications: Entry into the applicant pool requires a High School diploma or equivalent and five (5) or more years of experience in design, evaluation, modification, testing, repair and maintenance of data networks. Employer will consider advanced degrees in lieu of experience. Level IV has an average starting salary range between $55,000 and $65,000.
Consideration for Level V requires a Bachelor's degree and four (4) years of experience in the areas referenced above. Level V has an average starting salary range between $60,000 and $75,000.
Please utilize the attachment feature at the online employment site to attach the following: cover letter, resume and contact information of at least three professional references. Only applicants who submit all the requested information will be considered for review.
Desired Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, Computer Engineering, or related field with a high degree of experience in the configuration and installation of Cisco network communications equipment and the ability to troubleshoot network communications issues in both LANS and WANS; experience with outside plant installation and maintenance; Cat 3/5/5e/6 inside plant installation and maintenance as well as extensive experience with wireless network design, installation and maintenance. Actual in-depth working experience with the design, installation and maintenance of Aruba 802.11n wireless system products such as Aruba ClearPass, AirWave, APs and controllers is also highly desired.
Requisition No.: 28378
Close Date: 06-17-2019
The "Close Date" indicates the date after which applications may no longer be received. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
Refer to the above Requisition # and apply on-line at:
on any computer with Internet access. If you need any assistance, contact Auburn University's Department of Human Resources at (334) 844-4145 or your local state employment service distribution system office. Internet Access is also available through your public library.
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