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Network Engineer, Data Networks - req# 10326

at University of New Mexico

Posted: 10/16/2019
Job Reference #: 10326

Job Description

Systems/Network Analyst 3

Requisition IDreq10326
Working TitleNetwork Engineer, Data Networks
Position Grade14
Position Summary

The University of New Mexico Information Technologies (IT) Networks group is seeking a Network Engineer.

The Network Engineer, as integral part of the IT Data Innovation Engineer Team, will support traditional Access, Distribution, and Core layers of networking. The right candidate will be responsible and involved in advanced design solutions for both wired and wireless technologies, ABQ GigaPop (ABQG), and Science DMZ services in direct support of student learning and university research efforts. The Network Engineer, IT Data Networks position helps develop, implement, and document service design and delivery processes for information technology (IT) in wired and wireless networking, perimeter and campus network security, and traffic management and optimization to plan and improve Data and Voice services. As a Network Engineer you will research, review, and evaluate proposals for hardware or software acquisition, provide budget input, plan and manage resources necessary to meet current and projected client needs, and provide on-going technical training and technology transfer to Data Networking staff. You must be able to lead complex projects, multitask, and mentor junior employees.

Work will be performed in a team-based environment in collaboration with functional and technical staff, management and other stakeholders. Work experience in a Higher Education environment is a plus. We are looking for an individual with experience building and designing highly technical environments, managing projects, improving technology services; who demonstrates a strong customer service outlook and excellent communication skills.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • Specialty licensure/certification may be required, as specified by the department.
  • Successful candidate may be subject to a criminal background check prior to starting work.
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree; at least 2 years of progressively responsible experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Higher education and/or experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified may be interchangeable on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with members of diverse communities.

Strong analytical and planning skills

ITIL experience and certification

Project Management experience

Cisco Network Certified

Linux system management

Python programming skill

Next Gen Firewall certification/experience

Additional Requirements
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentIT Networks (320A)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
Pay$3956.00 to $5925.00
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date9/3/2019
Application InstructionsInclude Resume and Cover Letter

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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