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Who We Are:
Information and Technology Services (ITS) supports U-M faculty, researchers, staff, and students in their use of technology to teach, learn, research, and work, and be leaders in their fields. We are dedicated to creating cohesive digital experiences and promoting university wide innovations. ITS's mission is to be trusted enablers of technology for the U-M community. ITS works together to provide cohesive digital experiences and seamless support to the U-M community. For more information about ITS, visit: https://its.umich.edu/about
Information and Technology Services (ITS) at the University of Michigan has an exciting opportunity for a Network Engineer Senior.
This position is part of a team that is responsible for the design of In-Building (wired and WiFi) and Core networks. This team is currently in the midst of a multi-year project to replace the core and distribution layer of the network. At the same time, Colleges and Schools across the Ann Arbor campus will be replacing aging portions of their in-building networks. The person who fills this role will be responsible for designing and implementing in-building networks across campus. This includes the distribution layer and access layer (wired and WiFi). The successful candidate will have a solid knowledge of ethernet and Wi-Fi, switching and routing protocols, and associated equipment.
Work can either be on site or remote, but there may be times when on site work is necessary.
May require working during non-business hours and on weekends
After hire, must have a personal mobile communication device and home internet connection
Bachelor's degree in computer science/engineering or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) - Enterprise and/or Certified Wireless Design Professional (CWDP)
Minimum of 4 years experience with designing networks, both wired and WiFi
In-depth understanding of communication protocols (mainly TCP/IP) and routing protocols (e.g. BGP, OSPF)
Experience with Unix, MacOS and/or Windows based computers and 4 years of experience developing scripts or tools to manage network infrastructure
Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply scientific methodology skills in troubleshooting
Proficient with word processing, spreadsheet, and collaboration applications
Desired Qualifications: (Optional)
Experience in project management methodologies.
Experience with connecting to cloud providers such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and/or Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
Hands-on network operations experience in a multi-vendor environment
Benefits at the University of Michigan
In addition to a career filled with purpose and opportunity, The University of Michigan offers a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well, protect yourself and your family and plan for a secure future. Benefits include:
Generous time off
A retirement plan that provides two-for-one matching contributions with immediate vesting
Many choices for comprehensive health insurance
Long-term disability coverage
Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care expenses
Dental and Vision Insurance
Parental and Maternity Leave
Physical Demands/Work Environment
This position may work either on-campus or remotely, however, there will be times when being on-campus is required. Normal amount of sitting, average mobility to move around an office and telecommunication environments; able to conduct a normal amount of work at a computer; travel to various locations on and off campuses. Will need to walk/ perform inspections in construction areas where we are designing or installing telecommunication wiring or to manage staff and meet with customers, vendors and employees. Responsible for following industry standards, regulations and instructions regarding telecommunication wiring, systems and OSEH regulations. May require working during non-business hours and on weekends. Punctual, regular, and consistent attendance is required.
This position requires the employee to have a high speed data connection at home and a cell phone.
The statements included in this description are intended to reflect the general nature and level of work assigned to this classification and should not be interpreted as all-inclusive.
UM- ITS welcomes a healthy applicant pool so we encourage all interested applicants to apply. This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy
COVID-19 vaccinations, including boosters when eligible, are required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all campuses, including Michigan Medicine. This includes those working remotely. More information on this new policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the UM-Dearborn and UM-Flint websites.
A great university is made so by its faculty and staff, and Michigan is recognized as one of the best universities to work for in the country. The Michigan culture is known for engaging faculty and staff in all facets of the university to create a workplace that is vibrant and stimulating.For two consecutive years, the Chronicle of Higher Education has placed U-M in its "Great Colleges to Work For" survey. In particular, the university earns high marks for strong relations between faculty and administrators, a collaborative system of governance, strong pay and benefits, and a healthy work/life balance.