Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering an exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 16,000 students in its nine colleges and schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre in the United Kingdom.
The University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement plans; life insurance; short and long-term disability; employee assistance program (EAP); tuition remission; and generous time off.
Successful candidates should have a knowledge of and commitment to the goals of Jesuit Education.
Department: DevOps Infrastructure
Campus: Rose Hill (RH) - Bronx
The Network Engineer provides network and voice system installation, problem determination, resolution, configuration, and needs analysis to support the use of technology by faculty, staff, and students.
The engineer provides support for all aspects of the various University data center facilities and communications closets; supports operations and administration of voice and data network components, located on all campus locations.; and works with other staff including application development and security.
They will also be responsible for administrative tasks, projects and supporting other IT related functions.
Responsible for implementing technologies designed by the infrastructure team
Configures network switches, VPN, optical hardware and SDN systems
Researches new technologies in support of data, VoIP, conferencing systems and WiFi
Deploys wireless network infrastructures and makes recommendations on systems enhancements for optimal operation
Recommends IT solutions to business and management problems
Supports the universities building management systems
Works with the Facilities Engineering group on implementing technologies into new or renovated structures
Monitors and analyze data to improve system performance
Monitors network usage and security issues.
Deploys patches to mitigate any threat to systems
Responds to issues affecting the network architecture
Supports ticket resolution associated to the network architecture
Supports work and tickets associated to the operation of the firewall
Supervises student workers
Essential Engineer Functions
Project implementation and support
WiFi enhancements and support
Make use of SUMO logic to analyze captured data from disparate network systems
Support security team with data from firewall and network equipment
Use measuring and diagnostic tools to test and adjust networking equipment
Support capacity planning
Utilize data to modify and support modifications to the wireless network
WiFi and cellular
Optical systems (Passive and active DWDM)
Support of OSPF and other network protocols
VoIP and other realtime applications
Laser and long haul rf systems
Bachelor's Degree; or in lieu of the degree, a minimum of 4 years of relevant experience.
Demonstrated expertise in:
Supporting complex systems architectures, specifications and applications
Resource acquisition and management
Execution of project plans and delivery of results
Analytical/problem solving and technical skills
Ability to interact professionally with staff, faculty and students
Work experience and validated training with IT certification will be considered.
Fordham Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering an exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 16,000 students in its 9 colleges and schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre in the United kingdom.