The Department of Information Technology Services is seeking applications for a Senior Network Engineer. Information Technology Services (ITS) provides the highest quality technology services to students, faculty, and staff and delivers technologies that advance the University's academic, research, and administrative goals.
The Senior Network Engineer reports to the Assistant CIO for Networking/Telecom and Classrooms leading the network team in day-to-day operations. The Senior Network Engineer is also:
Steers network team for connectivity: 115+ HSU Buildings, 18+ remote sites, 10+ medical facilities.
Provides and manages network services through specialized (Cisco) devices including Traffic filtering devices, VoIP Gateway, wireless networking, Wireless LAN controllers, management and monitoring devices, etc.
Leads the networking team for the installation and maintenance of the network.
Oversees network requests and needs including 10S updates, device configuration, moves, adds, changes, repairs, upgrades, troubleshooting, etc.
Maintains network-related databases including DHCP, DNS, network subnets, device inventory, etc.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
The Senior Network Engineer plays a key role in ensuring that organizational projects and initiatives meet objectives on time and on budget by increasing employee adoption and usage. This position focuses on the people side of change, which involves preparing, supporting, and equipping people to adopt and use changes to business processes, systems and technology, job roles, organization structures, and more.
The ETSU main campus is located in Johnson City, Tennessee, in the beautiful Appalachian Highlands region. The area is characterized by small towns, rich artistic traditions, and lots of outdoor experiences. Asheville is less than an hour's drive; Knoxville is just 90 minutes. Within 45 minutes of campus, you can hike on the Appalachian Trail and explore the world-famous rhododendron gardens atop Roan Mountain. The mountain streams create recreation opportunities for skiing, boating, and bass fishing on nearby TVA lakes, while the mountain ridges just over the border in western North Carolina offer snow skiing; and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is just two hours away.
The value of employment at ETSU goes far beyond salary. Regular benefited ETSU employees enjoy a full range of benefits, services, and programs including:
Paid time off & leave
16 paid holidays
Health and life insurance
Access to University facilities and services and much more!
ETSU is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all of our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion. East Tennessee State University (ETSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Disclaimer: The Job Summary is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals in this classification. It is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Management reserves the right to revise the job or require different tasks to be performed as assigned to reflect changes in the position. Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations.
Job Category: Administrative
CCIE Certification OR abachelor's Degree plus five (5) years of relevant experience; OR a Master's degree or higher in Computer Science, Technology, or other related degree plus two (2) years of relevant experience.
Founded in 1911 (as East Tennessee State Normal School), East Tennessee State University serves over 15,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. ETSU has eleven colleges and schools, including health sciences, liberal arts, education and business & technology. ETSU is centered on a warm and friendly residential campus nestled in the secure and beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of northeast Tennessee. As part of the ETSU community, you will enjoy all the region has to offer, including snow-skiing, various festivals, numerous golf courses and lakes, popular national and state parks, whitewater rafting, the Appalachian Trail, and much more.