The University of Arkansas Fayetteville is seeking candidates for the position of Enterprise Network Engineer. The Enterprise Network Engineer provides operational and project support for systems associated with the campus core network, data center network, campus local area network (LAN) and, internet services (WAN). This engineer will work closely with the Network Enterprise Systems team leader and Director of Infrastructure Systems to achieve the campus goal of a high-functioning core network. Job responsibilities will be to operate core network systems in a collaborative team environment with individual systems responsibilities assigned as needed in support of strategic goals.
Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.
Bachelor’s degree in any field from an accredited institution of higher education
At least four years of formal IT-related job experience, including some in the field of data networking
Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related from an accredited institution of higher education
An advanced degree in any field, such as a master’s degree; information technology degree receives increased consideration
At least four years of IT experience in a formal role related to data networking
Proven experience with network routing and related protocols, network security management, and general network management
A network certification from a leading network technology vendor that displays proficiency in route/switch technology; JNCIS, CCNA, or equivalent
A network certification from a leading technology vendor in a specialization, such as data center, network security, virtualization, or equivalent
IT related work experience in higher education
IT related work experience in a large enterprise of 1000+ employees
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs):
Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
Strong customer service skills
Highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail skill
Able to conduct research into networking issues and products as required
Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language
Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
Able to effectively prioritize tasks in a high-pressure environment
Able to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
About University of Arkansas
The University of Arkansas, the state's flagship university, with a student population of over 26,000 students, resides on 345 picturesque acres overlooking the Ozark Mountains. For nearly 150 years, it has been at the center of higher education in the state of Arkansas and recently has moved to the center of higher education in the nation. Through the integration of teaching, research and service that puts students first, the University of Arkansas is taking its place among the nation's great comprehensive colleges and universities.
Fayetteville is a vibrant, diverse and inclusive community located in the Ozark Mountains of Northwest Arkansas a metropolitan-area with a population of 500,000 residents. Northwest Arkansas is a rapidly-expanding, economically healthy and technologically advanced region driven by the presence and cutting-edge use of technology by three Fortune 500 companies including Walmart, Tyson Foods and J.B. Hunt. The city and area have been featured in numerous publications as a very desirable and economical place to live and most recently was listed by Money magazine as one of the "100 Best Places to Live."
As an employer, the University of Arkansas off...ers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a balance between the needs of the workplace and the life needs of all employees. The benefits package includes University contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual and a choice of retirement programs with University contributions ranging from 5% - 14% of employee salary.
IT Services provides central information technology support for the University of Arkansas, supporting a user base of over 30,000 faculty, staff and student users. With over one hundred-fifty fulltime employees and a budget that exceeds $23 million, IT Services provides technical resources and services to support university users in teaching, learning and working smarter, faster, and safer. IT Services is platform diagnostic, supporting Mac and Windows on the desktop, Windows and Linux server environments, and both enterprise and opensource systems and software.
The University of Arkansas is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University welcomes applications without regard to age, race/color, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.