What is Cornell University and what is Information Technology @ Cornell?
Cornell University is the federal land-grant institution of New York State, a private endowed university, and a member of the Ivy League. Information Technologies (IT) is a strategic enabler for many functions at Cornell. Staff working in IT are found not only in the central Cornell Information Technologies (CIT) unit, but also in most colleges and units across Cornell. We are comprised of many organizations, but we work as one. By being where Cornell faculty, staff, and students are, we are able to offer services--whether needed at the desktop or to solve a major business, academic or research objective--to everyone at Cornell. To find out more, please follow this link: IT@Cornell
Technology is an enabling force behind the work being done at Cornell. The entire Cornell community depends on our talented centralized IT group to provide support for all technology-related needs. CIT is composed of 7 teams: IT Administration, IT Security Office, IT Communication and Documentation, the Project Management Office, Customer Service & Support, Enterprise Services, and Infrastructure Services.
Cornell Information Technologies (CIT) Infrastructure division is a seeking an Infrastructure Engineer to join their team.
What you will do:
In this role, you will be responsible for installing, repairing, and maintaining facility systems and IT infrastructure that support data centers maintained by CIT for the Cornell community ensuring compliance with applicable security standards and requirements. You will act as a resource with the division's Field Services, Request Fulfillment, Voice and Network Engineers, as well as Cornell's Facilities and Campus Services to guide design, installation and support for the communications voice/video/data network system infrastructure. Networks include both wired and wireless communications systems and the physical infrastructure includes pathways and cable plant and interface with equipment that supports services. You will also act as back up to the Manager, Facilities & Data Centers, as required.
Position requires 24/7 on-call responsibilities throughout each calendar year.
What we are looking for:
Bachelor's Degree with 2 to 4 years of experience installing, repairing, and maintaining telecommunications infrastructure.
Basic understanding of electrical and cooling systems.
Ability to read and comprehend engineering, system design documents.
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills with an ability to remain focused in a fast-paced, demanding customer-driven environment.
Excellent analytical and independent problem-solving skills.
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities that are time-sensitive.
Ability to work independently as well as in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
Excellent communication skills, including the ability to communicate technical concepts in a simple and straight-forward manner.
Familiarity with Microsoft Office products and basic computer knowledge.
A valid driver's license as you will be required to drive a university vehicle for work purposes.
If you have all those things, great! We have a few more things that we would prefer you to have, but it's ok if you don't.
Experience with Cornell Facilities work orders, and Maximo helpful.
Project management experience.
Knowledge of security standards and implementation of security procedures to maintain compliance with security requirements.
General experience with ITIL or ITSM.
Experience working in an IT higher education environment.
Experience providing enterprise services to large organizations.
No Visa sponsorship available for this position.
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