The Office of Information Technology Director of Advanced Networking is a member of the OIT leadership team, and a direct report of the Associate Vice President/Chief Technology Officer (AVP/CTO). This position is responsible for the strategic direction and operation of the university's administrative, academic and research networks and enterprise network services. These services include, but are not limited to:
Border connectivity providing redundant commodity internet access
Advanced research network providing connectivity to Internet2 and other research networks
Network security systems including firewalls, intrusion detection, and intrusion prevention systems
Data/Voice connectivity for five remote sites
Capacity planning and availability reporting for all network services and functions
Disaster recovery and business continuity planning and testing
Incident management and root cause analysis
In addition, and equally important, this role will help nurture an environment of positivity, openness, collaboration, and trust between campus (academic, student, administrative, and staff), OIT staff, our service providers and partners, and the CIO. The ideal candidate will ensure network services are available and secure while driving the change required to innovate and meet the needs of a Tier 1 research university.
Bachelor's degree and 10 years of related progressive experience and 7 years of experience leading network teams in complex environments.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Broad experience running multi-vendor networks and network services
Higher education experience
Master's degree, preferably Management, IT, or Computer Science
Experience with Amazon AWS and/or Microsoft Azure network services
Experience working with research networks at the national level
1) All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.
2) UT Dallas does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its programs and activities, including in admission and enrollment. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the Director of Institutional Equity at InstitutionalEquity@utdallas.edu or the Title IX Coordinator at TitleIXCoordinator@utdallas.edu, or call 972-883-5331.
The University of Texas at Dallas is an innovative institution in the heart of North Texas on the path to achieving Tier One national research university status.UT Dallas has grown since its founding in 1969 to include 132 degree programs, with cutting-edge curricula serving a variety of undergraduate and graduate student interests.The University continues its original commitment to providing some of the state's most-lauded science and engineering programs and has also gained prominence for a breadth of educational paths, from criminology to biomedical engineering to arts and technology.The wealth of learning resources available to UT Dallas students is the result of a concentrated effort to attract the top minds on both ends of the classroom relationship. Joining the faculty's Nobel laureate and four National Academies members since 2005 are more than 200 tenure and tenure-track professors hailing from the world's best colleges, including Harvard, MIT, Cambridge and Columbia University. In addition, UT Dallas is home to more than 50 centers, labs and institutes that facilitate research and opportunities for hands-on learning. Students, meanwhile, arrive at UT Dallas well-prepared ...to succeed in higher education: In 2011, nearly 39 percent of freshmen ranked in the top 10 percent of their high school class, and 75 percent ranked in the top 25 percent.With an eye on building a future as bright as its beginnings, UT Dallas will continue its push to attain Tier One research university status and produce graduates who are well-equipped to succeed professionally.