Senior Network Engineer

Job Level
Mid-level position
Job Category
Engineer / Architect
  • Technology
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Information Technology

The Senior Network Engineer will be responsible for planning and implementing a network to support the School’s goals as well as for ensuring its effective operation and maintenance. Reporting directly to the Chief Information Officer and working closely with the Director of Technical Services, s/he also performs hands-on network administration, and provides high level technical expertise and support to teammates and customers. Serving as the organization’s information security officer, the Senior Network Engineer develops security policy, assures that solutions adhere to policy, assesses and communicates risk, educates the school community on matters of information security, and performs other security related tasks. The Senior Network Engineer is a service-oriented team player who embraces both strategy and operations. S/he welcomes new ideas, seeks out technologies that will best serve the school, and thoughtfully proposes, implements, secures, maintains and supports these technologies.

Qualifications include but not limited to:

? Bachelor’s degree in computer engineering, information technology or a related field.

? Relevant professional certifications preferred (Network+, CCNA, CCNP, CCIE, MCSE, etc.)

? Must hold information security certification or obtain within agreed timeframe upon accepting position

(Security+, CASP, SSCP, or CISSP).

? Excellent customer service skills; effective communication skills, written and oral.

? Superior time management, organization and prioritization skills.

? Experience in enterprise system administration in a complex, high availability environment; preferably on Mac OSX and Windows platforms supporting Windows, Mac OS and iOS devices.

? Experience with LAN/WAN routing and switching technologies, and wired and wireless network infrastructure. Must include network design, management and support.

? Thorough understanding of security issues and best practices.

? Knowledge of enterprise backup and disaster recovery solutions.

? Ability to solve complex technical problems efficiently and completely.

? Experience with virtualization technology and storage area networks.

? Ability to negotiate with, work with, and manage vendors.

? Maturity of judgment; ability to resolve/mediate problems in a timely and effective manner.

? Experience effectively documenting IT systems and procedures.

? Ability to present and explain technical material to a non-technical audience.

? Able to maintain calm and focus under pressure.

? Successful experience in planning and managing projects.

Candidates should forward their cover letter, resume and three references to Marybeth Roach, Director of Human Resources, at