Under general supervision of the Manager, OIT Network Engineering, the Network Engineer is part of a network engineering team responsible for managing a wide variety of services in support of the campus network. Duties include: assisting with the planning, design, security product evaluation/specification, installation, upgrade, maintenance, troubleshooting, repair and performance optimization of the campus networks. Primary responsibility for the network includes the routers, switches, cable plant, and wireless infrastructure. Provides a moderate level of technical expertise, and serves as a consultant, answering technical questions, providing network analysis and problem resolution, recommending appropriate network designs and solutions to problems, and planning and participating in network implementations.UCI's primary campus network (UCInet) is a complex network, employing some of the latest available technology. It consists of a fiber optic 10 gigabit Ethernet TCP/IP backbone with twisted-pair and fiber optic cable serving the building LANs, utilizing routers, switches and wireless infrastructure. UCInet is a critical service for the campus, providing access to electronic mail, campus resources, national supercomputer centers, other universities, and the Internet.UCI's other networks include: - Residential Network Services (ResNet) is the network infrastructure within the student housing complexes where over 7500 students and families live. This network consists of over 400 Cisco Routers, switches, and network security controls. - Facilities Network (FACnet) is a network infrastructure for critical Building Management Systems (BMS) controls and communications. Devices with limited security controls and high security needs are placed in this separate network. - The Lightpath Network is a research network with low-latency, high-speed connectivity for high bandwidth data transmission.The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.Salary: Commensurate with experienceTotal Hours: 8-5, M-FContract Position. This is a one year contract appointment position with the possibility of additional year contract appointment extensions. Per the University of California (UC) recruitment policy, because this position has undergone competitive recruitment, this position can be converted to career status any time after hire, as conversion meets criteria set by UC recruitment policy and the needs of the Office of Information Technology department. Final candidate subject to background check.As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts. Please attach your resume.Click here to see the Information Technology website.View Job Description for the position requirements.
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