Salary is commensurate with experience and education.
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The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
UW Information Technology is the central IT organization for the University of Washington, providing critical technology support to all three campuses, UW medical centers and global research operations. UW-IT collaborates with University partners to advance teaching, learning, innovation and discovery at the UW. Network Operations Management within UW-IT activates network/phone ports and installs switches, wireless access points, and routers for the networks supporting the UW, UW Medicine, Pacific Northwest Gigapop and the state K-20 Education Network; and provides 24x7x365 network monitoring and troubleshooting.
UW-IT has an outstanding opportunity for a Network Engineer.
A Network Engineer is expected to be a computer professional with experience in complex data and telecommunications systems design, development, management, and evaluation. Domain expertise ranges from cable plant, core router implementation, up through application protocols with particular emphasis on routing and network management protocols (e.g. OSPF, BGP, SNMP) and integrated network services (e.g. MLPPP, QoS, VoIP).
A Network Engineer is expected to have expertise in contemporary network technologies and protocols including fiber optics, SONET, DS3, DS1, Ethernet, TCP/IP, OSPF, BGP4, IPv6, SNMP, QoS, MLPPP, and VoIP. UW Information Technology's constituency, and therefore that of this position, is the entire University. UW Information Technology operates a large TCP/IP-based data network, including three router centers on the main Seattle campus, with connections to well over 250 campus buildings, as well as two branch campuses and dozens of remote sites. UW Information Technology is also responsible for the design, implementation, and operation of networks for UW medical centers (including the UW Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center, and the UW Physicians Network) in addition, UW Information Technology designs, implements, and operates regional networks services such as the Pacific Northwest Gigapop, which provides Inet and I2 service to PNG and international customers, and the Washington State K-20 network supporting State public education with over 450 routers.
-BA communication engineering, computer science, or related field. -Four years of experience in network engineering, implementation, or operations. -Demonstrated excellent written/oral communication skills, technical documentation skills, user liaison skills, and personal interaction abilities.
-Experience working with foreign technical staff and customers. -Core networking experience in a large research university or large enterprise. -Demonstrated project management skills.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check.
Must be able to respond to network outages, scheduled installations, and maintenance activities during off-hours.
Must be willing to travel up to one week within and outside of the state of WA.
Must be able to lift at least 40 pounds.
This may require climbing up ladders to install equipment or maneuvering through tight spaces to run cables.
Must have a valid driver's license to operate State vehicles
This is an essential position and is required to report to work when UW suspends operations.
Application Process: The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Criminal Conviction History, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select Apply to this position. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your My Jobs page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergra...duate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.