1.Work, review progress and quality of deliverables, evaluate performance and technical capabilities of the network. Establish priorities for improvement and develop and implement improvement plans.
2.Support the technology that provides services to academic and administrative data network users. Assure operational stability of the network. Maintain, install, update and manage network components, including; firewall, backup system, network management, Internet connectivity and TCP/IP operability, security, VPN, and virus protection systems.
3.Monitor trends of utilization and problems to help anticipate needs. Troubleshoots and resolves all expedited issues impacting the college.
4.Install, configure, maintain and support network hardware such as Ethernet switches, routers, bandwidth shapers, load balancers, uninterrupted power sources, wireless controllers, and access points.
5.Provide network project management for staff and faculty support. Coordinate with the Help Desk administrator to organize, prioritize, assign, and follow through to completion any Help Desk call requiring network intervention.
6.Participate in determination of the feasibility of adding, and/or changing data network resources. Evaluate various alternatives, and make recommendations, ensuring alignment with college needs, to the Director of Technology Infrastructure.
7.Work in conjunction with all other members of Information Technology Services staff. Provides proactive and professional communication and fosters mutual respect with all campus entities.
8.Install configure, maintain and support connection to multiple Internet Service Providers.
9.Maintain and manage the CBORD one card system as well as the siren, CCTV, and radio systems.
10.Maintain campus cabling plant, terminate and test Ethernet cabling.
11.Other job-related duties as appropriately assigned.
A bachelor's degree, in computer science or a related field or relevant experience.
Five plus years' experience in networking, routing, switches and firewall configuration using common CLI and GUI networking platforms and the management analysis systems associated with those networks. Experience with 802.11 a/b/g/n/x/ac wireless networking, WPA2, RADIUS, and security certificates. Experience with VMware environment, design, configuration, and administration. Experience with Windows server builds and administration. Experience with Linux server builds and administration. Experience with VPN protocols including IPSEC, VPN, and SSL.
Preferred Skills: Previous experience with application virtualization, system backup, configuring CISCO network devices desired. Experience in higher education preferred. Cisco certifications desired. In-depth knowledge of the OSI model.
Partnering with the support and systems teams, the network engineer is heavily involved with identifying, prioritizing, and resolving critical network related issues that impact college operations. In addition, the engineer proactively seeks to communicate solutions to network related issues and preferred emerging technologies that can be used to improve the overall health of the college network.
Directs and manages network operations for the college. Leads efforts in the area of wired and wireless networking, network security, including: network behavior analytics, firewall, Network Access Control (NAC), Virtual Private Networking (VPN), Anti-virus(AV) and Intrusion Detection System (IDS). Provide direction for critical operations and monitoring of CBORD, the College's one card system.
North Central College, founded in 1861, is a selective, comprehensive liberal arts institution of 3000 students located 28 miles west of Chicago in Naperville, within walking distance of the Naperville Metra station. For information about the College, please visit the website at https://www.northcentralcollege.edu.