Network Engineer

Updated: 1 day ago
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

Network Engineer

Agency

Texas A&M University

Department

Technology Services

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

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Job Type

Staff

Job Description

Here’s a Glimpse of the Job and Your Opportunity to Contribute   

As the Network Engineer, you will configure, troubleshoot, and resolve wireless network issues/outages, and provide preventative maintenance.  Texas A&M is designing and developing a next generation enterprise network giving you the opportunity to expand your knowledge while troubleshooting and configuring the latest Cisco Edge switches and Aruba Wireless access points. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent combination of education
  • 2 years of networking design experience
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills
  • Must be a United States citizen, permanent resident, or a person granted asylum or refugee status

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience trouble shooting Aruba wireless and Cisco switches

Responsibilities

  • Problem Management -In collaboration with other network teams, analyze, troubleshoot, track, and repair the enterprise’s wireless network. 
  • Network Testing and Security - Assist with tests used to certify network to required installation design standards. In collaboration with the network security team, help oversee the monitoring and maintenance of the wireless network security.
  • Design Networks and Network Upgrades - Assist with wireless network design activities.
  • Client/Vendor Consultation - Establish contacts with vendors for wireless networking support and problem resolution.  Confer with clients to define wireless networking requirements.
  • Documentation - Document wireless network engineering designs, plans, maps, methods, and procedures.
  • New Technology Deployment and System Integration Testing - Assist with new technology deployments and integration testing on the wireless network.
  • Professional Development - Participate in training and professional development sessions. Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Technology Planning and Evaluation - Assist with the evaluation of new technologies to determine their applicability to the client’s needs.
  • Common Duties - Confer with other personnel in resolving problems involving procedural and technical matters; research problems and recommend solutions; provide resource estimates and progress reports; serve on committees to develop technical standards and direction; meet with customers and technical staff to determine information needs and requirements; ensures that all work is accurate and in compliance with departmental or project quality standards; provides on-call support on nights and weekends as needed; and provide input for the planning and budget process.

Why Texas A&M?

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values .

We are a prestigious university with strong traditions, Core Values, and a community of caring and collaboration. Amenities associated with a major university, such as: sporting and cultural events, state-of-the-art recreation facilities, the Bush Library and Museum, and much more await you. Experience all that a big city has to offer but with a reasonable cost-of-living and no long commutes. In addition, you have access to many benefits and perks, such as:

  • Health, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance with Texas A&M contributing to employee health and basic life premiums
  • 12-15 days of annual paid holidays 
  • Up to eight hours of paid sick leave  and at least eight hours of paid vacation  each month
  • Automatic enrollment in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas  
  • Free exercise programs and release time for health and wellness programs
  • All employees have access to free LinkedIn Learning  training programs, webinars, and limited financial support to attend conferences, workshops, and more 
  • Educational release time and tuition assistance  for completing a degree while a Texas A&M employee

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University and TAMHSC, must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.


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