Job No: 493985 Work Type: Staff Full-time Department: Information Technology Services Location: Wilf Campus, 500 West 185th Street, NY, NY Categories: Information Technology
Position Summary: Senior Network Engineer will be responsible for providing high-quality, reliable, flexible, and appropriate infrastructure networking technology solutions for Yeshiva University. These systems will be used campus-wide by faculty, students, and staff in accordance with Yeshiva University's academic and research goals. The Senior Network Engineer will work very closely with the Technical Director as well as the Deputy CIO - Infrastructure in order to properly design and support these systems. The Senior Network Engineer is responsible for all technical aspects of networking design and implementation.
The Senior Network Engineer will have a strong background in Layer 2 and Layer 3 technologies, work well and communicate effectively with others, is self-starting, creative, and able to think through a project from start to finish. The Senior Network Engineer is expected to take total ownership of the University's network infrastructure, from architecture, design, and documentation through deployment and maintenance.
Position Responsibilities: Administer network workstations, utilizing TCP/IP networking protocols and/or Windows, Mac and UNIX-based operating systems:
Provide leadership in IT for the development of highly appropriate, tightly integrated, consistently available, secure, flexible, and fault-tolerant systems
Create, architect, develop, and install solutions to complex technical, procedural, and logistical problems; design, implement, and test information technology security mechanisms and systems in the context of the networking infrastructure
Identify, test, develop and implement new technologies
Enhance the integration of disparate, heterogeneous systems
Appropriately respond to needs and requirements assessments from Information Technology
Assist in creating and developing formal guidelines and policies to ensure appropriate systems support and designs
Work with IT staff and appropriate members of the Academic and Research divisions to provide responsive solutions and options for problems and opportunities
Monitor the development of new standards with TCP/IP and other networking technologies with particular attention to the impact on the YU networking environment
Other duties as assigned
The Senior Network Engineer will also be responsible for all activity related to the smooth functioning of the YU Network. The Network Administrator role has the primary responsibility for the tasks listed below, and the Senior Network Engineer will act as a tier 2 (final) support. The Senior Network Engineer will work closely with Network Administrators for the following devices and activities:
IDF and MDF closet switches
All WAN Connectivity
All Routers, Switches and other network devices
Wireless LAN connectivity
Configuration and troubleshooting the network components of networked devices
Network-related help desk activities
Prompt attention to and timely closure of all network-related helpdesk tickets
Working conditions are normal for an office environment. Work requires extensive work using a computer. Responsibilities may require evening and weekend work in response to needs of the systems being supported.
Experience & Educational Background: REQUIRED
At least one certifications: MCSE, CCNA, CCNP, CCIE
Education: Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or similar
5-7 years of experience as a network systems administrator role
At least 3 years of experience in the following:
Providing customer service and network services to technically adept and inexperienced clients
Working with individuals and teams involved in technical support, including system and database administrators, programmers, network technicians (layers 1-2), network architects (layers 2-7), and information technology consultants
Designing, implementing, operating and troubleshooting TCP/IP and Ethernet-based network architectures is required. (Time spent as a student during which the individual can establish her/his responsibility for network implementation and/or operation will be considered.)
Advanced unicast routing technologies (BGP, OSPF) and multiple ISPs
Working in an environment with converged, structured cabling systems (analog/digital voice and data)
Assumes responsibility to ensure issues/concerns will be addressed and monitors them through conclusion
Identifies, defines and analyzes information and situations before recommending a course of action
Strong communications skills are required. Must be able to explain difficult abstract concepts verbally, in writing (email, proposals, documentation), and through more formal presentations
Ability to work collaboratively, cooperatively, and closely with technically adept and involved senior management is required
An ability to perform duties and responsibilities under tight deadlines is required
Demonstrated ability to work with clients and other staff on all levels - in small groups, one on one with supervisors, staff colleagues, representatives from external organizations, and vendors is required
Initiative, ability to work independently, and willingness to learn new skills is required
Act as a consultant to other departments regarding network design and support
Complete projects and tasks independently and with limited direct supervision
Skills & Competencies: KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
Knowledge of a range of computer networking systems to include Ethernet computer networks
Knowledge of computing and network hardware and peripheral equipment
Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical personnel
Ability to install, configure and maintain personal computers, networks, and related hardware and software
Knowledge of federal copyright laws as they pertain to the use of computer software
Knowledge of network security systems, applications, procedures, and techniques
Ability to identify and resolve computer system malfunctions and operational problems
Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities
Ability to provide technical training to end users
Ability to learn and support new systems and applications
Responsibilities may require evening and weekend work in response to needs of the systems being supported
About Us: Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.
We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.
The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the Universitys retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations.
Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
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Yeshiva University has been transforming lives for more than a century. Nowhere but here can students have a personal, small college experience while benefitting from the academic rigor of a top ranked research university. Since its inception YU has been dedicated to melding the ancient traditions of Jewish law and life with the heritage of Western civilization, and each year we celebrate as future leaders make YU their home. Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.