Network Engineer

Lane Community College

Eugene, OR

Job posting number: #7100056

Posted: May 12, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

AA/EEO Statement:
Lane Community College is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity / Veteran / Disabled Employer embracing equity, inclusion and accessibility. We encourage a safe and hospitable environment for historically marginalized populations including women, BIPOC, Latinx, LGBTQ+ individuals, veterans, and candidates and employees living with disabilities.

Lane actively recruits veterans and those with disabilities for all positions. For accommodations and questions call 541-463-5586.
Veterans, please fax, e-mail, mail or deliver your documentation (DD214/DD215/letter of disability) to Human Resources; Jill Deneault, [email protected], 541-463-3196
Lane Community College ensures that all documentation submitted to HR will remain confidential.
Position Information:
Posting Number: 220060
Job Title: Network Engineer
Applicant Notification:
Our Information Technology Department is seeking to hire a full-time Network Engineer.

Search Information
Provide all documents as requested.
A resume may not take the place of any section of the application.
Transcripts are required for this position at the time of application. See the instructions below.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Application is used to determine the initial salary placement for selected candidates. All employment and education history will be considered.
This position is not remote. Physical presence on campus is required.
Location: Main Campus
Classification: Network Administration Specialist
Position Type: Classified
Anticipated Start Date: Upon Hire
Salary/Wage: Annual
Salary/Wage Range: $29.31 - $42.98 per hour (Classified Salary Level 17 - Advanced)
Salary/Compensation Statement:
Hourly wage reflects an approximate annual salary of $60,955 – $89,393
Lane’s robust Benefits package includes a generous contribution toward medical, dental and vision insurance, basic term life insurance, long term disability, vacation leave, personal time and paid sick leave.
New employees may not be placed on the salary schedule higher than any current employee in this classification with the same or greater number of years’ relevant experience.
Lane Community College is considered a qualifying public employer for the purposes of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. Through the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program, full-time employees working at the College may qualify for forgiveness of the remaining balance on Direct Loans after 120 qualifying monthly payments under a qualifying repayment plan. Questions regarding your loan eligibility should be directed to your loan servicer or to the US Department of Education.
Grant Statement:
Working Schedule:
Variable work hours based upon department needs.
Mornings, evenings, and weekends may be required.
Required Education:
A two-year (2) degree with significant course work in computer science, network/systems administration or related field.
Required Experience:
Three (3) years professional experience including any combination of Cisco Router/Switch administration, HP switch administration, wireless configuration, wired configuration, network troubleshooting, knowledge of networking services and common networking protocols, experience with network monitoring.
Conditions of Employment:
Successful applicants are required to complete a criminal background check. Infractions do not necessarily disqualify a candidate, and will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
Must work and reside in the state of Oregon at the time their work is being performed.
Lane employees are required to be fully vaccinated or have an approved exemption on file, see Lane’s COVID page for more information.
Preferred Education
Four (4) year degree with significant course work in computer science or related field.
Preferred Experience
Experience with Cisco/HP/Juniper networking, Cisco certifications (CCNA, CCNP, CCDA, CCIE), Juniper certifications (JNCIE), CompTIA Network + certificate, network hardening, network design and implementation, Cisco ISE, Radius, Firewalls, VLAN configuration, wireless design using Ekaahau pro, implement and use a variety of network monitoring platforms.
Experience in higher education.
Bilingual/Multicultural Statement:
Inclusiveness, diversity, and equity are integral to Lane’s commitment to excellence in education and our commitment to student and community engagement. We welcome applicants who bring a diversity of identity, culture, experience, perspective, and thought. We encourage applications from candidates that identify with groups that are historically underrepresented in higher education.
Equivalency Statement:
We want to find the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We encourage you to apply, even if you do not believe you meet every one of the qualifications described. You are also encouraged to address how your professional and lived experience, scholarship, teaching, mentorship, and/or service will contribute to the Lane mission of transforming lives through learning.
Position Purpose:
Work as part of a team to administer and maintain multi-campus network, including core networking, virtualization, servers and services; ensure system availability and reliability.
Essential Functions:
Essential/Auxiliary Duties

Manage the network backbone and infrastructure, multi-campus WANS and external network connectivity.
Manage Internet connectivity, and troubleshoot/problem solve at a level with College-wide implications.
Provide network support with a variety of operating systems.
Maintain network connectivity of all computer workstations.
Use best practices in design, configuration, and documentation.
Maintain, upgrade and integrate multiple network operating systems and applications.
Develop and monitor policies for the use of network resources.
Responsible for Installation/Upgrades of storage hardware/software/firmware.
Monitoring and reporting of deployed infrastructure capacity, performance, availability, and efficiency.
Maintains Unified Communications, VoIP, and any related equipment, services, and platforms.
Evaluate and recommend security improvements and system upgrades.
Familiar with configuring NFS, SAS/SATA, Fiber Channel, and iSCSI communication.
Ensure system security and system hardening.
Use critical thinking and decision-making to analyze, evaluate, reason and arrive at independent conclusions.
Troubleshoot complex problems at enterprise levels.
Maintain authentication and identity management mechanisms.
Advanced and comprehensive knowledge of specialty area.
Capable of substantial integration of tasks from other specialties to achieve expected results.
Understands problems from a broad, interactive perspective.
Is able to develop and implement the information in new ways. This is uncharted work and requires creativity and research skills.
Demonstrates expertise using consensus-building techniques to build understanding and cooperation to expedite work and achieve results where divergent opinions exist.
Work is subject to general direction with limited supervision during work progress. Employees may deviate from established procedures as long as end result meets standards of work acceptability. A review of work results usually occurs at the completion of tasks.
Work without direct supervision.
Participate on teams and committees supporting IT and college goals.
Work with teams to develop and implement network infrastructure designs, published site standards, and recommended upgrade strategies.
Problem solve and manage sensitive information with appropriate awareness of FERPA standards; maintain confidentiality and sensitivity to the privacy needs of students.
Perform network monitoring and diagnosis of issues and provide recommendations.
Mounting and setup of equipment (network switches, UPS units, access points, and similar equipment).
Perform other duties as assigned.

Equity and Inclusion

Demonstrate Lane Community College’s core value of social justice by ensuring equity and inclusion skills such as respect, inclusiveness, reflecting, valuing of cultural and personal differences. These are the basis of employee and student interpersonal communications and relationships and are applied to all position responsibilities.
Duties are carried out respectfully, inclusively, regardless of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, social class, marital status, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, nationality, age, language, origin or employment status.
Must demonstrate an active concern for meeting the needs of students, staff, and the public.
Actively assist with ADA compliance in conjunction with Lane Community College’s Human Resources and Disability Resources departments; support appropriate access for persons with disabilities to facilitate student and staff success; mentor and role-model cultural competency for persons with disabilities.
Supervision Statement:
This position is supervised by the Director of Cyber Security/Infrastructure/End User Services, but works mostly in a self-directed manner.
Physical Demands/Working Environment:
This position works indoors and is exposed to usual office working conditions that includes office noises and interruptions, such as printers, telephones, and visitors. This position requires that an employee be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time; perform cognitive and psychometric work for more than six (6) hours a day. Work may require transporting materials up to seventy (70) pounds. May need to work from ladders or lifts.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of and Skills in

Cisco NEXUS and Catalyst Routers/ Switches.
Cisco UCS. VMWare virtualization, Eakaahu, Solarwinds.
DNS/DHCP, scripting, security principles.
Windows, Linux, and Mac OS.

Ability to

Apply principles of troubleshooting at the enterprise level.
Work cooperatively in stressful settings, characterized by frequently changing work priorities, multitask workflows, open-ended assignments and highly detailed work.
Effectively communicate in team, department and enterprise settings.
Follow written and verbal directions.
Troubleshoot network servers and network software applications, Cisco Routers/Switches, and Backup Software.
Provide assistance to others.
Work independently.
Meet schedules and timelines.
Provide support to employees working to meet accreditation standards through evaluation and assessment of student outcomes.
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