Network Engineer

George Mason University - Fairfax, VA

Full-time | Custom_1
George Mason University, Information Technology Services (ITS) – located on the Fairfax, Va., campus—is seeking a highly motivated Network Engineer to be part of the Network & Security Operations team to assist with maintenance and support of a large multi-campus network. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Duties include, but are not limited to:
Responding to trouble tickets
Troubleshooting data networking problems
Install, configure, and maintain network services, equipment and devices
Plans and supports network and computing infrastructure
Documents network problems and resolution for future reference
Monitors system performance and implements performance tuning
Systems: Windows, Mac, Cisco, Nortel, Enterasys, Linux
Networking: Switches, Routers, Servers, Cables, Racks, Firewalls, LAN, WAN, TCP/IP, DNS, UDP, Latency, VoIP, QoS, BGP, OSPF, MPLS

Required Qualifications:
Knowledge of data networking technologies including the Internet Protocol suite, Ethernet, Enterprise Wi-Fi, Telecommunications Cabling, and Network Security systems;
Ability to troubleshoot and resolve data networking problems;
Demonstrated hands-on experience with network device configuration;
Ability to work overtime, weekends, and /or after hours as required by project workloads or to perform specific tasks;
Must have a current, valid driver’s license in order to operate university owned vehicles and are required to complete a Motor Vehicle Report;
Must have the physical ability to safely and independently lift up to 50 lbs.; and
Must be eligible to work in secure computing environments including International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI).

Preferred Qualifications:
Working knowledge of a Linux, BSD, or Unix based operating system;
Working knowledge of a Microsoft Windows based operating system;
Industry or vendor certifications indicating proficiency in configuration network systems. Cisco Network certifications (CCNA/CCENT) are required 12 months after hire.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience;
Experience working with network monitoring tools;
Experience obtaining support through Cisco maintenance contracts; and
Experience with Cisco Technical Assistance Center support processes.

Salary is up to $75,000; commensurate with experience.

George Mason University is a great place to work where employees are given an opportunity to develop skills and expand horizons. We have tuition waivers; telecommuting (typically one day a week) and flextime schedules; facilities that will meet your physical fitness needs; and the campus environment is dynamic and ethnically and culturally diverse.

Special Instructions to Applicants
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