Senior Network Engineer
|Job Description Summary||
This Senior Network Engineer position serves within the Information Security & Network Services unit of the Information Technology (IT) division. The position serves as a technical lead for networking, physical and virtual infrastructure, major application systems, and telecommunications within Information Technology. This position will also serve as the second-in-command to the Director of Information Security & Network Services by assisting in daily operational management and complex project development of various network, storage, and systems-related infrastructure solutions. The Senior Network Engineer will utilize their experience of Cisco networking, IaaS, and data center virtualization technologies on a daily basis.
Georgia Highlands is a growing and progressive institution with opportunities for the individual selected to grow with us. With a focus on employee wellness and development, the culture is warm and embracing, while the work is fast paced and challenging. Regular fulltime staff, administrators, and faculty enjoy the abundant array of University System health, retirement, and other benefits which includes tuition assistance after six months of employment. Additionally, GHC is a qualifying employer under the Department of Education Public Service Loan Forgiveness program (PSLF). This program provides student loan repayment and forgiveness for qualifying loans for eligible full-time employees. See https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service for more information.
This is an excellent opportunity to impact the lives of literally thousands of students and their families.
• Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to information technology; or an associate’s degree and four years of related experience.
• Design, implement, and support a Cisco centric WAN, LAN, WLAN, and VoIP environment. This includes routers, firewalls, security, wireless, LAN switching, and Nexus Data Center equipment.
|Knowledge, Skills and Abilities||
• Expert-level knowledge of routing, switching, and network protocols.