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Network Engineer

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Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Network Engineer
Department/College/Unit University Television-0912
Requisition Number S_170044
Posting Open Date 02/02/2017
Application Review Date:
(To insure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date)
02/24/2017
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Description of Work

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential.

Perform network and server support for physical and/or virtual systems residing in NETs enterprise and broadcast environments. Maintain and configure firewalls, routers, enterprise networking, proxies, VPN, PBX, VMWare, SAN, fiber connectivity, and Windows/Linux servers. Design, install and integrate systems for the NET Network Operations Center and Transmission sites. Diagnose and troubleshoot hardware, software and network problems for the Network Operations and Production System. Install, load and configure new servers and computer hardware to be used in the network operations center.

Install computer hardware and software, provide maintenance for PC’s, laptops, printers, and associated peripherals for NET. Provide end user support for enterprise level applications and Avid editing applications. Research information pertaining to the integration of computer hardware and software for the Avid Unity Editing environment. Provide technical support for the IS Helpdesk and Avid editing platform users. Create and maintain images used to load NET’s computer hardware. Move computer hardware and help maintain the computer hardware and software inventory.

Minimum Required Qualifications

Associates degree in computer science, information technology or closely related field plus one (1) year of experience working in an IT computer support environment; equivalent combination of education and work experience will be considered. Certifications may substitute for experience. Knowledge of networking and an understanding of firewall fundamentals. Familiarity with virtual environments and support of enterprise applications. Experience must demonstrate hardware and software troubleshooting skills, Microsoft networking and server skills, enterprise networking skills, Microsoft desktop operating systems skills. Must possess strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently.

Preferred Qualifications

Ideal Candidate will have experience with: Avid, Cisco routing, Cisco routing, fiber-optic network connectivity systems (including Storage and inter-operation), Familiarity with PCs, Mac computers, laptops and other computer peripherals. Understanding of non-linear video editing including storage and inter-operation. Mac and Linux OS Skills. Familiarity with VPN configurations.
Preferred Licenses/Certifications: A+, MCP or CNA Certification; Cisco CCNA; A+, MCP or CNA Certification; Cisco CCNA; Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician (CCENT); CompTIA Linux+ Certified Professional; CompTIA Network+ Certified Professional; Avid Certified Editing Support Representative (ACSR – Editing); Avid Certified Storage Support Representative (ACSR – Storage); Avid Certified Elite Support Representative (ACSR – Elite); Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician (CCENT); CompTIA Linux+ Certified Professional; CompTIA Network+ Certified Professional; Avid Certified Editing Support Representative (ACSR – Editing); Avid Certified Storage Support Representative (ACSR – Storage); Avid Certified Elite Support Representative (ACSR – Elite)

Pre-Placement Driving Record Review Required No
Physical Required No
Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) required. Subject to DOT approved pre-employment/random testing for alcohol and controlled substances. No
Criminal History Background Check Required Yes
Posted Salary $38,000/yr minimum
How to Apply

Click on “Apply for this Job”. You will then either create an application or edit your current application that is on file. You will be required to attach your resume, cover letter and list of references as three (3) separate documents in MS Word or PDF format.

For questions or accommodations related to this position contact

Cathy Lund
402-472-9333
clund1@unl.edu

Job Category (old) Managerial/Professional
Job Type Full-Time
Alternate Work Schedule (if other than 8-5)
Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding? No
If Temporary, indicate end date
Planned Hire Date:
Appointment End Date

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you learn about this employment opportunity?
    • Agency representing minorities/women/disabled/aged/veterans
    • University Employment Office
    • UNL Job Line
    • UNL web site
    • Newspaper or professional periodical or their web site
    • Nebraska Department of Labor
    • State/City/County Employment Office or their web site
    • Other (please specify below)
  2. If you learned about this employment opportunity through a newspaper or professional periodical or their website please specify the source.

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents