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Senior Network Engineer

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Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Senior Network Engineer
Department/College/Unit University Television-0912
Requisition Number S_170186
Posting Open Date 04/12/2017
Application Review Date:
(To insure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date)
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.

Provide system administration for Microsoft/Active Directory platforms. Manage a VMware Vsphere virtual server environment for over 85 servers. Provide support services for Enterprise SAN including monitoring, maintenance and troubleshooting. Manage and maintain the video editing network and systems, PBX phone switch and routing system for over 400 phones, endpoint security and VMware VDI virtual desktop environment. Provides project management and oversight for system migrations, implementation and administration. Compensation for the position will be determined at the time of the offer and will depend upon candidate qualifications and level of position.

Minimum Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in information technology or computer science plus three (3) years’ of experience working in an IT computer support environment required; equivalency considered. A demonstrated ability to work independently, strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills are essential. Must possess demonstrated skills in hardware and software troubleshooting, Microsoft networking and server maintenance, Linux operating system maintenance, enterprise networking, and Cisco routing. Understanding of firewall fundamentals and familiarity with VPN configurations necessary

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with PBX phone systems and fiber-optic network connectivity preferred. Strong understanding of non-linear video editing systems, including storage and inter-operation desirable. Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician (CCENT) and extensive networking knowledge helpful. Certifications in any or all of the following are beneficial: CompTIA Linux+
Certified Professional; CompTIA Network+ Certified Professional; Avid Certified Editing Support Representative (ACSR – Editing); Avid Certified Storage Support representative (ACSR
Storage); or 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 Negotiable- based on level of experience
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
NET Human Resources Specialist

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