Network Engineer

Northcentral Technical College

Wausau, WI

Job posting number: #7081695

Posted: July 29, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Description
The primary functions of the Network Engineer are installing, configuring, and maintaining network components as determined by the Senior Network Engineer for use within the NTC campus environments.

This position is responsible for ensuring the success of all aspects of initiatives he/she is charged with overseeing, and will interact with other system administrators, software engineers, and consultants to determine project requirements, enhancements and new development initiatives.

As a member of Middle Leadership, this person will portray a broad institutional perspective which supports the College's mission, vision, and goals while fostering and creating an environment which strives to project and meet customer needs. A Middle Leader will support a shared leadership culture, through participation in and facilitation of teams. This person is accountable for developing and implementing the means to accomplish the College's goals.

Duties & Responsibilities
Design, install, and maintain district's communication technologies to include Local Area Network (LAN) and Wide Area Network (WAN).
Maintain and control network applications and communication technologies to ensure availability, adequate performance, and take corrective action when needed.
Manage and maintain Storage Area Network (SAN) to ensure data protection and availability.
Install, manage, and monitor, College Firewall and IDS appliances.
Maintain current and accurate network documentation.
Monitor and adhere to College wide backup and disaster recovery solutions.
Ensure adequate security is installed and monitored to protect the information of the College.
All other duties as assigned.
Qualifications
Associate's Degree with emphasis in Information Systems or Computer Science is preferred, AND
One year of experience in installation and configuration of network systems, wide area network, and network monitoring and troubleshooting techniques, with proven ability to lead cross-functional teams without formal authority, OR
An equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Ability to analyze and present data and information, orally and in writing and in non-technical language is required.
Must possess strong communication, customer service, and problem-solving skills.
Must possess a valid Wisconsin driver's license.
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
Computer skills in word processing and databases preferred.
Network operating system certification desired (CCIE, CCNA, CCNP, MCSE).
ESSENTIAL APTITUDES, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Excellent time management, planning, and organizational skills.
Strong technical leadership experience including the ability to effect change and motivate.
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
Strong research, project scheduling and project management skills.
Proven analytical skills.
Superior customer service attitude.
Self-motivated with the ability to perform independently.
Ability to identify and seek needed information.
Highly motivated with a strong interest in contributing to the success of this college.
Willingness to take risks and try new things.

This description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that will be required of positions that will be given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty.
Physical Demands
Working Activity:
6 to 8 hours: Performing repetitive movements
4 to 5 hours: Grasping, reaching, sitting, twisting and working indoors
1 to 3 hours: Bending, driving, kneeling, pulling, pushing, standing, working at heights, working in temperature extremes and working outdoors
Less than 1 hour: Balancing, climbing and crawling

Lifting and Carrying:
Less than 10 pounds: 10-15 repetitions per hour
10 to 20 pounds: 10-15 repetitions per hour
20- 50 pounds: 1-10 repetition(s) per hour
50-100 pounds: 1-10 repetition(s) per hour
More than 100 pounds with help: 1-10 repetition(s) per hour

Additional Physical Requirements:
Vision: Adequate with aid to read instructions, labels, documents, computer screens, and differentiate between colors.

Hearing: Adequate with aid to understand oral requests, telephone conversation, and PA systems.

Required Employee Program Safety Training:
Emergency action plan, emergency procedures, ergonomics (office/workplace) and slips, trips and falls.



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