Senior Network Engineer (ANALYST, IT, SR)
| Duke Clinical Research Institute|
United States, North Carolina, Durham
300 West Morgan Street (Show on map)
|November 16, 2023|
Senior Network Engineer (ANALYST, IT, SR)
Regular or Temporary:
Durham, NC, US, 27701
CENTRAL ADMIN MANAGEMENT CTR
Oct 19, 2023
Duke University's Office of Information Technology (OIT) Network Engineering team handles the design, and deep level support of the Duke University data network. The network infrastructure includes the core routers, optical network equipment, building-based switched networks and wireless network. The network engineering team partners with teams within OIT to develop the automated provisioning and troubleshooting procedures in use today; monitoring techniques to identify trends or issues; and support teams for client wireless support. From a design perspective, the team is responsible for supporting the academic and research needs of campus through timely upgrades and refreshes, as well as working with the OIT architecture team to identify new approaches to supporting campus network needs. Lastly, the group partners with the IT security office to manage the core network security infrastructure, including firewalls, VPNs, and automated black hole routing.
The successful candidate for the senior network engineer position is someone who has a strong background in network design and architecture. The position will be responsible for designing and troubleshooting network needs across the wired and wireless network, from the Internet edge, through the core network to building edge connections. The chosen candidate will work closely and collaborate with many colleagues across OIT and campus to create and update the network to support network needs across the environment. In addition to creating new solutions, it will be key for these solutions to be reliable and supportable both today as well in the future.
Must have skills
Nice to have skills
Beyond technical knowledge, the senior engineer should have demonstrated the ability to work as an effective team member with both technical and non-technical groups, introduce new technology to large organizations, and lead large-scale technical projects to completion.
DUTIES & WORK PERFORMED
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
This is not a remote position.
The candidate should have a high-level understanding of major components of a large IT enterprise, including concepts of networking, virtualization, storage, monitoring, security, identity management, application development methods, documentation, development of APIs, and workflows relating to provisioning of various IT services. The candidate will possess a deep understanding and hands-on experience with specific technologies used in network administration and programming for provisioning, configuration, and maintenance of network components. Expertise in scripting and coding skills in common languages is a plus.
The candidate will possess strong problem-solving skills and be able to clarify technical issues relating to a desired outcome in automating network services of all kinds. They are able to effectively function in a complex and rapidly changing environment; take projects and tasks and dynamically prioritize their work efforts to meet deadlines and goals; develop informal networks within Duke and other key organizations outside Duke to help stay abreast of changes and opportunities to improve our environment; define the needs and requirements for customers and being able to positively and productively interacting with them; and are self-motivated to tackle observed problems, present recommendations, and complete changes as necessary.
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