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Network Administrator III

Location

Salt Lake City, UT, United States

Posted

Nov 29, 2022

Type

Full-Time

Job ID

22-719

Job Description

Description

Job Summary

The Network Administrator III is responsible to monitor local and wide area networks in a multi-platform, protocol, and operating system environment. Perform installation and configuration of all network devices and troubleshoot performance and complex network issues. The Administrator will work closely with Information Security Administrators; Systems Support Analysts, and other network administrators to accomplish infrastructure tasks and initiatives. The Administrator will propose standards for infrastructure needs, changes, and participate in the creation of strategies for new projects. The Administrator will serve as an all-around network operations expert providing support and cross-training with other Network Administrators and IT personnel in operations and configuration information on a wide variety of network systems, including network switching, routing, and wireless infrastructure. Also, the Administrator researches new technologies and participates in the creation of proposals with sound justifications and options.

Minimum Qualifications

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • To carry out essential functions of this job, must have a valid Utah’s driver’s license with no more than four moving violations in the past three years; or, if a non-driver, must be able to travel efficiently by another means to and from varied locations within UTA’s service area. Lack of a driver’s license does not necessarily preclude employment.  No applicant may have more than one violation of driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs within the last ten years. 
  • Must be able to remain calm and work competently in a dynamic and occasionally high-pressure environment
  • Must be willing to work occasional evenings, weekends and holidays, and to share in the on-call responsibilities as required to support a 24x7 network environment.
EDUCATION/TRAINING

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Systems is required or equivalent work experience as defined below in a closely related field.
EXPERIENCE
  • Thorough understanding of routed and routing protocols; demonstrated ability to troubleshoot medium to complex IPv4 routing issues
  • Strongly preferred experience in the administration and configuration of Cisco 9000, 7000 and 6000 series devices
  • Administration and configuration Access layer switching such as Cisco 2960/3750 series
  • Eight (8) years of production support and design of the above technologies
  • Eight (8) years of experience with network security technologies and best practices
  • Eight (8) years of production support for one or more of the major firewall platforms such as:
    • Cisco ASA
    • Juniper SSG and ISG products
    • Check Point NGX
    • Fortinet Fortigate
    • Palo Alto
    • VMWare NSX Firewalls
  • Significant experience and knowledge of network monitoring/management technologies (SNMP, Netflow, syslog, monitoring applications, etc.)
  • Eight (8) years’ experience providing technical support, troubleshooting to solve complex network related issues, managing and configuring services including but not limited to DHCP, DNS, BGP, HSRP, dynamic routing, switching, VLAN, VoIP, MOE, SIP, Dot1Q, enterprise wireless technologies, and physical network components.
  • To carry out essential functions of this job, must have a valid Utah’s driver’s license with no more than four moving violations in the past three years; or, if a non-driver, must be able to travel efficiently by another means to and from varied locations within UTA’s service area. Lack of a driver’s license does not necessarily preclude employment.  No applicant may have more than one violation of driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs within the last ten years. 
Preferred:
  • IT related professional certifications such as but not limited to:
    • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
    • Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
    • Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
    • MTA: IT Infrastructure
    • Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP)
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:
  • Thorough understanding of routed and routing protocols; demonstrated ability to troubleshoot medium to complex IPv4 routing issues
  • Thorough understanding of Classless Internet Domain Routing (CIDR); ability to clearly explain and articulate CIDR
  • Thorough understanding of Layer2 technologies and ability to clearly explain and articulate Layer2 strengths and weaknesses
  • Expert knowledge of layer 2 switching and related technologies, i.e. Cisco switches, EtherChannel, BPDU Guard, RSTP, Port Security, and Spanning Tree Technologies.
  • Expert knowledge of layer 3 routing technologies, i.e. EIGRP, OSFP, BGP and HSRP.
  • Thorough understanding of detailed technical features, functions and benefits of a controller-based wireless architecture
  • Expert understanding and ability to articulate how CSMA/CD functions
  • Expert knowledge of QOS.
  • Expert knowledge of MPLS.
  • Expert knowledge of Multicast.
  • Expert knowledge of Metro Ethernet and related technologies.
  • Thorough understanding of IPv4 and 32-bit numbers
  • Working knowledge of IPv6 and 128-bit numbers
  • Must be able to clearly communicate technical information effectively both verbally and in writing to both technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • High level of working knowledge, understanding, and troubleshooting all layers of the network stack (OSI Model).
  • Project management experience as a lead.
  • Must be able to understand the scope of their work and role within IT, thereby prioritizing projects and help requests accordingly, as well as seeking best-practices and long-term solutions over temporary patches
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to document work tasks, also anticipate problems, plan schedules, and monitor performance per priorities and deadlines.
  • Technical documentation skills.
  • Network troubleshooting skills and knowledge of network topologies.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong customer-service focus.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.
  • Able to communicate and present complex multidisciplinary ideas in both technical and user-friendly language.
  • Competent team leadership and able to transfer knowledge to other in the team.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Ability to conduct research into complex issues, standards, and products.
  • Knowledge and experience working with the IEEE 802.3 ethernet standard.
  • Strong customer service skills and ability to foster these skills in others
  • Hands-on experience troubleshooting hardware such as servers, routers, bridges, switches, hubs, wireless devices, modems, network interface cards, and so on.
  • Strong knowledge of current protocols, network standards and principals.

Must be able to pass a BCI, FBI, and UCJIS background check

OR -

An equivalent combination or relevant education and experience.

Pay Rate: Starting at $88,000 depending on experience

To be considered apply before: Open Until Filled  

UTA has a rich benefits package to include:

  • Health, dental, vision, life/AD&D, short-term and long-term disability insurance (eligible after 30 days of employment), with Flexible Spending and Dependent Care accounts.
  • Health and Wellness Clinics for on-site medical care at no cost to employees, spouses, and dependent children.
  • 22 days of accrued paid time off (13 vacation days and 9 sick days), which increases with tenure at UTA.
  • 10 paid holidays and two paid (2) floating holidays per year.
  • Retirement options - Pension Plan with 5-year vesting schedule and 457 Contribution Plan, available for immediate contributions and company matching.
  • Generous tuition reimbursement for higher education, available for both bachelor’s and master’s degree.
  • Training, development, and career advancement opportunities.
  • Paid parental leave for birth, adoption, and child placement (after 12 months of employment).
  • Free transit passes for employee, spouse, and dependent children.
  • Employee assistance program – includes counseling, legal services, financial planning, etc.
  • UTA Well – a comprehensive wellness program designed to support employees and dependents in their health and wellness goals.
  • Free on-site fitness facilities and discounted membership to VASA Fitness.
For more information on UTA’s Total Rewards benefits package, please visit:  https://jobs.jobvite.com/rideuta/#benefits


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