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Network Specialist


Salt Lake City, UT, United States


May 16, 2024



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Job Summary

Perform routine testing and analysis of Utah Transit Authority’s multiple Local Area Network (LAN) and Wide Area Networks (WAN) and associated network software. Provides simple to moderately complex technical support in the design, development and enhancement of UTA LAN/WAN. Participates as a member of a project team to ensure LAN/WAN are designed and developed according to prescribed specifications and system needs. Provides support, administration, and connectivity for ticket vending machines (TVM) and platforms communication networks. Provides administration and support of Microsoft windows servers for the ticket vending system. Provides simple to complex support of video conferencing system including implementation, maintenance and configuration.      

Minimum Qualifications


  • Associates Degree in Electronics, Computer Science or related field or related work experience required.
  • Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician is preferred.


  • One (1) year of directly related work experience in Computer Information Technology with demonstrated competence and knowledge of current versions of Cisco IOS, Microsoft NOS and video conferencing system support.  
  • One (1) year networking experience in Ethernet and LAN/WAN environment; various networking software including, but not limited to, current versions Cisco IOS, utilities programs, Cisco Routing, and Cisco Switches is required.  
  • Knowledge of security systems and their associated peripheral equipment, Ethernet, Fiber, and Gbit Ethernet is required.  
  • Ability to effectively interact with technical and non-technical team members in identifying network system requirements and resolving related problems.  
  • Requires technical knowledge and experience to support Network and Infrastructure Analysts in network system administration technologies, including miscellaneous associated networking software applications.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision on duties and tasks that are frequently non-routine; adapting procedures, techniques, tools, materials and/or equipment to meet special needs.
  • Prior experience with videoconference systems and protocols.

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

OR -      

An equivalent combination or relevant education and experience.      

Pay Rate: $26.202 to $31.490 depending on experience      


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:      

*Utah Transit Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer of all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, covered veterans, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants needing an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act for any part of the application process should contact UTA Human Resources at 801-287-2324. A minimum of two workdays’ notice prior to the need for the accommodation is required.       
*Utah Transit Authority is a drug-free workplace, subject to federal drug and alcohol testing regulations under 49 CFR Part 40, 655, and 219. All offers for employment are contingent upon a successful pre-employment drug test. If a pre-employment test returns a non-negative result, an application for employment may be rejected. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion and post-accident testing for drug and alcohol use. All safety sensitive employees are subject to random testing for drug and alcohol use.


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