Network Administrator

by Bucknell University on November 25, 2013

in University Jobs

The Network Administrator's mission is to identify, develop, design, implement, and maintain creative solutions to the networking needs of the University. The primary focus of this position is on providing reliable, robust network services to the campus community. The Network Administrator reports to the Assistant Director of Networking and is also responsible to other members of the Technology Integration group and the teams of which he/she is a member. - Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline or 4 years of work experience or teaching course work experience required; - A minimum of two year's experience in designing, installing, and supporting mission critical enterprise networks is required; preferably in a higher education setting; - Demonstrated knowledge of Cisco IOS; - CCNA certification is advantageous; - An understanding of the IP protocol suite, common routing protocols such as EIGRP and BGP, wired and wireless LAN protocols (802.1/802.3/802.11 families), and network security services is required, as is a knowledge of basic IP services. Close familiarity with IP multicast is desirable; - Experience with packet shaping and deep packet inspection technologies is beneficial; practical knowledge of voice over IP is a plus; - Enthusiasm for learning new software tools and networking applications is essential; - Demonstrated experience in creative problem solving in a collaborative work environment, a strong interest in the application of emerging technological standards, and a commitment to providing functional, high quality services are necessary; - Ability to work closely and collegially with a wide range of people who possess a diverse set of technical skills is required; - Requires a self-starter with the ability to fulfill responsibly a variety of functions without direct supervision; - Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills are essential; - Administrator-level experience with UNIX-based and Microsoft operating systems, along with a programming background in either scripting or compiled languages, is preferred.

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