Senior Network Engineer

Columbus, Ohio
29 May 2019
End of advertisement period
26 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

The Senior Network Engineer is responsible for the planning, analysis, design, configuration, and maintenance of network hardware that support the university’s residential networking program as well as Student Life administrative staff network. The decisions made by this position directly impact the residential network service to 17,000+ Ohio State students across multiple campuses and 2500+ Student Life staff in 65+ buildings. Responsibilities include the following: management of the purchase, installation, and support of network systems specific to Student Life; ensuring compliance with university, state and federal security regulations; evaluating current networking and security systems; assisting with training and management of network engineering staff; developing and maintaining working relationships with other Student Life departments, university network teams and outside vendors; working on complex problems where analysis of situations require in-depth evaluation of various factors; ensuring that all hardware and software components are installed and configured properly for Student Life networks; coordinate efforts between network engineering staff, outside vendors, information security, and OCIO networking; providing technical leadership and expertise in selecting networking technologies; managing Student Life networks including configuration, management and monitoring of network devices including switches and firewalls; conducting evaluation of network services and technology for current and future network development.