Infrastructure Engineer

Massachusetts, United States
16 May 2019
End of advertisement period
16 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Department: Information Systems & Technology
School Area: VP for Info Systems & Technology
Employment Type: Full-Time
Employment Category: Exempt
Visa Sponsorship Available: No

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

INFRASTRUCTURE ENGINEER, Information Systems and Technology (IS&T), to be responsible for the operations of secure, resilient, and highly available connectivity platforms, including MIT’s physical network infrastructure and data center facilities. Will install, maintain, upgrade, and continuously improve MIT’s physical infrastructure systems and operating environments; maintain the ongoing reliability, performance, and support of the infrastructure; and effectively support the coordination of scheduled shutdowns of electrical systems affecting network equipment.
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Job Requirements

REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree in computer science, management information systems, or business administration or relevant field and three years’ relevant experience or seven years without a bachelor's; experience with multiple infrastructure solutions, data centers, LAN/WANs, networking, VoIP, WiFi, and operating systems; ability to plan, design, and execute infrastructure installation efforts; working knowledge of 802.11 wireless systems and components; strong working knowledge of commonly used network cabling infrastructure, including OSP copper/fiber, UTP CAT5E/CAT6/CAT6A in horizontal and backbone configurations; ability to identify various system components within a network TR and troubleshoot on an existing network infrastructure; understanding of 120/208 volt AC power systems, including power distribution components located within network TRs such as PDUs and UPS systems; ability to handle multiple projects and duties simultaneously; ability to communicate verbally and in writing with colleagues/peers who support troubleshooting and problem solving; and teamwork skills and ability to collaborate with other members of formal/informal groups. Experience with wireless design and troubleshooting using AirMagnet and Ekahau products and with cloud-based VoIP platforms a plus; as is ability to troubleshoot OSP systems using handheld test equipment and TDR. Job #17463-9
Salary range: $75,000 - 90,000

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.