IT Network Engineer

College Park, Maryland
Jul 25, 2022
Aug 29, 2022
IT, Other
Full Time

IT Network Engineer
Position #: 106480

The IT Network Engineer works within the Division of Information Technology (DIT) at the University of Maryland, College Park. This position focuses on access layer network equipment deployments as part of renovations, capital construction, and general network refresh activities. This requires understanding and gathering of user requirements and translating the information into suitable network designs and switch configurations. This position also provides engineering, and maintenance expertise in support of operations. The position requires a valid driver’s license.

Minimum qualifications


  • Bachelor degree or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.


  • Two years of demonstrated experience managing switch deployments in a mid to large academic or corporate environment.


  • Knowledge of Windows OS and Mac OS
  • Knowledge with both Cisco IOS and Cisco Catalyst OS; Network Testing Equipment; and Premise wiring including fiber optics.
  • User level familiarity with Unix OS

*Applicants must have a valid Driver’s license. 



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, Information Systems or related field preferred
  • Network related certifications such as CCNA, and CCNP are desirable


  • Experience in a higher education environment


  • Strong, hands-on technical knowledge and experience of Cisco and/or Aruba networks

Additional information: This position does not provide sponsorship for Visas.

Benefits Included:

Salary range: $80,000 – $94,000.

Physical demands: Some stress factors may be involved due to the nature of the operation and the complexity of duties. This job requires the ability to install networking equipment that includes climbing ladders, lifting of heavy network equipment, working with hand tools, and accessing mechanical rooms.

Best consideration date: 08/12/2022 or open until filled

Please apply at: 

Vaccine protocol: the University of Maryland has made the safety of our students, faculty and staff, and our surrounding communities a top priority. As part of that commitment, the University System of Maryland (USM) recently announced that students, faculty, and staff on USM campuses this fall, including UMD, are required to be vaccinated against COVID. As a prospective and/or a new employee at UMD, you will be required to comply with the University’s vaccination protocol. Proof of full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work at any University of Maryland location. Prospective or new employees may seek a medical or religious exemption to the vaccination requirement at and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Failure to provide proof of vaccination or to obtain approval for a medical or religious exemption will result in the offer of employment being rescinded.


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