Network Engineer

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience
Aug 17, 2022
Sep 09, 2022
Full Time
Network Engineer George Mason University's Information Technology Services (ITS), located on the Fairfax, Va., campus, invites applications for a Network Engineer within the Network and Security Operations team. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:Responding to trouble tickets;Troubleshooting data networking problems;Installing, configuring, and maintaining network services, equipment and devices;Planning and supporting network and computing infrastructure;Documenting network problems and resolution for future reference;Monitoring system performance and implementing performance tuning;Systems: Windows, Mac, Cisco, Linux;Networking: Switches, Routers, Servers, Cables, Racks, Firewalls, LAN, WAN, TCP/IP, DNS, UDP, latency, VoIP, QoS, BGP, OSPF and MPLS.Required Qualifications:Knowledge of data networking technologies including the Internet Protocol suite, Ethernet, Enterprise Wi-Fi, Telecommunications Cabling, and Network Security systems;Demonstrated hands-on experience with network device configuration;Ability to troubleshoot and resolve data networking problems;Must currently possess an appropriate, active, valid motor vehicle operator's license that meets all of GMU's requirements for operating state vehicles and equipment under Mason's Vehicle Use Policy 1411 The Office of Risk Management reserves the right to review the driver's licenses and Motor Vehicle Reports (MVRs) of all candidates selected with employment contingent upon a favorable review.Ability to safely and independently lift up to 50 lbs;Ability to work overtime, weekends, and/or after hours as required by project workloads or to perform specific tasks;Must be eligible to work in secure computing environments including International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI).Preferred Qualifications:Bachelor's degree and/or technical training in computers and networking technology, or equivalent combination of education and experience;Experience working with network monitoring tools;Experience obtaining support through Cisco maintenance contracts;Working knowledge of a Linux, BSD, or Unix based operating system;Working knowledge of a Microsoft Windows based operating system;Industry or vendor certifications indicating proficiency in configuration network systems;Cisco Network certifications (CCNA/CCENT) are required 12 months after hired.Salary is up to $81,000; commensurate with education and experience.George Mason University is a great place to work where employees are given an opportunity to develop skills and expand horizons. We have tuition waivers; telecommuting (typically one day a week) and flextime schedules; facilities that will meet your physical fitness needs; and the campus environment is dynamic and ethnically and culturally diverse.

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"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at!George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.