Information Technology Specialist II

Fairfax, VA
Sep 14, 2017
Sep 29, 2017
Analyst, Research
Full Time

Job Category : Classified Staff

Working hours :

Salary : Up tp $65,000; commensurate with education and experience.

Web Announcement :
Network Engineer

George Mason University Network Operations Group--within Information Technology Services, located on the Fairfax, Va., campus--is seeking a highly motivated Network Engineer to assist with maintenance and support of a large multicampus network. 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.

Required Qualifications: * Technical training in computers and networking technology, or equivalent combination of education and experience; * Demonstrated knowledge of data networking, telecommunications, and transmission technologies, including network architectures, topologies, protocols, and interfaces; * Knowledge of Ethernet and Switches, VLANs, telecommunications cabling, wireless access points, and common network devices; * Knowledge of TCP/IP, Microsoft Networking, and other network protocols; * Extensive, successful experience interacting with both coworkers and customers; * Extensive knowledge of TCP/UDP and application layer protocols; * Knowledge of different types of network security devices, design/roles, and configuration/deployment; and * Ability to identify and remedy network security problems using both GUI (graphical user interface) and CLI (command-line interface) environment from multiple vendors.

Preferred Qualifications: * Knowledge of design and operation of broadband/video/voice devices and test equipment; * Ability to diagnose data communications problems with wired and wireless networks; and assess impact of new voice/data applications on network performance using specialized tools, test equipment, and software utilities; * Experience working with switches and wireless access points including configurations setup from beginning to end; * Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA); and * Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP).

George Mason University is a great place to work where employees are given an opportunity to develop skills and expand horizons. Mason offer tuition waivers; telecommuting and flextime schedules; facilities that will meet your physical fitness needs; and the campus environment is dynamic and ethnically and culturally diverse.

Special Instructions : For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 02136z at by September 27, 2017; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information (to include e-mail address and phone number).

MasonAd : 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 Masons 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.

Equity Statement : 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, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job Close Date : 2017-09-27

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