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Senior Network Architect (Reg FT)
Community College of Allegheny County

Date Posted Aug. 12, 2019
Title Senior Network Architect (Reg FT)
University Community College of Allegheny County
Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Department ITS Field Operations
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Information Technology

Senior Network Architect (Reg FT)

Position Title: Senior Network Architect (Reg FT)
Department: ITS Field Operations
Campus: Office of College Services
Additional Information: This position will remain open until filled. However, in order to ensure consideration for an interview, please submit your completed application, cover letter and resume by no later than September 16, 2019. The College cannot guarantee that application materials received after this date will be considered or reviewed.
Benefits: CCAC offers an exceptional benefits package. Highlights include an excellent health plan with very low out-of-pocket expense network option, generous time off and holiday pay, a 403b retirement plan with up to 10% employer match or other options through the State's retirement defined benefit pension system, free employee parking, public service (student) loan forgiveness eligible employer, and employer paid benefits including group life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

Salary Grade: Admin 17 - $69,460
Job Category: Administrators
Employment Type: Regular Full-Time
Job Slot: 5849
Job Open Date: 8/9/2019
Job Close Date:
General Summary: Works on a collaborative team to design, implement and operate secure, complex and large-scale local and wide area networks, internet and intranet services and data communications to ensure availability, reliability, serviceability, performance and responsiveness that meets the needs of a broad constituency.

Physical Requirements: Must be able to move, lift, carry, and push multiple heavy objects each weighing up to 50 pounds within scope of job duties.
Requirements: Bachelor's Degree and 4 years of experience or an Associated Degree and 6 years' experience or a minimum of 8 related years' working experience in information technology field in lieu of educational degree. Experience with data centers or server rooms is highly recommended. Extensive experience in design and configuration of large, multi-campus networks and security technologies. Extensive working knowledge of Cisco IOS-XE, NX-OS, DNAC, ISE, and Stealthwatch. Design and implementation of Quality of Service (QoS) on LAN and metropolitan area networks. Experience with wireless technologies, carrier services, voice-over-IP, Infoblox DDI, routing, switching, network cabling required.Deep understanding of core networking protocols (e.g., TLS, IPSEC, BGP, OSPF, ISIS, and 802.11a/b/g/n/ac), infrastructure monitoring and trending systems, data center facilities management. Solid understanding of VXLAN, ACI, and SD-ACCESS.
Duties: 1. Provides project leadership and technical direction to the implementation of network projects or upgrades. 2. Collaborates with campus leadership, stakeholders and end-users in the planning and implementation of network and wireless services. 3. Installs, maintains, and troubleshoot routers, switches, next-generation firewall (NGFW), Wireless Controllers, wireless AP's, Application Delivery Controller, network encryption/decryption, site-to-site and user-to-LAN VPN. 4. Installs and supports network hardware, micro-code upgrades, operating systems, applications and internet service. 5. Diagnoses and resolves network hardware and software problems associated with the College's information infrastructure. 6. Provides final-tier support for problem determination and resolution for networks and attached devices and services. 7. Provides technical expertise related to UPS and data center systems to management or other engineers for incident or planning purposes. 8. Participates in investigation, design and implementation of new technologies, automation, procedures and standards for the central management of the College's network, internet services and distribution software. 9. Provides day to day management and monitoring of network devices and servers. 10. Develop test plane, implementation planes, and project timelines for various projects. 11. Participates in the development, monitoring and response for the information security program and maintains network security to protect the College's information resources; assists in maintaining disaster recovery/ business continuity processes. 12. Provides necessary documentation, training and guidance to network engineers and technical staff. Assists with documentation for end users. 13. Work outside normal working hours on downtime tasks such as patching, upgrading, and/or implementing new systems. 14. Provide timely, on-call assistance on emergency issues that arise outside normal working hours. 15. Travel to other campus locations for purposes of system implementation and maintenance. 16. Responsible for hardware and systems support of data center and campus wide data rooms. 17. Manage server room hardware, cabinets, PDUs, server room layout, cooling, and power design. 18. Track equipment shipments and asset inventory. 19. Configures and monitors alerts from data center systems in order to ensure system reliability and uptime. Monitoring systems such as Schneider's Struxureware or standalone power systems are used for this monitoring. 20. Performs other duties as assigned.
Clearances: Current criminal record/child abuse clearances will be required if offered the position and in order to be employed at the College. The three clearances are Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Records Check, and Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Criminal Background Check. The College has provided instructions on how to obtain these clearances and are available here.

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