SENIOR NETWORK ENGINEER
Senior Network Engineer
Arizona State University
Req ID# 84798BR
Department: UTO Network Engineering
As the largest state university in the United States and Most Innovative University 8 years running, as rated by US News and World Report, Arizona State University is committed to maintaining the most dynamic and productive learning experience in all of higher education. ASUís Enterprise Technology (ET) is at the forefront of developing IT platforms and tools that add value to the student experience and drive our innovation initiative. As part of ETís new, growing SDN/Network Engineering team, the Senior Network Engineer will enable a next-generation network infrastructure that will support Student Success Initiatives, Universal Learners, Smart Campus and many more.
You will be responsible for designing and deploying an automated, scalable, resilient network infrastructure for our Campus, Research, Core and WAN environments. This new infrastructure will not only serve to provide increased bandwidth and throughput, but will also transform the way we deploy and manage the infrastructure by leveraging Infrastructure-as-Code methodologies.
Incorporated with this opportunity, ET offers a diverse, fast-paced, energetic, technically rich environment with many opportunities for advancement. ASU encourages autonomy, creativity, and care, so a successful candidate will exemplify a self-starting, self-motivated work ethic that puts a focus on both being empowered and empowering others to succeed. We are looking for not just technical talent & experience, but people who operate and interact in a way that is consistent with our culture; at ASU ET, we believe in deep trust in our teams, self-starting and a flattened structure that emboldens contribution.
As with everyone in the Enterprise Technology (ET) family, our intentional focus on diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging as well as culture and communications are core responsibilities in this role. With an increased emphasis on authenticity, compassion, and inclusivity, this position strives to embody and advance our ET Positive Core.
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Salary Range: $86,400 - $162,000 per year; DOE
Close Date: 19-October-2022 is the initial close date. Applications will continue to be accepted and reviewed every 2 weeks until the position is filled.
Design, implement, and maintain automated network solutions at the campus scale including configuration validation, task orchestration, and failover strategies.
Validate design recommendations in a state-of-the-art networking laboratory.
Interface with operations teams to understand evolving customer needs and adapt quickly to changing technologies.
Perform advanced troubleshooting to resolve network issues at the campus/WAN scale including port channels, routing, VXLAN, and firewalls.
Generate network/system design drawings and documentation.
Follow the Agile/Scrum methodology practiced within ET and participate in team process activities.
Foster interdisciplinary knowledge development and sharing between software engineering and wired/wireless networking professionals.
Collaborate with diverse teams of internal engineers and external vendors to understand and participate in the full networking ecosystem at ASU
Contribute to architectural and code review discussions that impact our engineering ecosystem.
Contribute to the coaching and professional development of junior team members.
Take responsibility for fostering culture, advancing our values, and championing engagement in all its forms -- collaborating across our teams as well as participating in ET/ASU events and programs. Demonstrates commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment. Advances our ET Affirmative Pledge.
Bachelorís degree in Information Technology, Computer Information Systems, or related field AND five yearsí of related experience, which includes three years of supervisory experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
Skills and experience in the design, configuration and management of the following technologies:
Network topology standards (Spine/Leaf, Core/Distribution/Access, Ring, Mesh)
Network virtualization (MPLS, EVPN, VXLAN, SDN)
Dynamic routing protocols
NGFW, Load Balancers and other network security/infrastructure appliances
Deep knowledge of Networking layers 1-4
Large scale Zero Touch Provisioning
Arista, Cisco, Palo Alto, F5 platforms
Automation/orchestration tools (Python, Ansible, Jenkins, Kubernetes)
Demonstrated knowledge and experience with change management practices
Experience mapping compliance requirements and maintaining adherence to CIS Controls, NIST Cybersecurity Framework, and regulations such as FERPA, HIPAA, and PCI DSS
Proficiency on Linux platforms
Experience/familiarity with log/machine data aggregation and analysis tools (e.g., Splunk, Elasticsearch, Kibana)
Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot complex problems
Experience/familiarity with Agile methodologies
Experience/familiarity with Scrum Product Owner responsibilities and best practices
Experience working with internal groups and outside vendors to collaborate on projects, problem solve, or design solutions to technical issues
Demonstrable talent producing infrastructure and software/systems architecture diagrams and documentation
Ability to model empathy, compassion and emotional intelligence
Experience working in a values-led organization, emphasizing diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging
Ability to help foster a safe psychological space for all teammates where everyone can thrive
Ability to stimulate changes in individual, institutional, and corporate behaviors to create a more sustainable environment
Ability to lead by example in communicating, participating and encouraging support of the institutionís sustainability programs
Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding, and manipulating a computer mouse; required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work
Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds
Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts
Ability to clearly communicate to perform essential functions
Enterprise Technology (ET) embraces its role as both an enabler and catalyst for advancing the vision and work of the New American University. We are a values-driven organization. Our commitments are reflected in all of the work we do in pursuit of operational excellence, the experience and delight of our community, and our strategic and innovation initiatives. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States.
Join the team that sparks human-centered innovation
ET is a rapidly reconfigurable and entrepreneurial organization at ASU that prioritizes and executes to meet the needs of our community of learners, faculty, researchers and staff. Our work emphasizes autonomy, flexibility and distributed decision-making to leverage the strengths of individuals. Together, we embrace a culture that nurtures, engages and embraces diverse voices with a shared lens of positive community impact and expanded opportunities for collaboration.
Why join us?
Mission oriented. Everything we do is to advance ASUís charter -- measuring who we include and how they succeed. We are staunch champions of learner success and put people first.
Flexibility. Our hybrid work environment prioritizes personal autonomy and trust around how work gets done. Staff touch base in person a few times per week with freedom to decide how, when and where.
Culture forward. We embrace a Positive Core culture: Belonging, Relational, Authentic, Visionary and Empowered. The ET fabric weaves together diversity, equity and inclusion applied in our daily work and interactions.
Scale of impact. Our work changes the world. With 180k+ learners, faculty, researchers and staff, working with ET means you have the capacity to improve many lives and entire communities.
World-class, low cost education. Our professional development is built in! ET encourages staff to seek additional certificates and degrees via ASUís top ranked programs with major tuition breaks.
Exposure to industry giants. ET partners with Amazon, Apple, Cox, Verizon, Salesforce, Alteryx and a diversity of technology companies to enhance our innovations and deepen their impact.
Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.
Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.
Employment Verification Statement
ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.
Background Check Statement
ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.
Fingerprint Check Statement
This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint check.
Instructions to Apply
Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.
Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.
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Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 80,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.