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Networking Technician-Journey

Company: East Carolina University
Location: Greenville
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:

The employee in this position is responsible for assisting with the day-to-day management, deployment, maintenance, automation, disaster recovery and troubleshooting of various enterprise-level network services for both Main campus and the Health Sciences campus. Work may also involve the installation, troubleshooting and repair of data circuits, Ethernet cabling and fiber optics. Technicians resolve daily network-related work requests which include support for enterprise wireless, data, VoIP, datacenter servers, access control systems, software and infrastructure related problems with switches, wireless technologies and power conditioning devices. Troubleshooting may be detected and/or performed onsite or through network monitoring diagnostic tools. Complex network issues are escalated to higher level networking analysts, specialists or vendors for resolution. This position manages projects that have a low impact and tasks related to implementation of critical network infrastructure, new construction, and building renovations. This position may perform a review before a project is started or during a project to ensure adherence to university technical specification standards. Specifications are provided to employees for applications/tasks when appropriate.
The employee in this position is responsible for forming and maintaining strategic technology contacts and partnerships with university departments, key technology suppliers, vendors and contractors. This position is responsible for the planning, cost containment, configuration, optimization, maintenance, security, and scalable implementation of current and emerging technologies. This individual is also responsible for procuring and maintaining various support agreements and contracts as well as verifying data, report writing, summarizing and reconciling information or financial data, data collection and analysis, research and inventory. Employee maintains current knowledge of software or hardware changes and plans changes appropriately in response to business needs. This is a mission critical position that directly affects nearly all university staff, faculty and students.
Employees are required to adjust their standard work schedule to meet the requirements of their position, which includes and not limited to evening and weekend hours to perform scheduled and unscheduled workload requirements to maintain University operations.
Minimum Education/ExperienceAssociates Degree in Electronics, Networking Technology or a closely related degree; Graduation from high school and two years of networking related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Journey level requires an additional six months experience. Advanced level requires an additional one year of experience.
License or Certification required by statute or regulationNone
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

  • Knowledge of principles, protocols, and practices of network communication
  • IP routing and switching equipment and technologies -
  • Working knowledge and experience of Ethernet and TCP/IP
  • Experience with wireless networking, preference for controller-based environments
  • Knowledge and experience installing and maintaining copper and fiber-based network cabling -
  • Knowledge and experience with copper and fiber-based network cabling standards
  • Knowledge and experience with telephony technologies
  • CompTIA Network+ or higher, such as CCNA, certification within the last 5 years
    License or Certification required by the DepartmentNone
    Special Instructions to Applicant
    • Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. Do not write 'see resume' on your application when completing the job duties section.
    • If you answer the questions at the end of the application, please ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences to support your answers (see job duties section of previous employment).
    • Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from being considered but may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, and abilities.
    • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
      Job Open Date 06/08/2022
      Job Close Date - Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date; If no closing date is indicated, the position will be posted until filled and may close at any time after the recruitment has been completed. 07/08/2022
      Open Until Filled No
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      Alternate optionIf no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.
      AA/EOEEast Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

      Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or
      Eligibility for EmploymentFinal candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. If highest degree earned is from an institution outside of the U.S. and its territories, final candidates are required to have their degree validated as equivalent to the degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.
      Office of Human Resources Contact InformationIf you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.

Keywords: East Carolina University, Greenville , Networking Technician-Journey, Engineering , Greenville, North Carolina

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