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Responsible for the management and maintenance of the network systems and associated equipment. Works with Network and Systems Administrator to troubleshoot connectivity and performance issues.
Maintains technical expertise in all areas of network and computer hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, multiplexers, firewalls, gateways, etc.
Duties and responsibilities
Manage tasking as directed by IT management to ensure timely implementation or delivery of critical USAP infrastructure.
Install, configure, maintain and document network hardware and software suites at multiple sites. Isolate faults and diagnose system failures to resolve problems in a timely manner.
Monitor network performance and reliability to proactively identify potential problems.
Establish and maintain secure networking environments based on security standards in conjunction with USAP policies.
Provide engineering support to IT for new deployment, enhancements, or modifications to IT systems, both on-ice and off-ice.
Coordinate any modifications to the USAP network environment with other IT departments and affected users.
Assists with life-cycle management evaluations and recommendations.
Provide verbal, written and diagrammed inputs as requested by IT Management.
Responsible for maintaining a safe workplace program and ensuring safety is the highest priority in the work place.
All other duties as assigned.
Degree in Engineering or Computer Science or related field with emphasis in computer networking preferred.
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) or higher Cisco certification is required. 5+ years of experience accepted in lieu of certification.
CCNA plus additional technical networking vendor certifications preferred.
Five years of directly relevant experience in network engineering is required, including :
Expertise in primary network topologies, LANs / WANs (Ethernet, variants), TCP / IP protocol (IPv4) and standards including ICMP, SNMP and Syslog required.
Experience with configuring routing protocols, such as EIGRP is required.
Configuration management expertise with Cisco lOS and hardware. Prior experience installing, configuring and maintaining Cisco routers and switches is required.
Experience with the configuration and management of network firewalls is required.
Experience with VoiP infrastructure, implementation, and configuration is required.
Experience with Virtual Private Networks and the various protocols and implementations is required.
Ability to perform fault isolation and resolution in a methodical, thorough manner is required.
Understanding of and experience applying Information Security concepts to core network infrastructure and data transport is required.
U.S. citizenship or permanent residence is required.
Problem Solving / Analysis.
Deployment will be required in this position. In addition to the completion of a compatibility face to face interview, the individual in the position must successfully complete the physical and dental examinations as required by the NSF for deploying to Antarctica.
Failure to meet these requirements may result in withdrawal of employment offer or other employment action.
Complies with applicable safety, environment, health, and waste management policies and procedures.
Individual must be capable of operating a standard desktop computer; must be able to lift and carry up to 10 pounds.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
This is a full-time, seasonal position located in Antarctica.
All expenses paid while on-ice meals, lodging, medical, gear, travel to and from Antarctica.
Performance Period : October 2020- November 2021
Equal Opportunity Employer / Veterans / Disabled