Network Analyst

Binghamton University Binghamton , NY 13901

Posted 3 months ago

About Binghamton University:

Binghamton University is a world-class institution that unites more than 130 broadly interdisciplinary educational programs with some of the most vibrant research in the nation. Our unique character - shaped by outstanding academics, facilities and community life - promotes extraordinary student success.

Binghamton merges rigorous academics, distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities to engage and challenge its 18,000 students. The high-achieving Binghamton student body also represents a great diversity of life experiences, from first-generation college-goers to international students. Beyond their talent, these classmates share a desire to shape the future through technology, insight, intellectual exploration and community service.

Job Description:

Budget Title: Lead Programmer/Analyst (SL-3)

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Binghamton University is seeking an experienced, energetic, engaging and collaborative individual to work as part of a team that manages and supports the University data network infrastructure.

The Network Analyst will be responsible for all aspects of the University's data network infrastructure which supports teaching, learning, research, and business systems. This includes installation, backup, tuning, maintenance and change management.

This position will work as part of the networking team that designs, builds, and maintains the University's data network infrastructure.

The Network Analyst reports to the Network Administrator, an Assistant Director of the Operations and Infrastructure group, and will work closely with other key groups and staff members within Information Technology Services (ITS).

The Network Analyst will:

  • Maintain the campus internet and R&E connections and the associated BGP peering relationships

  • Maintain core and distribution routers/switches, implement and troubleshoot routing protocols such as BGP, EIGRP and OSPF

  • Maintain campus data center networks and associated hardware/software

  • Maintain campus firewalls, including configuration, installation and rulesets

  • Create specifications for network hardware as well as network design

  • Assist with the configuration, installation, cabling and documentation of general network hardware

  • Provide network support to the campus community (faculty, staff and students)

  • Maintain network monitoring and management systems

  • Assist with ongoing network maintenance (i.e. hardware and firmware upgrades) across the enterprise network infrastructure at Binghamton University

  • Evaluate related hardware and software products and make recommendations for adoption

  • Prepare, maintain, and publish equipment inventory

  • Work in a team setting and provide a positive working environment

Must be able to maintain data confidentiality and compliance with regulatory requirements (HIPAA, etc.)

Requirements:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in a related field
  • A minimum of five years of experience working as a network analyst or network engineer
  • A demonstrated working knowledge of advanced network concepts and the ability to implement associated technologies (routing examples
  • EIGRP, BGP, OSPF, VRF, switching examples

  • VLANs, spanning tree)

  • A demonstrated working knowledge of the configuration, installation and troubleshooting of network hardware, including at least three years of hands on experience in working with enterprise level networking equipment

  • A knowledge of ethernet wiring standards and experience in repairing ethernet data connections

  • Familiarity with fiber optic standards and how they relate to networking. Experience in working with fiber optic-based network connections

  • The ability to work well as a part of a team

  • The position requires the ability to occasionally respond to off hour network issues/emergencies

  • Must have the ability to lift at least 30 pounds

  • A valid/clean driver's license to operate a motor vehicle

  • High degree of personal integrity and standards of professional conduct

  • Experience and ability to positively interact with senior management

  • Proven ability to engage simultaneously in multiple projects and bring them to successful completion

  • Excellent decision making and problem solving skills and effectiveness in getting things done collaboratively

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication skills, strong analytical skills, and ability to deal with ambiguity in a changing business environment

  • Experience documenting new and existing processes as well as updating existing documentation when changes are necessary

  • Must be detail oriented, organized, have the ability to multi-task with excellent problem solving skills, willing attitude and persistent follow-through

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills with team and community

Position Preferences:

  • Certification in the network field, i.e. CCNA, Network+

  • Experience with security technologies, i.e. firewall, access control lists, intrusion detection

  • Systems administration experience (Windows and/or Linux)

  • WiFi (wireless) administration experience certification is a plus

  • Experience in working in a large complex and diverse organization

  • Experience working in higher education or a large research technology environment

  • Ability and experience in a fast-paced environment with minimal to no direct supervision

  • Ability to interact effectively with a wide variety of users with different expectations and backgrounds

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Demonstrated curiosity, interest, and ability in keeping abreast of technology

  • Experience working with Data Center networks and advanced data center networking concepts (Spine/leaf architecture, ISCSI, EVPN, VXLAN)

  • Experience installing and connecting servers in a Data Center

  • Experience working with Cisco IOS based networking devices

Additional Information:

Offers of employment may be contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check and verification of degree(s) and credentials.

Binghamton University is a tobacco-free campus.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov

Payroll information can be found on our website http://www.binghamton.edu/human-resources/payroll/

Cover letters may be addressed "To the Search Committee."

Postings active on the website accept applications until closure.

For information on the Dual Career Program, please visit:

https://www.binghamton.edu/human-resources/dual-career-program/

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

The State University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Binghamton University to provide for and promote equal opportunity employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military service member status, marital status, domestic violence victim status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or arrest and/or criminal conviction record unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.

As required by Title IX and its implementing regulations Binghamton University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the educational programs and activities which it operates. This requirement extends to employment and admission. Inquiries about sex discrimination may be directed to the University Title IX Coordinator or directly to the Office of Civil Rights (OCR). Contact information for the Title IX Coordinator and OCR, as well as the University's complete Non-Discrimination Notice may be found here.

Application Instructions:

Deadline for Internal Applicants: November 25, 2019

Deadline for External Applicants: Open until filled

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the vacancy is filled.

Persons interested in this position should apply online.

Please submit:

  • Resume,

  • Cover letter, and

  • Contact information for three professional references

You may add additional files/documents after uploading your resume. After you fill out your contact information, you will be directed to the upload page. Please login to check/edit your profile or to upload additional documents: http://binghamton.interviewexchange.com/login.jsp.


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