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Network Engineer IV

Company: University of Central Florida
Location: Orlando
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Network Engineer IV

Job no: 502508

Work type: Administrative & Professional

Location: Main Campus (Orlando)

Categories: Information Systems/Technology, Administrative/Professional

Classification Title:

Network Engineer IV

Job Description:

Under general supervision, the Network Engineer IV supports UCF's LAN/WAN infrastructure.

Responsibilities include:

  • Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of situation requires evaluation and judgment per UCF IT / Telecommunications standards and SOPs.

  • Serves as a point of escalation for other team members.

  • Responsible for monitoring the overall network, following standard practices and procedures when analyzing and responding to problems.

  • Interacts with other support service groups to ensure proper escalation during outages or periods of degraded system performance.

  • Responsible for troubleshooting, configuring, and replacing network hardware. Will be assigned network projects as needed, following UCF IT / Telecommunications standards through completion.

  • Maintains the network portions of the UCF IT Knowledge Base.

  • Fourth-level network troubleshooting, requiring advanced knowledge of networking hardware and protocols.

  • Serves as a point of escalation for higher-level requests and projects, assisting junior engineers as needed.

  • Guides junior engineers and assists the manager to coordinate the team during outages or periods of degraded service.

  • Works through trouble tickets and work orders as assigned via work order systems.

  • Plans and evaluates moderately complex existing network systems and makes recommendations for resources required to maintain and/or expand service levels.

  • Performs switch, router, wireless AP, and UPS configurations, installations, troubleshooting, and RMA's.

  • Develops articles for UCF IT Knowledge Base.

  • Monitors overall network health via monitoring tools for issues to correct.

  • Monitors network utilization for excessive and improper usage; provides an analysis of data collected to help determine bottlenecks and abuse.

  • Prepares network status reports; provides analysis of data to aid in the design of upgrades, equipment maintenance costs, and ongoing repairs.

  • When necessary, manages small network deployments and projects.


    Information Technologies & Resources, UCF IT

    Work Schedule:

    Monday through Friday; 9:00 AM -6:00 PM, unless otherwise indicated.

    Type of Appointment:


    Expected Salary:

    $89,076 to Negotiable

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Bachelor's degree and 5 years of relevant experience; or High School Diploma (or equivalent) and 9 years of relevant work experience in lieu of degree.

    Additional Minimum Requirements:


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • 6+ years of relevant experience.

    • Cisco CCNP.

    • Familiar working in a mixed-vendor environment.

    • Perform as a lead when working with other engineers on the team.

      Additional Application Materials Requirements:


      Special Instructions to Applicants:

      • This position must be available 24/7 in case of an emergency and may be asked to work during emergency situations including early, late, weekend, holiday hours, and/or university closures such as during a hurricane.

      • Since UCF IT Telecommunications is considered a "mission essential" component of UCF's operational capability.

      • Additionally, a person in this position may be asked to work a flexible schedule that includes non-traditional hours to perform essential job functions that cannot be performed during "normal" business hours.

        Florida Clause:

        Unless explicitly stated on the job posting, it is UCF's expectation is that an employee of UCF will reside in Florida as of the date the employment begins.

        Additional Requirements related to Research Positions:

        Pursuant to Florida State Statute 1010.35, prior to offering employment to certain individuals in research related positions, UCF is required to conduct additional screening. Applicants subject to additional screening include any citizen of a foreign country who is not a permanent resident of the U.S., or who is a citizen or permanent resident but is affiliated with or has had at least 1 year of education, employment, or training in China, Cuba, Iran, Russia, North Korea, Syria, or Venezuela.
        The additional screening requirements only apply to research-related positions, including, but not limited to faculty, graduate positions, individuals compensated by research grants or contract funds, post-doctoral positions, undergraduate positions, visiting assistant professors, and visiting research associates.
        These requirements do not apply to U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents if the employment or training was/is through an agency of the U.S. Government. For more information on what information must be provided and the screening process, please see: .

        Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

        The University of Central Florida is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: . As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request. The UCF's affirmative action plans for qualified individuals with disabilities and protected Veterans are available for inspection in the Office for Institutional Equity, Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., upon request.

        The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

        Advertised: June 17, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time

        Applications close: June 30, 2022 11:55PM Eastern Daylight Time

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