University of Utah Job Description
Assists in the development and maintenance of network communications. Uses knowledge of LAN/WAN systems to help design and install internal and external networks. Tests and evaluates network systems to eliminate problems and make improvements. Performs tasks associated with the engineering of network systems used in data communications services, including fiber optic, twisted pair, IP systems, switches, routers and LAN/WAN Systems. Collaborates with other team members and groups to identify and develop scalable network designs, solutions and policy recommendations. Ensures continued smooth operations of the global network infrastructure. Supports internal application groups by identifying and presenting their network-impacting requirements to the rest of the network engineering team. Supports and leads implementation of growing network infrastructure. Prepares various documents such as work orders, purchase orders, records equipment, facilities and systems, and budget paperwork.
Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience) in area of specialty and 2-5 years of experience in the field or in a related area.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a supervisor.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required
Often: Office environment.
Seldom: Outdoor Environment
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking, bending, twisting, kneeling, squating, crawling.
Seldom: Reaching overhead, lifting- up to 50 pounds.
250 East 200 South, Suite 125,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
Phone: 801.581.2169 Email: AskHR@utah.edu
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