Network Distribution Technician

Charlottesville, VA
Oct 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Network Distribution Technician

Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff

Department: Information Technology Services

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 04-13-2016

Posting Summary:
Information Technology Services is seeking a Network Telecommunications Engineer. This position is responsible for coordinating and completing technical documentation, monitoring and managing network performance, resolving low complexity network problems, as well as anticipating and mitigating potential failures to ensure the availability of the University Network. Telecommunication Engineers cross train within their team as well as with Network Engineers and are expected to seek assistance from more senior members and/or management when guidelines are inadequate, significant deviations are proposed, or when unanticipated problems arise. Good judgment is essential as the impact of errors can be substantial, potentially affecting the production of students, faculty and staff university wide. Telecommunication Engineers work with end users, departments and vendors to resolve network capacity and hardware/software issues, Telecommunication Engineers are also required to participate in an on-call rotation which provides 24x7 coverage.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Basic knowledge of network architecture, network hardware, monitoring and management software. Basic knowledge of building network wiring specifications and best practices. Basic understanding of voice over IP telephony and analog gateway infrastructure. Basic understanding of fiber optic standards and fiber optic cabling types. Ability to troubleshoot voice over ip and analog telephones with little supervision. Ability to troubleshoot basic network problems with little supervision. Basic knowledge of wireless network architecture and hardware.

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