Technology Specialist II

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Technology Specialist IIRequisition IDreq783DepartmentCapital Proj.-DW Technology UpgradeCampusCA-Cascade CampusEmployment TypeClassified-Full TimeJob Close DateApply Immediately; This jobposting will close once sufficient qualified applications have been received.Position Summary

Portland Community College is seeking a Network Engineer (Technology Specialist II). In this role, you will analyze and troubleshoot issues related to enterprise network problems, configure and install new and replacement network hardware, and proactively monitor and maintain network performance using diagnostic tools. The successful applicant will be a strong communicator and be able to provide clear written and verbal communication regarding network status and issues.

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This is a temporary Bond position through June 30, 2023.

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Candidate ProfileThese qualifications, skills and abilities are critical for success in this position.
Throughout the screening process, you will be evaluated based on the demonstration of these qualifications.

  • Broad knowledge of network technologies and equipment.
  • Well versed with the engineering and administration of multiprotocol routers, multilayer switches, network security devices and network management systems.
  • Knowledge of enterprise security principles.
  • Advanced troubleshooting with Wireshark, packet capture and analysis, TCP dumps.
  • Excellent analytical, problem management, organization, communication and customer service skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • Exceptional ability to work within a group and independently.

Minimum Qualifications

To be considered, your application must demonstrate these minimum qualifications. (Experience is calculated based on the start and end dates you provide multiplied by the number of hours per week worked).

  • Associate‚Äôs degree in a computer or other related technical discipline (relevant experience may substitute for the degree requirement on a year-for-year basis)
  • Two years of applied work experience in server and/or network support services
  • Must possess state-of-the-art knowledge of computer network and/or server technology such as TCP/IP, Microsoft Windows, UNIX, or Linux, and be familiar with hardware and software diagnostics.
    • The above-mentioned qualifications could be demonstrated by possessing one of the following certifications:
      • Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA)
      • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)
      • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Check Point Firewall, Aruba Wireless and Juniper network switches/routers is a plus.
  • Certifications for Juniper Network Certified Professional, Aruba Design and/or Clearpass, and/or Check Point Certified Administrator a plus.

Position Grade23Starting Salary ExpectationsThe first two steps of the range are: $55,148 to $56,803 per year. Higher salary placement may be available based on qualifications, experience and internal equity.Position Grade Salary Range$55148 to $88495 Annual SalaryFTE1.0PCC BenefitsPCC offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide employees and their families, including domestic partners, with access to a broad range of benefit options. Includes Health, Dental, and Vision options, Group Life, Long-term Disability, Long-term Care, and Auto and Home Insurance programs.

PCC currently fully funds the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS/OPSRP) pension and contributes an additional 6% into the employee's Individual Account Program under PERS/OPSRP. PCC offers a tax deferred annuity program and a deferred compensation program where employees may save additional pre-tax dollars for retirement.

Additionally, PCC provides a tuition waiver for yourself, domestic partner, and dependent children under 24 years of age. Partial tuition reimbursement for yourself at other accredited institutions (full-time employees only).

Paid Leave: (Pro-rated by FTE for Part-Time Employees)

  • Starts at 8 hours of vacation leave per month (additional vacation hours with years of service)
  • 8 hours of sick leave per month
  • 24 hours of additional personal leave days per year
  • 11 Paid holidays

View a complete list of PCC benefits.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

Work schedule requirements include early and late hours and weekends to meet timelines, provide off-hour maintenance, and respond to emergency situations. Must provide own transportation for travel between campuses and off-site locations.

Work is performed in an office environment with frequent interruptions and work pressure due to multiple priorities and deadlines. Exposure to video display terminals occurs on a regular basis. The work environment also includes high computer-related noise levels (may require use of ear plugs), paper and equipment generated dust and exposure to cleaning fluids and other materials for cleaning equipment.


Position involves some medium to heavy lifting. Routine standing, walking and lifting of equipment (30-50 pounds). Learned physical skill for keyboarding and operating complex network and computing equipment.

Background Check RequiredYesPortland Community College complies with the Oregon Veterans' Preference in Public Employment law which provides qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment. You will be given instructions during the application process to claim Veterans' Preference in the recruitment of this position, and to provide the documents required for verification of eligibility. Please do not send your documentation to the hiring manager directly. For verification of eligibility, please submit the following documentation:

  • Veterans: DD214
  • Disabled Veterans: DD214 and Letter from the Department of VA
Portland Community College is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other protected class.




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Posted: 2/13/2021
Application Due: 2/26/2021
Work Type: Full Time