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UC San Diego is ranked the 9th best public university in the nation by U.S. News and World Report and is the largest employer based in San Diego County. Reporting to the VC-CFO, Information Technology Services (ITS) delivers Enterprise information technology services to the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) under the leadership of the campus Chief Information Officer (CIO).
Information Technology Services (IT Services) uses world-class services and technologies to empower UC San Diego's mission to transform California and the world as a student-centered, research-focused, service-oriented public university. As a strategic member of the UC San Diego community, IT Services embraces innovation in their delivery of IT services, infrastructure, applications, and support. IT Services is customer-focused and committed to collaboration, continuous improvement, and accountability.
Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion are core values at UC San Diego and within Information Technology Services. Crafting a culture around these values allows us to more deeply connect with and appreciate our employees, students, and campus partners. Information Technology Services is continuously working to build a community where we all feel safe, empowered, and encouraged to bring our authentic selves to work. We do this not only because it is what's right, but because we know that diversity drives insight and innovation. We are proud to partner closely UC San Diego's Office for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, as their dedication to this mission helps us all to drive change.
The Data Communications team strives to provide the University with a state of the art sophisticated data network infrastructure, both wired and wireless. It designs, configures, maintains, upgrades and monitors UCSD's enterprise routers, switches, wireless access points and associated management tools. The Team assists customers by providing consultation, evaluation, configuration, testing, and troubleshooting of network devices throughout the campus.
This position will be one of two senior network engineers on a team that also has eight mid-level network engineers. This position works with the network architects to deploy new technologies on campus. Current projects underway include SDN, network backbone upgrades including new VSS deployments, ISE integration, DNA-C deployment and integration, and more. The position is also expected to mentor and assist the mid-level network engineers in their work and professional growth, and serve as an escalation resource for troubleshooting, including after hours, weekends and holidays as needed.
Provide design, engineering, and maintenance assistance on the UCSD campus wireless and wired local area network.
Applies advanced professional communications concepts, industry practices and relevant policies, procedures and objectives to resolve highly complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.
Determines methods, techniques and evaluation criteria to obtain results.
Employee must be available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.
Employee must be available to travel as required.
In-depth, advanced understanding of various network hardware platforms, network related protocols and software including understanding of OSI layer 2 and 3 protocols at a complex level and related technical standards critical to the operation of interconnected networks.
Detailed knowledge of TCP/IP protocol suite and routing protocols such as BGP, OSPF, RIP.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively on large, highly available computer networks supporting critical applications.
Has highly developed problem solving skills to independently resolve issues using defined parameters and technical expertise. Proven skill in analyzing network problems, performance of fault isolation, problem resolution and service restoration.
Self-motivated and works independently and as part of a team.
Strong ability to communicate technical information to technical and
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.