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TRS or ORP Employment Type Employee Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible Full/Part time Full Time Work Schedule Additional Schedule Information
Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm; Occasional after-hours as needed.

This position may be eligible for a hybrid remote schedule.
Advertised Salary Commensurate with Experience

Posting Date:


Open until filled:


Closing Date:

Proposed Starting Date 04/01/2024 Special Instructions to Applicants

Location of Vacancy:

Athens Area EEO Policy Statement
The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).

Position Information

Classification Title IT Network Support Professional FLSA Exempt FTE 1.00

Minimum Qualifications:

Requires at least a baccalaureate degree in the field. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required

minimum qualifications:


Preferred Qualifications:

Work experience implementing and supporting large networks and any of the following: wireless, firewalls, load balancers, IPAM , or VPNs.

Position Summary
The University of Georgia Enterprise Information Technology Services ( EITS ) is seeking qualified senior-level candidates for a Network Administrator position in Network Engineering. This position will work as part of a team responsible for the delivery and support of mission critical advanced network technologies to an 80K+ node local and extended campuses across the state.

The strongest candidates for this position will have working familiarity with some or all of these various network hardware platforms in a large-scale production environment: Arista, Aruba, Juniper, F5, Cisco, Palo Alto and Bluecat as well as Azure and AWS cloud connectivity. Strong candidates should have excellent network troubleshooting skills, excellent communication skills, and ability to work as a member of a team and as a team leader.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
• Experience with configuring networking equipment (switches, routers)
• Experience with SNMP network monitoring tools
• Knowledge of Ethernet and IP networking ( TCP and UDP )
• Familiarity with LAN / WAN L2/L3 protocols
• Experience with wireless networking including controller-based lightweight architectures
• Familiarity with firewalls and VPNs
• Experience with DHCP , IPAM , and DNS
• Writing technical documentation
Physical Demands
Adequate vision, hearing and manual dexterity to connect network cabling (including fiber optics). Job takes place in cooled office environment and in a typical cooled datacenter environment. Driving. Move from one office to another office on campus. Lift and install rack based 2U network equipment.
Is driving a responsibility of this position? Yes Is this a Position of Trust? Yes Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? No Does this position require a P-Card? No Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care? No Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications) Yes Credit and P-Card policy
Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.


Network Core Operations and Management ( LAN , WAN , and Wireless)

a. Assist with the implementation and ongoing management of the enterprise core, wireless and data center networks.
b. Provides support for LAN , WAN , and wireless network services
c. Assist with the implementation and management of switch/router management applications, monitoring, and configuration backup
d. Maintain a broad knowledge of operations & objectives across EITS and the University in general as required to effectively provide services
e. Works with other units to maintain and enhance existing services and works to assist in the development and deployment of new services consistent with the EITS Strategic Plan including: DNS , DHCP , AAA Remote Access( VPN ) ,and Monitoring applications
f. Works with vendors as needed to maintain and deploy services
Percentage of time 70 Duties/Responsibilities
Network Fault Management - Including routing, switching, video conferencing, load balancing, and all other network related problems
a. Assist with determining appropriate actions needed to restore normal services with minimal down time.
b. Assist with investigating recurring and related operating system failures /inefficiencies by reviewing system logs, dumps and other information from clients or technical personnel
d. Works with staff in Information Security to supplement incident response and crisis management needs
e. Shares responsibility for routine and emergency system maintenance on a 24×7 basis

Percentage of time 10 Duties/Responsibilities
Planning and Documentation.
a. Assist with the creation of detailed network documentation and diagrams for proposed, altered, and existing network paths.
c. Assist in the preparation of documentation for inventory and maintenance of NOC equipment

Percentage of time 10 Duties/Responsibilities
IP and name space management:
a. Assist with management of enterprise DHCP / DNS / IPAM system (Bluecat Proteus/Adonis,)
b. Assigns IP address and scopes to clients
c. Follows internal process to document and manage IP assignment
d. Configures routers to facilitate IP assignment
e. Works with clients to determine need and optimization of IP space

Percentage of time 10

Contact Information

Recruitment Contact

Contact Details
For questions concerning this position or recruitment progression, please refer to the Recruitment Contact listed below.
Recruitment Contact Name Rayid Tartir Recruitment Contact Email [email protected] Recruitment Contact Phone

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
• Resume/CV
• Cover Letter
Optional Documents
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