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Network System Senior Engineer

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Working Title Network System Senior Engineer
Position Number 00910A/01179A
Location Norfolk, VA
Type of Position Classified
Type of Job
EEO Category B Professionals
Job Description


This position will provide advanced network engineering support to the University’s network environment ensuring reliable, secure, and robust network communication systems. Support includes planning, designing, implementing, and maintaining network communication systems (routing, switching and data center technologies).

Type of Recruitment
Knowledge, skills and abilities

Considerable knowledge of data communication concepts, topologies, protocols, routing and switching technologies, to include wireless infrastructure support. Considerable knowledge of network design, administration, operations and management. Considerable knowledge of networking requirements for servers and storage platforms. Demonstrated ability to interact with vendors and co-workers. Demonstrated ability to efficiently manage time. Effective communication skills. Demonstrated ability to work with new leading edge technology with minimal assistance and prior knowledge. Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision and to provide technical and project leadership to other staff members. In most cases these knowledge, skills and abilities can be acquired through the completion of a bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience.

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Education or training


Level and type of experience

Considerable experience with routing, switching, and data center networking technologies. Considerable experience with project management.

Preferred knowledge, skills, abilities, education, experience, licensure, certification

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology or related field, or training and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree. Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) and/or Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certifications or equivalent knowledge.

Conditions of Employment

40 hour work week Monday-Friday; some evenings and weekends; rotating on call.

Annual Salary/Hourly Rate Salary commensurate with education and experience

Posting Detail Information

Job Requisition Number S00382
Job Open To General Public
Open Date 02/20/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
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It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, gender, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or © consistent with contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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