Network Engineer / Information Technologist II
Michigan State University

East Lansing, Michigan

Posted in Education and Training

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Job Info

Job no: 828685
Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 13
Major Administrative Unit / College: Information Technology Services
Department: It Services Infrastructure Support 40000460
Sub Area: AP- Professionals
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Information Technology, Administrative Professionals- AP, Full Time (90-100%), Union, Remote-Friendly
Working/Functional Title

Network Engineer

Position Summary

The Networks team is responsible for new service design, development, testing, verification, and deployment of the network as well as drawings and documentation.

Reporting to the Network Planning and Operations Manager, the Network Engineer will be responsible for monitoring network performance and capacity; ensuring system availability and reliability; managing various devices and services such as routers, switches, Access Points, Authentication Servers, DDI Servers, Wireless Controllers; maintaining systems software (upgrades including service packs, patches, hot fixes and security configurations); providing Level-2 support and troubleshooting to resolve issues; working within established configuration and change management policies to ensure awareness, approval and success of changes made to the network infrastructure; working with users and other personnel for problem resolution; preparing and delivering training for colleagues and customers; and taking part in on-call duty rotation during off/non-business hours.

Michigan State University (MSU) is a top 100 global university located in East Lansing, three miles east of the state's capitol. The MSU community includes more than 12,000 faculty, academic and support staff, as well as 49,695 students. MSU offers an extensive benefits package to its employees including health care, prescription, and dental coverage, and a base retirement program with a University matching contribution, as well as basic life insurance. In addition, MSU offers educational benefits including a course fee courtesy program and educational assistance.

MSU Information Technology provides the primary leadership for strategic, financial, and policy initiatives affecting information technology (IT) across MSU. MSU IT offers technology resources that support MSU's mission of providing education, conducting research, and advancing engagement.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) are essential elements, vital to the culture MSU Information Technology endeavors to cultivate. This includes providing opportunities and access for all people which incorporate differences of race, age, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, migratory status, disability/abilities, political affiliation, veteran status and socioeconomic background.

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program; three to five years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience with monitoring, network diagnostic and network analytics tools; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired Qualifications
  • Network certifications a plus
  • Strong knowledge of networking protocols like TCP/IP, 802.11, 802.1x, DHCP
  • Experience working in networking at a higher education institution
  • Extensive experience in wireless networking
  • Experience in identity-first or identity-based networking
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Application Materials

Resume and Cover Letter

Together-we-will StatementThe university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: Instructions

Three professional references knowledgeable of your work.

Work Hours



Remote Work Statement

MSU strives to provide a flexible work environment and this position has been designated as remote-friendly. Remote-friendly means some or all of the duties can be performed remotely as mutually agreed upon.

Bidding eligibility ends on 11/29/2022 at 11:55 PM

Advertised: Nov 23, 2022 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Feb 1, 2023 Eastern Standard Time

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