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2 Aug 2017

Full-Time Network Administrator

SUNY College at Old Westbury – Posted by SACJobs Old Westbury, New York, United States

Job Description

The Network Administrator is a key member of the Enterprise Infrastructure Services team and serves as a subject matter expert in Enterprise networking.  The person is responsible for analysis, design, implementation, maintenance and support of SUNY Old Westbury’s communications infrastructure, which includes wired and wireless data, voice, video, and other media transmission.  The specific position will have the role of supporting the network infrastructure which provides core network and security services and functionality.  The Network Administrator will also ensure solutions and operational issues are thoroughly documented and consistent with the University’s long-term roadmap for wired and wireless services.

Responsibilities include:

  • Participate in the planning, implementation and maintenance of the University network and systems including hardware, software and upgrades.
    Create and maintain system documentation, operational procedures, architectural documentation and hardware/software inventory.
    Propose and implement enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of the University’s Information Technology (IT) infrastructure.
    Rapidly deploy approved fixes in response to newly identified stability and security threats.
    Proactively monitor systems and alerts, using industry recognized tools to avert troublesome trends as they develop to ensure a stable production environment.
    Plan and implement system changes and adjustments in a way that maximizes system availability.
    Formulate and monitor policies, procedures, and standards.
    Provide reports and metrics as needed to support requirements analysis and growth planning.
    Participate in compliance and security activities that include log collection, analysis and reporting.
    Participate in the organization’s change management process.
    Troubleshoot, analyze and resolve systems, network, telecom, and data center issues, documenting problem resolutions.
    Respond to escalated system support calls, resolve assigned tickets and document resolutions.
    Assist in the planning, configuration, deployment, and support of the Information Technology (IT) infrastructure by facilitating and coordinating work with vendors, suppliers, and all other campus personnel.
    Perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree from a technical school; 3-5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    Minimum of 3 years of experience with installing and maintaining network infrastructure, including servers, routers, firewalls, switches, IPS/IDS, patch panels, cabling, UPS’ and WAPs.
    Knowledge of networking concepts as well as protocols including VLAN, VTP, STP, VRF, OSPF, EIGRP, BGP.
    Network troubleshooting and configuration abilities, knowledge of DNS, LDAP, RADIUS, DHCP, and Active Directory.
    Experience with virtualization technologies and environments.
    Ability to plan and prioritize workload to meet implementation schedules and minimize schedule conflicts.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of experience with Cisco, Meraki, Alcatel Lucent network equipment including firewalls, switches and routers.
    2+ years of experience supporting a wireless network using 802.11a/b/g/n and ability to create predictive wireless surveys.
    2+ years of experience with IP routing protocols such as EIGRP, OSPF, and BGP.
    Valid industry certification such as CCNA, CWNA, etc.


  • Start Date: 9/28/2017 – Approximate
  • Education: Associates Degree Required
  • Work Experience: 3 – 5 years
  • Part/Full Time: Full-Time

How to Apply

Additional Information: The successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. The State University of New York at Old Westbury is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. The Annual Security and Fire Report is filed as required by federal law. The purpose of this report is to provide faculty, staff and students with campus safety information, including crime statistics and safety policies and procedures. The report contains information regarding security and personal safety, including topics such as crime prevention, fire safety, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures and other matters of importance related to security and safety on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the previous three calendar years. You can obtain a copy of this report by contacting the University Police Department (516) 876-3333 or by downloading a copy. Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at Position Type:  Professional Official Budget Title:  Staff Assistant Campus Title:  Network Administrator Department:  Information Technology Services FTE:  Full-time Negotiating Unit:  UUP Salary Grade:  SL-2 FLSA Status:  Exempt Application Instructions: A cover letter with a resume and contact information for three (3) references should be submitted online at: Only applications submitted online will be considered. CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: August 31, 2017 VISA sponsorship is not available for this position. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.

Job Types: Full-Time.


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