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Tidewater Community College Applicant Portal | Network Engineer

Network Engineer

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Position Information

Position Type Classified
Role Title Information Technology Specialist II
Position Working Title Network Engineer
Pay Band 05
Position Number 00340
Full or Part Time Full Time
Recruitment Type General Public – G
Location Norfolk
Position End Date (if temporary)

Job Description Information

Job Posting Number FT00370
Job Description Summary

This position will assist in the implementation and maintenance of network architectures, including LANs/WLANs/WANs, LAN internetworking, and connections with the WAN environment on the college’s four campuses and several branch offices.


The Network Engineer is expected to assist in the identification of hardware and software technical problems and malfunctions related to LANs/WLAN’s/WANs, routers, switches, wireless controllers, and related devices. Assists with throughput analysis, maintenance and configuration of software, problem solving, building and configuration of virtual machines, and infrastructure planning. Helps locate necessary tools and processes to identify troublesome trends as they develop. Participates in various IT projects intended to continually improve/upgrade the telecommunications infrastructure’s ability to support voice, video, and data. In order to perform duties required of this position, this employee requires a LAN account and access to general network services. Incumbent has administrator rights to designated college computers to support information technology applications and infrastructure.

Required Qualifications

1. Knowledge of telecommunication standards and configurations for integrated voice, video and data.
2. Knowledge of network hardware, high speed and switched networking technologies, and intelligent network devices (i.e. Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, ATM, Frame-Relay)
3. Knowledge of industry standards, protocols, and hardware including T1, ISDN, DS3, DSL, Frame-Relay, Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM), Gigabit Ethernet, switches, routers, and wireless components.
4. Ability to install and troubleshoot telecommunications and network hardware and software including routers, switches, and wireless systems.
5. Ability to conduct technical research, analyze telecommunications and networking problems, and develop optimum solutions.
6. Ability to evaluate the products and services of network and telecommunications services, systems and equipment.
7. Ability to provide technical support for network and telecommunication problems and issues for both LAN and WAN that have been escalated beyond the capability of the campus technical support staff.
8. Ability to use desktop computers using Windows 7/8/10 operating systems and Microsoft Office 20XX software packages. (Required)
9. Ability to assist in the development and maintenance of a procedural manual for the operation and support of telecommunications.
10. Ability to communicate effectively and work with diverse groups of people.
11. Ability to lift objects greater than 50 pounds.
2. A+ Certification or equivalent experience.
13. Formal training related to electronic technology or to the installation and repair of telecommunications hardware and peripheral devices or equivalent experience.
14. Experience installing and troubleshooting routers, Ethernet switches, wireless components, network links, interfaces, and cabling.
15. Associates Degree in a technology field or equivalent experience.
16. Training on the installation and maintenance of lines for delivery of voice/data/video communications or advanced experience.
17. Experience in the development, operation, and maintenance of LAN/WANs using network protocols and standards.
18. Net+ certification or equivalent experience.
19. Cisco Certified Networking Associate or equivalent experience.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Knowledge of Windows Server 2008 or greater.
2. Knowledge of the Aruba Operating System (AOS).
3. Knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server 2005 or greater.
4. Knowledge of Linux/Unix operating systems.
5. Novell, Microsoft, Cisco, or other major networking vendor’s TCP/IP and Networking Technology authorized training.
6. Experience in the installation, maintenance and testing of fiber optic cables and connection boxes.

Work Schedule

Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM.
Some weekends and evenings as required.

Posting Detail Information

EEO Statement

Tidewater Community College is an EEO/AA employer and is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The college actively encourages applications
and nominations of qualified minorities, women, disabled persons, and older individuals.

E-Verify Statement

After accepting employment, new hires are required to complete an I-9 form and present documentation of their identity and eligibility to work in the United States. Tidewater Community College uses the E-Verify system to confirm identity and work authorization.

Open Date 03/13/2018
Close Date 04/06/2018
Open Until Filled No
Hiring Range $55,000 to $72,800; commensurate with experience
Salary Information

Actual salary will be determined based on individual qualifications and experience with consideration for internal alignment factors. The college offers an excellent benefits package.

Additional Information This position requires satisfactory completion of background checks prior to employment.
Special Instructions to Applicants

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Résumé
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No


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