Indiana University

Human Resources

The following position reporting to Mark Spencer, Manager, Campus Network Infrastructure, is being posted externally. If interested, you must apply online at
Refer to job number #10504.

Lead Network Engineer - PA3IT

Under minimal supervision, maintains the daily operation of the UITS wireless network. Must be competent to work at the highest level on all phases of wireless network problem resolution and implementation.

Designs, develops, and implements procedures to improve the wireless network reliability, functionality, and efficiency; and provides leadership and technical guidance pertaining to wireless network issues to other members of Campus Network Infrastructure personnel. Possesses a very good understanding of all network hardware and software as it relates to complete wireless networking systems.

REQUIRED: Bachelor degree in computer science, telecommunications, network engineering or related technology and four years experience with IP networking, mix of wired and wireless.

Combinations of related education and experience may be considered at a 2:1 ratio.

Working experience and expertise with various networking equipment such as routers, switches and wireless controller and access-point hardware including experience with installation, configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting.

Ability to handle multiple priorities and constantly changing demands; and to work effectively in a multitasking environment. Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team including working with and supporting peers; and ability to create documentation and occasionally conduct training classes on the proper use and maintenance of new and existing systems.

Good understanding of IP addressing, IPv4 & IPv6 and TCP/IP protocols such as SSH, DHCP, DNS, SYSLOG and NTP; and experience configuring and troubleshooting both switching (STP, MSTP, RSTP, 802.1q) and routing (OSPF, MPLS, VRRP, BGP). Familiarity with multiple operating systems and the configuration of the network stack on those OS.s (Windows, Mac OSX, Linux); and familiar with troubleshooting across multiple devices and critical thinking through complex issues.

Understanding of the interrelationship between network devices, servers and users in a complex wired and wireless network environment. Experience with 802.11 wireless to include 2.4Ghz 802.11b/g 5Ghz 802.11a/n, and 802.11ac. 802.11 channel distribution and channel bonding principals using DFS. Ability to survey locations for wireless coverage using software such as AirMagnet and to evaluate the radio spectrum for interference using spectrum analyzer software. Experience with AAA protocols such as RADIUS, EAP and 802.1x.

Indiana University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment institution.