Regional Network Engineer (Lincoln or Omaha)

University of Nebraska, UNCA

Lincoln, NE IT

Position Summary:  Incumbent will be responsible for ensuring continuous availability of the University of Nebraska inter-campus networks, Network Nebraska, connectivity with state, regional, national networks, and the Internet. Including the design, implementation, and management of switches, routers, optical network equipment, network appliances, and network management solutions. Monitor, analyze, and ensure network performance, capacity, and uptime meet university service level agreements within a 24×7 operation. Troubleshoot complex problems, individually, with other members of the team, and with third-parties. Requires regular interaction with other networking, systems, and telecom professionals in the design and delivery of services; and with end-users to provide direct support.

Participation in scheduled on-call rotation is required and occasional work outside of normal business hours. Travel throughout the state of Nebraska is required.

Responsible for implementing and maintaining cybersecurity controls and complying with cybersecurity standards.

Possession and use of a personal cell phone and plan for business purposes, including on-call responsibilities, is a condition of employment.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering; equivalency considered
  • Five (5) years’ experience in a lead role, with the configuration, design, installation and maintenance of network hardware/software required working in a large network (150+ networking devices such as routers, switches, Firewalls, not including APs, PCs or servers) environment; required.
  • Working knowledge of Windows and UNIX operating systems; required
  • Knowledge with Ethernet networking; TCP/IP; DNS/DHCP; BGP routing; and architecture and maintenance of routers, gateways, and switches; essential
  • Demonstrated experience working with a staff of highly technical network professionals; required
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills; required
  • Must have the ability to handle several concurrent projects; required
  • Demonstrated project management experience leading network projects to completion; required
  • Experience developing budgets and financial proposals related to network projects and bids; required
  • Knowledge or experience with wireless, including capacity planning and site surveys; preferred
  • Familiarity with optical multiplexing and IPv6 and associated implementation / migration issues; desirable
  • Knowledge of Cisco Nexus; preferred
  • Experience with load balancers, common security tools (i.e. firewalls, VPN systems) and network management tools; helpful
  • Experience providing network services in support of high I/O production environments associated with Virtual Servers; preferred
  • Ability to translate business need into technical solutions and to communicate complex technical issues to non-technical professionals; preferred


Salary: $81,000/year minimum


Job ID: 4034

Posted 13 days ago

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