Network Management Engineer at The Ohio State University

Network Management Engineer at The Ohio State University

Job Type
Posting Date
September 26, 2016
Location of Position

Columbus, OH

Company Summary

For 144 years, The Ohio State University's campus in Columbus has been the stage for academic achievement and a laboratory for innovation. It's where friendships are forged. It's where rivalries and revelry are born.

The university's main campus is one of America's largest and most comprehensive. As Ohio's best and one of the nation's top-20 public universities, Ohio State is further recognized by a top-rated academic medical center and a premier cancer hospital and research center. As a land-grant university, Ohio State has a physical presence throughout the state, with campuses and research centers located around Ohio.

Duties and Responsibilities

Assumes responsibility for providing development and support of network monitoring and management functions for OARnet backbone. Implements data visualization, usage summarization, device automation, and network monitoring tools for internal and external use. Other duties as assigned.

The Network Management Engineer will report to the OARnet Network Director at the Ohio Technology Consortium main office, located on Ohio State University’s West Campus. The Consortium functions as an umbrella organization for Ohio’s statewide technology infrastructure that includes: The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC), the Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet), OhioLINK and eStudent Services.

Application Deadline: October 23, 2016

Position Requirements

Bachelor's degree in computer science/engineering or an equivalent combination of education and experience. In depth knowledge of Python, PHP, Javascript, and HTML in an Unix development environment. Proficient with Unix shell scripting. Working knowledge of C/C++ programming, Django web framework, and CSS development.

Required Experience

Desired: A candidate with a high level understanding of service provider IP/MPLS network architecture and DWDM optical networking will be preferred. Work experience in these areas is not required. Must be able to function in a small team environment and support internal and external customers. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.