Systems Developer/Engineer- Senior Network Engineer at The Ohio State University

Systems Developer/Engineer- Senior Network Engineer at The Ohio State University

Job Type
Posting Date
August 17, 2017
Location of Position

Wooster, 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.

The Ohio State University College of Dentistry is the fourth largest public dental school in the United States and it is the only public dental school in Ohio. The college is divided into ten divisions with all major ADA-recognized dental specialties represented. The College has approximately 600 students in its undergraduate and graduate programs.

The Ohio State University is proud to be a premier employer that provides an exceptional total rewards package including medical, dental, vision and many other “hidden” benefits. Our competitive benefits package is offered to all eligible faculty and staff in order to attract, develop and retain top performers eager to share their talent, time and success. Our benefits support your health and financial goals and include not only health insurance, but also generous state retirement, tuition assistance for our employees and their dependents, wellness initiatives, and much more. Please visit for detailed information. Be your best at The Ohio State University!

Duties and Responsibilities

The Systems Developer/Engineer- Senior Network Engineer serves on the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) Information Technology Services (ITS) Infrastructure team and is responsible for updating and enhancing the logical and physical network infrastructure, including hardware vendor selection, core locations, fiber topology, virtual chassis layout (Juniper only) subnet design, and VLAN design. This position also develops, tests, implements, maintains, and documents optimum campus network configurations for Juniper switches and routers, including Routing (SPF and static), Switching (VLANs, trunking, port configuration and security, spanning-tree, BPDU guard), Link Aggregation and Redundancy, Security (ACLs, Routing Policy, Firewall Policy), QoS/CoS, Management (SSH, SNMP, RADIUS), and Virtual Chassis (Juniper); troubleshoots problems related to these configurations; designs, enforces, and maintains interior firewall policy and security, primarily associate with inter-VLAN traffic; coordinates with and assists Enterprise Services with exterior (border) firewall policy and security; installs network hardware into network cabinets, including maintenance and documentation (patch panel layout, local topology, local VLANs, associated IP addresses and subnets); troubleshoots and works with vendors for warranty replacements as needed; develops, tests, implements, maintains, and documents remote location network configurations, including Site-to-Site VPNs, Wireless Bridges and Access Points, and troubleshoots any associated problems; configures Syslog on all network equipment; addresses tickets needing tier two support. This position is in Wooster, Ohio. Occasional travel to the Columbus may be necessary.

Position Requirements

Desired Experience

Strong problem solving, customer service and interpersonal skills for dealing with a diverse client base are necessary; A+ and Networking +, JNVIA-Junos, and CCNA experience are desired.

Required Experience

Bachelor’s level degree in computer & information science; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; strong working knowledge of networking concepts (VLANs, Routing, and Firewall security); three or more years of working in IT are required.

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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.