Senior Network Engineer - Web Development - OIT

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Office Information Technology
OIT: Network Tools & Monitorng
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Information Technology
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

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The Senior Network Engineer is a central university office position responsible for supporting a highly available, secure, and fast network to enable the business and to anticipate and plan for future needs.



  • Responsible for senior-level management and maintenance of the companies' LAN/WAN environment and computer systems including participation and oversight of daily upkeep and administration of the companies' network infrastructure and computer systems.
  • Designs and implements voice, data, and transport systems.
  • Applies advanced troubleshooting and problem solving to complex network problems.
  • Collaborates with others for active maintenance and future growth.
  • Sets policies, guidelines, and establishes best practices for active maintenance and future growth.
  • Responsible for the design, planning, implementation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of the companies' network infrastructure and architecture.
  • Installs, configures, maintains, and troubleshoots network services and devices.
  • Interacts with customers to resolve network issues.
  • Performs inspections and upgrades.
  • Develops and maintains documentation.
  • Has the aptitude to perform troubleshooting, testing, scripting and coding and demonstrates leadership and mentoring of less-experienced engineers.
  • Reports to the NOC Manager, or the Run or Build Manager of Network Services.
  • Performs other duties as required.


  • Design, develop, and maintain web applications using Python frameworks (Django, Flask, Pyramid) and the LAMP stack in a mixed environment.
  • Create CLI tools for network management and automation.
  • Implement front-end interfaces using JavaScript and TW Bootstrap.
  • Conduct code reviews, unit testing, and integration testing to ensure robust and scalable applications.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features.
  • Maintain and improve the performance, quality, and responsiveness of the applications.
  • Document all phases of the development process, from requirements gathering to deployment.
  • Stay current with emerging trends in software development and suggest improvements to processes and technologies
  • Operate and support monitoring and automation software for event detection, notification, and incident generation across all Emory University IT services.
  • Proactively and reactively respond to issues in enterprise monitoring and automation software.
  • Utilize fault isolation and repair techniques to swiftly identify root causes.
  • Perform regular application and system maintenance, including software patching, failover testing, and data management. Generate and create reports for monitored services.
  • Address investigation requests for missed events and collaborate with customers to develop new monitoring solutions to bridge gaps.
  • Monitor ticketing queues and applications; develop software and tools to optimize network and application monitoring and performance.
  • Act as a subject matter expert in monitoring services, supporting IT staff in troubleshooting and implementing new monitoring solutions.
  • Document user guides, monitor deployment processes, and train IT and service desk staff in monitoring software and automation.
  • Monitor, review, assign, and resolve trouble tickets within Service Level Management guidelines.
  • Respond to alert notifications from monitoring tools to mitigate potential issues.
  • Perform troubleshooting to identify and resolve issues.
  • Interact with IT departments and customers for issue resolution, providing status updates and evaluating solutions.
  • Follow up with customers to ensure testing of solutions and application functionality.
  • Review work orders for accuracy, ensuring all requirements are met for completing tasks and resolving issues within set deadlines.
  • Undertake additional responsibilities as required


  • A bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, or related field, and seven years of related IT experience, OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.


  • Proficiency in web application development with a focus on Python frameworks, including Django and Flask.
  • Versatile experience in web application development using PHP, ranging from PHP5 to PHP8+(stable) in diverse environments.
  • Proficient with server technologies, specifically Apache and NGINX.
  • Knowledge of database management systems including MySQL, MariaDB, and OracleDB.
  • Proficient in front-end development, utilizing JavaScript (ES6) and TWBootstrap (versions 3 and above, up to 5+(stable)).
  • Well-versed in IT service and network monitoring tools and methodologies, demonstrating a strong understanding of their application and best practices.


NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs.  Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines of department. This role requires residency in the state of GA. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

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