Senior Network Engineer (Office of Information Technology)

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Office Information Technology
OIT: Network Engineering Run
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.
  • Working knowledge of Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Foundations v3 practices and CCNP or other network certification preferred.
  • Good working experience and familiarity with network packet analyzer/sniffers or related tools.
  • Working knowledge of the command line interface.
  • Working knowledge of SMARTS, Netcool, SolarWinds, or equivalent systems, along with familiarity with DNS BIND, Wireless and VoIP.
  • Experience with L2/L3 High availability mechanisms including stateful HA i.e. NAT, Firewall, VPN, HSRP, track, VRRP, STP, ECMP, etc.
  • Good working experience with network packet analyzer/sniffers or related tools.
  • Valid Georgia driver's license and an insurable driving record.
  • 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.


  • 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.


  • CCNP certification is highly preferred
  • Advanced wireless certifications preferred.
  • Strong work experience with design, planning, implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of network and wireless services
  • Strong routing and switching background.
  • Strong background with wireless services and wireless architecture.
  • Strong working knowledge of security.
  • Experience with L2/L3 High availability mechanisms including stateful HA i.e. NAT, Firewall, VPN, HSRP, track, VRRP, STP, ECMP, etc.
  • Good working experience with network packet analyzer/sniffers or related tools.
  • Linux OS’s and Linux CLI (ssh/scp/rsync/tar/chmod/chown/bash/REGEX/etc.) i.e. Linux power user.
  • General network OS CLI power user – IOS, NX-OS, IOS-XE.
  • Practical knowledge of one or more coding/scripting languages – bash, tcl/tk, python, perl, php, C, etc.
  • Excellent working knowledge of BGP, OSPF.
  • Good working knowledge of DHCP, internet DNS, ISC BIND/DHCP, (infoblox preferred)
  • Good familiarity with enterprise VoIP systems including dual mode ports and phone boot process.
  • Strong aptitude and experience to research, implement, create, administer, and modify custom network services monitoring and management applications across a wide array of server and service technologies.

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University location as needed.  Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

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