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Sr. Wireless Network Engineer at University of California - San Francisco

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Type: Full Time
Location: San Francisco, California

Job Description:

As a technical leader, the Communications and Network Technical Analyst IV has significant impact and influence on implementation of organizational policy and programs in the area of UCSF s Information Technology (IT) network infrastructure.

This role is responsible for the following:

Provide senior professional level wireless network and security implementation skill set for enterprise environments of UCSF
Apply advanced professional communications concepts, industry practices and relevant policies, procedures and objectives to resolve highly complex issues
Determine methods, techniques and evaluation criteria to obtain results
Research and evaluate alternative technologies and architectures in relation to UCSF s infrastructure needs
Manage programs that include formulating strategies and administering policies, processes and resources
Installation and implementation of wired and wireless network as well as security products and technologies in UCSF s complex and diverse IT infrastructure supporting unified voice, data and video communications
Interface with Management and vendors to develop and implement new solutions to meet business requirements
Perform technical and cost analysis as well as Capital expenditure development work for UCSF s network infrastructure needs
Act as an escalation for resolving problems in the enterprise network and its systems
Participate in on-call duties and work some evenings, weekends, and holidays as required in support of UCSF initiatives
Work collaboratively in a cross-functional environment with UCSF s security and systems engineering teams to identify network security risks and issues and create plans to mitigate and resolve them
Assist IT network architects in developing Capacity planning and risk management reports.

The IT Infrastructure Network Services Team provides core enterprise-wide communications services to UCSF. It is responsible for the planning, installation and the management of the University s enterprise-wide data communication networks. This network is comprised of a complex IT infrastructure consisting of cable plants, network closets, routers, switches, wireless controllers, security components, telephony equipment and end-user applications, and end-user appliances.

The IT Infrastructure Network Services Team is responsible for day-to-day management of voice and data end devices and infrastructure within the OSI model.

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.\\",\\"

Required Qualifications: Bachelor s degree in information technology or related field and minimum ten years hands on experience designing, implementing and managing large-scale wireless network infrastructure consisting of Aruba products and solutions
Advanced level knowledge of Aruba wireless network hardware, architectures and solutions
Advanced level knowledge of wireless protocols, technologies, standards and tools
Advanced level knowledge of various authentication protocols and solutions with wireless networks
Advanced level understanding of modern enterprise TCP/IP data networks using standards and technologies including but not limited to: OSPF, STP, RSTP, 802.1Q, Multicast, Quality of Service and tunneling protocols
Advanced knowledge and experience with network device management tools, technologies and products
Understands implications of work on other areas of IT and Business
Demonstrate ability to effectively communicate with technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization via strong verbal, written and presentation and documentation skills
Demonstrated ability to analyze highly complex communication hardware and software systems for maintaining a real-time resource that impacts campus / medical center / OP-wide network users
Self-motivated and works independently and as part of a team with minimal supervision
Clearly understands the communications and network needs of the organization and has skills needed to address those needs
Demonstrated ability to gather, organize and analyze data in the completion of a variety of functional assignments
Has highly developed problem solving skills to independently resolve issues using defined parameters and technical expertise
Able to learn effectively and meet deadlines
Ability to work a flexible or irregular work schedule consisting of performing work during daytime, evenings, and weekends as required with little to no notice


Preferred Qualifications: Aruba Certified Mobility Professional or equivalent
Aruba Certified ClearPass Professional or equivalent
Advanced level knowledge, skills and experience with Cisco Routing and Switching products
Advanced Level knowledge, skills and experience with Juniper Routing and Switching products
Thorough knowledge of structured cabling systems, network facilities, electrical, UPS, etc.

License/Certification: n/a

Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.