Information Services Central Administration is recruiting for a Network Architect/Senior Network Engineer. This is a full-time 1.0 FTE, 12-month, fixed term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Executive Director.
This position, based for employment purposes at OSU, provides network architecture, advanced engineering and technical implementation leadership for Link Oregon. Specifically, this individual will provide technical leadership for the architecture, design, monitoring, analysis, and improvement of the state-of-the-art optical and routed networks as well as wide area network connections to national networks. This position will play a critical role in the planning and vendor installation management for the upcoming optical network rollout and in the selection of and ongoing relationship with the designated Network Operations Center (NOC) for Link Oregon. This individual also will work effectively with the technical teams of the OFP member organization to facilitate the transition of their existing wide area networks to Link Oregon facilities and services.
The Oregon Fiber Partnership (OFP), the new underlying non-profit organization, supports the diverse research, education, healthcare and public service missions of its founding entities – Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), Oregon State University (OSU), Portland State University (PSU), the University of Oregon (UO), and the State of Oregon (through the Office of the State Chief Information Officer or OSCIO). When the initial network deployments are completed in 2020, Link Oregon will consist of over 2,300 route-miles of lit optical fiber, a modern optronics platform with over 20 attachment nodes in cities across the state, an Ethernet transport platform, and an enhanced Internet service offering providing connectivity to the commodity Internet, local peering, and advanced research networks such as Internet2 and CENIC.
Programmatically, this position will report to the Link Oregon Executive Director, who is located at OHSU in Portland. Depending on office space availability, this position may be housed within member offices in Portland, Corvallis, Eugene, or Salem, Oregon.
Primarily in an office environment. Must have the ability to lift and carry at least 20 pounds and the ability to stay at a terminal and use a keyboard and mouse for extended periods. The candidate must have the ability to travel to a variety of sites (across Oregon and occasionally elsewhere within the United States). Periodic weekend or evening work is expected.
Link Oregon is committed to developing a diverse, professionally developmental workplace. As such, we particularly seek applications from women and members of other underrepresented groups.
Typically requires Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience. 4 years' experience providing management in the area of computing systems infrastructure or web application management.
B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related field.
Five years of experience with operating system (UNIX, Windows, OS-X) environments; network protocols (TCP/IP); network technologies and services such as exterior and interior routing, switching, Ethernet, DNS, SNMP; and network diagnostic tools.
Demonstrated team leadership and collaboration skills.
Strong verbal and oral communications skills for presenting architectural and engineering topics in a variety of settings, including technical peers and steering and oversight groups.
Capable of performing remote and often self-directed work in close collaboration with team members.
This position requires an underlying knowledge of network behavior gained through formal engineering/computer science education and experience and ability to apply it to understanding and supporting the overall operation of the Link Oregon network.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OAR 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions.
This position requires driving a university vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the university; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a motor vehicle history check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver’s license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per University Policy 05-030.
Oregon State is a leading research university located in one of the safest, smartest, greenest small cities in the nation. Situated 90 miles south of Portland, and an hour from the Cascades or the Pacific Coast, Corvallis is the perfect home base for exploring Oregon?s natural wonders.Oregon State University has always been a place with a purpose ? making a positive difference in quality of life, natural resources and economic prosperity in Oregon and beyond. Through discovery, innovation and application, we are meeting challenges, solving problems and turning ideas into reality.Founded in 1868, Oregon State is the state?s Land Grant university and is one of only two universities in the U.S. to have Sea Grant, Space Grant and Sun Grant designations. Oregon State is also the only university in Oregon to hold both the Carnegie Foundation's top designation for research institutions and its prestigious Community Engagement classification.As Oregon?s leading public research university, with $261.7 million in external funding in the 2011 fiscal year, Oregon State?s impact reaches across the state and beyond. With 12 colleges, 15 Agricultural Experiment Stations, 35 county Extension offic...es, the Hatfield Marine Sciences Center in Newport and OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon State has a presence in every one of Oregon?s 36 counties, with a statewide economic footprint of $2.06 billion.Oregon State welcomes a diverse student body of over 26,000 students from across Oregon, all 50 states and more than 100 countries. They can choose from more than 200 undergraduate and more than 80 graduate degree programs, including over 30 degrees online offered through Oregon State Ecampus. Oregon State increasingly attracts high-achieving students, with nationally recognized programs in areas such as conservation biology, agricultural sciences, nuclear engineering, forestry, fisheries and wildlife management, community health, pharmacy and zoology.Oregon State also ranks high in sustainability, fourth among universities nationwide for using renewable energy and first in the Pac-12 Conference. And our students literally help power the university: 22 exercise machines at Oregon State University has always been a place with a purpose ? making a positive difference in quality of life, natural resources and economic prosperity in Oregon and beyond. Through discovery, innovation and application, we are meeting challenges, solving problems and turning ideas into reality. For more information visithttp://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm.The 400-acre main campus in Corvallis includes a Historic District, making Oregon State one of only a handful of U.S. university campuses listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The district includes such icons as Weatherford Hall, the Memorial Union and Benton Hall, the oldest building on the oldest building on campus.OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.