Summary: New Jersey's Higher Education and Research Network (NJEdge.Net) provides connectivity and transport services, access to Internet2, and support for various on-network applications and services to more than 50 connected members throughout the State of New Jersey and the region. Reporting to the Principal Network Architect, the Systems Engineer manages the daily operational activities of the NJEdge.Net network and systems. This position is responsible for the systems maintenance of the switching/routing infrastructure for production and maintenance systems. Responsibilities include support for remote hands-on installation, moves, adds and repairs of network hardware, supporting ongoing member installation and upgrade projects along with troubleshooting both core network, member access, performance, and systems issues.
Job Focus: The System Engineer works in concert with the Principle Network Architect, AVP Programs and Services, NJEdge.Net’s technical team, contracted resource and member network specialists with the ongoing planning and designing of the network infrastructure and enterprise network solutions; troubleshooting, installing, implementing and administering management network, production network, associated server systems and providing support and problem resolution to the membership. The System Engineer also analyzes capacity issues and develops capacity planning models, ensures planned testing activities are executed. The System Engineer also responds to technical inquiries, logs service and repair activities, creates manuals and guides, updates, and maintains all network documentation.
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Compensation and Benefits: Annual salary, medical, dental, vision, long-term disability, and life insurance, 401(k) plan, three weeks paid time off (PTO), and 10 paid holidays.
Please note: This position is based in New Jersey, but it is a remote position.