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Network Engineer at Indiana University

Network Engineer

Indiana University Indianapolis, IN Full Time


Department Information

At University Information Technology Services (UITS) we ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility, and creativity, as well as a culture that champions inclusion, diversity, and overall employee well-being through programs supported university wide.

Staff in UITS at IUPUC serve faculty, staff, and students by providing reliable, user-friendly technology, training, and support.

Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which helps us to make amazing things happen in each neighborhood, community, and county we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours.

Job Summary

Fundamental Responsibilities:
  • Provides experienced design, evaluation, development, and deployment of network system software and hardware technology.
  • Identifies and resolves moderately complex problems, issues, and assignments in providing network operational support.
  • Implements and recommends improvements to network performance and reliability.
  • Performs experienced network analysis and studies to support the growth and expansion of IU-managed networks.
  • Documents network engineering efforts (updates, new functionality, issue/problem resolution).
  • Participates on project teams and resolves more complex network technical issues.
Department-Specific Responsibilities:
  • Analyze problems and implement appropriate solutions for existing network & telecommunications hardware, software, and network communications, wireless, and cable plant problems. Provides unique solutions based on existing campus architecture including complex troubleshooting, redesign, and modifications for optimal performance.
  • Management of maintenance and day-to-day operation of server software including active directory, VMWare, server, and hardware. This includes identifying areas of security risk or potential weaknesses and designing unique implementation solutions for campus-wide security and messaging systems based on campus server administration, design, and requirements
  • Responsible for the planning and implementation of campus wide network, server, and telecommunications solutions. This includes working closely with stakeholders to identify needs and requirements, translating these into best practice solutions, planning the timeline and resources for implementation, and successfully implementing. Includes the design and creation of campus wide VLANs.



  • Bachelor's degree
  • Degree in Computer Science or a related field

  • 2 years of network engineering or related experience
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered


  • Proficient communication skills
  • Maintains a high degree of professionalism
  • Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills
  • Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
  • Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
  • Highly thorough and dependable
  • Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure

  • Strong knowledge of SIP telephony technologies
  • Strong knowledge of Enterprise server technologies and software
  • Strong knowledge of LAN, WAN, VoIP, and computer network systems (wireless and cable)

Working Conditions / Demands

This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.

Work Location


Columbus, Indiana

Job Classification

Career Level: Career

FLSA: Exempt

Job Function: Information Technology

Job Family: Network Admin, Analysis, & Eng

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Posting Disclaimer

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.

This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.

If you wish to include a cover letter, you may include it with your resume when uploading attachments.

New employees will be provided with information regarding Indiana University's COVID-19 vaccine policy, which includes the opportunity to request an exemption. To learn more, view our COVID-19 vaccine information page.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.

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