Senior Network Engineer
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Primary Purpose: Performs daily tasks to keep the PISD network functioning properly. These duties include, but not limited to: monitoring network equipment and connectivity, designing and maintaining local and wide area, wireless, and Voice over IP networks architecture and equipment; providing user support.
Identifies requirements and makes recommendations for improving PISD network capabilities and performance; determines network system requirements; plans and schedules system implementation and maintenance activities; determines operational, technical, and support requirements for the location, installation, operation, and maintenance of servers and network systems. Installs, configures, and maintains the PISD network to include the coordination of third-party installation and maintenance activities; oversees, and coordinates use of the Local Area Network (LAN)/WAN, wireless, and VoIP; maintain day-to-day operations of the network.
Monitors and analyzes network usage and connectivity demands to include Internet bandwidth; provides recommendations for maintaining sufficient network capacity to meet on-going district needs.
Installs and configures Wireless Network; monitors wireless network for proper operation and takes corrective action as required.
Installs and configures Voice over IP (VoIP); monitors VoIP for proper operation and takes corrective action as required.
Participates in long range planning; recruits, trains, evaluates and supervises network and VoIP personnel and makes sound recommendations relative to personnel placement, transfer, retention, and dismissal; manages, directs and assigns priorities and personnel to projects; plans and administers a budget; attends professional growth activities; performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge of Cisco IOS and Cisco Call Manager, routers, switches, and other network equipment.
Skill in Sniffer (network) analyzer and TCP/IP applications (PING, TELNET, TRACEROUTE).
Skill in recognizing, analyzing, and resolving network problems.
Supervises Technology Network Specialist and Senior Communications Administrator.
Technical Degree or equivalent (Bachelor’s Preferred); must possess or obtain Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) certification, plus four years experience maintaining a Cisco based network environment.
Pflugerville Independent School District, founded in 1902, is a fast-growth district located in Northeast Travis County. The District encompasses approximately ninety-five square miles and includes all or part of six municipalities including Pflugerville, Austin, Coupland, Hutto, Manor and Round Rock.
It serves approximately 23,000 students in 18 elementary schools, five middle schools, three traditional high schools and two alternative schools.
PISD has a rich history of more than 100 years, with a tradition of excellence that continues today through a strong vision for the future. Even as the District grows and the demographics change towards that of an urban district, PISD has maintained a small town feel with a focus on supportive relationships. The District is widely recognized as a destination for families who are seeking a family oriented community in which to raise children and a place where their children can receive a quality education that will prepare them for the future.