Actively contribute to the installation, configuration, and maintenance / operations of the school district’s network, wireless, and VoIP infrastructure. A successful candidate will work as part of a team to assist in the development of standards and procedures, planning for the future growth and maintenance of the of the district’s LAN and WAN networks, and leverage / develop skills and experience while contributing to special networking projects.
A minimum of 3-5 years experience in the operations, maintenance, and troubleshooting of Enterprise networks with Cisco technology.
Knowledge and experience with both radio frequency (RF) and wireless local area network (WLAN / 802.11) principles, operations, and troubleshooting. Specific experience with configuring, troubleshooting, and optimizing Meraki wireless equipment is strongly preferred.
Configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting skills / experience with the Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) platform are preferred. Successful candidates will demonstrate experience using the Adaptive Security Device Manager (ASDM) GUI to implement configurations for both access control lists (ACLs) and network address translation (NAT) in addition to troubleshooting with this tool’s packet-tracer and packet-capture capabilities. Ability to configure these features and conduct troubleshooting with the ASA command line interface (CLI) is preferred.
Ability to effectively create, maintain, and leverage network documentation, specifications, requirements, project plans, presentations, reports, and training materials in support of the enterprise-class network consisting of several thousand users and numerous sites.
Knowledge and experience configuring a range of networking equipment including Core, Distribution, and Access switching.
Intermediate knowledge and experience with administration, operations, and troubleshooting of Cisco VoIP components such as Cisco CallManager, voice gateways, endpoints (IP phones) is preferred.
Experience with configuring, maintaining, and effectively leveraging the data and capabilities provided by both commercial and open source network monitoring tools is preferred. Prior experience specific to Cisco Prime Infrastructure, Solarwinds Orion, Cacti, SmokePing, NAGIOS, NTOP-NG, and similar tools are strongly preferred.
Basic proficiency / experience with Layer 3 routing features and protocols including both Cisco Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP) and Routing Information Protocol Version 2 (RIPv2) are required. Additional knowledge / experience with route summarization, ip subnet planning / design, and routing protocol migration (route distribution and preference / selection) is a plus.
Successful candidates should possess strong knowledge of Layer 2 networking concepts and features including VLANs, Spanning Tree Protocol (STP), VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP), Dynamic Trunking Protocol (DTP) and the performance / security implications of each. Experience with Layer 1 aspects of the network’s physical plant including both Outside Plant (OSP) and ISP (Inside Plant) fiber-optic connections and traditional CatX-based copper horizontal cabling. Knowledge of fiber-optic transceivers, cable types, and physical / cable plant design in accordance with best practices is desired. Successful candidates will demonstrate basic knowledge of data center technologies, network load balancing, content filtering devices, and server management.
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Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools (CHCCS) is one of two public school systems in Orange County, NC. CHCCS is located near the flagship campus of the University of North Carolina (UNC) and the world renowned Research Triangle Park (RTP). The district operates three high schools, four middle schools, eleven elementary schools, a school for young people being treated at UNC Hospital and an alternative high school. These schools serve more than 12,000 students.