The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) invites applications for the position of Network Engineer. This position provides complex technical support functions related to the installation, customization, testing, and debugging of the District’s local and wide area enterprise networks; assists in monitoring network performance and responding to service requests to resolve platform and service performance disruptions.
MONTHLY SALARY: $7,140 - $8,845*
*Salary Information is based on a full-time, 12-month position
Provides complex technical support related to the installation, customization, upgrade, and maintenance of District network systems, including LANs, WANs, internet, security, and wireless.
Troubleshoots enterprise routing and switching environments, virtual private networking (VPN), wireless networking, and voice communications infrastructure/systems including Voice Over IP and assists in configuration tasks.
Utilizes a variety of diagnostic tools to analyze and monitor systems technical performance including, but not limited to, speed, capacity, and transaction distortion.
Installs and monitors network data and telecommunications hardware and software such Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) or Proxy.
Implements and maintains security configurations in firewalls, Intrusion Protection Systems (IPS), routers, switches, Virtual Private Network (VPN) appliances and communications circuits.
Installs and uses systems management software to monitor network activities at multiple sites.
Interfaces with technology peers, vendors, and support staff to coordinate activities, exchange information, and solve campus network issues and concerns.
Participates in periodic systems backups and recovery tests involving network hardware and software.
Researches and makes recommendations on products and services related to network systems.
Creates and maintains documentation related to daily activity logs, network configuration, network mapping, processes, and service records.
Participates in developing network systems procedures and standards.
Trains staff with lower-level skills on network operating procedures.
Attends and participates in meetings, conferences, and seminars related to network technology to maintain current knowledge of technological advances in the field.
Performs related duties as assigned.
Anticipated vacancies at the District Office, 770 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90017. The hiring list established by this examination will also be used to fill future vacancies as they occur during the life of the list. Our Colleges include:
Los Angeles City College
East Los Angeles College
Los Angeles Harbor College
Los Angeles Mission College
Los Angeles Pierce College
Los Angeles Southwest College
Los Angeles Trade-Technical College
Los Angeles Valley College
West Los Angeles College
- Medical and dental insurance and vision care plans are provided for employees and their dependents.
- A $50,000 life insurance policy is provided free of charge for each employee.
- 12 full-pay days and 88 half-pay days of illness leave.
- At least 15 paid holidays per year.
- Vacation days accrue annually beginning at 10 days and increasing incrementally to 24 days depending on years of service with the District. Vacation days for management and confidential positions begin at 15, 20, or 24 days.
- Other paid time off includes: bereavement leave, personal necessity leave, court subpoena, and jury duty.
- Employees become members of the Public Employees Retirement System. The employee contribution rate is 6 percent. The District also contributes to the retirement system. Employees are also covered by Social Security.
- Employee Assistance Program
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR ACCEPTANCE OF AN APPLICATION:
Education and Experience:
A bachelor’s degree from a recognized college or university, preferably with a major in computer science, computer information systems, computer engineering, or a related field
Two years of recent, full-time, paid, professional-level experience in the installation and maintenance of computer networks in large enterprise environments supporting LAN/WAN, web, mobile, and cloud platforms. Qualifying experience must have included the management of routers, firewalls, and switches. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the degree requirement on a year-for-year basis.
Vendor training courses in router and firewall management is highly desirable. Experience in multi-vendor and/or higher education environments is desirable.
The following certification or an equivalent must be obtained within six months of employment and remain current thereafter:
- Certified Cisco Network Associate (CCNA)
A valid Class “C” Driver's License is required. Travel to locations throughout the District is required.
For a complete job description including the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities associated with the position please visit our website.
The examination process may consist of one or more parts which may include a training and experience evaluation, written test, performance test and/or oral interview.
Individuals protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may request, orally or in writing, an accommodation in the examination process. Documentation of the need for accommodation is required solely for the purpose of establishing that the applicant has an ADA disability and that the disability necessitates a reasonable accommodation. Typically, a recent letter from an appropriate health care or rehabilitation professional which establishes that the applicant has an ADA qualifying disability, identifies the functional limitations as they relate to the testing situation, and recommends/suggests the appropriate accommodation is sufficient. In order for appropriate arrangements to be made at the testing site, a request for accommodation and required documentation must be received by the Examiner of Record at least 3 days prior to the administration of the test.
HOW TO APPLY
Completed applications must be submitted through our online employment system by 4:00 P.M. on FRIDAY, JUNE 7, 2019. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application. For a listing of other job opportunities with the Los Angeles Community College District, call our 24-hr job hotline, or refer to our Web Page at https://jobapscloud.com/laccd.
Personnel Commission: (213) 891-2129
24-hr Job Hotline: (213) 891-2099
TDD: (213) 891-2408
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 7:30AM – 4:30PM