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 Employment Opportunities in Cambridge

NOTICE OF POSTING

POSTING DATE: May 3, 2021
RESUME AND LETTER OF INTEREST REQUESTED BY 06/03/2021 POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED

Cambridge residents are especially encouraged to apply.

Department: Information Technology Department
Job Title: Network Administrator Level 2
Job Code: M529-701
Civil Service Position: Non Civil Service position
Union Affiliation: None
Hours Per Week: 37.50 hours per week

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Working at the direction of the Network Manager, the Network Administrator Level 2 is responsible for working as part of a team of two information technology professionals. Primary responsibilities of the team include responsibility for infrastructure architecture, design, acquisition, implementation and testing of data and voice network technologies. The Network Administrator Level 2 is a senior position that works with the Network team to define, document, and implement architectures for the citywide networking environment. This position requires broad and extensive experience with switching, routing, firewall, VPN, wireless, and network management. Such components include but are not limited to telecommunications, routers/firewalls, and other networking devices.

The Network Administrator Level 2 researches and analyzes issues, recommends the best course of action on resolving issues, and carries out associated tasks to resolve issues. The incumbent is also responsible for making independent decisions within the context of representative duties and primary job focus and scope. The Network Administrator Level 2 uses excellent judgment in identifying issues, analyzing proposed solutions, and developing recommendations which support management decisions, the City's mission, and the best interest of end-users.

  • Design, implement, and maintain City  network infrastructure using sound network management best practices.
  • Propose well thought out and defensible recommendations and solutions to ITD management.
  • Recommend opportunities for improvements that will enhance the City's approach to network design, configuration, and management, and optimizing resources (both financial and personnel).
  • Install, configure and maintain various network topologies and technologies (e.g., routers, firewalls, switches) in WAN, LAN, and VLAN environments.
  • Develop and maintain program/project plans and documentation.
  • Maintain and design redundant Internet connectivity and virtual private networks.
  • Install, configure, and maintain various VOIP topologies and technologies.
  • Create reliable, scalable network architectures with fault tolerance and disaster recoverability.
  • Maintain up to date working knowledge of setup, configuration, upgrading technologies to include routers and firewalls.
  • Create and update relevant documentation of network and VOIP infrastructure

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Three (3) years of experience working on medium-large scale networks, strong communication, and intermediate project management skills.
  • Experience with Juniper Network equipment, Aruba Wireless Networks, Avaya Aura Unified Communications, and Checkpoint firewalls a plus.  Experience in creating reliable, scalable network architectures with fault tolerance and disaster recoverability.
  • Municipal experience in a mid-size organization preferred.
  • Successful network configuration experience greatly preferred.
  • The City of Cambridge's workforce, like the community it serves, is diverse.Applicants must have the ability to work and interact effectively with individuals and groups with a variety of identities, cultures, backgrounds, and ideologies.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Advanced knowledge of network infrastructure management best practices.
  • Advanced working knowledge of setup, configuration, and upgrading technologies to include routers and firewalls.
  • Ability to select and apply industry standard best practices.
  • Ability to demonstrate business analysis and documentation skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate program and project management skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a diverse and highly technical team and build collaborative relationships within and across teams.
  • Knowledge of and compliance with City confidentiality requirements.
  • Ability to consistently demonstrate sound ethics and judgment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively (orally, graphically, and in writing) with citizens, contractors, vendors, and City staff to facilitate the successful completion of representative duties and other assigned tasks.
  • Ability to communicate with end-users to determine actual needs; ability to evaluate whether proposed solutions will meet those needs.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Ability to access, input, and retrieve information from a computer. Answer telephones and maintain multiple files. Must read and analyze large quantities of information. Must have sufficient mobility to get back and forth from office to offsite meetings.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work is conducted primarily in an office environment with fluorescent lighting, air conditioning, computers, and other standard office equipment, but also involves meetings in other environments.

 

RATE: $95,764 – 112,288 annually plus excellent benefits

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Internal applicants submit a job bidding form and 2 copies of both your resume and letter of interest; external applicants submit both your resume and letter of interest via email to employment@cambridgemagov or to the Personnel Dept, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA  02139. Fax 617-349-4312. Resume and letter of interest requested by 06/03/2021. Position will remain open until filled.

THE CITY OF CAMBRIDGE IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WOMEN, MINORITIES, VETERANS, MEMBERS OF THE LGBTQ+ COMMUNITY, AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. THE CITY IS COMMITTED TO ADVANCING A WORKFORCE CULTURE OF ANTIRACISM, DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION.

CITY OF CAMBRIDGE RESIDENTS ESPECIALLY ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

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