We’re looking for a Senior Network Engineer to help us push the boundaries of what education can offer through the power of technology.
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Blackboard is the world's leading education technology company, providing dynamic products and services to the global education community.
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The Blackboard Information Technology Team is responsible for providing Network Engineering and Operations support to Blackboard’s IT network infrastructure comprised of nine office locations, three data centers, Azure and AWS environments supporting over 1500 employees.
As Senior Network Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, installing, and maintaining the Blackboard WAN, Internet, LAN, Wi-Fi, VPN, and cloud networks in a cost-effective manner.
You will ensure that data networks are reliable and high performing for use by the entire enterprise. You will be responsible for staying current with, learning, and applying new technologies as well as applying existing knowledge to ensure system reliability.
Primary responsibilities will include :
The Candidate :
Required skills / qualifications :
1x) WAN technologies (Leased lines, GRE VPNs, DMVPN, PPTP, L2TP, and IPSEC based VPNs, MPLS) Security technologies (Firewalls, ACLs, NAT, IPS, IDS, RADIUS, TACAS+, IAS, VPN technologies) Routing (EIGRP, OSPF, RIP, NHRP, BGP) Switching (VLANs, LACP, EtherChannel, LAGP, 802.
3ad, VTP, 802.1q) VoIP protocols (SIP / SCCP) Familiarity with QoS including basic QoS commands and implementations Network monitoring (WMI, SNMP, Netflow, SPAN)
Preferred skills / qualifications :
To ensure the safety and wellbeing of our employees during the COVID-19 pandemic, Blackboard positions are currently remote (where possible).
This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required.
Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.
Blackboard is an equal employment opportunity / affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity / expression , protected military / veteran status, or any other legally protected factor.