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Network and Security Engineer
Butler University
Technology Development, Information Technology

The Network and Security Engineer serves the mission of Butler University as a member of the department of Information Technology.  This individual maintains architecture, technology, change management, security, and design of the network in conjunction with the IT Operations and Technology Development teams.  A successful candidate will have experience architecting interoperability and security between disparate systems.  This individual will collaborate with team members to create project plans, timelines, and deliverables, and will guide operations personnel in the maintenance of a secure and functional network.

● Maintains a strong understanding of interconnected systems at Butler
● Enforces policies and procedures with regard to network administration tasks
● Coordinates and assists with the application  of updates, fixes, customizations, and configuration changes throughout the network infrastructure
● Design firewall rules as well as securely bridging interconnected systems
● Responsible for NAC (Cisco ISE, experience preferred) as well as firewalls (ASA), IPS (Cisco) and other security systems such as SIEM (QRadar), vulnerability management (Nessus)
● Manages network applications (experience with DNS, DHCP,  NTP, and load balancing, F5 preferred)
● Responsible for routing, switching, VRF configuration, firewalls, BGP, and wireless
● Troubleshoots network problems in Butler's 9500 node network    
● Creates network documentation and diagrams logical networks
● Oversees and manages relationships with vendors and partners in infrastructure space
● Manages budget associated with implementation of new building networks and upkeep of existing campus-wide wired and wireless networks
● Automates repeated tasks with respect to monitoring systems and network health
● Automates manual tasks
● Stays abreast of industry changes and best practices for networking and use in higher ed
● Develops, recommends and adheres to IT standards
● Understands and can configure virtual networking
● Understands centralized wireless management and configuration with Cisco Prime 

● Bachelor's degree with ten years of Information Technology or related experience or an Associate's degree with ten to fifteen years Information Technology or related experience
● Proficiency in network addressing (IPv4), advanced DNS and DHCP required
● Cisco Certified Professional certifications strongly preferred
● Proficiency in a programming or scripting language preferred
● Knowledge of NAC, NAT, VRF, ACLs, Cisco VOIP, Cisco wireless preferred
● Knowledge of security best practices preferred
● Evidence of strong customer service and communication skills
● Demonstrated ability to work and lead in a team environment
● Demonstrated ability to work a flexible schedule that includes occasional weekend hours
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to

Butler University is committed to enhancing the diversity of the student body and our faculty and staff.  In addition hiring decisions are made on the basis of an individual's qualifications, past experience, overall performance and other employment-related criteria.  Butler University provides equal opportunities for employment and advancement for all individuals, regardless of age, gender, race, religion, color, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category.