The Network Engineer plans, designs and implements network systems (including wireless). Participates in network planning, network architecture design and engineering. Integrates and schematically depicts communication architectures, topologies, hardware,software, transmission and signaling links and protocols into complete network configurations. Evaluates new products, performs network problem resolution and assists in the development and documentation of technical standards and interface applications. Monitors protocol compatibility, performs system tuning and makes recommendations for improvement.
Reporting: Provide detailed updates on all projects during weekly project review with Transport Group manager. Written and oral reports for monthly networks group staff meeting.
Project Management: Plan installation projects, plan and supervise scheduling of all tasks and activities, order equipment and materials, coordinate and supervise contractors and other networks group staff, configure and install equipment, certify and document installation, and manage costs and charge back for all expenses.
Manage resources: Reconfigure transport resources in response to institutional and departmental needs, perform and supervise diagnosis and repair of faults in transport facilities.
Provide planning and consultation: Analyze needs, research and evaluate technical and financial options, propose solutions and project costs.
Provide emergency response coverage for network services. Work with team members to resolve incidents, document issues, communicate problems, and ultimately restore services.
1-3 years of related experience, Bachelors required
Boston University - 21 months ago