Network Engineer IV

  • Prairie View A&M University
  • Prairie View, TX, USA
  • Aug 03, 2022
Full time Computer & Web Services, Info Technology

Job Description


Prairie View A&M University

Network Engineer IV

Job Title
Network Engineer IV

Prairie View A&M University

Center For Information Technology Excellence

Proposed Minimum Salary
$5,990.66 monthly

Job Location
Prairie View, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

The Network Engineer IV, under direction, provides technical leadership and oversight for deployment and delivery of enterprise-wide network engineering projects or services. Participates in mentoring, training, and development of other employees.


  • Oversees the operations of the Prairie View A&M Production & Research network working with faculty and staff to support research activities. Reviews emerging network (data and voice) technologies, tools, products, and services.
  • Meets with IT stakeholders to gather business requirements and their implications on networking solutions. Configures, installs and supports Cisco routers, switches, access points, physical rack units, etc. when necessary. Troubleshooting and configuration of complex SDN/LAN/WAN infrastructure including routing protocols such as OSPF & BGP.
  • Conducts business continuity/disaster recovery planning/testing. After-hours systems support (rotating on-call schedule once a month). Designs end-to-end networking and application data flow with PMO. Proposse and implements network design plans. Incident troubleshooting and resolution, including documentation of root cause analysis.
  • Works on PCI DSS Program adherence, IT standards and best practices, policies and procedures. Monitoring all Cisco equipment's using Solarwinds, WhatsUpGold and NAC Administration.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in applicable field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Eight years of related experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications.
  • Knowledge of IT architecture, application of systems theory, advanced negotiation skills, enterprise-level operations, multi-team leadership and coordination, advanced project management, advanced vendor relations, advanced business acumen, and change management
  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.
  • Excellent written communication, analytical, interpersonal, and organizational skills.

Special Requirements:

  • Applicants with equivalent experience in lieu of a Bachelor's degree may be considered. One year of the related experience is the equivalent of one college year. Applicants being considered for the equivalency must have four years of related experience to meet the equivalency in lieu of a Bachelor's degree plus the minimum required years of experience. Applicants being considered for the equivalency must have a total of twelve (12) years of experience.

Other Requirements:

  • May be required to work beyond normal business hours to include evenings and weekends.

Job Posting Close Date:

  • Until Filled

Required Attachments:

Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box. Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.

  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter

Application Submission Guidelines:

All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via the PVAMU Career site.

The required documents listed in the above "Required Attachments" section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or should you need assistance with the online application process.

Background Check Requirements:

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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About Us
For more than 140 years, Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) has been igniting passion in its students. With an established reputation for producing engineers, nurses and educators, PVAMU offers baccalaureate degrees, master’s degrees and doctoral degree programs through nine colleges and schools. The University has an enrollment of more than 8,500 students. Designated an institution of “the first class” in the Texas Constitution, PVAMU is the second-oldest public institution of higher education in the state and a member of The Texas A&M University System. The University is dedicated to fulfilling its land-grant mission of achieving excellence in teaching, research and service.

PVAMU is conveniently located near the rapidly growing residential and commercial area known as the Northwest Houston Corridor. The developing Northwest Houston Corridor offers newly developed suburban communities, a variety of shopping and dining near the Houston Premium Outlets and is a short, 35-minute commute into downtown Houston. For more information, visit Your career opportunities with a “University of the first class” begins here!

Prairie View A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (936) 261-1730.

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