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Virginia Tech

Location: BlacksburgVA 24061 Document ID: AC283-0N8M Posted on: 2018-08-2808/28/2018 Job Type: Part-time

Job Schedule:Part-time

Network Technology & Applications Assistant

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT-serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Position Summary:
As a member of the Network Engineering and Operations ( NEO ) team, the Network Technology and Applications Assistant will work closely with staff engineers tasked with the strategic development, design, and implementation of telecommunications infrastructure and services at Virginia Tech. This position will have three core functions including Network Operations Assistant, Applications Engineer, and Technology Lab Assistant.
This position will assist the engineering staff in production by performing on-site surveys and diagnostic tests, wireless surveys and troubleshooting. Additional responsibilities include assisting in the research and analysis of pertinent applications and technology solutions in anticipation of future demands and implement new tools, services and processes to improve and expand existing Authentication, Authorization and Accounting services. The Network Technology and Applications Assistant will also assist in the maintenance and organization of the technology lab facilities and support engineering staff in the installation, setup and configuration of lab hardware and related network infrastructure and installation/maintenance of software applications and scripts.

Required Qualifications:
• Strong listening and communications skills
• Proficiency with Microsoft, Apple OS, Linux and/or Unix operating systems
• Must be able to lift 40 pounds
• Must be comfortable with simple handheld tools including cordless drills
• Valid drivers license

Preferred Qualifications:
• Fundamental knowledge of networking concepts
• Basic knowledge of TCP /IP
• Working experience with AAA solutions, including FreeRadius
• Familiarity with IP based directory information services such as LDAP

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