Job Description

Come Grow With Us

Grand Canyon Education (GCE) is a rapidly growing educational service company that has long been an industry leader in providing educational, operational and technological support services to the post-secondary education sector. Formerly part of Grand Canyon University (GCU), GCE works in partnership with GCU to benefit thousands of students, families and the local inner-city community. We put people first, drive innovation, and do good in the community that we live and work in.

Grand Canyon Education is currently seeking a Network Engineer to support the enterprise and distributed partner networks for GCE and GCU. The Network Engineer is responsible for full life cycle management of campus and data center networks including LAN, WAN, WLAN, network security and associated technologies. In our flexible hybrid working environment, time is split between working from home/remotely and being on-site as needed or requested for work and team engagement.

A Day in the Life of a WLAN/LAN/WAN engineer might include:

  • Meeting with partner customers to design or re-design the wireless deployment at a campus building.
  • Mentoring and teaching junior network administrators in fulfilling customer requests or troubleshooting.
  • Gathering vendor quotes for solutions and developing recommendations for lifecycle management, new builds, or updates.
  • Meeting with third parties to design integrations for services, software, or hardware.
  • Taking advantage of online training opportunities to grow and develop knowledge and skills.
  • Presenting architectural designs to executive leaders using Zoom, PowerPoint, Visio, whiteboarding and other media.

Responsibilities:

  • Research and recommend upgrades/optimizations of deployed technologies. 
  • Participate in network infrastructure design and implementation (LAN, WAN, WLAN), heavy emphasis on wireless in a campus environment. 
  • Manage, support, and troubleshoot complex network topologies and systems (Routing, Switching, Wireless, Load Balancing, Firewalls, VPN). 
  • Conduct packet capture analysis and troubleshooting. 
  • Able to work "on call" as needed. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other related technical discipline acquired through a regionally accredited institution AND 
  • 5 years’ experience as a system or network administrator

OR

  • Equivalent combination of training, education, and experience.
  • Experience with or substantial knowledge in most of the following areas:
    • Networking (e.g. TCP/IP, DNS, SMTP, HTTP, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, MPLS, SDWAN)
    • Cisco Catalyst/Nexus platforms
    • Cisco/Palo Alto Firewalls
    • Citrix/F5 load balancers
    • Data Center technologies is a plus (VXLAN, ACI)
  • Must work evenings, weekends, holidays as required to provide support and maintenance for systems, and to ensure 24/7 support and troubleshooting.
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment background check

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