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Network Infrastructure Design Engineer

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Job no: 500341
Department: Business & Infrastructure Services
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Information Technology
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title: Network Infrastructure Design Engineer


Hours Per Week:


Job Summary:

We are looking for a Network Infrastructure Engineer to be responsible for providing structured cabling systems standards, design, documentation and compliance.

Miami University offers an engaging work environment at a premier higher education institution with an exceptional benefits package plus many other support resources to help employees balance their professional and personal lives.

Duties/Physical Demands:

1. Develop and maintain structured cabling system standards, and ensure compliance to these standards on all outside and inside cable plant.
2. Coordinate communications systems installations for construction projects.
3. Maintain cable plant and network documentation in AutoCAD and/or Visio, and in relevant databases.
4. Review and provide input on building plans from Physical Facilities Department for construction and renovation projects.
5. Review advances in technology related to the structured cabling and suggest improvements.
6. Provide quotations, specify materials, and manage purchases for equipment, supplies and services.
7. Coordinate security camera installation reviews, purchases, inventory, data base tracking, and ongoing maintenance.
8. Work with electricians and other trades on cabling system issues as necessary.
9. Actively promote a customer-oriented approach throughout IT Services and other university departments.
10. Assist IT Management in setting long-term goals.
11. Participate in professional development activities.
12. Participate in cross-functional projects.
13. Perform other related duties as required or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Require a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field earned by date of hire and 2+ years’ experience in structured cabling, communication installation standard related to construction projects, data network technology, fiber optic, inside and outside cable plant, grounding, and power.
Associate's degree in Computer Systems, Engineering or related field earned by date of hire and 4+ years’ experience in structured cabling, communication installation standard related to construction projects, data network technology, fiber optic, inside and outside cable plant, grounding, and power.
6+ years’ experience in structured cabling, communication installation standard related to construction projects, data network technology, fiber optic, inside and outside cable plant, grounding, and power.

This position is available to persons who are currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time and indefinite basis. (Persons authorized to work on such a basis include US citizens, lawful permanent residents (“green card” holders), asylees, refugees, and temporary residents under IRCA.


Desired Qualifications:

• Knowledge of structured cabling systems for data, voice and video applications
• Knowledge of documentation requirements for structured cabling systems
• Knowledge of blueprint schematic reading
• Knowledge of telephony and data network technology, fiber optic architecture, and cable plants
• Knowledge of telephone and network installation and maintenance
• Knowledge of grounding, power and electrical requirements, AC and DC
• Knowledge of drafting software (AutoCAD & Visio)
• Verbal and written communication skills; including communicating technical information in terms understandable to the end user
• Customer service skills; including diplomatically, patiently, and successfully handling complaints, problems, questions, conflict, and suggestions
• Ability to provide leadership that positively guides and influences others to achieve the objectives of their job, IT Services, and the University
• Ability to analyze causes of customer problems
• Ability to generate solutions to problem causes
• Ability and willingness to work independently in a team environment
• Ability to take initiative in providing support to the customer
• Ability to prioritize and work on multiple projects simultaneously
• Ability to maintain confidentiality, security, and privacy
• Ability to work closely with other departments
• Completion of the BICSI RCDD training course


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Miami University recognizes that technology enables us to find new ways of providing first-class service and workplace flexibility. This position is approved for remote work on a hybrid basis. Remote work is a working arrangement that can be modified or revoked by Miami University at any time for any reason.

Diversity Statement:

Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.

For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.
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A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

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