The Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet) seeks a Network Management Engineer to support the overall mission of the group and in particular to assume responsibility for providing development and support of network monitoring and management functions for OARnet backbone.
Role and Responsibilities: Assumes responsibility for providing development and support of network monitoring and management functions for OARnet backbone; implements data visualization, usage summarization, device automation, and network monitoring tools for internal and external use. Other duties as assigned.
The OARnet network blankets the state, consisting of more than 2,240 miles of fiber-optic backbone, with more than 1,500 miles of it operating at ultrafast 100 Gbps speeds. OARnet expects all of its members will uphold and embody its core principles of providing connectivity to Ohio’s colleges and universities, K-12 schools, public broadcasting stations, academic medical centers, government agencies and partnering research organizations.
Work Environment and Culture: The Network Management Engineer will report to the OARnet Network Director at the Ohio Technology Consortium main office, located on Ohio State University’s West Campus. The Consortium functions as an umbrella organization for Ohio’s statewide technology infrastructure that includes: The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC), the Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet), OhioLINK and eStudent Services. Funded by the Ohio General Assembly through the Ohio Department of Higher Education, OH-TECH reports to the Chancellor of the Ohio Department of Higher Education. All fiscal and legal services are provided by the Ohio State University, with direction from the Vice President of Research. Through committees and direct contact with faculty and student researchers, OH-TECH is well positioned to meet the needs of those who require our resources. And to plan for future acquisitions and services, OH-TECH relies upon the guidance of the Ohio Department of Higher Education and the advice of committees to achieve and sustain national eminence. OARnet delivers technology-based solutions that reduce costs, increase productivity and improve customer service, and has done so since 1987. As a division of the Ohio Department of Higher Educations Ohio Technology Consortium, OARnet serves Ohio’s education, health care, public broadcasting and government communities. On call support, position will be placed in an on-call rotation for off-hours and weekend break/fix support.