While remote, the position requires someone to live in San Diego and within reasonable driving distance from UCSD as there will be instances when the individual will need to be on-site.
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 7/8/22 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 7/19/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
UC San Diego Policy will not allow this position to receive J-1 and H-1B work visa sponsorship.
This position will remain open until filled.
UC San Diego is ranked the 9th best public university in the nation by U.S. News and World Report and is the largest employer based in San Diego County. Reporting to the VC-CFO, Information Technology Services (ITS) delivers Enterprise information technology services to the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) under the leadership of the campus Chief Information Officer (CIO). Information Technology Services (IT Services) uses world-class services and technologies to empower UC San Diego's mission to transform California and the world as a student-centered, research-focused, service-oriented public university. As a strategic member of the UC San Diego community, IT Services embraces innovation in their delivery of IT services, infrastructure, applications, and support. IT Services is customer-focused and committed to collaboration, continuous improvement, and accountability.
Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion are core values at UC San Diego and within Information Technology Services. Crafting a culture around these values allows us to more deeply connect with and appreciate our employees, students, and campus partners. Information Technology Services is continuously working to build a community where we all feel safe, empowered, and encouraged to bring our authentic selves to work. We do this not only because it is what's right, but because we know that diversity drives insight and innovation. We are proud to partner closely UC San Diego's Office for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, as their dedication to this mission helps us all to drive change.
The Data Communications team designs, configures, maintains, upgrades and monitors UCSD's campus-wide local, wide area, and wireless networks. It supports the campus's enterprise routers, switches, wireless access points and associated management tools. These devices operate on Gigabit Ethernet, 10 Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax, and other technologies in a heterogeneous multi-protocol environment.
The Wireless Network Engineer will provide design, engineering, and maintenance assistance on the UCSD campus wireless and wired local area network. Applies skills as a seasoned, experienced communications professional with a full understanding of industry practices and relevant policies and procedures in providing consultation, evaluation, configuration, installation, troubleshooting and testing of network hardware and software to include routers, switches, wireless access points, and other networking equipment. Utilize various software and network management tools such as Cisco Prime, NetMRI, Statseeker, and ISE to analyze network traffic and resolve a wide range of complex issues.
Applies skills as a seasoned, experienced communications professional with a full understanding of industry practices and relevant policies and procedures in providing consultation, evaluation, configuration, installation, troubleshooting and testing of wireless network hardware and software to include access points, controllers, routers, switches, and other networking equipment. Resolves a wide range of complex issues. Demonstrates competency in selecting methods and techniques to obtain solutions.
Provides expert-level RF troubleshooting, including addressing interference/rogue access points, coverage issues, access point hardware problems, PoE and other technical issues both in the field across campus and in the office. Conducts RF site surveys and field tests, both in the field and predictive surveys of buildings under construction.
Creates wireless network AP placement designs, taking into account various factors including network performance requirements, anticipated uses, user density, installation constraints, environmental RF characteristics, anticipated RF coverage and propagation, industry best practices, and other factors. Implement complex Ethernet switch configurations and testing.
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.