Job Details

Kennesaw State University
  • Position Number: 3411052
  • Location: Kennesaw, GA
  • Position Type: Computer and Information Technology

Senior Enterprise Network Engineer, SOX-ISY

Job ID: 246840
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
Find your wings at KSU!

Are you ready to join a community leading in innovative teaching and learning? Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. With our growing enrollment and global reach, we are enjoying increased prominence among Georgia's colleges. We offer more than 150 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees to over 43,000 students. Our entrepreneurial spirit, high-impact research, and Division I athletics also draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Our university's vibrant culture, diversity, career opportunities, and rich benefits make us an employer of choice. We are searching for talented people to join our mission. Come to KSU and find your passion.

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Job Summary
Provides high level engineering expertise across the full lifecycle of the systems, services and solutions provided by the Enterprise Network Engineering group. The Enterprise Network Engineering group provides networking systems, related services, and solutions. This includes, but is not limited to, voice and data networks, WiFi, Internet connectivity, VoIP systems, firewalls, load balancers, DNS, DHCP, VPN, physical network cabling.

1. Envisions, designs and implements the full lifecycle of complex enterprise networking related systems, services and solutions, ensuring their quality, stability, recoverability and security

2. Drives root cause analysis, debugging, support, and post-mortem analysis for security incidents and service interruptions

3. Automates complex system management tasks

4. Diagnoses and resolves complex problems

5. Reviews and validates changes for impact on network security posture

6. Develops and maintains documentation of systems, services, processes, and procedures

7. Mentors junior staff

8. Provides on call support responding to incidents on nights and weekends

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in Computer Science or related field or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience

Required Experience
Five (5) years of related IT experience demonstrating a progression of dealing with increasingly complex systems

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Experience
Experience working in higher education

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Able to diagnose and resolve complex problems

Able to appropriately assess and communicate risks, benefits, and alternatives

Able to anticipate problems and proactively develop appropriate solutions

Able to function with autonomy, making sound and timely decisions as appropriate, and using good judgement to determine which decisions should be escalated

Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines

Able to design, analyze, evaluate and implement network related systems, services, and solutions


Must be well versed in current and emerging technologies, technological trends, and industry best practices for their areas of responsibility

Extensive knowledge of network infrastructure operations

In-depth knowledge of networking equipment, cabling standards, network protocols, and advanced network services


Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills

Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e., Microsoft Office suite)

Strong attention to detail and follow up skills

Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette

Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin race religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

Other Information
This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
No, this position will not be required to drive.
This role is considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position may travel 1% - 24% of the time
This position does not require security clearance.

Background Check
  • Standard Enhanced + Education

Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.

All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials.

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