Leads and supervises the design, installation and maintenance of all aspects of the WHOI network/data communications systems (WHOInet) used by the Institution in support of its scientific research, business services and external clients. Responsible for planning, budgeting, operating and troubleshooting a 32 building, IEEE 802.3 based 1,300 node multi-campus data network, with services also provided to additional scientific institutions and to varying offside locations.
Desired Education/Experience for Hiring
Minimum Bachelor's degree in computer science or appropriate field plus eight years related experience or equivalent combination of education/experience. Strong troubleshooting skills and a thorough knowledge of state-of-the-art networking technologies as well as a sound understanding of the various protocols used. Evidence of strong interpersonal and supervisory skills; demonstrated ability to write clear RFPs. Demonstrated knowledge of the following technologies: fiber optics, twisted pair, ethernet (all IEEE 802.3 standards), ATM, hubs, bridges, routers, high speed switching equipment, WAN technologies (T1, Frame Relay, ISDN), dialin access servers, TCP/IP, IPX, AppleTalk, networking aspects of various operating systems and network management software.