Job Information

University of Utah DevOps Network Engineer Sr in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 04/06/2023

Requisition Number PRN34432B

Job Title Network Engineer Sr

Working Title DevOps Network Engineer Sr

Job Grade G

FLSA Code Computer Employee

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday – Friday. 8 am to 5 pm

VP Area President

Department 00336 - KUEN/Utah Education Network

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $130,000/yr.

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

The Utah Education and Telehealth Network ( UETN ) is a statewide research and education network connecting 1,800 locations throughout the state of Utah. This network provides primary, secondary and higher education locations access to the Internet and national research networks. UETN also provide services to dozens of hospitals and clinics for telehealth applications. We are seeking an experienced DevOps Network Engineer who will lead in development in network automation tools for staging, service provisioning, configuration, management and lab regression testing.


• Design, implement and maintain automation systems for network devices.

• Automate router code regression testing

• Automate feature regression testing in lab

• Automate network changes and code upgrades

• Review and create workflow documentation

• Evaluate or create tooling for network operators and engineers

• Lab testing network designs and new features

Minimum Qualifications

Requires a bachelor’s degree or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience) and at least 5 years of experience in the field or in a related area.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


• Bachelor’s degree in computer engineering, electrical engineering or computer science required.

• 5+ years experience network design

• 3+ years of software development experience in the networking domain.

• 5+ years of Linux systems.

• Infrastructure automation (Ansible, Puppet, Chef, etc.)

• Experience using API’s to automate configuration and management of networking equipment.

• Solid understanding of fundamental IP network protocols ( OSPF , BGP , MPLS , Segment Routing).

• Experience with network troubleshooting and monitoring.

• Data visualization using Grafana or similar.

• Experience with Active monitoring of applications, networks or systems.

• Experience with Python.

• Experience with open-source network automation systems.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

About UETN : Utah Education and Telehealth Network provides network and IT Solutions for Educational institutions (Higher Education, K12, Libraries and Other (Zoo, Aquarium)) throughout Utah. This position is integral in providing systems and services to all UETN Stakeholders. UETN is housed on the University of Utah campus in the Eccles Broadcast Center, UETN employees are U of U staff and received all of the same benefits listed below.

UETN is committed to creating a workplace culture that values equity, diversity, and inclusion ( EDI ), and we believe that everyone plays a role in fostering EDI , every day. EDI isn’t just the right thing for our employees and the university community; it’s also the smart thing. It empowers us to provide the best IT services for our students and their families, staff, faculty, clinicians, and patients and their families.

About the University of Utah : Located in Salt Lake City, the U is the flagship institution of the State of Utah’s system of higher education, home toarts and museum venues ( and a member of thePac-12 Conference ( .Skiing and snowboarding opportunities ( are a short distance from campus, and opportunities to pursue activities frombiking to hiking to fishing abound ( . Salt Lake City is home to theUtah Symphony and Opera ( ,Ballet West ( ,professional sports teams ( , and a wide range of other cultural and recreational activities.

University of Utah Benefits

·Health, dental, and wellness coverage (\_wellness.php) · Automatic and immediately vested14.2% employer contribution (\_401aPlan.php) to personal retirement account (401a)

· Freepublic transportation pass ( (Utah Transit Authority)

·Paid leave time ( ·Reduced tuition benefits for employee and family members ( · More information:

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

383 University Street, Level 1 OEO Suite

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


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For more information:

To inquire about this posting, email: ( or call 801-581-2300.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

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