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Stanford University Assistant Residential Network Engineer in Stanford, California

Assistant Residential Network Engineer

Business Affairs: University IT (UIT), Stanford, California, United States

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Business Affairs: Financial Management Services (FMS), Stanford, California, United States

Information Technology Services

Post Date Feb 11, 2021

Requisition # 88412

Assistant Network Specialist

IT Infrastructure

Job Code: 4811

Grade: H

The Residential Network (ResNet) group is part of the IT Infrastructure department of the central University IT organization of Stanford University. The ResNet team provides support for the more than 48000 network ports and 8800 wireless access points in the Student Residences.

*Primary Responsibilities: 


The Assistant Network Specialist reports to the ResNet lead engineer. This position will be responsible for the documentation, planning, servicing, and installation of networking equipment for the Student Residences.

*Partial list of tasks:

  • Work with other student support teams to troubleshoot reported network connectivity issues.

  • Support network documentation

  • Help design, install, and maintain the network for over 250 student residential locations

  • Maintain maintenance records, costs, and supplies for ongoing support of the student network.

  • Work with Stanford University DPA personnel for networking equipment tracking.

  • Proactively support, troubleshoot, and resolve technical problems.




  • BA or BS or equivalent.

  • Excellent troubleshooting skills.

  • Ability to work both independently and in teams.

  • Excellent client skills including the ability to work in a variety of difficult situations

  • Valid Driver’s License

Strongly Desired:

  • Networking Fundamentals
Knowledge of TCP/IP

  • HTML, Web Page, Forms, Web Design

  • Microsoft Excel

  • Visio

  • Adobe Acrobat

Why Stanford is for You:

Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:

  • Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.

  • A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.

  • A healthier you. Climb our rock wall, or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.

  • Discovery and fun! Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.

  • Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts, and more.

Stanford University’s commitment to safely and effectively meet the public health challenge presented by COVID-19 extends to ensuring University employees may work from home, or another off-site location, where determined appropriate, whenever necessary through the end of June 2021. The department will give reasonable notice when employees are expected to return to work .

Relocation and sponsorship will not be provided for this position.

The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Additional Information

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Job Code: 4811

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Grade: H

  • Requisition ID: 88412