Network Analyst (8656)

  • California State University, Northridge
  • Northridge, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Nov 06, 2019
Full-time Application Development AWS Azure Data Architecture Information Technology (IT) LAN Network Engineering Networking Technical Support WAN

Job Description

Network Analyst (8656)
Information Technology
Full Time / $4,372 - $8,000/mo.

CSUN's Commitment to You

CSUN is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. Our values include a respect for all people, building partnerships with the community and the encouragement of innovation, experimentation and creativity. CSUN strives to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. CSUN is especially interested in candidates who make contributions to equity and inclusion in the pursuit of excellence for all members of the university community.

About the University

One of the largest universities in the country, California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is an urban, comprehensive university that delivers award-winning undergraduate and graduate programs to nearly 40,000 students annually and counts more than 330,000 alumni who elevate Southern California and beyond. Since its founding in 1958, CSUN has made a significant and long-term economic impact on California, generating nearly $1.9 billion in economic impact and more than 11,700 jobs each year. The LAEDC recognized CSUN as its 2015 Eddy Award winner for its positive economic impact. Serving more students on Pell Grants than any other institution in California, CSUN is also a social elevator and one of the most diverse universities in the country. CSUN ranks 13th in awarding bachelor's degrees to underrepresented minority students and seventh in bachelor's degrees to Latino students, serves the 13th largest Jewish student population, and enrolls the largest number of students who are Deaf and hard-of-hearing of any U.S. state university. The journal Nature recently named CSUN a Rising Star for scientific research, and the NSF ranks CSUN in the top five nationally among similar institutions for graduates who go on to earn doctorates in the sciences. CSUN is where individuals rise. And through them, so does Greater Los Angeles and beyond.

Major Duties

Under general supervision, the Network Analyst is responsible for the daily operations of all aspects of campus wired and wireless network infrastructure.

The incumbent is responsible for providing timely response and resolution to all client incidents related to network related issues (data, voice & video); responsible for network equipment configuration, deployment, troubleshooting, network analysis, design and maintenance of an enterprise campus network in a multi-vendor on-premises and cloud hybrid environment; configures and operates routers, switches, VPN's, firewalls and load balancers; takes proactive actions to correct any network related problems with little supervision; manages campus DNS, DHCP and RADIUS services; automates network deployment and operations utilizing scripting languages and configuration tools; maintains/troubleshoots network infrastructure in the cloud; responsible for keeping security at the forefront of all aspects of network management; works closely with web development, application development, database and system administration teams on projects and break-fix tasks; available for 24/7 support on a scheduled basis; and performs other duties as assigned.


  • Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university in a job-related field.

  • Certification training and applied experience may be substituted for the required education, on a year-for-year basis up to two years.

  • Three years of full-time, progressively responsible field-related experience of in network maintenance with a variety of network devices.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Thorough knowledge of telecommunications or a related technical environment, transmission technologies, and data network architecture principles, devices, characteristics, protocols, and LAN/WAN interconnectivity, VLAN's, subnetting, DNS, and DHCP.

  • General knowledge of: data network architecture, its functional characteristics and complexity.

  • Working knowledge of network concepts in cloud (AWS required/Azure preferred); and network enabling services (DHCP, DNS, RADIUS).

  • Ability and specialized skills to: work independently and as a team player; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; identify, analyze, diagnose, and resolve systems problems promptly; provide effective training and clear instructions; develop written and oral presentations as needed; work effectively in teams; maintain deadlines; determine priorities; work effectively under pressure; learn the operations of network software and hardware quickly; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and administration.

Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule

The university offers an excellent benefits package.

The salary range for this classification is: $4,372 - $10,792 per month.

The anticipated HIRING RANGE: $4,372 - $8,000, dependent upon qualifications and experience.

HOURS: Full-Time; 40 hours per week; 8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday through Friday. May include some evenings and weekends.

REG: This is a Regular position with a one-year probationary period.

Application Period

Applications received through November 15, 2019 will be considered in the initial review and review of applications will continue until position is filled.

In order to be considered in the initial review, applications must be submitted prior to the date listed above. Application submissions received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.

How To Apply

Candidates should apply by clicking the "Apply Now" button and completing the CSUN on-line application link. NOTE: Internal candidates should apply through the portal by accessing the View Job Openings/Apply link on the Human Resources/Employee pagelet.

For more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit the link below:

Background Check

This position is a sensitive position as designated by the CSU.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the status of candidates who apply for the position.


The person holding this position may be considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Equal Employment Opportunity

CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Recruitment Services at 818-677-2101.


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