LTD Lane Transit District
  • Information Technology
  • Eugene, OR, USA
  • $64,761 to $98,856
  • Salary
  • Full Time

comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, vacation, pension, and more

Lane Transit District, named Best Mid-Sized Transit System in North America for 2014, is one of the most successful and highly regarded public transit systems in the nation; has received numerous national, state, and local awards for service to the community; and, for transit districts its size, is consistently ranked among the nation's leaders in the successful implementation of Bus Rapid Transit, bus ridership, and service efficiency.  LTD is committed to the values of working together, taking initiative, being professional, and practicing safety.


This is an excellent career opportunity with a progressive and innovative transit organization that offers an attractive starting salary, an excellent benefit package, and equal opportunity.  Lane Transit District values diversity at all levels of its workforce ' women and minority applicants, including members of the LGBTQ community, are encouraged to apply.


Job Summary:

Under general direction, individuals assigned to this position manage the District's IT infrastructure.  Responsibilities include analyzing log and data files to evaluate performance as compared to desired performance metrics, create plans and execute programs for building and maintaining the infrastructure, audit network activity and security log files, and tune equipment and system configurations to maximize resource utilization and service efficiency. 


Essential Job Functions:

  • Perform a wide range of network administration duties including installations, debugging, maintenance, upgrades, and general support for Juniper, HP, Aruba, and CradlePoint equipment.
  • Troubleshoot and solve complex network connectivity problems, including monitoring the network and servers for performance, diagnosing problems, and taking the appropriate corrective measures to ensure an expedient resolution.
  • Define and implement network disaster recovery including hardware, software and information protection and file integrity.
  • Ensure network security by ensuring proper user accessibility, and being able to reasonably guard against security threats.
  • Receive and respond to incoming calls, tickets or e-mails, regarding network operations and/or problems.
  • Proactively monitor all network devices, services, and servers using a combination of tools to ensure high availability.
  • Maintain, prepare, and uphold processes for reporting, statistically monitoring, and logging network performance. This includes the ability to identify and resolve complex performance issues.
  • Plan for future strategies of fiber/broadband infrastructure, networks and servers, coordinates with other regional entities and partners in infrastructure creation and maintenance, and provides budgetary information as needed.
  • Conduct research on various networks and products of networking in support of IT's development and procurement efforts.
  • Upgrade data network equipment to latest stable firmware releases in coordination with the IT team.
  • Interface with vendors for procurement & maintenance of all IT infrastructures
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Significant experience working with Windows servers and network monitoring tools.
  • Extensive knowledge of the OSI model with particular focus on Ethernet and fiber network architecture.
  • Strong knowledge of networking, including: TCP/IP, VLANs, Ethernet, fiber, switching, routing, STP, IPSec, QoS and DNS.
  • Extensive knowledge of firewalls rules, gateway protocols and secure tunneling.
  • Strong knowledge of VoIP, WiFi, radio and cellular technologies.
  • Strong technical aptitude and ability to research & solve complex issues independently. Experience with documentation and change management.
  • Willingness and ability to learn new skills and apply them as needed.
  • Ability to communicate with co-workers, management, and vendors verbally and in writing.




Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job are acceptable, which typically include:


  • Degree in Networking, Computer Science, Information Technology, or related work experience desirable
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in Network Administration
  • A current JNCIA-Junos certificate is desirable.
  • A valid Oregon driver's license and a driving record acceptable to the District's insurance carrier.


Compensation and Work Schedule:

This position is a full-time, exempt position, eligible for the regular administrative benefits package.  The pay range is between $64,761 and $98,856 annually, depending on qualifications.  The work schedule for this position is typically Monday through Friday.

How to apply:

Visit our website:  Submit your resume and complete the required application and assessments. This position is open until filled, with first review of applications beginning on August 19, 2019. For additional information call (541) 682-6100.

The Lane Transit District is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.


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