WASHINGTON STATE PATROL: IT Network and Telecommunications - Journey - Olympia, WA

Employer: Washington State Patrol

Job Description:
About the Agency & Division:
The WSP actively supports Diversity, Equity, Inclusion in the workplace, and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The WSP strives to create and foster an inclusive culture inspiring everyone to be their authentic selves, speak openly, and be courageous. The WSP continues to focus on equitable hiring, training, and promotional practices and policies through innovative recruitment and retention solutions. Partnering with our communities helps the WSP provide the best in public safety services now and into the future.

The Electronic Services Division (ESD) supports all goals, most directly sustaining and enhancing agency infrastructure and business processes, by improving collaboration outcomes between WSP business and technology divisions, using consistent planning processes, increasing business continuity capabilities, and providing quality communication services.

As an IT Network & Telecommunications - Journey you will be responsible for the design, configuration, provisioning, installation, and management of the physical network infrastructure and WAN connections inside WSP buildings. This includes network cabling, network wall jacks, network distribution rooms, and network hardware such as routers, wireless LAN controllers, wireless access points (APs), and data switches within each WSP facility. This position maintains most of the network equipment's operating software, the configurations and all associated documentation.

Our new teammate will be able to:
Design, Install, provision, and maintain the physical WSP network Infrastructure within WSP facilities.
Conduct server support of ESD servers used for network monitoring, management, VOIP, radio, and other ESD applications.
Design of overall network outside of the Data Center and interconnectivity of offices via WAN or other means.
Design, Install, provision, and maintain the WSP 802.11 wireless network infrastructure within WSP facilities.

Required Qualifications:
Three years of IT Network & Telecoms - Entry experience or equivalent in an enterprise organization utilizing a Cisco network environment, preferably in data transport and security.
A Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certificate may substitute year for year.
Demonstrated journey-level experience with the following technologies:
Cisco, Juniper, or Nokia routers and switches.
Network protocols such as Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP), Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), and Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS).
IP addressing schemes (IPv4 and IPv6).
802.11 protocols and standards.

Why work for the Washington State Patrol?
A healthy life/work balance by offering flexible schedules and telework options for most positions.
An Infants at Work Program that is based on the long-term health values of infant-parent bonding and breastfeeding newborns.
Continuous growth and development opportunities.
Opportunities to serve your community and make an impact through meaningful work.
Employment opportunities that recognize military veterans and/or military spouse per Governor Executive Order 19-01.
Qualification for the Public Loan Forgiveness Program.
Supplemental Information
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WSP Policy 1.04.020 - WSP does not engage in, or assist with, civil immigration enforcement, therefore; In no stage of the hiring process will the immigration status of family members of the candidate be investigated by the Washington State Patrol.

WAC 357-04-125 - All state employees must be fully vaccinated or request an exemption due to disability and/or medical condition or if the request conflicts with the employee’s sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observances. Your vaccine status must be verified before extending the official employment offer.

Please contact Sean LaTourette at (360) 704-2293 or via e-mail at [email protected].

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Contact Person: Sean LaTourette
Phone: 360-704-2293
Email: [email protected]
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Application Method: Apply Online
Base Pay: $76,248 - $102,540 Annually

Posted on April 13, 2023

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