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Senior Network Engineer

Indianola Municipal Utilities is accepting applications for the position of Senior Network Engineer. 

The City of Indianola, Iowa is a growing community with a historic downtown, located approximately 15 minutes south of Des Moines.  We are known for being a safe community with Midwestern values, friendly people and excellent schools.  Indianola is home to Simpson College, the world-renowned Des Moines Metro Opera, the National Balloon Museum and the U.S. Ballooning Hall of Fame.  Indianola is also known for its easy access to excellent outdoor activities; including a trail system, five major parks and two golf courses.

Primary responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:  

  • Installation, operation and maintenance of switches, routers and servers.
  • Perform on-call duties as assigned on a regularly scheduled basis. 
  • Provide technical customer support services to IMU subscribers of commercial and residential communication products as well as wholesale Internet service providers.
  • Configure, program and troubleshoot computer network system including tools for maintenance and other applications. 
  • Create and maintain comprehensive documentation of all ISP related systems. 
  • Evaluate and study new products and technologies and provide recommendations and justifications for their use. 
  • Maintain knowledge of the internet service provider system and application software being used to provide services and support to subscribers. 
  • Must be available for off work assignments, meetings and activities.

For a full job description and position requirements, please click here.

Minimum qualifications include; Bachelor or Associates degree from an accredited college or university in relevant IT field such as Management/Computer Information Systems or Computer Science/Engineering and 2+ years of relevant networking industry experience operating IP networks with end-user interaction.  Relevant job experience will be considered in place of degree or designation.  Valid driver’s license and good driving record.

Preferred qualifications/experience include; Database administration experience using MySQL/MariaDB and/or Postgresql, Fiber optic and Ethernet test equipment, CCNA designation or equivalent, Calix Professional designation, PKI (Public Key Infrastructure) experience.IMU Starting Salary Range is $70,586 - $82,190, based upon experience.  An excellent benefits package included.  Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer drug screening and background check. 

IMU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  To apply, please submit a letter of interest, your resume with salary history, 3 professional references and application to:

Chris Longer
Finance & HR Director
Indianola Municipal Utilities
PO Box 356
Indianola, Iowa 50125

This position will remain open until filled.

Employment Applications available here.

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