Job Summary

Sets up, configures and supports internal and/or external networks.  Develops and maintains all systems, network applications, security and network configurations.  Proactively troubleshoots and solves complex network performance issues and creates and maintains a disaster recovery plan.  Recommends, upgrades, patches, new network applications and equipment.  Provides technical support and guidance to users.  Familiar with a variety of concepts, practices and procedures.

Manages projects requiring the most complex network system upgrades and maintenance as assigned to ensure computer information systems are designed and developed according to prescribed specifications and customer needs.

Minimum Qualifications 


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Systems is required or equivalent work experience as defined below in a closely related field.

  • Preferred IT related professional certifications such as but not limited to:
    • CompTIA A+
    • CompTIA Network+
    • CompTIA Security+
    • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
    • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
    • MTA: IT Infrastructure
    • Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP)



  • Eight (8) years of directly related work experience in:
    • Moderate to complex network administration, design and support
    • Ethernet, Fiber, Gigabit and wireless technologies
    • Cisco IOS, Nexus and routing
    • Security systems and associated technologies such as intrusion prevention and detection devices, firewalls and network packet analysis
  • Ability to effectively interact with technical and non-technical team members in identifying network system requirements and resolving related problems.
  • Technical knowledge and experience in network system administration technologies, including associated network software applications.
  • Project management experience preferred.


  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong customer-service focus.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.
  • Strong attention to detail and well organized.
  • Project management skills.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a deadline driven environment.
  • Able to communicate and present complex multidisciplinary ideas in both technical and user-friendly language.
  • Competent team leadership and able to transfer knowledge to other in the team.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Ability to conduct research into complex issues, standards, and products.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical documents and procedure manuals.

OR -

An equivalent combination or relevant education and experience.

Pay Rate:  $89,000 - 107,000 depending on experience

Close Date: Open till filled  

UTA has a rich benefits package to include:

  • Health, dental, vision, life/AD&D, short-term and long-term disability insurance (eligible after 30 days of employment), with Flexible Spending and Dependent Care accounts.
  • Health and Wellness Clinics for on-site medical care at no cost to employees, spouses, and dependent children.
  • 22 days of accrued paid time off (13 vacation days and 9 sick days), which increases with tenure at UTA.
  • 10 paid holidays and two paid (2) floating holidays per year.
  • Retirement options - Pension Plan with 5-year vesting schedule and 457 Contribution Plan, available for immediate contributions and company matching.
  • Generous tuition reimbursement for higher education, available for both bachelor’s and master’s degree.
  • Training, development, and career advancement opportunities.
  • Paid parental leave for birth, adoption, and child placement (after 12 months of employment).
  • Free transit passes for employee, spouse, and dependent children.
  • Employee assistance program – includes counseling, legal services, financial planning, etc.
  • UTA Well – a comprehensive wellness program designed to support employees and dependents in their health and wellness goals.
  • Free on-site fitness facilities and discounted membership to VASA Fitness.

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Utah Transit Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer of all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, covered veterans, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants needing an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act for any part of the application process should contact UTA Human Resources at 801-287-2324. A minimum of two workdays’ notice prior to the need for the accommodation is required.   
Utah Transit Authority is a drug-free workplace, subject to federal drug and alcohol testing regulations under 49 CFR Part 40, 655, and 219. All offers for employment are contingent upon a successful pre-employment drug test. If a pre-employment test returns a non-negative result, an application for employment may be rejected. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion and post-accident testing for drug and alcohol use. All safety sensitive employees are subject to random testing for drug and alcohol use.