NETWORK ENGINEER - INTERMEDIATE
at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 5/4/2017

Job Description



Job:  Information Technology

Organization:  Adventist IT

Shift:  Day

Job Posting:  Jul 22, 2016, 2:57:40 PM

GENERAL SUMMARY:
The Network Engineer is responsible for the implementation, support, and maintenance of current and future enterprise network systems. Equipment in scope includes routers, switches, wiring, servers, back-up systems, firewalls, load balancers, proxy servers, network management systems and diagnostic tools. Works on complex problems where analysis of situation requires in-depth evaluation of various technical and non-technical factors.  Plans and implements large-scale systems projects.  Provides work leadership and training to lower level network technicians.  Requires strong technical skills and working knowledge of LAN/MAN/WAN systems, networks, and applications.   
 
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Develop written policies and procedures to support network operations, security and integrity.
  • Maintain network documentation and create it when deficiencies are identified.
  • Assist with the development of departmental, hospital, region, enterprise and project related budgets.
  • Provide escalation support for major incidents and field technicians requests.
  • Provide cross training to peers and lower level technicians.
  • Participate as part of an on-call rotation for after-hours support.
  • Submit change records for known projects with sufficient time to meet organizational goals.
  • Implement required changes in the environment with minimum impact through proper test and implementation plans.
  • Complete all incidents and requests in accordance with the organizational Service Level Agreements (SLA).
  • Lead projects at an Enterprise level to meet business goals, support new technology implementations, and facilitate network tasks for acquisitions, divestitures and joint venture agreements.
  • Leverage existing network management and monitoring solutions to proactively detect deficiencies and make improvement recommendations.

Job Requirements

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
  • Strong knowledge on at least one of the network core competencies: routing, switching or security
  • Experience with various network troubleshooting tools such as packet analysis software, wireless spectrum analysis and web diagnostic tools.
  • Ability to quickly learn systems with little or no documentation.  Continuous learning of new systems, business processes and concepts are a must.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required.
  • Basic knowledge of Project Management terminology and methodology is required.
  • Experience in Microsoft client/server environment is required
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:
    • Cisco CCNA and CCNP certifications are preferred.  Extensive and proven experience may be substituted for certification where appropriate.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
  • Five (5) years documented experience in a large-scale distributed network environment
  • High School Diploma or GED
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Mathematics
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNA)
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:
  • Cisco Certified Internetworking Expert (CCNP)
  • Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)

Job Snapshot

About Us

About Adventist Health System

Who We Are

We are one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.

Who You Are

You are a compassionate, talented professional who wants to work in an environment where you can live out your faith and your values. You are excited about being part of a team that uses the latest technology and medical research to ensure patients receive quality care, but who also recognize that great care is always personal. You enjoy going out of your way to make each patient and their family feel special, and are passionate about guiding them toward optimal health.

Our Community

Our community is global and so is our reach. From coordinating medical mission trips in Ethiopia to planting school gardens in Florida, we are constantly seeking ways to go beyond hospital walls in improving the health of our communities. As a member of our team, you will be encouraged to use your talents in fun, meaningful ways that bring joy and healing to people around the world.

Our Mission

Part of this worldwide network, Adventist Health System was founded in 1973 to support and strengthen the Seventh-day Adventist health care organizations in the Southern and Southwestern regions of the United States. Today it is a national leader in quality, safety and patient satisfaction, comprised of 46 hospital campuses and nearly 77,000 employees.

Although separated by geography, each of our facilities is united by the mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Today we continue the tradition of whole-person care by practicing and sharing CREATION Health, a blueprint for living a healthy, happy life based on the principles given in the Bible’s creation story: Choice, Rest, Environment, Activity, Trust, Interpersonal relationships, Outlook and Nutrition.

We provide comprehensive benefits, training and advancement opportunities. We care for our employees as well as we care for our patients.