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Network Engineer


iMethods is an award winning Healthcare IT Staffing and Consulting firm. As a #1 BEST IN KLAS and Modern Healthcare Best Place to Work, our team is dedicated to exceeding expectations and ensuring alignment between customer needs and the resources we provide to meet those needs.
  • Type: Perm Placement
  • Job #35834

Network Engineer II
The Network Engineer II is responsible for the operation of the data communications network including all physical and virtual networking devices not limited to switches, routers, firewalls, and wireless access points. Responsible for physical maintenance and appropriate management of communications rooms and data centers including racks, patch panels, etc. Supports and remedies network problems and works with teams across service lines for resolution. Provides training and assists with proposal writing. Responsible for project planning, cost analysis and vendor comparisons. May research and evaluate emerging network and communication technology. Defines network and/or product security (e.g., firewalls, VPNs, virtual circuits) and may define overall and general security. Technical and operational escalation resource for Network Engineer I. More broadly leads coordination efforts between Network Engineering, vendors, IT resources and operational customers than a Network Engineer I. This position participates in the On Call rotation for incident management.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for the operation of the health systems’ internal data communication systems, including but not limited to LAN,MAN,WAN and MPLS,VPLS circuits.
  • Plans, designs, and implements network systems including configuration and troubleshooting of switches, routers, firewall, VPN tunnels, Access Control Lists, Wireless Access Points, WAP controllers, IP phones, etc both on premise and in cloud.
  • Responsible for troubleshooting and resolving network/vpn/wireless/webfilter issues.
  • Responsible for reviewing syslogs/firewall logs/etc to monitor for threats and reviewing uptime/bandwidth/ipflow/etc of the network to monitor for traffic issues.
  • Responsible for provisioning network ports through port security standards, entering in DNS records, DHCP reservations, etc for keeping the network updated and clean.
  • Responsible for appropriately maintaining vlan and IP scheme for current and future growth. Leads the installation of complex hardware, systems, and software for network and/or security components.
  • Leads the installation, configuration, and maintenance of network services, equipment and devices. Responsible for documentation, project planning and implementation, and overall review of the state of the network for identifying opportunities for improvement.
  • Provides input into planning and support of network components infrastructure.
  • Performs problem analysis of server and workstation connectivity and associated network components.
  • Monitors and evaluates network performance and implements performance tuning.
  • Performs traffic capture and works with senior engineers to provide correction recommendations.
  • Assist in other duties as assigned to support the operational needs of the department and organization.
  • May be required to remain on campus immediately before, during, and after severe weather and/or disasters.

Education/Work Experience Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree Computer Science, Five years of related experience maybe considered in lieu of degree
  • 4-6 years experience in the operations of a company’s internal data communications systems, including LANs and/or WANs
  • 7-9 years IT related experience

Required Skillsets/Experience:

  • Working knowledge of the planning, design, and troubleshooting of networked systems
  • Working understanding of routing and switching technology
  • Working understanding of TCP/IP
  • Requires knowledge and experience in own discipline
  • Is developing higher level knowledge and skills
  • Builds knowledge of the company, processes and customers
  • Solves a range of problems
  • Analyzes possible solutions using discretion, skills and knowledge of procedures
  • Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction
  • Demonstrates technical expertise

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