IT - Senior Network Engineer-CISCO-CCNA-CCNP

Location: Midland , Michigan
Company: MidMichigan Health
Salary: USD
Industry: IT
Job Type: Full Time
Contact: MidMichigan Health
Posted: 3 days ago
NOTE: This is NOT a remote position, candidate will need to be onsite to fulfill job responsibilities. ADD SPECIFIC SKILLS PREFERRED

This position serves as a high-level technical resource for the organization's network communications infrastructure, which primarily includes: Campus and data center Ethernet, routing, switching, perimeter security, and wireless The Senior Network Engineer is responsible for the enterprise-wide management of network infrastructure hardware and software. This person will be expected to: design, install, configure, and manage network communications hardware and software; monitor and manage network performance; manage various network services and address/designation systems related to network communications; work closely with vendors and others to provide a network infrastructure that meet the needs of the organization; establish and communicate policies, procedures, and standards for the use of the network infrastructure; ensure that critical business functions are protected from disruption due to network failure or unavailability; acts as a top level technical consultant to others in various areas of expertise.

(40%)* Designs, implements, and maintains network communication infrastructure components, such as routers, switches, firewalls, VPN, wireless systems, communication devices, cabling, etc. Maintains network equipment and network management systems at correct software levels. Troubleshoots LAN and WAN related communication and configuration problems.

(40%)* Recommends and prepares equipment configurations for additions and modifications to the network infrastructure to meet the needs of applications and users consistent with established organizational standards and practices.

(20%)* Monitors, manages, and reports network performance and resource utilization; projects future utilization and recommends capacity and upgrade approaches. Analyzes network traffic to resolve and prevent problems.The percentages shown are approximate. Additionally, there are sub-specialties within this position (route/switch or wireless for example) that will skew duties and responsibilities in those respective directions.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Leads the development, implementation, communication and compliance monitoring of policies, procedures and standards relating to the use, operation and deployment of the network infrastructure in conformance with MidMichigan standards.

Plans and implements network communication approaches and protocols for routing, switching and other elements related to communication between network devices.

Investigates, recommends, implements and monitors technical network security approaches and compliance to help protect the IT infrastructure from external intrusion and internal threats.

Leads the development, implementation and management of various naming, designation and address assignment systems and related servers consistent with MidMichigan standards and operational requirements.

Investigates opportunities and develops proposals to take advantage of network and computing technologies that best meet needs of organization.

Leads and participates on project teams to implement projects throughout organization.

Participates and typically leads on building and design project teams as representative of IR department.

Leads troubleshooting and problem solving efforts for a broad range of IT technical issues and involving a number of IT related disciplines.

Consults with users, IT department members, and others in the organization on network issues and capabilities and other areas of expertise.

Trains others on network technologies, installation standards, best practices and related topics.

Develops and tests disaster recovery plan for network communications.

Develops and implements backup strategies appropriate to applications and consistent with user needs.

Assists in the management of network servers and software, including network application support and administration of network servers.

MidMichigan Health is a technology driven organization and employees need to demonstrate competency in Microsoft Windows.

An employee may be required to participate in further learning opportunities offered by MidMichigan Health.

REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING AND SKILLS:

* Associates Degree in Computer/Information Science/Business required.

* Bachelors Degree preferred.

* Associates Degree or two years completed toward a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college in Computer/Information Science/Business, commitment to obtain Bachelor's Degree within three years of hire date, and a minimum of seven (7) years of technical experience in the field is required. Equivalent combination of experience and education may be considered.

* Cisco CCNA is required. Equivalent non-Cisco certifications may be considered.

* Cisco CCNP is preferred. Equivalent non-Cisco certifications may be considered.

Minimum of seven (7) years professional experience in IS/IT field and a minimum of five (5) years professional experience in IS/IT field and three (3) years of in-depth experience configuring and managing routers, switches, wireless security, security devices and other network devices are required.

Expert level knowledge of and extensive experience with the following are all required: Cisco routers and switches; wireless; network management including network protocol analysis and troubleshooting, SNMP, network security, and network protocols (TCP/IP, and all related protocols); wireless networking; structured cabling systems; Internet technologies.

Demonstrated ability to lead high visibility projects, to work effectively and carefully under pressure, to meet project deadlines, to learn independently, to communicate effectively, both orally and through writing, with a variety of people is required.

Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills are required.

Mandatory Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) training must be completed annually according to the Exposure Control Plan.

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS AND TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:

Exposure to stressful situations, including those involving public contact, as well as, trauma, grief and death.

Able to wear personal protective equipment that includes latex materials or appropriate substitute if required for your position.

Is able to move freely about facility with or without an assisted device and must be able to perform the functions of the job as outlined in the job description.

Overall vision and hearing is necessary with or without assisted device(s).

Frequently required to sit/stand/walk for long periods of time.

May require frequent postural changes such as stooping, kneeling or crouching.

Some exposure to blood borne pathogens and other potentially infectious material.

Must follow MidMichigan Health bloodborne pathogen and TB testing as required.

Ability to handle multiple tasks, get along with others, work independently, regular and predictable attendance and ability to stay awake.

Overall dexterity is required including handling, reaching, grasping, fingering and feeling.

May require repetition of these movements on a regular to frequent basis.

Physical Demand Level: Light. Must be able to occasionally (0-33% of the workday) lift or carry 11-20 lbs., frequently (34-66% of the workday) 10 lbs. and or Walk/Stand/Push/Pull of Arm/Leg controls.

Location: MidMichigan Health Information Technology
Schedule: Regular Full Time, Day Shift, EIP - Staff

Web Reference : AJF/378389200-202
Posted Date : Sun, 03 Jul 2022

Please note, to apply for this position you will complete an application form on another website provided by or on behalf of MidMichigan Health. Any external website and application process is not under the control or responsibility of IT JobServe

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