Healthcare Network Architect Consultant

posted on May 31, 2017

Job Description

Location: Orange, CA

Duration: 3 Months, Contract to Hire

  • Looking for someone with experience with Network Design, Cisco routers and switches, wireless (preferably Aruba), and firewalls (preferably Palo Alto). CCIE certification would be optimal but not required.
  • Reporting to the Technical Services Manager, this position is responsible for designing, supporting , managing and maintaining all aspects of the network infrastructure.
  • This includes LAN/WAN, wireless technologies, network security, VoIP, and datacenter switching.
  • The Network Architect engages in architecture definition, planning, technology direction, project management as well as mentoring of network engineers.
  • This position works closely with clients, vendors, carriers and other technical and non-technical staff to analyze business and technical requirements and develop options, recommendations and associated cost benefits, while providing engineering design for implementations.
  • This position will research, evaluate and recommend new tools and technologies for data, video and voice networks. Assess emerging technologies and make recommendations to information technology management.
  • Oversee, certify and assist in implementation and support of the enterprise wide network.

Experience Required:

  • Minimum of Five years experience designing complex networks configured with high availability.
  • Managing Cisco routers and switches, wireless technologies, cabling systems, firewalls, UPS power systems, SNMP.
  • Experience in designing network infrastructure, working with all aspects of configuring routers & switches, hardware & software upgrades, network protocols, LAN/WLAN/WAN based networks.

Preferred/Desired Experience:

  • 8 years experience designing complex networks configured with high availability. Managing WLAN &VoIP networks, Unix/Linux, Aruba wireless technology, remote access services, network management/monitoring, Palo Alto firewalls, Mobile Device Management.

Education: Minimum Requirement:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science, or commensurate equivalent. DESIRED: Master’s Degree

Training Min Requirement:

  • Network design, Cisco routers, switches, VPN concentrators, firewalls, wireless access points, IDS, CiscoWorks, WLSE and High Availability redundant designing.

Training Preferred/Desired:

  • Experience in complex infrastructure projects both as a lead and technical resource.

Special Skills Required:

  • Skills in working with desktop devices (PC’s, printers, VTs) & windows operating system.
  • Exhibits strong task and project management skills required to ensure tasks and projects are completed in a successful and timely manner.
  • Exhibits strong ability to resolve problems effectively and efficiently to ensure minimal disruptions and unplanned down times of hospital systems.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills necessary to communicate (technically and non-technically) with team members, other IT professional staff, IT management, users and vendors to ensure successful and cooperative completion of tasks and projects and to resolve problems in a timely manner.
  • Ability to successfully perform administrative responsibilities necessary to comply with Organization and IS policies, procedures and standards.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Special Skills Preferred/Desired:

  • Strong teamwork abilities with multiple IS groups and departmental user groups.

Licensure:

  • Certification can be in progress, but prefer candidate with completed certification or equivalent experience in CCNP, CCIE and/or Aruba ACxx