Healthcare Network Engineer II Consultant

posted on October 8, 2018

Job Description

Location: Chattanooga, TN

Duration: 6 Months

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a computer-sciences related field, or equivalent years of experience is required.
  • Equivalent years of experience are determined as one year of technical experience for every year of college requested.
  • Seven (7) or more years’ experience as a full-time networking professional.
  • Extensive experience in the analysis and design of enterprise networks, as well as in troubleshooting and providing technical support for these systems.

Skills/Certifications:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Palo Alto firewall experience is a must.

Responsibilities:

  • Serves as top-level technical expert in the analysis, design, implementation, and maintenance of all network systems, responsible for their overall security, integrity, and reliability.
  • Oversees the implementation of network system upgrades and modifications, including planning, testing, scheduling and coordination.
  • Ensures that change management and defined security procedures for all network systems are executed in accordance with I&O policies and procedures.
  • Minimizes service interruptions through early identification and resolution of problems.
  • Analyzes monitoring and maintenance data and implements changes as required to achieve optimum performance.
  • Makes recommendations for resources required to maintain and/or expand service levels.
  • Develops, maintains, and oversees a schedule of system backups and test restorations.
  • Ensures that the business recovery plan for network systems adequately addresses requirements and established time frames.
  • Oversees all support and problem management activities, provides tier-three support and guides less experienced staff in problem resolution.
  • Reviews and analyzes problem-management data, in aggregate, to identify issues and trends directly affecting the quality of services.
  • Drives the development, implementation, and maintenance of all policies, procedures, and standards pertaining to network services and systems, ensuring their conformance with industry-defined best practices.
  • Oversees the maintenance of all operating records and coordinates the production of network systems and services management reports, ensuring the accuracy of the data and the relevance of report metrics.
  • Provides general oversight of all network systems projects.
  • May serve in the role of project lead, assuming responsibility for oversight of most or all aspects of a project.
  • Undertakes research and/or evaluation projects as assigned, providing formal documentation of findings and conclusions according to established department standards.
  • May function in the role of core team lead, with duties of instructing, directing, and checking the work of team members.