Network Engineer I in Clinton, MO at Compass Health Network

Date Posted: 9/6/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation: $71,385.60 Annually

POSITION PURPOSE

Maintain stable operations of company network environment and provide optimal network performance across all Compass Health locations. This includes research, planning, developing, and configuration of new and existing projects/technologies to introduce into company network infrastructure. Provide continual maintenance of new and existing network hardware/software. Follow best practices methods for configuration and security of network hardware/software. Communicate to Senior Network Engineer of any issues that may arise as well as any projects requiring network downtime. Provide monitoring and reporting for all aspect of company network infrastructure and performance. Provide network support to all locations throughout the Compass Health network.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS – JOB SPECIFIC

• Manage Compass Health network infrastructure, including managed services routers, switches, firewalls, security appliances, and wireless hardware/software
• Perform network design and capacity planning
• Conduct research on network products, services, protocols and standards in support of network procurement and development efforts
• Interact and negotiate with vendors, outsourcers and contractors to secure network products and services
• Develop, implement and maintain policies, procedures and associated training plans for network resource administration, appropriate use, and disaster recovery
• Practice network asset management, including maintenance of network component inventory and related documentation and technical specifications information
• Administer and maintain end user accounts, permissions, and access rights
• Perform system backups and recovery
• Monitor and test network performance and provide network performance statistics and reports
• Recommend, schedule and perform network improvements, upgrades and repairs
• Manage and/or provide guidance to junior members of the team
• Other duties as assigned

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS – COMPANY WIDE

• Regularly attends work except for approved absences
• Attends all training as required
• Maintain professional, “champion” behavior
• Provides quality customer service
• Provides services with a commitment to service excellence
• Works in a way that exhibits a commitment to personal excellence
• Team oriented and values diversity

 

 

Job Requirements

EDUCATION

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field required

WORK EXPERIENCE

• Three (3) years equivalent work experience preferred
• Expert knowledge of various routing/switching protocols
• High level understanding of configuration and deployment of Cisco/Meraki, HP, Aruba, Velocloud, and Fortinet devices and software
• Expert knowledge of security standards configuration of network hardware/software
• High level ability to troubleshoot and problem solve complex networking issues
• Good understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives
• Knowledge of applicable privacy practices and laws
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Ability to conduct research into networking issues and products as required
• Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment preferred
• Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language
• Highly self-motivated and directed
• Keen attention to detail
• Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION

Cisco Networking certification (CCNA or CCNP) or equivalent required