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Network Engineer - Great Benefits

Company: The University of Vermont Health Network
Location: South Burlington
Posted on: May 16, 2024

Job Description:

This positions requires the applicant to work onsite in South Burlington, Vermont. This is not a remote opportunity. Staff must provide support coverage 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Daytime hours (8:00-5:00 ) and on-call coverage may be required. -Relocation Benefits Available to Qualifying Applicants. -At The University of Vermont Health Network, we're proud of the exceptional patient care provided by our compassionate caregivers. Our shared commitment to supporting the wellbeing of each other and giving back to our local community brings us together as a family. And the boundless opportunities to launch and nurture your career throughout our network of affiliates truly sets us apart. Join us as we innovate healthcare and care for our patients and each other in one of the most beautiful places to call home.

Job Description -Career Level Summary (Common for all jobs at this level) - - - - - - - - - Requires in-depth knowledge and experience. - - - - - - - - - Uses best practices and knowledge of internal or external business or clinical/patient care issues to improve processes or services. - - - - - - - - - Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective using existing solutions. - - - - - - - - - Works independently, receives minimal guidance. - - - - - - - - - Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experienceFunctional Knowledge

  • Requires conceptual and practical expertise in networking and general knowledge of -related areas.
    • Has knowledge of -best practices and -how IT Networking integrates with other areas or aligns with other areas to provide holistic patient care; is aware of the competition and the -factors that differentiate the organization in the market.
      • Acts as a resource for other team members; may lead projects with limited risks and resource requirements.RESPONSIBILITIES
        • Develop and design complex network architectures to meet the organization's current and future requirements. -
          • Plan network upgrades and expansions while considering scalability and security. -
            • Deploy and configure network hardware and software components, including routers, switches, firewalls, and load balancers. -
            • Ensure proper integration of new network technologies and services. -
              • Implement and maintain security measures, including firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, and access control lists, to safeguard the network from threats. -
                • Continuously monitor network performance, availability, and traffic patterns. -
                • Identify and resolve network issues, including downtime and connectivity problems, in a timely manner. -
                  • Analyze network traffic patterns and usage to predict future capacity requirements. -
                  • Recommend upgrades and optimizations to support growing network demands. -
                    • Create and maintain comprehensive network documentation, including network diagrams, configurations, and inventory records. -
                      • Develop and implement automation scripts and tools to streamline network provisioning, maintenance, and troubleshooting tasks. -
                        • Provide guidance and mentorship to junior network engineers. -
                        • Lead and collaborate with cross-functional teams on network-related projects. -
                          • Evaluate and select network hardware and software vendors. -
                          • Manage vendor relationships, negotiate contracts, and oversee procurement processes. -
                            • Ensure that the network infrastructure complies with industry standards and organizational policies. -
                            • Develop and enforce network-related policies and procedures. -SKILLS:
                              • In-depth knowledge of networking protocols, including TCP/IP, BGP, OSPF, MPLS, and VLANs. -
                              • Proficiency in emerging technologies like SD-WAN, SDN, and network virtualization. -
                                • Strong understanding of network security principles, including firewalls, VPNs, intrusion detection/prevention systems (IDS/IPS), and network segmentation. -
                                • Familiarity with cybersecurity best practices and threat mitigation strategies. -
                                  • Mastery of router and switch configurations, including Cisco, Juniper, or other leading vendors. -
                                  • Expertise in designing and optimizing routing tables and switching fabrics for high performance and redundancy. -
                                    • Proficiency with network monitoring tools such as Wireshark, Nagios, or SolarWinds. -
                                      • Ability to troubleshoot network issues and implement proactive monitoring solutions. -
                                        • Knowledge of cloud networking services and configurations in platforms like AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud. -
                                        • Skill in connecting on-premises networks to cloud environments securely. -
                                          • Proficiency in scripting languages like Python, Perl, or Ansible for automating network tasks. -
                                          • Experience with network automation frameworks like Puppet or Chef. -
                                            • Understanding of load balancing concepts and technologies. -
                                            • Familiarity with content delivery networks (CDNs) for optimizing content delivery and performance. -
                                              • Ability to design and implement complex network architectures, considering scalability, redundancy, and performance. -
                                              • Experience with network documentation and diagramming tools like Visio. -
                                                • Strong problem-solving skills to diagnose and resolve network issues efficiently. -
                                                  • Proficiency in packet analysis and debugging techniques. -
                                                    • Excellent communication skills to work effectively with cross-functional teams and clients. -
                                                    • Leadership abilities to mentor junior engineers, lead projects, and make strategic decisions. -
                                                      • Solves complex problems by taking a new perspective on existing solutions; exercises judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information.
                                                        • Impacts a range of patient, operational, project or service activities within own team and other related teams; works within broad guidelines and policies and/or protocols.
                                                          • Explains complex, difficult and/or sensitive information; works to build consensus.Education
                                                            • Bachelor's degree or formal technical training or equivalent experience.Experience
                                                              • 5 or more years' experience

Keywords: The University of Vermont Health Network, New England , Network Engineer - Great Benefits, Other , South Burlington, Northeast

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