Schedule: 8:00am-4:30pm, flexible hours/on call rotation
The Network Engineer II embodies the Memorial Health System Performance Excellence Standards of Safety, Courtesy, Quality, and Efficiency that support our mission, vision and values. These standards are evident in the daily work, which includes responsibility for all network hardware and related technologies including: Routers, Switches, Wireless, VPN, and WAN circuits. The Network Engineer II is responsible for the constant monitoring of performance, availability, and maintainability of all Cisco network infrastructure, hardware and related software applications, and for developing and implementing various Enterprise level solutions. Identify opportunities to improve user experience and functionality through evaluation, collaboration and implementation of new applications and functionality and migrating to new solutions as appropriate. Also, as part of a team, investigates new technologies to ensure technology is appropriate and up-to-date to support on-going organizational requirements. Support other security, development and production support efforts across the organization as needed.
- Bachelor’s Degree in computer related field required. Three to four years experience in Enterprise Level Networking may be considered in lieu of degree.
- Cisco Certified Networking Professional certification preferred.
- Two to four years experience in Enterprise Level Networking required.
- Knowledge of Cisco IOS, STP, VLAN’s, EIGRP, Cisco 3750, 3750X and 6500 LAN switching, Cisco WiSM and WCS/Prime, Cisco ASA and VPN technologies, and Cisco Nexus line, including VDC and OTV.
- Understanding of all facets of enterprise networking, hardware, and software technologies.
- Enterprise level hardware integration experience required; including assessment, installation, project management, and documentation expertise necessary.
- Ability to assess, develop and implement creative solutions to ensure appropriate support of existing systems.
- Must possess strong oral and written communication skills, planning skills, problem-solving skills, and change management skills.
- Must possess strong skills in personal diplomacy and customer service and consistently demonstrate a high level of motivation, commitment to teamwork, professionalism and trustworthiness.
- Must possess sound decision-making ability, operate well under pressure and be tenacious in resolving difficult problems.
- Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with staff at all levels of the organization including medical staff and senior management.
Springfield and surrounding cities, Illinois