Data Center Network Engineer

Department:
Information Systems/IT

Schedule/Status:
Varies; 8:00am-4:30pm

Standard Hours/Week:
40

Location:
Titusville

General Description:
The Network Engineer - Data Center is responsible for demonstrating Parrish Healthcare's Culture of Choice®, designing, implementing, and managing the network infrastructure of the data centers. The Network Engineer - Data Center will ensure the data center's design structure and network is secure, reliable, and efficient, and they work closely with other IT professionals to meet the organization's networking needs. The position shall exemplify the desired Culture of Choice® and philosophies of Parrish Healthcare.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Specify, configure, maintain, monitor, and troubleshoot local area network hardware and software, such as routers, switches, cabling, firewalls, security appliances, wireless access points, circuits, and Internet service.
  • Maintain excellent network performance by performing regular network monitoring and performance tuning; escalate problems to vendors as needed.
  • Provide proactive network support, including daily review of device and security logs, assisting with traffic monitoring, intrusion protection systems, and support for data center environment monitoring.
  • Establish and maintain network user accounts, user environments, directories, security, and connectivity.
  • Maintain a secure network by developing access standards, structure and develop processes to monitor usage.
  • Investigate, test, and perform software upgrades, install patches, hot-fixes, versioning, and virus definitions updates.
  • Prepare staff for network related changes using a variety of tools including references, training programs, and in-person support.
  • Provide technical support and advice as necessary for all departments and outside agencies, including researching, evaluating, and recommending new technologies.
  • Provide project management support for network/infrastructure projects.
  • Create documentation of procedures in a format that will assist other staff in carrying out those procedures.
  • Communicate with vendors and external support resources to research products, new technologies, and deployment of new technologies.
  • Maintain up-to-date skills and awareness of new and emerging network-based technologies and how they may apply to our infrastructure to support our long-term goals.
  • Knows fire, disaster and safety procedures and regulations as it pertains to the work area.
  • Performs similar or related duties as assigned.

Requirements:

Formal Education:
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, computer engineering or a related field is required (A combination of experience and certifications may be considered).

Work Experience:
  • 5 to 7 years of systems or network engineering experience

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations:
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional - Collaboration (CCNP - Datacenter) certification required.
  • Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert - Data Center (CCIE - Data Center),
  • Training or Certification in Dell, EMC, Fortinet highly preferred.


Parrish Healthcare is a caring community of healthcare professionals passionate about excellence and fulfilling our mission of providing Healing Experiences For Everyone All The Time®.

Parrish Healthcare has a Culture of Choice®. This means a we have a healing work environment that empowers people to aspire to be their very best. We partner passionate, talented and skilled people in the right role with the right resources. We provide a clear and strategic direction to achieve superior results on behalf of the communities we serve.