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Network Architect II (9524)

Children's Hospital & Medical Center - Omaha Omaha, NE
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Job Description

When you work at Children’s, you’re part of a treasured place of healing in the Omaha community—and beyond. Join our team of highly engaged, caring professionals who believe deeply in the organization’s mission—to improve the life of every child. We support equity, diversity and inclusion, and as you apply your skills and expertise to helping children, you too will have opportunities to grow your career. In 2021, we’ll open the new Hubbard Center for Children, tripling our capacity to serve children.

When children are your everything, anything can be…

Children's is searching for a Network Architect II who is responsible for a variety of very complex tasks including the architecture, design, installation, and administration of Childrens computer networks as well as the establishment of comprehensive, high-quality procedures for managing those networks in an enterprise environment, including the enterprise wireless network. Explicit focus on architecture and engineering using analytic methods. Develop network requirements, standards, and research new products. Analyze, engineer and execute software functions for telecom voice and data networks. Work independently on a variety of complex tasks and administer network operating systems and database of users.

 

Essential Functions/Competencies

% of Time

 

20%

1.          Creates complete network architectures that provide end-to-end application solutions; provides advanced network designs; recommends how network systems could evolve to maintain compatibility with industry standards; uses input from statistical sampling techniques to forecast network changes.

20%

2.          Provides the analysis, design, and oversight of network and/or systems architecture and configuration. Identifies new requirements for the network and/or systems architecture, sub-systems, and services based on business, operational, marketing, or other requirements.

15%

3.          Leads technical projects according to Childrens Project Management methodology. Documents projects and activities in accordance with applicable standards and prescribed procedures and processes for the development, operation, and maintenance of the data network and related systems.

10%

4.          Obtains candidate solutions based upon identified requirements for the data network and/or related systems and for evaluating those solutions against measurable parameters derived from those requirements. Recommends and implements preferred solution based on that evaluation and the review of other engineering team members.

10%

5.          Deploys new data network components and configurations and related data network systems and services. Includes design and configuration of network and related systems and components, creation of test plans and procedures, documentation of the operation, maintenance and administration of any new systems or services, coordination with Operations for assistance in deployment activities, testing, training requirements, etc.

10%

6.          Develop, implement, promote and enforce the fullest scope of architectural responsibility for all network and telecommunications systems, using existing life cycle methodologies and project management standards.

10%

7.          Provides technical expertise in various deployed systems/services for troubleshooting assistance, operational guidelines, system capacity and performance analysis, configuration optimization, etc. Develops and provides mentoring and training to less senior staff.

5%

8.          Maintains department unique applications and databases and ensures the latest versions are in use and that maintenance support has been secured for them. Maintains oversight of Active Directory database and provides guidance to Helpdesk as needed. Removes departed users and ensures appropriate disposition of their files. Tasks are performed in accordance with the applicable published manuals.

 

Regular attendance at work is an essential function of the job.

 

Perform physical requirements as described in the Physical Requirements section

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS/COMPETENCIES

5%

1.        Performs other duties as assigned

100%

 

 KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

          Knowledge, skill and ability to plan, design and engineer local and wide area networks

          Knowledge, skill and ability to manage technical projects from design to implementation

          Knowledge of the principles of network administration, local and wide area communications, personal computers and peripherals

          Knowledge of file servers, network data switches and other devices that comprise local and wide area network

          Skill in the operation and maintenance of file servers, personal computers, routers, switches, network operating systems, and the installation and where required, the maintenance of the applications that run on these devices

          Skill in the application of the Microsoft products and their use in our environment.

          Skill in generating and interpreting test results

          Ability to generate and execute procedures and plans that facilitate operational changes as they occur

          Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

          Strong interpersonal and team building skills

          Effective planning, organizational, time management and prioritizing skills

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

          Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university in Networking, Computer Science or related field required, equivalent work experience network administer or design experience may be substituted for education

          Minimum of five years experience maintaining and operating personal computers, network operating systems, communications devices (routers, switches, hubs), associated hardware and software required

          Minimum of five years experience engineering and designing communications and network solutions preferred

 

Based on departmental need the following may be required.

          Database maintenance skills

 

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS:

          Microsoft/Cisco Certifications preferred

 

EOE/Vets/Disabled

Job Details

Date Posted March 24, 2020
Requisition 1374-5501
Address 8552 Cass Street
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Cass Building
Department Information Technology
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Salary, Based on Experience
Shift
Daytime
8-5 M-F
Hours 40 hours per week
SOC Category 15-1143.00 Computer Network Architects
Zipcode 68114

This job offers the following benefits

  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Group Homeowners and Auto
  • Group Legal
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Cafeteria / Food
  • Continuing Education Program
  • Credit Union
  • Discounts on Employer Merchandise & Services
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Financial Planning
  • Free Parking
  • Health Fair
  • Nursing Facilities
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Wellness Program
  • Workout Facilities
  • Achievement Awards
  • Bonus Plan
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Computer Usage
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Logic and Reasoning
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Problem Resolution
  • Cisco
  • Data Communications / Networking
  • Operating Systems

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