MedData Network Operation Center Engineer in Grand Rapids, Michigan
MedData has an excellent career opportunity available as a Network Operation Center Engineer in Grand Rapids, MI. The schedule for this Full Time role is Sunday- Wednesday 9pm- 7am with flexibility as needed.
The NOC Engineer and Solarwinds SME is responsible for maintaining and managing the NOC’s day to day operations. In this position, you will be a critical point of contact between MedData’s IT department and the rest of the business. NOC Engineer will be responsible for leading a team of NOC Technicians while also working alongside them handling a full workload. We are looking for a leader with strong communication and problem-solving skills, who also has the ability to delegate responsibilities and to make sure all assigned tasks are being completed in adherence of MedData standards.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Subject Matter Expert on Solarwinds NPM, SAM, and NCM, and growing and maintaining the Solar Winds application infrastructure.
Works closely with the Infrastructure and Applications teams to troubleshoot and understand system faults and application performance issues.
Responsible for the development and communication of reports for Network Health, outages, MOP's and Routine Maintenance with upper level management.
Responsible for the development and standardization of NOC processes and procedures.
Responsible for the development, documentation and communication all network activity.
Responsible for accurately analyzing trends in trouble history.
Provide 24/7 technical support for NOC as needed.
Provides root cause analysis of chronic or repeat trouble reports, and catastrophic events.
Research, resolve, and respond to internal and client issues within scope of the NOC team’s responsibilities in a timely manner, these include but are not limited to Solar Winds monitoring, Cherwell ticketing entry, helpdesk management and hardware inventory control management.
Reviews and monitors all system performance reports, scheduling necessary actions to avoid system degradation and customer service interruptions.
Responsible for the development and standardization of alarm profiles for all network elements.
Responsible for the creation and maintenance of a comprehensive vendor contact and escalation list.
Create and identify additional Network Measurements/Metrics that will show Performance Metrics are in line with Quality of Service goals and Service Level Agreement (SLA) guarantees.
Support optimization of the networks through diagnostics. Resolve repetitive network problems by analyzing network characteristics and recommending additions, removals, and modifications to the network topology.
Work closely with the Infrastructure team to gather, analyze, and summarize recommendations for network improvements.
Assess risk, strategic impact and short and long term needs with emphasis on network quality improvements.
Other duties as assigned
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
3 – 6 years of Network Operations with Solar Winds experience required.
4+ years of previous hardware/software experience preferred.
Established track record in IT technologies (VMware, Windows Server, Database, Data Center and Client/Server Application Support).
Produce high standard deliverables.
Experience interacting with external customers.
Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
Good documentation skills.
Strong organization, time management, and prioritizing skills.
Completed High School Diploma/GED
CCNA and MCSE certifications desired
CompTIA Network+, Security+ preferred
Solar Winds certification is strongly preferred
EDUCATION / CERTIFICATIONS
- College Graduate or equivalent experience
MedData believes in making a positive impact not only within our industry but also with our employees –the organization’s greatest asset. We take pride in offering comprehensive benefits in a vast array of plans that contribute to the present and future well-being of our employees and their families.
Just some of the benefits we offer:
Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
Paid Time Off: Up to 3 weeks first year PTO plus 7 paid Holidays
Employee referral bonus program
Teamwork: We believe in teamwork and having fun together
Career Growth: Gain great experience to promote to higher roles
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the Employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The Employee is occasionally required to stand and walk and must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
This job description is to serve as a guide but no way is it to be considered a comprehensive list of task, duties and responsibilities that will be required by the employee.
To join our team of 2,000 employees and growing, please apply directly to this posting.
MedData is an equal opportunity employer.
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