Covenant Healthcare NETWORK ENGINEER II in Saginaw, Michigan

Description COVENANT HEALTHCARE US:MI:SAGINAW FULL TIME BENEFITED Summary:The Network Engineer demonstrates excellent customer service performance in that his/her attitude and actions are at all times consistent with the standards contained in the Vision, Mission and Values of Covenant and the commitment to Extraordinary Care for Every Generation. Working under the supervision of the Manager of Information Technology, analyzes, defines, procures, manages and implements all components of networking hardware including switches, routers, and associated internal blades or appliances (ASA/SourceFire, Cisco Wireless Controllers etc.). Analyzes, defines, procures, manages and implements network electronics software, including network configuration and management, electronics firmware, and BootP or flash images. Establishes documents and monitors policies regarding TCP/IP addressing, network security, electronics/cabling and redundancy. Manages and/or performs the installation and upgrades of network electronics firmware. Troubleshoots wired and wireless issues using packet analysis or sniffer software/hardware solutions. CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional) Required. CCDP (Cisco Certified Design Professional) Required. Responsibilities: CONTRIBUTES TO ORGANIZATION SUCCESS TARGETS FOR NET OPERATING MARGIN. MODELS COVENANT S MISSION, VISION AND VALUES OF KEEPING OUR EXTRAORDINARY CARE FOR EVERY GENERATION. DEMONSTRATES EXCELLENT CUSTOMER SERVICE. ANALYZES, DEFINES, PROCURES, MANAGES AND IMPLEMENTS NETWORK HARDWARE IN ACCORDANCE WITH NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE DESIGN. UTILIZES KNOWLEDGE OF VARIOUS NETWORKING TOPOLOGIES AND PROTOCOLS, INCLUDING ETHERNET, FAST ETHERNET, GIGE, BGP, EIGRP, LWAPP, WPA2, ETC. INSTALLS, CONFIGURES AND MANAGE NETWORK ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS INCLUDING SWITCHES, ROUTERS, AND ACCESS POINTS (APS). COORDINATES CABLING EFFORTS. MAINTAINS NETWORK DIAGRAM DOCUMENTATION USING TOOLS SUCH AS VISIO PROFESSIONAL. ANALYZES, DEFINES, PROCURES, MANAGES AND IMPLEMENTS NETWORK MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE IN ACCORDANCE WITH NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE DESIGN AND APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS. INSTALLS AND UTILIZES NETWORK MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE TO CONFIGURE DEVICES AND DEPLOY POLICIES. UTILIZES KNOWLEDGE OF WINDOWS SERVER 2000/2003/2008, XP/VISTA/WINDOWS 7, AIX AND TCP/IP TO ESTABLISH AND CONNECT NETWORK NODES, INCLUDING SERVERS, ROUTERS, APS, WORKSTATIONS AND PRINTERS, TO VARIOUS SEGMENT TYPES ON THE NETWORK BACKBONE. ANALYZES AND MANAGES LAN/WAN BANDWIDTH CAPACITY AND UTILIZATION. DEFINES AND ESTABLISHES NETWORK LAN SEGMENTS, INCLUDING SWITCHED AND/OR VLAN SEGMENTS. DOCUMENTS BASELINE TRAFFIC PATTERNS TO HELP ASSESS BOTTLENECKS AND FUTURE GROWTH REQUIREMENTS. UTILIZES WORKING KNOWLEDGE OF FIBER/CATEGORY 5 CABLE PLANT INFRASTRUCTURE. INVESTIGATE AND ANALYZE NETWORK PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED WITH NETWORK ELECTRONICS (SWITCHES, ROUTERS, WIRELESS INFRASTRUCTURE), CABLING PLANT, SERVERS AND CLIENT WORKSTATIONS UTILIZE NETWORK MANAGEMENT AND PACKET ANALYSIS SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE TO ISOLATE AND CORRECT PROBLEMS WITH VARIOUS NETWORK COMPONENTS.