Network Architect

Category : Information Technology
Location/City : TX - Houston
Id : 38184

We are searching for a Network Architect – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you'll design and oversee the technical implementation of the network infrastructure to effectively support the hospital's business and clinical application requirements, while also focusing on the long-term strategic planning and engineering of the most optimal and cost effective network design for the organization. Think you've got what it takes?
Job Duties & Responsibilities
  • Proactively identifies network areas in need of design improvement and formulates a plan to improve those areas
  • Provides appropriate assessment of all existing and future network architectural plans to ensure the optimization of resources to provide the best infrastructure to support the applications
  • Assesses learning needs of the Network Services production support staff and develops educational materials and documentation for the proper methods of troubleshooting and supporting of the production network
  • Directs and documents the implementation of all new technologies to transfer knowledge through the development of procedural manuals for the production support team once the new technology is implemented
  • Provides networking expertise and guidance to IS project managers in the initial planning and design of enterprise-wide IS projects
  • Provides high-level network support during an IS application crises situation that cannot be quickly solved by first line production support or on-call network support personnel
  • Manages projects related to the design and implementation of new network related technologies
  • Actively participates on advisory committees tasked with assessing initiatives that may have a network componentDevelops and implements yearly objectives to enhance service and department, adjusting as needed as evidenced by quarterly meetings and project completion

Skills & Requirements
  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field
  • 7 years of Cisco networking experience
  • In lieu of a Bachelor's degree, four years of additional related experience may be substituted. CCIE or CCNP certification is preferred
  • Have thorough knowledge of network technologies, protocols, and standards
  • Ability to evaluate Cisco network topologies and configurations and observe deficiencies, formulate actions to correct the situation, make assessments and recommendations, and educate others on Cisco network technologies and protocols

 
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