Data Network Communication Engineer I (Work from Home - Pennsylvania)
Location: Danville, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: R-31531
Responsible for providing vision, strategy, design, implementation, support, and highest-level troubleshooting of the organization's over 30,000 nodes, over 150 sites, Cisco-based LAN/WAN/WLAN and associated systems. Responsible for the work of others, including specifically the technical supervision of junior staff.
Assumes full responsibility engineering and group leadership for one or more of the following areas; router and switches, firewalls, wireless, Data Center infrastructure, network monitoring and management, Unified Communications, VoIP Technologies.
Responsible for planning and implementing the necessary hardware, software and telecommunications equipment to maintain and enhance the company's local and wide-area networks, including budget development, system configuration and maintenance and upgrades, stability and reliability, problem resolution, and arrangements for 24/7/365 coverage.
Conceives and develops plans for architectural direction.
Develops special configurations and configuration templates for network equipment, and reviews and approves those developed by junior staffDevelops project timelines, overall project plans, and annual and project budgets for new facilities, technology upgrades, capacity expansion, etc.
Ensures that equipment and software are adequately current.
Develops Management tools and scripting methods utilizing network management applications, Linux and Unix operating systems, and API functionality for automation.
Identifies and localizes tier 3 connectivity problems utilizing management tools and scripting developed by engineering team Analyzes and corrects Tier 3 connectivity, switching, and routing problems in a complex network environment Participates in tier and tier 3 incident resolution as needed and problem management with other teams as required.
In depth understanding of the network in terms of cable plant, carrier services, VTP domains, VLANs, bridging, spanning tree, advanced routing, and VPNs and wireless networking.
MInforms project team leaders, team members, and functional management of the progress of project activities, on-going or recurring problems, and any circumstance which might threaten the availability or viability of the network.
Provides technical supervision of junior staff assigned to responsible area(s), including assessment of capabilities, mentoring, assignment of appropriate projects and day-to-day tasks, and review of plans, progress, and results.
Work is typically performed in an office environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
On-site presence required for network issues, trouble shooting and router/switch replacement.
Routing and switching troubleshooting skills preferred.
Graduate from Specialty Training Program- (Required)
Minimum of 6 years-Information Technology (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.
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At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh FoodFarmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencingprograms, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 1...3 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers. What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.