A seasoned IT professional, providing advanced proficiency within the Network Engineering family developing and applying technical expertise and leadership in two or more IT disciplines that support Cook Children’s technical infrastructure. This includes technologies, systems, networks, data architectures, capacity planning, performance management, security and configuration management. Jobs in this family are responsible for developing, testing, maintaining, installing, and/or deploying technologies. In addition, they are responsible for the establishment, development, and promotion of standard architectures, as well as hardware and software components. This role provides consulting services to application development teams and/or customers regarding technologies and the application of specific technology standards. Responsibilities include: Configures, tests, and maintains LAN/WAN equipment and related services. Identifies, diagnoses, and resolves network problems. Create and maintain comprehensive documentation for all implemented networks. Liaison with 3rd parties, customers and internal teams to ensure completion of tasks. Prepares technical solutions proposals and budgetary estimates. Analyze and rectify complex faults on the network to meet defined service levels. Support network investigation/performance routines to ensure network availability. Perform complex configuration changes. Maintain and support company’s LAN/WAN environment. Implement complex hardware and software upgrades. Analyze, create and report on project implementation plans. Assist in the coaching and technical assessment of staff to aid development. Participate in 24x7 on-call rotation. Maintain and extend technical skills and knowledge in order to remain proficient in the role. Obtain and maintain required certifications.
Position requires at least 7 years of direct experience and a high school diploma or equivalent. A BA/BS degree in IS or Business is preferred
7 years of Cisco networking experience highly preferred.
CCNA/CCNP Cisco certification is preferred.
Disciplines for this job description include:
Network design,Equipment specification,VPN installation/configuration,Diagraming and documentation,Project planning,Capacity planning,Switch installation /configuration,Lead support response team,VPN client configuration,Procedure development,VPN design,Technology refresh planning,Router installation/ configuration,VLAN planning, Network Trouble shooting,Network performance monitoring,LAN/WAN support response,Project budgets.
Internal Number: 51543-43938
About Cook Children's Health Care System
Cook Children's Health Care System is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of eight entities – a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan, Health Services Inc., and Health Foundation.Cook Children's Medical Center Based in Fort Worth, Texas, the integrated system has more than 60 primary and specialty care offices throughout North Texas. Its service region includes Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties, with an additional referral area encompassing nearly half the state.Cook Children's traces its roots back to 1918, but throughout its continual change and robust growth, it still embraces an inspiring promise – to improve the health of every child in its region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. To live up to this promise, Cook Children's combines the art of caring with the use of leading technology and extraordinary collaboration to provide exceptional care for every child, every day.History – Cook Children's has a rich history of nearly a century of caring for children.Our Promise – Knowing that every child's ...life is sacred, it is the promise of Cook Children's to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.Companies – Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Cook Children's is a not-for-profit organization that is comprised of eight nationally recognized companies.Community Health Outreach – Cook Children's Community Health Outreach works together with over 150 partner organizations to improve the safety and health of at-risk children through education, disease and injury prevention and support.Clinical Research – Cook Children's is home to a skilled team of research-minded physicians, nurses and health care professionals and administrators who drive our commitment to excellent clinical care and the search for medical advances.Public Relations – Cook Children's Public Relations works with national and local media outlets, produces Cook Children's publications, coordinates special events and helps develop key relationships within the community.Contractor & Vendor Information – Cook Children's contractors and vendors must ensure their employees are knowledgeable about working with our organization.Sponsorship guidelines – Cook Children's sponsors a select number of events that are strongly aligned with its promise to improve the health of every child in the region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.