Network Analyst On-site
Description

Job Summary:  


The Network Analyst will plan, install, configure, monitor, and maintain local and wide area networks (LAN/WAN/WLAN), routers, switches, access points, controllers, gateways, TCP/IP services, VPNs, telecommunications services, Internet services, and connected infrastructure components to help meet the organization’s goals. 

  

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain network      stability within the hospital environment, act quickly and accordingly to      address network service disruptions or slowdowns to bring the network      quickly back to an optimal state.
  • Evaluate system configurations requiring network services and connectivity.
  • Active monitoring and performance management of critical network infrastructures to maintain maximum up-time.
  • Support integration of new products and      solutions on the network to maximize their performance in the environment.
  • Ensure that the wired and wireless network are operating properly.
  • Set up, configure, backup, and monitor the network policies on switches and routers.
  • Installing, configuring, and supporting network equipment including routers, switches, servers, DNS, and DHCP.
  • Setup, configure, and support firewalls, open necessary ports, and monitor.
  • Setup and configure different types of VPNs for secure remote access into the organization’s network.
  • Set up VLANS for our VOIP and other segmented networks.
  • Terminate keystones and RJ45s in various departments and network closets to enable network connectivity to all end devices and servers. 
  • Monitor network traffic utilizing various networking tools.
  • Ensure that the hospital’s HCIS system is communicating properly on the network.
  • Implementing, automating, and scheduling of necessary security patches and updates on servers, workstations, and mobile devices.
  • Configuring and monitoring of security appliances to help protect hospital’s infrastructure
  • Setup and configure servers utilizing VMWare and assign IP addresses plus login credentials.
  • Participation in the IT on call rotation
  • All other duties as assigned.
Requirements

Education and Experience:


Minimum of an Associate Degree in Computer Science or related field. A minimum of 2 years of work experience in networking.


Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience      planning, configuring and supporting medium and large sized networks,      infrastructure environments and technology, including: routers, switches,      controllers, Palo Alto firewalls, wireless access points, IPSec and SSL      VPN, UPS components, and standardized cabling practices.
  • Experience working with common network monitoring and management tools (Solarwinds, WireShark, and etc.).
  • Must display knowledge of advanced networking configuring and troubleshooting.
  • Able to configure and install wireless access points.
  • Able to configure and install network equipment throughout the organization.
  • Able to configure firewall to protect the organization from outside penetration.
  • Use Extreme tools to help network performance and infrastructure.
  • Network Analyst must display knowledge of troubleshooting and monitoring networks utilizing network tools provided by the hospital vendor of choice Enterasys.
  • Able to analyze and troubleshoot issues to completion.
  • Able to open tasks with the appropriate vendors
  • Create RMA's for networking equipment replacement.
  • Must possess good communication skills as well as documentation skills, must be organized and able to communicate effectively.
  • Must be able to document network issue changes for troubleshooting purposes.
  • Create and update network topology diagrams and maps
  • Must be able to manage multiple projects and bring them to completion in a timely manner.
  • Willing to flex hours and perform all duties as assigned
  • Must be able to complete assigned duties within a timely manner and within project time frame.
  • Must be familiar with security policies and procedures.
  • Comprehensive understanding of network services, networks such as TCP/IP and OSPF.
  • Must be familiar with Group Policy and Active directory.

Physical Requirements:

  • Frequent sitting, standing and walking. 
  • Occasionally lifting/carrying up to 50 pounds  
  • Occasional exposure to patients and fixing equipment during surgeries. 
  • Requirement to wear Personal Protection Equipment when necessary.