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The Network Engineer I shall be responsible for:
Installing and maintaining the network equipment and servers comprising the hospital's network infrastructure. Coordinating the allocation and installation of networking equipment. Ensuring that configuration of equipment is done according to standard procedures. Maintaining current revisions of software and firmware for networking equipment and performs upgrades as required.
Monitoring the network to ensure a high level of performance and availability. Developing and utilizing network management tools to assist in network monitoring and proactive management of the network equipment and systems. Ensuring network availability in a 7x24 hour environment. Proactively managing the networks to avoid network overloads or reduced performance.
Maintaining knowledge of the state of the art developments in network management and recommends new technology, as appropriate. Contributing to the design, construction, and ongoing maintenance of Hospital's various networks.
Supporting the hospital user community and other ISD teams on networking issues. Providing assistance in resolving networking problems. Interacts with end-users and colleagues in a professional manner.
Creating and maintaining network documentation necessary to ensure the efficient operation of Hospital networks. Ensuring that others are properly documenting inventory and connection information.
Participating in the development of standards, policies, and procedures related to the operation of the Hospital network. Enforcing policies and follows standards in the configuration and management of the network. Managing local and remote user access to the network.
Assisting with the development of network strategies and the evaluation of new technologies to be incorporated into the network. Proactively planning for the growth and supportability of the network infrastructure to ensure that it operates in an efficient and reliable manner.
In order to qualify you must have:
Knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts typically acquired through completion of a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a closely related field.
Analytical skills to collect information from diverse sources, apply professional principles in performing various analyses, and summarize the information and data in order to solve problems OR design relatively complex systems and programs that cross department/divisional lines.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and provide empathy in difficult interpersonal situations
Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.