At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Information Systems department and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
This Senior Network Engineer shall be responsible for:
Analyzing, monitoring, troubleshooting and ensuring the reliable operation and peak performance of Children's wide-area and local area networks.
Utilizing various network management techniques to ensure that the networks are performing as designed.
Determining the need for network management tools, participating in their design, development, and implementation. Maintaining knowledge of the state of the art developments in network management and recommending new technology when appropriate.
Contributing heavily in the design, construction, and on-going maintenance of CH's various networks. Playing a leadership role in the development of CH's network strategy.
Supporting BCH's wide area network, Ethernet LANS, and the ongoing maintenance of network infrastructure. Infrastructure includes network computers, muxes, modems, circuits, network management, terminal servers, bridges etc.
Creating and maintaining documentation designed to facilitate the operation and maintenance of the various networks. Responding to user reports of network difficulties, resolving same, and reporting corrective actions taken.
Representing the Network Manager or Children's hospital at meetings, seminars, problem situations etc.
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 closely related field and 5 years of previous network experience.
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.
Internal Number: 3010384
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.