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Fresenius

Network Engineer (Hybrid - Southaven, MS)

Healthcare

All

Full Time

On Site

No

Southaven, Mississippi, United States

POSITION FEATURES:

LOCATION: Southaven, MS

THIS IS A HYBRID POSITION WITH 2 DAYS ONSITE/3 DAYS REMOTE WITH TRAVEL 1X/YEAR FOR SITE VISIT


PURPOSE AND SCOPE

Come join our team at Spectra Labs, a Fresenius Medical Care Company, we are a people business. Our success depends on having the best and brightest employees, and helping them attain their personal and professional goals while delivering excellence in patient care and business results. Our employees embody our culture which is based on six core values supporting our promise to improve the quality of life of every patient every day. These core values are: Patients and Partners First, Honesty and Integrity, Quality and Compliance, Collaboration, No-Limits Mindset and Results Oriented.

IT - NETWORK FOCUS:

  • IT/Network Engineering
  • Utilize technical knowledge in the following areas:
  • Layer 2 technologies such as Frame-Relay circuits (56k, T1, T3) as well as ISDN circuits (BRI/PRI) and Dial on Demand Routing.
  • Router platforms such as Cisco 1700, 2500, 2600, 3600 series routers; and switch platforms such as Catalyst 2900, 3500, 4000, 5000, and 6000 series switches
  • Routing protocols such as OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, HSRP and DDR.
  • Layer 2 protocols such as VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP) on a switched network.
  • Router IOS filters such as Access Control Lists, Route-maps, and Network Address Translation.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Utilizes technical knowledge to effectively configure, support, troubleshoot and resolve technical problems
  • Router IOS filters such as Access Control Lists, Route-maps, and Network Address Translation.
  • Review, examine and evaluate existing Network Topologies for entire FMCNA Wide Area Network and provide input for possible future migration to newer technologies.  Design and deploy company LANs, and WANs including servers, routers, switches, and other hardware.
  • Provide graphical representations of FMCNA network topologies using software tools to provide a higher-level overview of existing and future topology migrations.
  • Assist other members of Network Engineering department to resolve network outages in a timely manner.
  • Assist in the planning, execution and completion of Network Engineering projects as necessary.
  • Collaborate with prospective external vendors such as hardware re-sellers and service providers in the implementation and completion of more complex network engineering initiatives.  Creates and maintains knowledge base for technical questions. Works with customers directly as needed to address issues.
  • May provide assistance to junior level staff with general tasks that require a better understanding of functions, as directed by immediate supervisor.
  • May refer to senior level staff for assistance with higher level problems that may arise.
  • Escalates issues to supervisor/manager for resolution, as deemed necessary.
  • Review and comply with the Code of Business Conduct and all applicable company policies and procedures, local, state and federal laws and regulations.
  • Assist with various projects as assigned by direct supervisor.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Able to accommodate scheduling changes due to deadlines and priorities. Occasional weekend and late night projects as needed.
  • Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs.
  • Position will require physical labor with pulling cable, moving hardware, etc.
  • At times, after hours on-call support will be required through a scheduled and as needed basis. Response may be requested by phone, remote access, or on-site presence depending on business needs.
  • Some travel may be required for this position.

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor's Degree required; Advanced Degree desirable

EXPERIENCE AND REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • 2 – 5 years’ related experience; or an advanced degree without experience; or equivalent directly related work experience.
  • Current CCIE Certification.  Network troubleshooting and wireless network experience.
  • Ability to communicate with varied audiences.  Previous experience in hospital environments strongly preferred.
  • Skilled in all areas of network design from planning and pre-testing through deployment and implementation.
  • Excellent hardware troubleshooting experience
  • Proven experience and success with LAN, and WAN design and implementation
  • .Strong written and oral communication skills.

EO/AA Employer: Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Fresenius Medical Care North America maintains a drug-free workplace in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.