Associate Network Engineer in Sterling, VA

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5 - 7 years

Posted 8 weeks ago

U.S. News & World Report has, for the fifth time, ranked Inova Fairfax Hospital #1 in the Washington, DC metro area. (Inova Fairfax has also been ranked #3 in the state of Virginia this year.) In addition, all five Inova hospitals have been awarded either a regional or specialty ranking this year.

Inova is Northern Virginia's leading nonprofit healthcare provider, employing more than 18,000 team members and serving more than 2 million individuals annually through an integrated network of hospitals, primary and specialty care practices, emergency and urgent care centers, outpatient services and destination institutes such as the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute, Inova Schar Cancer Institute and Inova Neuroscience and Spine Institute. Our mission is to provide world-class healthcare – every time, every touch – to each person in every community we have the privilege to serve. Founded in 1956 as the Fairfax Hospital Association, Inova has grown with its surrounding community and the region to provide a full spectrum of health services, including Northern Virginia's only Level 1 Trauma Center and Level 4 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Its hospitals have a total of 1,800 licensed beds.

The Associate Network Engineer will be responsible for expert installation, operation, and support of systems hardware, software, and services related infrastructure; will be focused on tasks including installation, troubleshooting, repairing, and maintaining enterprise data communications infrastructure; must be able to manage urgent and complex issues by setting customer expectations, devising and implementing action plans, being available as required and professionally communicating to all parties involved; will exhibit exceptional oral and written communication skills necessary to communicate (technically and non-technically) with other team members; other technology services staff, customers, vendors, partners and leadership; will ensure successful and cooperative completion of tasks and projects and to resolve problems in a timely manner; will demonstrate ability to resolve problems effectively & efficiently required to ensure minimal disruptions & unplanned downtimes of assigned systems; will use established standards (or under the direction of an Architect), manage data communications infrastructure including switches, routers, firewalls, power equipment, and supporting infrastructure; and will serve as group contact after hours as part of an on-call rotation.

The ideal candidate will preferably have a Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience; 2 or more Cisco or equivalent network certifications; 6+ years minimum experience in an enterprise networking environment with both installation and problem resolution of enterprise Cisco or multivendor equipment required; experience with enterprise wireless systems; and have the ability to coordinate others in the support of systems.


Minimum Requirements:

4+ years minimum experience in an enterprise networking environment with both installation and problem resolution of enterprise Cisco equipment required; 2 years minimum working hands on with enterprise ticketing systems, network monitoring tools, and packet capture tools; excellent knowledge of TCP/IP and other protocols including OSPF, EIGRP, spanning tree, DNS, DHCP, and firewall policies; MUST have strong, demonstrable skills in following and appropriately applying established policies and procedures.