Network Engineer in Plano, TX

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Oceans Healthcare   •  

Plano, TX 75023

Industry: Hospitals & Medical Centers


Not Specified years

Posted 56 days ago

The Network Engineer is responsible for maintaining and administering our company's computer networks. The primary duties will include maintenance of computer networks, hardware, software, and other related systems, performing disaster recovery operations, protecting data, software, and hardware from attacks, and replacing faulty network hardware components when necessary. You will also be working closely with the users of our network in order to identify potential issues and fix existing problems. All duties to be done in accordance with Joint Commission, Federal and State regulations, Oceans Behavioral Mission, policies and procedures and Performance Improvement Standards.

Essential Functions:

  1. Maintains and administers computer networks and related computing environments including systems software, applications software, hardware, and configurations.

  2. Performs disaster recovery operations and data backups when required.

  3. Protects data, software, and hardware by coordinating, planning and implementing network security measures.

  4. Troubleshoots, diagnoses and resolves hardware, software, and other network and system problems.

  5. Replaces faulty network hardware components when required.

  6. Maintains, configures, and monitors virus protection software and email applications.

  7. Monitors network performance to determine if adjustments need to be made; confers with network users about solving existing system problems.

  8. Operates master consoles to monitor the performance of networks and computer systems; coordinates computer network access and use.

  9. Designs, configuring and tests networking software, computer hardware, and operating system software; documents network infrastructure.

  10. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Educational/Experience Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in information technology, related field of study with a network engineering focus or equivalent experience. Strong understanding of network infrastructure and network hardware.

Ability to think through problems and visualize solutions. Ability to implement, administer, and troubleshoot network infrastructure devices, including wireless access points, firewall, routers, switches, controllers.

Knowledge of application transport and network infrastructure protocols. Ability to create accurate network diagrams and documentation for design and planning network communication systems.

Provides specific detailed information for hardware and software selection. Ability to quickly learn new or unfamiliar technology and products using documentation and internet resources. Ability to work with all levels of staff within and outside of IT and outside the organization. A self-starter able to work independently but comfortable working in a team environment. LAN and WAN experience.

Must be willing to travel up to 50% of the time for project work, maintenance, and new acquisitions

Understanding of HIPAA regulations and its impact in a healthcare environment.


Experience with the following; Cisco Routing and Switching, Sonic Wall Firewalls, VOIP (Ring Central), SDWAN(Talari), WAP(Ubiquiti), Virtualization Technologies.

Work Environment:

Subject to many interruptions. Occasional pressure due to multiple calls and inquiries. This position can be high paced and stressful; must be able to cope mentally and physically to atmosphere. This person might sometimes experience disagreeable odors, sights and/or unpredictable patient behavior. Work requires spending approximately 90% or more of the time inside a building that offers protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes. May be required to travel.

Valid Through: 2019-10-18