Description : Under the general supervision of the Manager of Network Services, responsible for the design, engineering, and performance management of all enterprise-wide Networks within Lifespan. This position also provides support for all Lifespan IS and Network Services projects to assure a high value, widely accessible, comprehensive, integrated information network which meets customer needs. The position requires team participation in the development and control of all Lifespan data/voice/video communications infrastructure to provide high availability in Lifespan's local area, wide area, and extranet networks.
Qualifications : Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, IS, or related field preferred. Current certification in Microsoft (MCSE), Cisco (CCNP), WMware (VCP) and other relevant technologies a plus. Must have extensive knowledge in at least 4 of the following focus areas:
File server hardware, operating system, and virtualization technologies, including high availability
Switching and routing hardware and software, as well as embedded security/performance intelligence
Wide-area network protocols, including advanced, secure, high availability network design
Firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) technologies
Network topology design, performance and troubleshooting expertise, including packet analsysis
Unified Communications at the server, switching and routing levels, providing optimized performance and security for voice/data/video transport
Wireless networking, including LAN, dual mode, and outdoor point to point wireless implementations
Network directory services, including high availability design, replication, and schema optimization to serve business needs
Network disaster recovery/satellite communications experience
TCP/IP including IPv6, Ethernet All candidates must have:
Project management experience
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Ability to design technical solutions to meet business needs Five years increasingly responsible related work experience in network systems analysis/design, including at least two years of related engineering experience in a similar environment. Addendum: Must be expert in all facets of VMware implementation, maintenance, and troubleshooting.