This Senior Network Engineer performs technical duties as network architect in designing, implementing and maintaining communications networks independently. The Senior Network Engineer implements small projects or components of large projects. Ability to solve medium to complex problems. Functions as lead on projects. May lead teams. Coaches the development of other Network Engineers. Implements complex large/multiple projects.
Participates in network design and implementation.
Performs network health and capacity monitoring.
Makes recommendations for tuning and balancing networks.
Troubleshoots and resolves complex network problems.
The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.
NETWORK VOICE DESIGN AND OPERATIONS (INTERMEDIATE): Has detailed knowledge of VoIP networks which support more than one core business area. Demonstrates knowledge of the core business areas' VoIP applications and support systems, how various VoIP components and devices interact, as well as what protocols and interfaces are used for communications between networking modules and VoIP components. Participates in the overall planning and design of the various VoIP networks. Able to train and educate others in the structure and components of VoIP networks for the core business areas. Additionally, experience with NEC IP Systems and DVS call recording systems is a plus but not required.
NETWORK DESIGN (ADVANCED): Demonstrates critical levels of expertise in applying network architecture and design in challenging and complex situations. Creates, reviews and disseminates project justifications, diagrams, and other plan/proposal documents. Conducts traffic analysis and traffic engineering, fault identification and solutions. Evaluates new network technologies, techniques and products. Implements new product offerings and enhancements. Assesses, designs, implements and troubleshoots mission critical network infrastructure. Plans, tests, and assesses current disaster recovery plans and makes network changes as required. Often takes a lead role in the creation and evaluation of a corporate networking architecture.
NETWORK ANALYSIS (ADVANCED): Performs management and fault diagnostics of complex enterprise networks resulting in the reduction of system downtime. Is an expert in major protocols such as TCP/IP. Ensures functional integration of LAN and WAN infrastructure devices and assesses difficult network performance and optimization issues. Conducts advanced capacity planning, traffic and baseline studies. Develops analysis reports, which detail findings, provide technology solutions and recommend the most appropriate actions to resolve challenging network issues. Has extensive knowledge of LAN/WAN topologies, Frame Relay, ATM, Ethernet, Token Ring, intranets, routing, switching, protocols, and the Internet.
OPERATIONS NETWORK ARCHITECTURE (INTERMEDIATE): Has detailed knowledge of the architecture of the networks which support more than one core business area. Demonstrates knowledge of how the core business areas' applications and support systems are networked, how various components and parts interact, as well as what protocols and interfaces are used for communications and cooperation between modules and components. Participates in the overall planning and design of the specific core networks. Able to train and educate others in the structure and components of network architecture for those core business areas.
Organizational Impact: Independently delivers on objectives with understanding of how they impact the results of own area/team and other related teams.
Problem Solving/ Complexity of work: Utilizes multiple sources of data to analyze and resolve complex problems; may take a new perspective on existing solution.
Breadth of Knowledge: Has advanced knowledge within a professional area and basic knowledge across related areas.
Team Interaction: Acts as a go-to resource for colleagues with less experience; may lead small project teams.
About the Department:
VUMC IT provides hardware, software and service solutions for the entire Medical Center. With over 40,000 workstations in the Medical Center, our teams can assist not only with hardware support, but also software and application support and services to enhance security and protection of your information.
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VUMC Recent Accomplishments
Because we are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments:
US News & World Report: #1 Adult Hospital in Tennessee and metropolitan Nashville, named to the Best Hospitals Honor Roll of the top 20 adult hospitals, 10 nationally ranked adult specialty programs, with 3 specialties rated in the top 10 nationally, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt named as one of the Best Children's Hospital in the nation, with 10 out of 10 pediatric specialties nationally ranked.
Healthcare's Most Wired: Among the nation's 100 "most-wired" hospitals and health systems for its efforts in innovative medical technology.
Becker's Hospital Review: named as one of the "100 Great Hospitals in America", in the roster of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs and to its list of the 100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs.
The Leapfrog Group: One of only 10 children's hospitals in the to be named at Leapfrog Top Hospital.
American Association for the Advancement of Science: The School of Medicine has 112 elected fellows
Magnet Recognition Program: Received our third consecutive Magnet designations.
National Academy of Medicine: 22 members, elected by their peers in recognition of outstanding achievement
Human Rights Campaign Healthcare Equality Index: 6 th year in a row that Vanderbilt University Medical Center was a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is home to Vanderbilt University Hospital, The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital and the Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital. These hospitals experienced more than 61,000 inpatient admissions during fiscal year 2015. Vanderbilt’s adult and pediatric clinics treated nearly 2 million patients during this same period. Vanderbilt University Hospital and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are recognized again this year by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals as among the nation’s best with 18 nationally ranked specialties. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is world renowned because of the innovation, work ethic and collegiality of its employees. From our health care advances to our compassionate care, Vanderbilt owes its accomplishments and reputation to staff and faculty who bring skill and drive and innovation to the medical center day after day. World-leading academic departments and comprehensive centers of excellence pursue scientific discoveries and transformational educational and clinical advances across the entire spectrum of health and disease.As t...he largest employer in middle Tennessee, we welcome those who are interested in ongoing development in a caring, culturally sensitive and professional atmosphere. Most of us spend so much of our lives at work, we want to be part of maintaining a workplace in which people support one another and encourage reaching for excellence. Many high-achieving employees stay at Vanderbilt because of the professional growth they experience and because of their appreciation of Vanderbilt’s benefits, public events and discussions, athletic opportunities, beautiful setting and, above all, sense of community and purpose.Vanderbilt and its employees share a set of mutual expectations that have been created with productivity, legality, fairness and safety always in mind. We believe that our investment in training and compensating employees multiplies in value when we enable individuals to deliver their best performance for the benefit of us all.