• Sr. Solutions Engineer

    Job ID
    2018-24522
    Employment Type
    full-time
    Hours Per Week
    40
    Onsite Work Schedule Details
    M-F 8AM-6PM + On Call
    Address
    5543 Legacy Drive
    City
    Plano
    State
    TX
  • Overview

    The Sr. Solutions Engineer is responsible for the design, engineering and configuration of new hardware infrastructure for the enterprise.  The senior network solutions engineer works within the Infrastructure Services, Center of Excellence team and is responsible for developing end to end networking solutions to meet agreed business, process and architecture requirements.

    Responsibilities

    • Development of solution designs, implementation strategies, and project execution of network related technology and services.
    • Supports strategic business initiatives including support of service transition processes.
    • Leads continuous improvement initiatives to drive higher efficiency and performance of network services
    • Works closely with architecture team to define best practice network strategy for cloud computing
    • Designs and engineers technology platforms for the Enterprise infrastructure environment that support corporate, Backoffice and customer applications.
    • Responsible for mentoring and developing colleagues.
    • Stays abreast of new solution offerings and the ability to communicate the business benefits of these solution offerings to leadership.
    • Provides technology project consulting as required by the business.
    • Addresses critical incidents and accomodates occasional after-hours participation in the remediation of business-critical incidents (BCI). Provides “Last line of defense” for BCI resolution.
    • Leads network Proof-of-concept efforts to review, analyze and provide direction for technology refresh and new technology purchases related to networking.
    • Collects, analyzes, and reports on technology performance, providing guidance for performance improvement and system efficiency in our technology platforms.
    • Defines, documents and evangelizes enterprise policies, standards and position statements for new and existing technologies.
    • Provides capacity planning to sustain and improve server/storage/network platform availability and efficiency.
    • Coordinates service/support needs with vendors, application support teams, and internal teams through effective partnership, collaboration and communication.
    • Develops, defines and publishes best practices and processes for the IT infrastructure based on industry and vendor published best practices.
    • Participates in data center consolidation and migration efforts.

    Qualifications

    • High school diploma or GED.
    • 5+ years of experience with:
      • Wired and wireless data, voice and video technologies.
      • Enterprise local and wide area network design, including router and switch configuration and troubleshooting of network problems.
      • Network monitoring, debug and administration tools.
    • A solid understanding of infrastructure products and competencies related to system infrastructure, applications and associated workflows including solid knowledge of network components and network operating system security, and firewall theory and configurations.
    • Experience with the following technologies:
      • Routing: EIGRP, BGP, OSPF, HSRP, route redistribution
      • Routing Hardware: Cisco ASR and ISR families
      • Switching: STP, PVST, RPVST, 802.1q, VLAN, VTP, CDP, LLDP, vPC, VDC, LACP, VSS, QoS, FCoE, NPV, Fast/Gigabit/10Gigabit Ethernet, PoE, Port Security, SPAN
      • Switching Hardware: Cisco Catalyst and Nexus families
      • Firewall: Access lists, DMZ, NAT, PAT, VPN, IPSec, IPS, IDS, active/standby, PaloAto Virtual Server, PaloAlto Wildfire, PaloAlto Panorama, PaloAlto UserID
      • Firewall Hardware: Cisco ASA, Palo Alto
      • Telephony: VOIP, H.323, SCCP, Trunking, POTS, FXS, FXO, ISDN, PRI, CUBE, SIP, Cisco Unified
      • Communications (Call Manager, Unity Connections, UCCX), Cisco Voice Gateway, PVDM, Dial Peers
      • Load Balancing: VIP, Pool, SSL Certificates, iRules, custom health check, persistence, SNAT
      • Load Balance Hardware: F5 Big-IP LTM, F5 vCMP
      • Wireless: 11a/b/g/n, 802.1x, WPA, WPA2, EAP, LEAP, PEAP, Cisco Prime
      • Wireless Hardware: Cisco WAP’s, Cisco 5508 WLC
      • Network Tools: Python, SNMP, Netflow, Solarwinds Orion, Wireshark, syslog-ng, Visio
      • Network Services: SMTP, DNS, SSH, NTP, DHCP, RADIUS, LDAP, Cisco ACS, TACACS+, Active Directory
      • Operating Systems: Cisco IOS, Cisco NX-OS, PAN-OS, Microsoft Windows OS’s, Linux, UNIX, Solaris, VMWare ESX
      • Cloud Services: Azure Express Route
    • Strong oral and written communication skills.
    • Strong work ethic with the ability to complete tasks and deliverables under tight deadlines while maintaining flexibility.
    • Ability to adjust to changing priorities.
    • Ability to proficiently facilitate meetings and conduct briefings
    • Strong technical writing abilities.
    • Organizational, time management and planning skills.
    • Advanced multi-disciplinary troubleshooting abilities.
    • Strong interpersonal and partnership skills.
    • Ability to work independently and as a team player.

    Preferred Skills

    • Bachelor's degree.

    About nThrive

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    From Patient-to-Payment, nThrive provides all the technology, advisory expertise, services, analytics and education programs health care organizations need to thrive in the communities they serve. Our colleagues share a united passion to help health care organizations strengthen their financial position, which translates to accessible, quality care for all. This passion fuels our drive to innovate and participate in community outreach through the nThrive CARES program. Our colleagues are encouraged to think differently and empowered to make a lasting impact that ensures our health care providers, and our world, are healthy and productive.#dce

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