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Senior Network Administrator

Senior Network Administrator

Department 
Information Technology
Job Locations 
US-NY-Purchase
Employment Type 
Regular Full-Time
Position Schedule 
Monday-Friday

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Position Summary

WESTMED Practice Partners is currently recruiting for a Senior Network Administrator to join our team in Purchase, NY.  The Senior Network Administrator is the technical specialist responsible for the life-cycle design, administration, and technical support for the WESTMED network/security infrastructure.   This role will design and administer highly available network/wireless performance, reliability, and security under the general guidance of the Director of Information Technology. The Senior Network Administrator supervises the Networking section of the department of Technology which includes server and telecom engineers.  The incumbent works independently, and as part of a team in a demanding technical environment.

Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities

The Senior Network Administrator is responsible for performing mission critical activities, including technical design, configuration, installation, integration, and “live” support of network infrastructure, wireless infrastructure, security software and firewalls.  Additional functions include:

  • Performs senior-level support for multivendor/multiprotocol networking and security platforms.
  • Supervises the networking team and serves as an escalation point for network, wireless, security and server issues for the division.
  • Specific knowledge areas include, but are not limited to the following:
    • Senior Level understanding Cisco/Brocade technologies
    • Advanced understanding of wireless technologies
    • Advanced understanding of dynamic/static routing
    • Advanced understanding Layer 2 technologies
    • Advanced understanding of Firewalls, Web Filter, IPS, VPN
    • Designing, deployment, and network integration
    • Experience with Load Balancers, Cisco UCS, VMware, Active Directory
    • Analyzes network topologies and traffic and capacity requirements
    • Advanced troubleshooting and administration skills
    • Documenting network/wireless/security hierarchy  
  • Provides change-management data to senior staff including IOS upgrades, configurations, firewall changes and wireless changes.
  • Designs and advises on changes and additions to the network and helps to incorporate new technologies and standards.
  • Utilizes diagnostic tools and procedures to support fault detection, correlation, performance metrics, and reporting to support service level agreements and standards set by management.
  • Maintains property assets by tagging and recording model/serial numbers of network and major components to meet property inventory requirement. 
  • Participates in hands-on and onsite technical training to selected technology staff, including router/switch/wireless/firewall operations, error message analysis, and other functions at operations level.
  • Collaborates with vendors on new and existing products and manages.
  • Creates and follows standard policies and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience providing advanced level network support.
  • Must be proficient at using Microsoft office products such as Visio and Excel. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, or equivalent experience. 
  • Advanced knowledge of network terminology and an advanced understanding of Layer 2 and Layer 3 technologies
  • CCNP strongly preferred
  • Security+ preferred
  • Vendor Wireless certication preferred

Company Overview

Here at WESTMED Practice Partners, one of the most successful management services organizations in the United States health care community, we look for individuals who are interested in and seek a challenging, growth-oriented, dynamic and friendly environment. Individuals with a strong work ethic along with a caring personality are who we find to be most successful here, fitting into our not so basic mantra of simply being “Smart" & “Nice". Our organization is constantly looking to bring on like-minded people who have a genuine interest in helping people and possess an intellectual curiosity to try and do things better and more efficiently. We strive to bring out the best in all of our team members and provide individuals with the support they need to achieve their career aspirations.

 

WESTMED Practice Partners is a healthcare management services company that has evolved from the success of the WESTMED Medical Group, one of the largest multi-specialty medical groups in the country. In partnership with our clients, the mission of WESTMED Practice Partners is to improve the health of the communities we serve. We seek to grow the quality and efficiency of outpatient healthcare services by the design and management of free-standing, comprehensive medical offices with a focus on primary care. For more information, visit our web site at www.westmedpartners.com

 

We provide a modern office environment, state-of-the-art equipment and technology as well as competitive benefits and salary. Our benefits include medical, dental, free copays for employees who see WESTMED physicians, discounted vision glasses, life insurance, AD&D insurance, short-term and long-term disability, 401k and profit sharing, flexible spending plans, and more.