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Network Engineer II - (115272)

Universal Health Services
King of Prussia, PA 19406
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One of the nations largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since our inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, our annual revenues were $10.77 billion during 2018. In 2019, UHS was again recognized as one of the Worlds Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #293 on the Fortune 500; and in 2017, listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of Americas Top 500 Public Companies.

Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago, enabling us to provide compassionate care to our patients and their loved ones. Our strategy includes building or acquiring high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, investing in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and becoming the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 87,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates 26 acute care hospitals, 327 behavioral health facilities, 40 outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located in 37 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom. It acts as the advisor to Universal Health Realty Income Trust, a real estate investment trust (NYSE:UHT). For additional information on the Company, visit our web site: http://www.uhsinc.com.

The Corporate Information Services Department is seeking a dynamic and talented Network Engineer II.

The Network Engineer II assists in daily network operations including, but not limited to, call support and diagnosing problems. Troubleshoots, diagnoses, and identifies failing/failed components through use of testing procedures, instruments, and diagnostic software. Researches and resolves complex, technically oriented user problems. Monitors and troubleshoots WAN, LAN, and Internet connections, monitors bandwidth use, and analyzes traffic patterns. Manages and monitors switches, routers, firewalls, and other network equipment using remote monitoring tools, protocol analyzers, and other tools to troubleshoot, diagnose, identify and solve problems. Configures and installs equipment as needed. Maintains list of outstanding problems and resolutions. Coordinates problem escalation to other IS staff and vendors. Communicates resolution to appropriate IS staff and system users. Analyzes and evaluates problem call reports, and recommends permanent solutions for recurring problems. Using trend data, works with team members to develop service objectives and monitors progress against objectives. Assists with defining policies and procedures, and works to constantly improve call handling and resolution process. Maintains network diagrams. Researches new technologies that may increase corporate productivity or provide better service.

Recommends courses of action regarding network system requirements and solutions with respect to daily operations and general infrastructure.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Monitors bandwidth use, analyzes traffic patterns and volumes
  • Monitors and troubleshoots WAN, LAN, VPN and firewall connections
  • Provides technical network expertise to others as necessary
  • Creates and maintains documentation of networks and network systems
  • Configures new network equipment and connections. Including switching, routing, VPN, and firewall technologies
Job Requirements

Position Requirements:

  • Three to five years of related knowledge/experience in the installation, configuration and troubleshooting of multi-vendor network devices including switches, firewalls, and edge devices (routers and WAN optimizers.) An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic Cisco IOS and NX-OS command output.
  • The ability to work flexible hours and/or overtime as needed.
  • Demonstrate customer service skills with the ability to interact with staff at various skill levels.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Minimum Qualifications:
    • Experience and knowledge of supporting a large LAN/WAN environment
    • Experience with disaster recovery and network failover
    • Basic knowledge of DS3/DS1 technologies
    • Intermediate knowledge of troubleshooting TCP\IP networks
    • Intermediate knowledge of Cisco Firewalls
    • Intermediate knowledge of Cisco IOS and NX-OS
    • Intermediate knowledge configuring and using SNMP and Netflow
    • Experience performing packet captures and interpreting the output
    • Experience servicing customers via phone/email support
    • Organizational skills and abilities to self-manage workload
    • Capable of generating new ideas and continuous improvement efforts
    • Share/Provide 24x7 coverage (on-call.)
  • Special Skills/Equipment:
    • Cisco and other vendor Routers, Firewalls, and WAN appliances
    • VLANs and IP routing
    • Solarwinds/Whats Up Gold
    • PacketShaper by Blue Coat
    • Silver Peak or other WAN Appliances
    • SD-WAN
    • MS Office

This opportunity provides the following:

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Generous Paid Time Off

*UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

Posted: 2019-12-15 Expires: 2020-03-23

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