Senior Network Engineer

City of Hope


Job posting number: #7235224 (Ref:10025533)

Posted: April 8, 2024

Salary / Pay Rate: $49.75 - $79.59 / hour

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Join the transformative team at City of Hope, where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. City of Hope’s growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, and treatment facilities in Atlanta, Chicago and Phoenix. Our dedicated and compassionate employees are driven by a common mission: To deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today.

** This is a Fully Remote Opportunity within the United States**

As a successful candidate, you will:

The Network Engineer is responsible for planning, designing, and implementing, and administering LAN, WLAN, WAN, Data, and Voice Networks. Architects topology and performs configuration of switches, routers, wireless controllers, and network security components. Conducts performance monitoring and tuning of data network elements and generates performance reports. Provide 3rd level response to network issues. Maintains the day-to-day Help Desk user requests, service requests, and projects.

  • Deep understanding of network convergence and mobility as it relates to voice, video, and data networks. Thorough understanding of public and private wireless networks and applications. Experience in deploying such networks in a large multi-site environment.
  • Provides technical assistance to vendors, contractors, and service providers in identifying and solving problems and fulfills Help Desk day-to-day network related requests.
  • Forecast, engineer, configure, and implement solutions incorporating routers, switches, wireless devices, and network security components.
  • Monitors and verifies proper operation of network back-up procedures for switches, routers, wireless and network security components. Conducts traffic studies and generates periodic reports on usage, load, volume, service interruptions, network intrusions, etc.
  • Monitoring the network using monitoring software like Solarwinds, Nagios, Airwave, and other network security monitoring solutions.
  • Develops and maintains equipment and network database of record. Thorough understanding of structured cabling and documentation include racks, cabinet, seismic codes, power, grounding and bonding practices.
  • Able to design and engineer structure cabling systems like racking, cabling, fiber/copper plant, power, UPS, grounding and bonding and other utility requirements for data rooms, closets, and data center.
  • Assists in coordinating all network cabling efforts (moves, adds, and changes). Maintains documentation on the fiber cabling plant, horizontal cabling plant, and wireless configuration.
  • Open trouble tickets or new service requests with service providers for data circuits or network equipment and coordinate trouble shooting and follow up with service providers.
  • Manage and be responsible to close calls related to Data Network and its related components in Helpdesk per the department policies.
  • Maintains professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, and professional affiliations to maintain certification/licensure, and/or keep abreast of latest trends in field of expertise.
  • Attends meetings as required, and participates on committees as directed.
  • Maintains a positive image when dealing with department personnel and other City of Hope employees.
  • Maintains an adequate inventory of spare network components.
  • Maintains department records, reports, and files as required.
  • Other duties as assigned

Your qualifications should include:

  • BS Engineering or Computer Science OR equivalent experience defined as an amount equal to Minimum Experience in addition to the Minimum Experience.
  • Five (5) years in network planning, engineering, and support capacity.
  • Familiarity w/Bellcore GRE Requirements a plus
  • In depth knowledge of TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, SNMP, SMTP, HSRP, IPSec, 802.11a,b,g, and QoS configuration.
  • Training related to Cisco products.
  • CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional) Required

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, please click here.

To learn more about our Comprehensive Benefits, please CLICK HERE.

Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $49.75 - $79.59 / hour

The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.

City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.

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