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Senior Network Engineer - Ingalls

Harvey, Illinois, United States

Information Technology

Job Description

Cerner's ITWorks organization focuses on workforce alignment by partnering with clients to optimize resources to increase effectiveness and reduce costs. With a broad portfolio of services from entire IT department management and strategy to standalone IT help desk services; Cerner ITWorks is a growing and dynamic business unit. Cerner ITWorks provides expertise and support to maximize client's investments in IT solutions, infrastructure and operational effectiveness and efficiencies. Cerner ITWorks is in need of talented healthcare IT professionals with a commitment to improving healthcare.

As a Senior Network Engineer, you will design, support, install, and maintain Cerner’s internal network infrastructure, related technologies and equipment. You will be responsible for designing, installing, and maintaining local area networks, wide area network, and wireless network components, work on and maintain hardware components, including firewalls, load balancers, routers, switches and access points. You will coordinate network changes and communicate with impacted stakeholders, perform project work to update or replace network equipment and troubleshoot network connectivity issues. You will also be responsible for configuring or upgrading network components, documenting network diagrams, and mentoring and supporting associates in daily tasks and troubleshooting.
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Engineering & Technology

Innovation occurs everywhere but maybe you are also looking for a purpose. Nothing is more impactful than improving the health of others. Develop cutting edge technologies that have real meaning.

About Engineering & Technology


Do you enjoy offering software, technology, hardware and infrastructure that enhances the health and care of patients? If you’d like to be embedded with a single client, and work hand in hand with them right on the front lines of health care, here is your opportunity.

About ITWorks


Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, or related field, or equivalent relevant work experience
  • At least 3 years Network engineering work experience
Preferred Qualifications
  • At least 2 years Network protocol work experience across local area networks, wide area networks, or wireless networks
  • Healthcare IT experience
  • Experience with SAN Storage, Load Balancers, Firewalls, Servers / VMWare
  • Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA)
  • Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate Wireless (CCNA)
  • Must live in or be willing to relocate to the Chicago, IL area
  • May be required to lift up to 30 lbs., i.e. server, network equipment
  • Willing to travel up to 20% as needed
  • Willing to work additional or irregular hours as needed and allowed by local regulations
  • Work in accordance with corporate and organizational security policies and procedures, understand personal role in safeguarding corporate and client assets, and take appropriate action to prevent and report any compromises of security within scope of position
  • Perform other responsibilities as assigned

Additional Information

Applicants for U.S. based positions with Cerner Corporation must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Some Cerner positions may be obligated to comply with client-facing requirements and occupational health requests, including but not limited to, an immunization set, an annual flu shot, an annual TB screen, an updated background check, and/or an updated drug screen.

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Cerner is a place where people are encouraged to innovate with confidence and focus on what is important – people’s health and the care they receive. We are transforming health care by developing tools and technologies that make it more efficient for care providers and patients to navigate the complexity of our health. From single offices to entire countries, Cerner solutions are licensed at more than 25,000 facilities in over 35 countries.

Cerner’s policy is to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. Cerner is proud to be a drug-free workplace.

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