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Network Engineer I

Company: MyMichigan Health
Location: Midland
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:



This position manages the enterprise-wide network infrastructure hardware, software and related services. This person will be expected to: install, configure, and manage network communications hardware and software; monitor and manage network performance; manage various network services and address/designation systems related to network communications; work closely with vendors and others to provide a network infrastructure that meets the needs of the organization; establish and communicate policies, procedures, and standards for the use of the network infrastructure; ensure that critical business functions are protected from disruption due to network failure or unavailability; acts as a technical consultant to others in various areas of expertise.


(40%)*Installs, configures, and manages network communication infrastructure components, such as routers, switches, wireless systems, communication devices, cabling, etc. Maintains network equipment and network management systems at correct software levels. Troubleshoots network communication and configuration problems.

(40%)*Recommends and prepares equipment configurations for additions and modifications to the network infrastructure to meet the needs of applications and users consistent with established organizational standards and practices.

(20%)*Monitors, manages, and reports network performance and resource utilization; projects future utilization and recommends capacity and upgrade approaches. Analyzes network traffic to resolve and prevent problems.


Establishes, documents, and communicates and monitors compliance with policies, procedures, and standards relating to the use, operation, and deployment of the network infrastructure in conformance with MyMichigan standards.

Manages various naming, designation, and address assignment systems and related servers consistent with MyMichigan standards and operational requirements.

Investigates opportunities and develops proposals to take advantage of network and computing technologies that best meet needs of organization.

Leads and participates on project teams to implement projects throughout organization.

Participates on building and design project teams as representative of IR department.

Participates in troubleshooting and problem solving efforts for a broad range of IT technical issues.

Consults with users, IR department, and others in organization on network issues and capabilities and other areas of expertise.

Trains others on network technologies, installation standards, best practices and related topics.

Develops and tests disaster recovery plan for network communications.

Develops and implements backup strategies appropriate to applications and consistent with user needs.

Assists in the management of network servers and software, including network application support and administration of network servers.

MyMichigan Health is a technology driven organization and employees need to demonstrate competency in Microsoft Windows.

An employee may be required to participate in further learning opportunities offered by MyMichigan Health.


Associate's Degree in IS-related field or equivalent technical training is required.

Bachelor's Degree in IS/IT related field and current Cisco or Microsoft certifications are preferred.


A high degree of familiarity with Windows PC hardware and software, knowledge of and experience with Windows NT/2000/XP/2003 Server OSS and Unix experience are all strongly preferred.

One (1) year experience configuring and managing routers, hubs, switches and other network infrastructure devices in an enterprise environment is preferred.

Three (3) years professional experience in IS/IT required.

Knowledge of an experience with the following are all required: Cisco routers and switches; network management including network protocol analysis and troubleshooting, SNMP, network security, and network protocols (TCP/IP and all related protocols); wireless networking; structured cabling systems; Internet technologies.

Demonstrated abilities to work effectively and carefully under pressure, to meet project deadlines, to learn independently, to communicate effectively with a variety of people and to write well required.

Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills are required.

Mandatory Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) training must be completed annually according to the Exposure Control Plan.

Keywords: MyMichigan Health, Midland , Network Engineer I, Engineering , Midland, Michigan

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