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Senior Network Engineer

Company: Micro-Data Systems Inc.
Location: New Brunswick
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Senior Network Engineer


Administers and supports the Healthcare System's network infrastructure as it pertains to the wide area network (WAN) and local area networks (LAN). Directly responsible for complex network switch, server, and IP protocol (DNS, DHCP, WINS, FTP, RDP, SMTP, SNMP, etc.), configuration, support, and troubleshooting. Maintains maximum availability of all LAN/WAN system components. Ensures all networks switches and related equipment are appropriately configured and compatible with existing network architecture.


  • Bachelors Degree preferred, with advanced technology training in network infrastructure and communications.
  • Min 8 Years in network technology related position.
  • Problem solving, logic, project management, excellent verbal and written skills, ability to function in high stress situations.

    • Occasional lifting of server/switch equipment, UPS devices (-50lbs).

      Essential Position Requirements

      • Oversees LAN Administrator and assures network wiring closets are properly maintained with adequate power protection, ventilation, frequent dust extraction, and documentation.
      • Configures and installs all network switches and servers in coordination with LAN Administrator, Director of Network and Data Center Services, and Service Desk Manager.
      • Maintains robust wireless infrastructure that accommodates the needs of clinicians, employees, visitors, and patients while maintaining a secure computing environment.
      • Secures network endpoints through the use of firewalls, security appliances, and other software applications/utilities to ensure patient information is not compromised.
      • Manages the documentation and network availability of all network equipment, consisting of hubs, switches, servers, routers, wireless access points, and remote communication devices, across the enterprise. Maximum network availability is primary function of position.
      • Tests functionality of all new equipment with existing infrastructure.
      • Manages IP addressing schemes, VLANS, and VRRP gateway configurations to ensure accuracy of documentation and reliability of network subnets.
      • Ensures critical network devices are covered under maintenance agreements, by cross referencing device serial numbers with active contracts in coordination with respective vendor and Director of network and Data Center Services.
      • Monitors all critical network equipment for correct operation.
      • Analyzes and recommends network infrastructure additions and modifications in order to provide for enhanced performance, redundancy, and uptime.
      • Performs all activities required to maintain maximum availability of the local area, wireless, and wide area networks throughout the system.
      • Responsible for special projects and assignments as assigned by the Director of Network and Data Center Services.
      • Maintains skill sets through advanced technical training on current and new network technologies.
      • Maintains, including installing upgrades and patches, for the Microsoft Exchange e-mail servers to ensure high availability and uptime, including web and remote user access.

        • Analyzes current e-mail server resources to ensure adequate room for growth and application development.
        • Keeps all servers up to date with latest patches, and software updates.
        • Implements new e-mail features and rolls out to organization (i.e., Internet Mail, etc.)

          • Develops and maintains Email disaster recovery procedures and ensures e-mail backup methods are stable and reliable.

Keywords: Micro-Data Systems Inc., New Brunswick , Senior Network Engineer, Engineering , New Brunswick, New Jersey

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