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WAN Networking Engineer - Remote US

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Date: Sep 22, 2021

Location: Phoenix, AZ, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 142207 

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a WAN Networking Engineer - Remote US to join our team in Phoenix, Arizona (US-AZ), United States (US).

Large healthcare organization is uplifting the WAN topology across 450 medical locations (acute and non-acute). Contract resources will be expected to become strongly familiar with a subset of these locations to which they will be assigned. Expertise to be gained through remote investigation of topology, inventory, and written and video forms of documentation. The end goal is to align all facilities with a consistent WAN topology that meets the organization's architectural standards. There is a high degree of inconsistency with the legacy WAN infrastructure - and resources must have strong experience with WAN design concepts including BGP, EIGRP, and OSPF. The contractor resource's deliverable is to create a Method of Procedure (MOP) that will act as a guidebook to migrate from the legacy WAN environment to the new topology. The MOP will include original and future topology documentation (with respect to the WAN) for each location; scripts to be implemented that will align the targeted facility to the proposed design, and supporting High Level Design (HLD) and Lower Level Design (LLD) documentation. Contract resource will be a member of a team of nearly 12 engineers that will split the work across the 450 locations. Resources will be expected to be available during day and evening cutovers where they will work with operational resources to implement the MOP. There are escalation resources available for all engineers that will provide guidance relating to the project scope and coaching on the deliverables.

 

The Network Engineer role is to provide technology leadership for developing, integrating, and supporting Technology Services. This role will be responsible for specific Network related Architectural/ Engineering activities specializing in Core Network architecture. 
 
Role and Responsibilities:  
•             Drive successful solution adoption from technology planning, investment decisions, implementation to ongoing operational support for one or several medium complexity portfolios - specific to network activities
•             Identify and accelerate the elimination of applications and infrastructure which are not Invest platforms
•             Be responsible for improving the availability, security, compliance, interoperability, performance, and technology cost of assigned portfolios/platforms
•             Qualified candidates must possess a combination of business, technical and leadership skills. They must be change advocates and innovators, quick learners, results-oriented, and creators of compelling technology roadmaps. LSAs must seek out and synthesize IT and healthcare trends into multi-year technology investment plans. Mentoring and influencing others in a matrixed team environment is critical to success
•             Create, implement, and support several IT portfolios which accelerate the transformation of Technology Services as a key enabler to Client’s growth strategy and fulfillment of Dignity Health’s mission
•             Act as the Client’s Technology Services champion with internal and external stakeholders regarding security, compliance, feature and product roadmaps, remediation, and service level agreements
•             Be mentored and coached by Solution Architects II & III to build skills and readiness in technology, portfolio, and platform responsibilities
•             Lead and participate in focused proof-of-concept activities for technology assessments, communicate findings, develop portfolio roadmaps, investment prioritization, and successful implementation and adoption
•             Be known as the subject matter expert for their portfolios and actively collaborate with other Solution Architects on IT standards, innovation and integration opportunities to enable new value chains and business efficiencies
•             Drive adherence to IT strategy and IT standards in design processes for 3rd party services, products acquired, internal services, integrated hosted solutions, and hardware/software vendors 
•             Ensure that portfolio performance meets or exceeds operational metrics for scalability, security, compliance, performance and quality in accordance with negotiated service level agreements
•             Guide business owners and Technology Services teams to ensure the consistency of their components to the overall business capability, IT product architecture, and IT roadmaps
•             Create solutions that drive progress toward approved standards and reduce the number of exceptions by proactive roadmap and investment prioritization with business and IT owners
•             Lead IT portfolio maturity by driving the technical aspects of the acquired and developed products by applying industry best practices and technical due diligence
•             Proactively develop an in-depth knowledge of all aspects of the solution domain to implement the most current and relevant solutions 
•             Proactively drive the assessment and resolution of software, hardware, or process defects discovered throughout the pre-launch, post-launch, and quality review processes
•             Ensure that financial planning and controls for IT portfolio decisions provide a return on investment, cost savings, performance improvement and clearly link to the defined business strategy
Experience with Cisco wireless: 
•             Tuning 
•             Application specific dependencies 
•             Experience designing networks with Cisco routers/switches/wireless/firewalls. 
•             Experience designing networks with Palo Alto firewalls. 
•             Experience with collocated datacenter, disaster recovery, and redundant network designs and architecture. 
Ability to demonstrate ability to design complex WAN environments, including the following protocols/topologies: 
•             MPLS 
•             QoS 
•             BGP 
•             OSPF
•             EIGRP
•             Metro Optical Ethernet 
•             MultiPoint MOE 
 
Required Qualifications:
•             5+ years’ Engineering/Architecture Network experience with Cisco Networking technologies, including Route/Switch, Wireless, Nexus, Cisco Prime Infrastructure, Cisco ISE. 
 
Highly Preferred Skills:
•             1+ years of experience in the healthcare or medical industry (optional) 
•             CCIE Certification Preferred 
•             Knowledge of Meditech, Siemens, Cerner, Allscripts, and McKesson products (optional) 
•             Knowledge of HIPAA and HITECH, Security Privacy plus, and Generally Accepted Privacy Principles (desired) 
•             Strong time management and multi-tasking skills 
•             Participation in on-call rotations and working at a “hands on” level with Tier 3 technical support teams
•             Bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering, hardware engineering, or relevant degree is preferred
•             Advanced ability to understand business needs to work with our vendors and Sales Engineers to translate those needs into network requirements to maintain Hardware and Software standards across all network technologies
•             Healthcare industry experience a plus 
•             Experience with multi-vendor management

 

 

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About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, disability, age, veteran-status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other class protected by law. To learn more, please visit https://us.nttdata.com/en/about-us/content/diversity-and-inclusion. Furthermore, NTT DATA Services will make accommodations for eligible applicants on a case-by-case basis. Please email EEOOfficer@nttdata.com for assistance.


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