IT Network Architect, IS&T

Job Description

The network architect's main function is to plan and oversee the design, installation and management of network & telephony infrastructure. The network architect utilizes network engineers to accomplish these tasks. Experience in Nortel / Avaya / Extreme ERS platform is preferred.

Responsibilities

Network Design and Management - 50% Researches new technology and approaches to improve UC Health network & telephony Develops network & telephony systems to meet enterprise requirements Responsible for design decisions and implementation Regularly reviews network management logs and systems for performance and uptime Reviews design impact post-installation Identifies network & telephony maintenance issues for resolution Insures back up of all network & telephony software and configurations

Problem Identification and Resolution: - 20% Coordinates the process to isolate any network or telephony problems Evaluates impact of each step through problem management Communicates regularly with management and Help Desk throughout an issue Reviews logs and monitors Responds to alerts from network management Opens and works through calls in network & telephony vendor's technical support

Administration: - 15% Prepares equipment lists for quotation Attends staff meetings Participates in PMO process, attends project team meetings, create time sheets Leads projects as assigned by the Manager of Network Services Works with other IS&T departments and vendor to develop designs Works with plant managers to coordinate network installation with their projects Reviews designs and equipment lists from engineers and analysts

Documentation: - 10% Opens and closes service calls in a timely manner Is responsible for changes to the IP scheme for the UC Health Enterprise Creates and maintains network drawings in approved graphics software Provides research documentation in staff meetings for discussion Participates in policy development Participates in development of network maintenance project list Provides reports to management on network health

Other duties as assigned: - 5% | Review the physical demands and assign an overall average percentage of time this position performs these activities. These physical demands will not be listed or rated on the annual performance appraisal. Climbing:

Ascending or descending stairs, ladders, ramps, etc, using feet and legs and /or hands and arms - 10% Stooping:

Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist - 20% Kneeling:

Bending legs at knees to come to a rest on knee or knees - 50% Reaching:

Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction - 15% Standing: Remaining upright on the feet, particularly for sustained periods of time - 10% Walking:

Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks - 50% Pushing 0-10 lbs:

Use of upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to move something forward, downward or outward - 5% Pushing 11-20 lbs: Use of upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to move something forward, downward or outward - 5% Pushing 21-50 lbs: Use of upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to move something forward, downward or outward - 5% Pushing 51 lbs or more: Use of upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to move something forward, downward or outward - 5% Pulling: Use of upper extremities to exert force in order to drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion - 5% Lifting 0-10 lbs: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position, or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position and requires the use of upper extremities and back muscles - 10% Lifting 11-20 lbs: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position, or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position and requires the use of upper extremities and back muscles - 5% Lifting 21-50 lbs: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position, or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position and requires the use of upper extremities and back muscles - 5% Lifting 51 lbs or more: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position, or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position and requires the use of upper extremities and back muscles - 5% Carrying 0-10 lbs: Holding and moving/transporting an object about - 25% Carrying 11-20 lbs: Holding and moving/transporting an object about - 5% Carrying 21-50 lbs: Holding and moving/transporting an object about - 5% Carrying 51 lbs or more: Holding and moving/transporting an object about - 5% Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm, as in handling - 10% Feeling: Perceiving attributes of objects such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of (using) fingertips - 5% Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word - must convey detailed or spoken instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly - 70% Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction, and having the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication - 70% Seeing: The process of perceiving objects by use of the eyes to perform an activity - visual acuity requirements include ability to discern position of object(s), shape of object(s), color, depth perception or visual inspection - 100%

Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science work preferred| Work experience of +5 years experience in the networking technologies. Knowledge of manufacturers including Extreme Networks (Nortel/Avaya) , Palo Alto, Fortinet, Radware and Aruba beneficial.