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Network Engineer (Dallas, TX)

Company: Caris Life Sciences
Location: Irving
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Network Engineer (Dallas, TX)Job Details**Level**Experienced**Job Location**Dallas, TX - Irving, TX**Remote Type**N/A**Position Type**Full Time**Education Level**2 Year Degree**Salary Range**Undisclosed**Travel Percentage**Negligible**Job Shift**Undisclosed**Job Category**Information TechnologyDescription**Position Summary**Given the forward-thinking business model, proprietary nature of the business, and the aggressive growth-oriented goals that Caris has, we have decided to expand the Information Technology team with the addition of an IT Network Engineer. This individual will take daily direction from the Manager of Networking, and be responsible for design, engineering, implementation and support of the Caris internal and external network. The goal of this role is to engineer, operate, monitor, and improve processes and technology related to Caris' network infrastructure. The Network Engineer will directly interface with IT internal customers, as well as Caris Life Sciences IT Leadership. This position reports to the Manager, IT Network and Security.**Job Responsibilities**+ Provides ongoing input into the formation and structure of the Caris Life Sciences internal and external network design.+ Applies current computer science technologies to provide input into the design, development, evaluation, security, and integration of computer systems and networks.+ Ensures successful implementation and system maintenance related to defined Standards, including participation in applying approved patches.+ Support and monitors IT network systems to detect vulnerabilities and incidents in the areas of Cisco ASA Firewalls, Cisco Routers, Cisco Switches, Cisco Wireless, and Avaya CM systems.+ Assists in defining processes and procedures to manage network security.+ Provides technical support and consultation for enhancement of and changes to network configurations and associated processes.+ Provides fault resolution and escalation.+ Maintains documentation for assigned systems.+ Maintains knowledge of current wired network designs, wireless network designs, network security designs.+ Aggregates and correlates data streams with the goal of preventing network intrusion or exfiltration of data.+ Monitors and resolves network metrics in the system and reports issues to management.+ Responsible for providing timely, relevant network and analytical information.+ Communicates complex technical information to team members and many levels of management.**Required Qualifications**+ Bachelor's Degree in relevant field(s) of study such as healthcare administration, security management, management information systems, or business administration or equivalent professional experience required.+ 3+ years of Cisco network experience including BGP, WAN routing, campus LAN, campus wireless access, firewalls, and VPN.+ Technical background in network operations, campus network design, enterprise wide area network design, and network monitoring tools.+ Demonstrated experience in network operations.+ Maintain awareness and understand emerging trends and technologies in IT Networking and Healthcare and/or Life Sciences.+ Demonstrated ability to apply IT in solving network and business problems.+ Ability to conduct and document research into IT networking issues.+ Skills in Microsoft Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio.+ Ability to travel up to 10% occasionally, though generally less.+ Knowledgeable in the practice of audit response, and application of appropriate Controls including people, process, and technology.+ Conditions of Employment: Individuals must successfully complete pre-employment process, which includes criminal background check, drug screening, and reference verification. Also, individual must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by the date of hire to be considered for U.S.-based jobs, if not currently employed by Caris Life Sciences.**Preferred Qualifications**+ Professional certification in area of expertise is preferred (Cisco Certification, Network+ or equivalent), along with participation in nationally recognized networking organizations.**Core Skills & Competencies**+ Proven abilities in problem management, process analysis and root cause analysis.+ Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills, with the ability to manage up, down and across levels of the organization.+ Highly self-motivated, self-directed, and attentive to detail.+ Ability to work in a complex and matrix team environment; experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.+ Proven abilities in leading complex problem management and process analysis.+ Ability to handle multiple tasks, set priorities, schedule, and meet deadlines.**Physical Demands**+ Must possess ability to sit, stand, and/or work at a computer for long periods of time.+ May have exposure to blood-borne pathogens, extreme temperatures, high noise levels, fumes and bio-hazardous material/chemicals including formalin in the lab environment.+ Occasional lifting of items up to 35 lbs. is required when installing some IT equipment.**Training**+ All job specific, safety, and compliance training are assigned based on the job functions associated with this employee.**Other**+ Job may require after-hours response to emergency issues.+ Periodically scheduled on-call may require after-hours response for technical emergencies not explicitly related to assigned job responsibilities.+ Job may require periodic travel as needed._This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time._Caris Life Sciences is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.**_*Interested parties please email your resume and cover letter to Valarie Perez at_** **_vperez@carisls.com_** **_._** _\#LI-VP1_

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