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UT Health Network Engineer for Information Services - Houston, TX in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Network Engineer for Information Services - Houston, TX

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas


Information Technology

UTHealth Administration

Requisition #: 190002RQ

Position Summary:

We are looking for a Network Engineer to work with our Information Services team. This employee will be responsible for providing and maintaining high-quality, reliable, flexible and appropriate infrastructure networking technology solutions. This would be a great role for someone looking to expand their career into this type of role. You will be working alongside support specialists, learning how cabling at UTHealth works, and support large buildings and small clinics. Switch deployments and local are network (LAN) switching will be part of the role. You need to be a good communicator with excellent customer service skills. You should understand basic network administration and candidates with their CCNA certification are preferred.

This is a full time role that will be classified as exempt. You will work normal business hours in an office in the heart of the Texas Medical Center. UTHealth offers excellent benefits including comprehensive and affordable healthcare coverage as well as a pension plan administered by the State of Texas.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Maintain major network infrastructure hardware and software packages providing advanced configuration skills, with knowledge of all carrier types and delivery methods.

  2. Manages daily operations of a wide area campus network.

  3. Assists in the creation, engineering, developing, and installing network solutions to complex technical, procedural, and logistical problems.

  4. Analyzes, designs, and administers the performance of network connections and/or configurations.

  5. Manage the performance of major network software packages and modify network device configurations.

  6. Oversees and/or performs the physical set up of a network assuring integrity of communications and connections.

  7. Performs complex problem determination and resolution identifying networking problems using network analyzers and traffic analysis tools, and a technical understanding of the user community’s requirements.

  8. Integrates services into the network including telephony, data, video, and other.

  9. Perform cost-benefit analysis on various hardware and/or network configurations.

  10. Other duties as assigned


Cisco Network Associate certification (CCNA) preferred.

Minimum Education:

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related field or relevant experience in lieu of education.

Minimum Experience:

Four years experience in networking technologies.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

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University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

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