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University of Rochester Communications Analyst Lead (Network Engineer) - 229308 in Rochester, New York

Communications Analyst Lead (Network Engineer) Job ID 229308

Location Health Sciences Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Full Time 40 hours Grade 055 ISD Infrastructure


8 AM-5 PM



Provide design, implementation and operational support for Medical Center networks, including departmental LANs, backbone infrastructure and wide area networks.


Network Design

  • Instructs personnel on established standards and provides technical expertise and guidance to assure optimum efficiency and program progress. Assists in the development of policies and procedures, and ensures that documentation is kept current and complete.

  • Working from general requirements develops design specifications for topologies, cabling, electronics and distribution systems.

  • Develops physical or virtual segmentation schemes to satisfy various connectivity requirements.

  • Specifies or configures special purpose gateways or interfaces as required

  • Specifies and implements network management systems (physical & logical)

  • Develops, documents and implements standards for all network components

Project Management

  • Plans, organizes and directs the activities of assigned staff. Selects, trains, orients, and evaluates performance. Assists in the development and monitoring of division budget.

  • Develops timelines showing phasing, interdependencies and resource requirements

  • Translates project phases into discrete work orders for execution by subcontractors (when applicable).

  • Produces bills-of-material as required by construction activities.

  • Produces itemized project cost estimates including labor and materials.

  • Directs and performs troubleshooting as required to identify root cause for any business impacting events. Must be familiar with standard Network troubleshooting tools and practices.

  • Configures and deploys network management tools to monitor network capacity and maximize network availability.

  • Documents network cable plant and maintain an inventory of all network components.

  • Manages “spares” inventory and maintains records of “hub” and “port” availability.

  • Provides on-call coverage to service network interruptions

  • Follows all ISD guidelines regarding attendance, project management and time recording.

  • Participates willingly and effectively in ISD or user initiated quality improvement projects.

  • Attends technical classes or seminars and reads technical journals appropriate to maintaining skill proficiency

  • Maintains familiarity with the ISD values and mission statements.

    Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree in related discipline such as Computer Science, Business, Mathematics, Statistics, Science or Engineering required

  • 4-5 years of related experience, preferably 2-3 years in a supervisory capacity required; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience required

  • Four to five years of experience working with large enterprise-wide LAN environments (preferably in a Hospital setting) preferred.

  • Familiarity with network electronics including: routers, switches, etc. preferred

  • Familiarity with network management tools, such as Intermapper, Cisco Prime Infrastructure, Cacti, SNORt or equivelents preferred.

  • Familiarity with structured cable plant components and techniques for both fiber and copper preferred.

  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills preferred.

  • Thorough knowledge of TCP/IP protocols and addressing preferred.

    How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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