Aetna Network Engineer Advisor in Phoenix, Arizona

Req ID: 51250BR

POSITION SUMMARY

This position is for a network engineer and architect working for a Fortune 50 Enterprise, and part of a high performing team of skilled engineers. This position will design, develop, implement and support a reliable and effective network environment encompassing voice, data, video, LANs and WAN technologies that ensure a high degree of customer satisfaction.

Fundamental Components:

  • Be part of a team to formulate new Data Center and Wide Area network designs focusing on newer technologies, like SDN and SD-WAN - Optimize Hybrid Cloud designs, and routing/security and performance challenges working w services like AWS, Azure and O365 - Assist in creating automated playbooks for the automation of network services - Support designs in support of new key business projects, applications, major real estate/office activities, etc - Work on M&A integration, and connectivity solutions, as well as joint ventures - Assess new tools that can assist us in managing this complex environment even more effectively - Participate in Change, Problem and Vulnerability Management Processes -Sets standards for overall design, implementation and enhancement of the voice, data, LAN and video environments. Utilizes knowledge of industry trends and business needs to influence and customize designs. -Provides guidance and assistance to less experienced staff in the installation and testing of new Network Hardware and operating system releases and in fine tuning of existing hardware and softwar - Identifies opportunities and makes recommendations to improve availability, reliability, efficiency, performance and overall service within the network environment. Provides similar feedback to vendors on product improvements. - Mentors less experienced team members by instructing, assisting, directing, responding to questions and serving as an escalation point for problem resolution. Provides team leader functions for projects (system upgrades, changes) - Provides clear documentation of technical solutions and communicates plans to management and customers. - Proactively offers solutions that enable the Enterprise to improve its state with respect to security, performance, functionality, and, availability. () - Requires minimal direction, works well independently, is an informal leader, is a source or wealth of information for others and provides technical guidance for other team members. -Communicates technical issues effectively both written and verbally to IT senior management and makes technology and personnel recommendations from a total cost perspective (hardware, software, maintenance, and labor both internal and external. () Performs related duties as required or assigned.

    BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:

    8+ years work experience that reflects a proven track record or proficiency in the competencies noted.

    Demonstrated skill designing and managing distributed enterprise environments.

    Experience designing and testing new technologies that will extend the corporate infrastructure.

    EDUCATION

    The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

    LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

    Information Technology/Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) is desired

    Information Technology/Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) is desired

    FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES

    Functional - Information Technology/Network services/7-10 Years

    TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCES

    Technical - Network/Cisco Router/4-6 Years/Administrator

    Technical - Network/Cisco Switch/4-6 Years/Administrator

    REQUIRED SKILLS

    Leadership/Driving a Culture of Compliance/FOUNDATION

    Technology/Developing Competitive Technology and Architecture/ADVANCED

    Technology/Selecting and Applying Technology Solutions/ADVANCED

    DESIRED SKILLS

    Technology/Creating Technology Partnerships/FOUNDATION

    Telework Specifications:

    Flexible telework / office-based schedule (must live near Phoenix office location)

    ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

    The position is for a company that is forward thinking in our mission - improving the quality of life of our members and a company that highly values technology, infrastructure and thus is highly supportive of providing the training and the tools to enable IT and The Network team, specifically, to be successful, Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come. We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence. Together we will empower people to live healthier lives. Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities. We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

    Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

    We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

    Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

    Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

    We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

    Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

    Aetna takes our candidate's data privacy seriously. At no time will any Aetna recruiter or employee request any financial or personal information (Social Security Number, Credit card information for direct deposit, etc.) from you via e-mail. Any requests for information will be discussed prior and will be conducted through a secure website provided by the recruiter. Should you be asked for such information, please notify us immediately.

Job Function: Information Technology