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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Network Engineer - OIT in Atlanta, Georgia

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The Network Engineer is a central university office position responsible for voice, data and wireless engineering for Emory Enterprise communications systems.


  • Applies knowledge of network systems, applications, and network infrastructure to provide technical expertise for network infrastructure designs, expansions and configurations.

  • In the Network Operations Center, he/she will also monitor critical processes for Emory's enterprise-wide systems and applications, monitors data downloads to ensure job completions, and addresses interruptions and failures, and interacts with programmers and requestors to troubleshoot and resolve issues producing errors and interruptions.

  • Develops software and tools for optimizing network monitoring and performance.

  • Installs, configures, maintains, and troubleshoots network services and devices.

  • Interacts with customers to resolve network issues.

  • Performs inspections and upgrades.

  • Develops and maintains documentation.

  • Monitors network performance and prepares usage and outage statistics and post-mortem analyses to document incidents and provide histories for future reference and research.

  • Designs system configuration.

  • Collaborates with others for active maintenance and future growth.

  • Sets policies, guidelines and best practices.

  • Reports on results.

  • This position acts as a subject matter expert on network communications and provides auxiliary support for other Emory IT services, and supports other Library Information Technology Services (LITS) and Healthcare staff to troubleshoot and resolve network and service related issues at the customer premise.

  • This position can provide 24 x 7 on-call support to assist with restoring service.

  • Has the aptitude to perform troubleshooting, testing, scripting and coding and demonstrates leadership and mentoring of less-experienced technicians.

  • Provides support without direction, and support modifications/changes to configuration.

  • Reports to the NOC Manager, or the Run or Build Manager of Network Services.

  • Performs other duties as required.


  • Ability to simultaneously manage and track multiple projects requiring complex solutions, to include AV systems, engineering of new Networks, enhancement of existing networks and building refresh.

  • Configure and install network equipment to include Cisco Catalyst and Nexus lines

  • Maximize network reliability by ensuring correct performance, troubleshooting network problems, when scheduling new installs and upgrades.

  • Willing to work evening and nights to accomplish changes that can’t be done during the daytime

  • Ensure that all requirements are meet on new installs and compliance to network standards are accomplished.

  • Implements, or deploys technical services as needed to resolve advanced and complex problems then appropriately transitions them to operational status.

  • Interact with customers to manage projects, prepare change management notifications and to provide impact summaries outlining details and timelines.

  • Interact with vendors to coordinate work, authorize and monitor network access, enhance performance and troubleshoot issues, and to enforce Emory standards.

  • Participates in service transition by ensuring the services are properly documented and all staff is ready to take part in operational turnover responsibility.

  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

  • Knowledge of processes and procedures such as Information Technology (IT) change management and Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) fundamentals


  • A bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, or related field, and five years of related IT experience, OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

NOTE: Position tasks are generally required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location. Remote work from home day options may be granted at department discretion. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

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Job Number 126754

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Office Information Technology

Department OIT: Refresh Engineering

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Information Technology

Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor