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IT - Systems Engineer I

Confluence Health

Wenatchee, WA

Confluence Health

IT Network Services

Full Time; Exempt

Day Shift

80

17340

OVERALL PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Under direct guidance from the Network Services Manager this position is a member of a systems support team responsible for implementing, supporting, maintaining, and troubleshooting the enterprise systems infrastructure.    

 

JOB FUNCTIONS

ESSENTIAL:

Operations

Ø    Proactively identifies performance and operational issues using trending activities and reports. 

Ø    Participates in creating and maintaining system and storage documentation.

Ø    Implements system configuration changes and validates outcomes

Ø    Identifying and responding to Information System security breaches.

Ø    Participates in recovery from an Information Systems disaster or major outage.

Ø    Configuring, implementing, maintaining, and supporting management tools.

Ø    Documenting and reporting on all IT outages and performance issues.

 

Troubleshooting and problem resolution

Ø    Performs problem identification, isolation, resolution, and solution documentation.

Ø    Escalates problem resolution to appropriate staff as necessary. 

Ø    Development of problem incident response procedures.

Ø    Works to resolve all issues in a timely manner.

 

Change management

Ø    Participates in the IT change control process.

Ø    Initiates change requests and reviews with appropriate IT staff and Manager ahead of the change.

Ø    Reviews and communicates post change status and results with appropriate stakeholders.

Ø    Assures systems documentation is current, creates as needed and updates to reflect changes.

 

Strategic Planning and Design

Ø    Participates in evaluation, selection and integration of server and storage technologies.

Ø    Designing and integrating new systems and infrastructure components.

Ø    Creating and maintaining short and long-term systems architecture plans and strategies.

Ø    Development of disaster recovery strategy and documentation.

 

General

Ø    Promotes positive interpersonal relationships with fellow employees, physicians and patients.

Ø    Ensures confidentiality of patient information.

Ø    Has regular and predictable attendance.

Ø    Participates and responds in on-call rotation defined by management.

 

NOTE: This list of job functions is not intended to be all inclusive and may be expanded to include other functions as deemed necessary.

                       

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:        

Ø    BS/BA preferred or comparable experience.

Ø    1-2 years implementing, supporting, maintaining, and troubleshooting secure local and wide area information system networks.

Ø    Enterprise Operating Systems; Storage Area Networks; Backup and Recovery Systems; Virtual Environments; Terminal Services, Directory and Certificate Services.

Ø    Understanding of a variety of monitoring tools.

 

LICENSING/CERTIFICATIONS:  

Certifications/diplomas:  CompTIA (Server+, Storage+) or equivalent experience

Preferred: VMware Certified Professional (VCP), Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:           

Ø    Ability to assist in:

·         Planning and implementing; server, storage, client, and security technologies and projects.

·         Utilizing systems monitoring tools to log, analyze and resolve pervasive issues.

·         Configure and troubleshoot Enterprise systems and technologies.

Ø    Basic understanding of:

·         Enterprise operating systems: Performance, Patching, Audit and Analysis

·         Active Directory, Group Policy and related services.

·         Systems Management and Monitoring tools.

·         UNIX/AIX administration.

·         Backup and Recovery Systems.

·         Virtual Server Environments (VMware and Hyper-V).

·         Storage Area Networks, including connectivity options (iSCSI, CIFS, NFS and FC).

·         Citrix and Terminal Server environments.

·         Clustering and Load Balancing. 

Ø  Ability to be professional, calm and collected, even in the face of serious adversity.

Ø  Good problem troubleshooting skills.

Ø  Good interpersonal, customer service, communication and presentation skills.

Ø  Ability to develop and maintain good vendor and business partner relationships.

Ø  Able to handle more than one task at a time.

Ø  Able to work in collaboration with Network and System Engineers in a team environment.

Who We Are: Confluence Health is an integrated healthcare delivery system that includes two hospitals and more than 40 medical specialties, to provide comprehensive medical care in North Central Washington. With over 270 physicians and 150 advanced practice clinicians, Confluence Health is the major medical provider between Seattle and Spokane. Our goal is to deliver high-quality, safe, compassionate, and cost-effective care close to home. Staying on the leading edge of healthcare innovation is important, so we invest in technology--to provide better care for our patients and allow our providers to operate at the highest level. Our Mission: We are dedicated to improving our patients' health by providing safe, high-quality care in a compassionate and cost-effective manner. Our Vision: To become the highest value rural healthcare system in the nation that improves health, quality of life, and is a source of pride to those who work here.