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Information Technology / Information Systems job in Chicago, Illinois

Lead Network Engineer

Overview

Aspen Dental Management, Inc. (ADMI) is one of the largest and most trusted retail healthcare business support organizations in the U.S., supporting 15,000 healthcare professionals and team members at more than 1,000 health and wellness offices across 46 states in three distinct categories: Dental care, urgent care, and medical aesthetics. Working in partnership with independent practice owners and clinicians, the team is united by a single purpose: to prove that healthcare can be better and smarter for everyone. ADMI provides a comprehensive suite of centralized business support services that power the impact of four consumer-facing businesses: Aspen Dental, ClearChoice Dental Implant Centers, WellNow Urgent Care and Chapter Aesthetic Studio. Each brand has access to a deep community of experts, tools and resources to grow their practices, and an unwavering commitment to delivering high-quality consumer healthcare experiences at scale. 

 

ADMI has reached the size to invest in building a technology platform that will transform and modernize the dental industry. Aspen has two ongoing digital transformations with platform modernization with a cloud-native migration that will empower an exciting digitalization of the dental industry with advances in 3D printing, scanning, AI, and much more.

 

Our continued growth has created an opportunity to join our Information Technology team as a Lead Network Engineer.

Responsibilities

  • Act as an expert in the area of networking. Must be proficient with routing protocols such as BGP and OSPF
  • Design, plan, implement and support the corporate network and infrastructure plan.
  • Manage small to medium sized projects according to documented budget and schedule.
  • Serve as lead technical staff in course of networking projects and activities.
  • Assists with technology planning through ongoing research.
  • Plan and implement network security methods, including configuring firewalls and other related infrastructure.
  • Identify utilization patterns and their effect on operations and systems stability. Raise performance exceptions or concerns to management.
  • Document network problems and resolutions.
  • Anticipate network and communications problems and implement preventative measures.
  • Create, update and maintain all network documentation including company disaster recovery procedures, hardware and software configuration for all networking infrastructure.
  • Configure and maintain corporate Network monitoring systems.
  • Collaborate with a team of technical staff and managers or business unit to determine technical systems requirements and functionalities needed in large/complex networking projects.
  • Work with internal and external customers to gather requirements in order to meet corporate networking needs.
  • Assess and develop high-level design requirements for projects and communicate in writing or in meetings with the networking team.
  • Assess detailed specifications against design requirements.

Minimum Education and Experience

  • 5 – 7 years’ experience administering large Networks.
  • Demonstrates an expert knowledge of networking infrastructure.
  • Demonstrates an expert knowledge of Cisco Routers, ASA, and IOS.
  • Demonstrates an expert knowledge of Network firewalls.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, activities and tasks simultaneously.
  • An active Cisco CCNA or CCENT certification is preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Networking Engineering or a related area is preferred.
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Available Locations

ADMI - Chicago, Illinois 60607 United States