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Senior Systems Engineer, Converged Infrastructure (Cisco UCS, Dell VX, Cohesity)

Location Remote work from Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, and Iowa Business Unit Northwestern Medicine Corporate Job REQID 111907 Job Function Information Technology Shift Day Job (1st) Apply Now

Benefits

  • $10,000 Tuition Reimbursement per year ($5,700 part-time)
  • $10,000 Student Loan Repayment ($5,000 part-time)
  • $1,000 Professional Development per year ($500 part-time)
  • $250 Wellbeing Fund per year($125 for part-time)
  • Matching 401(k)
  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Annual Employee Salary Increase and Incentive Bonus
  • Paid time off and Holiday pay

Northwestern Medicine is powered by a community of colleagues who are purpose-driven and committed to our mission to deliver world-class care. Here, you'll work alongside some of the best clinical talent in the nation leading the way in medical innovation and breakthrough research with Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

We recognize where you've been, and we support where you're headed. We celebrate diverse perspectives and experiences, which fuel our commitment to equity and culture of service.

Grow your career with comprehensive training and development opportunities, mentorship programs, educational support and student loan repayment.

  • Create the life you envision for yourself with flexible work options, a Reimbursable Well-Being Fund and a Total Rewards package that support your physical, mental, emotional and financial well-being.
  • Make a difference through volunteer opportunities we offer in local communities and drive inclusive change through our workforce-led resource groups.

From discovery to delivery, come help us shape the future of medicine.

Remote work from Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Missouri, Iowa, or Ohio

Description

The Senior Systems Engineer reflects the mission, vision, and values of NM, adheres to the organization's Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.

The Senior Systems Engineer is responsible for keeping the hardware systems, their associated operating systems, and connectivity capabilities fully operational and well integrated into NMHC information technology environment. This position also monitors, analyzes, and plans upgrades, as necessary, to ensure adequate capacity and availability to meet the user needs.

Responsibilities:

  • General Technical Skills
    • Maintains solid technical competence for assigned services and systems while grasping the integration and interaction of all supported services and systems.
    • Provides technical leadership and support for computing systems and systems integration.
    • Conducts, analyzes, recommends and presents performance and/or capacity analysis to assure systems reliability for current and/or future use.
    • Maintains a broad working knowledge of the full range of NMHC IT server/distributed systems.
    • Provides diagnostic skills and expertise to coordinate problem determination and solution, including vendors and manufacturers, across the full range of NMHC server/distributed system IT environment.
  • Customer Service
    • Responds thoroughly and promptly to customer needs as defined in conjunction with our customers. Manages customer relationships and follows issues through to closure. Includes all aspects of customers (NMHC technology users, IS team members, etc.).
    • Works effectively in supporting the application teams with project and support activities.
    • Actively participates and communications with the project teams.
    • Prepares and delivers effective support by seeking a thorough understanding of the teams goals and objectives.
    • Understands the business and clinical processes at NMHC and the operational environments of assigned customers.
  • Communication Skills
    • Communicates clearly, responsively, and purposely with customers and team members.
    • Proficient in all written communication, both internally and externally.
    • Develops effective relationships with users and other IS team members to enhance the timeliness and effectiveness of technology solutions.
  • Planning
    • Determines strategy and supports system-to-network connectivity and interfacing to assure stable integration of the NMHC distributed system IT environment.
    • Reviews technology projects, analyzes business requirements, recommends system changes, writes technical specifications and implements system and system changes to address changing application requirements.
    • Provides technical leadership including the identification and implementation of NMHC best practice standards.
    • Develops project plans to direct technology activities either in support of application projects or as independent work activities.
    • Works directly with project managers to understand application objectives, develop scope of project, outline effort projections, determine schedules, and finalize plans.
    • Establishes and enforces standards, policies and procedures for local area networks.
    • Participates in long and short range technology planning.
  • Personal and Staff Development
    • Leads on-going process to integrate vendor, manufacturer and point-expertise technical knowledge into NMHC.
    • Seeks to improve talents and skills consistent with overall IS direction.
    • Provides mentoring and acts as a resource for others on the immediate team, as well as members of the application teams.
  • Teamwork
    • Focuses on IS team success and promotes collaborative efforts with others.
    • Shifts easily among different technical and project roles as required by situation.
    • Anticipates and adapts well to rapid change and multiple priorities.
    • Contributes to the IS Knowledge Repository.
  • Additional Functions
    • Providing on-call support is required

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Qualifications

Required:

  • 7+ years of experience in core discipline
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

Preferred:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in core discipline in the healthcare industry

Equal Opportunity

Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.

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