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Network Analyst

At Lancaster General Health, our culture is what sets us apart and creates a lasting impression of our health system in the community and in the hearts of our patients and their families. A role with us is more than just a job, we ask that you Live Your Legacy at LGH by finding your passion in your everyday role, committing to those you serve, and reaching for your personal best.

We are recognized as 1 of only 9 hospitals in the entire country with awards in Medicare.Gov, LEAPFROG and Healthgrades Americas 50 Best Hospitals. We have attained five year Magnet ® recognition status for the fifth time with the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center (ANCC) and we are the 2018 recipient of the Foster G. McGaw Prize in recognition of the commitment to community service.

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers a comprehensive benefits package:

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program so that our employees can stay actively engaged and committed to living their legacy every day. Together, we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Join us and be part of a team that empowers you to do more than your job and encourages you to:

Live Your Passion. Live Your Best. Live Your Commitment. Live Your Legacy.


Job Description

HOURS: Full-Time (1.0 FTE); first shift, 40 hours, on call every 4th week.

POSITION SUMMARY: The Network Analyst is responsible for supporting the day-to-day operation of the organization's computer networks.  Organize, install, and support the organization's local and wide area networks (LANs/WANs).  Provide first level network support to the help desk, desktop support and all other positions in the IS department.

As required, will be responsible for:

  • Providing first level support to network support calls, help desk tickets, and incident requests.
  • Physical installation, maintenance and monitoring of networking hardware and software.
  • Provides system performance reports as requested by Network Engineer or management.

Performs assignments under general supervision. Demonstrates sound understanding of network systems and networking operations as they relate to organizational activities.  Possesses and applies to the completion of moderate to complex assignments a broad knowledge of applicable systems principles, practices and procedures.  Has some latitude for un-reviewed action or decision.

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS – JOB DUTIES: The percentage of time spent performing primary functions is 90%.  Qualified individuals must have the ability - - with or without reasonable accommodation - - to perform the following duties:

Provide support to Network Engineer(s) for overall system maintenance functions. Responsibilities may include:

  • Works network support ticket queue including opening, prioritizing, troubleshooting, following-up, notifying, escalating, communicating, and documenting tickets. 
  • Assists with the installation and upgrade of organization’s networking equipment as directed by network engineer.
  • Assists with evaluation and testing of upgrades, changes and patch management to network hardware.
  • Troubleshooting – identify, test, and use hardware and software for preventative maintenance and fault isolation with vendors/user as directed.
  • Assists in documentation of network configurations and networking procedures.
  • Assists with the development of standards for networking infrastructure use, support, operations and security.
  • Coordinate with support organizations for unidentifiable problem resolution. Provide information on request and potential schedule for system downtime as necessary.
  • Remains knowledgeable of all appropriate hardware and support software used on the network. Assists in the evaluation of new products and vendor upgrades/modifications, recommending utilization or changes where appropriate.
  • Maintains in-depth knowledge of the team’s operations, objectives, and responsibilities in order to understand and analyze systems requirements.
  • Maintains technical expertise by keeping abreast of the latest technology and offerings related to the systems involved.

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS: The following duties are considered secondary to the primary duties listed above:

  • Assists with knowledge transfer to IS employees on networking technologies.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • At least 3 years experience in a network support role is preferred
  • Associates degree in Computer Science or related field required
  • Basic knowledge/understanding of firewall security
  • Previous experience of working in an SLA-driven operation environment is preferred.
  • Knowledge of core TCP/IP networking skills, routing and switching
  • Good understanding of IP and/or Optical networks to include IPv4, IPv6, BGP, ISIS, OSPF, MPLS, VLANS, Ethernet, DWDM, SDH, Dark Fiber, DNS, SNMP, and IPSec
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Proven experience in a networking support role
  • Hands on experience in networking, routing and switching
  • Proven knowledge of best practices around management, control, and monitoring of network infrastructure
  • Efficient at organizing, prioritizing and multitasking in a sometimes pressured and stressful environment
  • Logical troubleshooting and problem analysis skills
  • Experience in the use of diagnostic and traffic analysis tools (e.g.: Wireshark, NetBrain, Solarwinds)
  • Ability to work unsupervised on small to medium tasks
  • Must be adaptable and flexible in dealing with a variety of people
  • Must be a positive team player willing to contribute
  • Ability to work outside normal business day hours and/or on-call rotations
  • Relevant job experience is described as technical support role (e.g.: NOC, IT Helpdesk or Service Desk)


  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related field preferred

This position is located in Lancaster, PA. #LI-MD1

Benefits of Joining Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health:

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH combines a Nationally Ranked Hospital with great schools, safe neighborhoods, affordable housing, local community events and festivals as well as a wealth of cultural and recreational activities. The scenic Susquehanna River Valley provides opportunities for fishing, skiing, kayaking, hiking and mountain biking in addition to easy access to NJ shoreline or Delaware beaches. Urban life is easily accessible, with New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. a train ride away. Local universities, Fulton Theatre, the downtown shopping and dining district and local sports teams make Lancaster a great place to Live, Work and Play.


PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.


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