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Network Engineer


Novastream LLC

Cost Center

9401 Consulting

Supervisory Organization

Network Telecommunications & Data Center Services




Location: This position is located in Lancaster, Pa

HOURS: Full-Time

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POSITION SUMMARY: As part of a team, directs and coordinates Lancaster General Health’s MAN/WAN/LAN and wireless network activities by providing a secure and stable environment for all of its users.  Plans and evaluates complex existing network systems and makes recommendations for resources required to maintain and/or expand service levels.  Provides highly skilled technical assistance in network planning, engineering, and architecture; identifies and evaluates new products; and provides resolution for network problems.  Anticipates and plans for current and future needs.

Assigned infrastructure:  Lancaster General Health’s Wired and Wireless Network including Business-to-Business Connections (the Network).  Assigned systems (applications): A variety of Network Management tools.  Assigned services: Implementation, problem determination/resolution, planning, monitoring performance, training, evaluation.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

  • Collects and analyzes network traffic for appropriate utilization, performance and potential security issues.
  • Identifies problem root causes to eliminate future instances and develop new standards to improve operations.
  • Designs, plans, coordinates, and tests installations, upgrades and changes to network hardware/ software.
  • Maintains high performing internal, remote, and wireless network connections.
  • Proactively monitors the performance and utilization of the Network making adjustments as necessary.
  • Identifies and isolates system problems, working with vendors and/or users to correct errors and determine root cause to prevent future instances.
  • Assists in the development of network standards, including customer support standards and operational readiness processes.
  • Performs capacity planning and recommends additional or replacement hardware/software.
  • Researches and recommends new technology to meet future organization requirements.
  • Works on projects/issues of high complexity that require in-depth knowledge across multiple technical areas and business segments.
  • Plans and participates in enterprise-level projects centered on network requirements.
  • Documents all network related information accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Creates appropriate literacy to help others work productively.
  • In collaboration with management, coaches and mentors Level I and Level II staff.
  • Maintains expertise in the latest networking technologies and develops standardized solutions and best practices for network design and configurations.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Mathematics or comparable work experience.
  • 5 or more years’ experience designing large scale LAN/WAN/Wireless Networks.
  • 7 or more years’ experience working in an enterprise scaled environment with Network Security; Quality of Service (DSCP); Remote/Local Access Methodologies; Wireless Networking; Routing Protocols (OSPF, BGP, RIP); VoIP; WAN optimization tools; HA technologies (HSRP,VRRP)
  • Expert level knowledge of switching, including but not limited to:  CGMP, IGMP, 802.xx, Gigabit Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Vlan/Trunking (802.1q), Etherchannel, Spanning Tree (STP), HSRP, VRRP.
  • Extensive experience with optical transport design and architecture including but not limited to DWDM, SONET w/APS (OC3-OC192).
  • Extensive knowledge of network security systems and protocols including firewalls, Radius and TACACS+, IPSEC and IKE, SSH, etc.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in wide range of technologies including routing and switching design and architecture.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience implementing, maintaining, securing and troubleshooting 802.11 wireless networks.
  • Solid experience and knowledge of Data Center and high availability environments (HSRP, VRRP) and must have experience working in a multi-vendor network.
  • Solid knowledge of IPv4 routing protocols (RIPv2, OSPF, BGP), along with their control plane dynamics, QoS and rate limiting, IP addressing and subnetting, Ethernet standards and 10GigE Ethernet technology.
  • Solid technical experience working with VPN technologies (IPSEC, SSLVPN, WebVPN, AnyConnect, DMVPN, etc.).
  • Solid experience with voice/video/data convergence technology.
  • Knowledge in ancillary technologies used to support enterprise network monitoring and management such as fault/performance management and metric gathering tools/technology (SNMP, Netflow), packet capturing tools, and automation tools.


  • Professional certifications in CCNA, CCNP, CCIE, Security +, CISSP or CWNA.
  • Experience with Cisco/HP/Aruba Network Hardware.
  • Formal Project Management Training.
  • Experience with Cisco ACE, ASA, ACS, Cisco unified wireless network (CUWN) and VMware vSwitch experience desired.
  • Cisco Load Balancer and Unix/Windows operating systems administration.

BURLE Full Time Posted on 03/18/2020