Senior Network Engineer

  • Location: Charleston, SC
  • Posted: Jun 28, 2019

Job Description

The Senior Network Engineer provides advanced technical support to clients, both internal and external. This role performs complex technical analysis of network software, hardware, routers, switches, and various transmission systems using a variety of diagnostic tools in support of efficient network operations.

This position is responsible for planning, implementing, and designing, analyzing, and maintaining the highly complex network infrastructures of a large healthcare and academic campus network. Services managed by this position include the Data Center, LAN, WAN, WLAN, DHCP, Voice over IP, Video and Internet access. The Senior Network Engineer provides technical recommendations based on organizational needs and requirements and mentors other less-experienced engineers. This position participates with call rotation.


BA or BS degree in Computer Science, Electronics Engineering, Technology, Information Systems, Business a related field, and five years IT experience required or High school or GED and seven years IT experience. Five years of healthcare IT experience preferred. Documented experience supporting and developing enterprise IT infrastructure architecture. Knowledge and technical expertise of wireless communications, network security, voice and data networking systems required. Knowledge of best practices for optimizing IT infrastructure, provide policies, standards and guidelines. Must have advanced computer skills; Knowledge of Linux, Python and scripting are preferred. Demonstrated expertise in executing strategic and tactical plans as they relate to IT Infrastructure. Ability to analyze data and provide solutions to complex problems. Knowledge of the principles and techniques of planning and project management. Ability to plan, organize, direct, and review the work of technical personnel. Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with users, technical staff, management, vendors and others. Self-starter with good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Excellent analytical and problem solving abilities. Good attitude; works well alone and in a team environment. Must be able to function in an inter-departmental team environment. Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification preferred.

Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations:

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

Physical Requirements: Ability to perform job functions while standing. (Continuous) Ability to perform job functions while sitting. (Continuous) Ability to perform job functions while walking. (Frequent) Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work outside in temperature extremes. (Infrequent) Ability to work from elevated areas. (Frequent) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent) Ability to bend at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to twist at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Frequent) Ability to perform "pinching" operations. (Frequent) Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Continuous) Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous) Ability to use lower extremities for balance and coordination (Frequent) Ability to reach in all directions. (Continuous) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs. unassisted. (Frequent) Ability to lift/lower objects 50 lbs. from/to floor from/to 36 inches unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift from 36 inches to overhead 20 lbs. (Infrequent) Ability to exert up to 50 lbs. of force. (Frequent) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand or at a distance. (Continuous) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous) Ability to deal effectively with stressful situations. (Continuous) Ability to work rotating shifts. (Frequent) Ability to work overtime as required. (Frequent) Ability to work in a latex safe environment. (Continuous)

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.

Employment Type

  • Full-Time

Medical University of South Carolina

171 Ashley Avenue
Charleston, SC 29425

Phone: (843) 792-4491



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