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IT Network Administrator - Hybrid (Fargo, ND)

Fargo, ND · Full-time

About The Position

Seeking qualified IT Network Administrator for Fargo, ND location

MedBridge Healthcare is seeking experienced IT Network Administrator to work at our Fargo, ND location.

MedBridge is a leading provider of sleep laboratory management services and sleep therapy.

 MedBridge partners with hospitals and physician practices to offer comprehensive fully-integrated services for patient identification, testing, diagnosis, treatment and long-term care management of patients with sleep disorders.

Position Summary

The Network Administrator is entrusted with the pivotal responsibility of upholding the reliability, security, and optimal performance of an organization's computer networks. This role operates under the direct oversight of the Vice President of IT, implementing strategies and protocols to safeguard network integrity and enhance operational efficiency.

Primary Duties

  • Ensure seamless operation of computer networks within the organization by vigilantly monitoring network performance, promptly troubleshooting issues, and implementing effective solutions to optimize network efficiency.
  • Implement and maintain robust network security measures to safeguard against unauthorized access, data breaches, and cyber threats, including the configuration of firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and enforcement of security policies.
  • Install, configure, and maintain network hardware such as routers, switches, and servers, while managing network protocols and addressing schemes to facilitate smooth communication between devices.
  • Maintain up-to-date documentation for all network systems, configurations, and maintenance activities, ensuring transparency and accessibility for all stakeholders.
  • Provide technical support to end-users for network-related issues, offering assistance with network connectivity problems, device configurations, and troubleshooting network software.
  • Implement comprehensive backup solutions and develop disaster recovery plans to uphold data integrity and minimize downtime in the event of network failures or data loss incidents.
  • Maintain accurate records of network configurations, upgrades, and maintenance activities, generating reports on network performance, security incidents, and compliance with regulatory standards.
  • Evaluate current network infrastructure and forecast future requirements based on evolving business needs, determining bandwidth requirements, upgrading hardware, and expanding network capacity as necessary.
  • Ensure that network software, including operating systems and applications, remains up to date with the latest security patches and updates to mitigate vulnerabilities and enhance performance.
  • Stay abreast of advancements in networking technology and best practices, providing training to staff on network usage, security protocols, and troubleshooting procedures to promote a culture of continuous learning and improvement.
  • Collaborate with vendors to procure network equipment and services, negotiate contracts, and coordinate support and maintenance activities to ensure optimal network functionality.
  • Demonstrate flexibility in travel requirements, being able to travel throughout the company's service area on short notice, with occasional overnight stays as needed, averaging 1-3 days of travel per month.

Other

Other duties as assigned 

Qualifications

  • Ensure seamless operation of computer networks within the organization by vigilantly monitoring network performance, promptly troubleshooting issues, and implementing effective solutions to optimize network efficiency.
  • Implement and maintain robust network security measures to safeguard against unauthorized access, data breaches, and cyber threats, including the configuration of firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and enforcement of security policies.
  • Install, configure, and maintain network hardware such as routers, switches, and servers, while managing network protocols and addressing schemes to facilitate smooth communication between devices.
  • Maintain up-to-date documentation for all network systems, configurations, and maintenance activities, ensuring transparency and accessibility for all stakeholders.
  • Provide technical support to end-users for network-related issues, offering assistance with network connectivity problems, device configurations, and troubleshooting network software.
  • Implement comprehensive backup solutions and develop disaster recovery plans to uphold data integrity and minimize downtime in the event of network failures or data loss incidents.
  • Maintain accurate records of network configurations, upgrades, and maintenance activities, generating reports on network performance, security incidents, and compliance with regulatory standards.
  • Evaluate current network infrastructure and forecast future requirements based on evolving business needs, determining bandwidth requirements, upgrading hardware, and expanding network capacity as necessary.
  • Ensure that network software, including operating systems and applications, remains up to date with the latest security patches and updates to mitigate vulnerabilities and enhance performance.
  • Stay abreast of advancements in networking technology and best practices, providing training to staff on network usage, security protocols, and troubleshooting procedures to promote a culture of continuous learning and improvement.
  • Collaborate with vendors to procure network equipment and services, negotiate contracts, and coordinate support and maintenance activities to ensure optimal network functionality.
  • Demonstrate flexibility in travel requirements, being able to travel throughout the company's service area on short notice, with occasional overnight stays as needed, averaging 1-3 days of travel per month.

 Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and sit, talk, and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • The employee is required to use his/her hands to operate office equipment.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

In the performance of this job, the employee may be exposed to chemical vapors such as acetone, ether, or glutaraldehyde. There may also be incidental skin contact with these substances. Personal protective (PPI) equipment such as gloves and eye protection must be used as appropriate to the task being performed.

OSHA Classification System for Evaluation Potential Exposure to Blood Borne Pathogens

This position will involve NO exposure to blood, body fluids, or infectious materials.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER: MedBridge Healthcare LLC, and its subsidiaries, are dedicated to providing equal opportunities to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran's status, or any other factor that is a prohibited consideration under applicable law.

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