Principle IT Engineer Infrastructure Network in Walnut Creek

Full-time @Kaiser Permanente in Healthcare
  • Walnut Creek, California View on Map
  • Apply Before : September 30, 2022

Job Description

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Position : Principle IT Engineer Infrastructure Network

Location :  Walnut Creek, California

Job Type : Full-time

Job details:

Description: In addition to the responsibilities listed below, this position is responsible for managing resources to deliver network solutions to meet our customer requirements.Some of the unique challenges this position will face include managing and planning for a large scale network.

Essential Responsibilities:
Conducts or oversees business-specific projects by applying deep expertise in subject area; promoting adherence to all procedures and policies; developing work plans to meet business priorities and deadlines; determining and carrying out processes and methodologies; coordinating and delegating resources to accomplish organizational goals; partnering internally and externally to make effective business decisions; solving complex problems; escalating issues or risks, as appropriate; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; evaluating recommendations made; and influencing the completion of project tasks by others.
Practices self-leadership and promotes learning in others by building relationships with cross-functional stakeholders; communicating information and providing advice to drive projects forward; influencing team members within assigned unit; listening and responding to, seeking, and addressing performance feedback; adapting to competing demands and new responsibilities; providing feedback to others, including upward feedback to leadership and mentoring junior team members; creating and executing plans to capitalize on strengths and improve opportunity areas; and adapting to and learning from change, difficulties, and feedback.
As part of the IT Engineering job family, this position is responsible for leveraging DEVOPS, and both Waterfall and Agile practices, to design, develop, and deliver resilient, secure, multi-channel, high-volume, high-transaction, on/off-premise, cloud-based solutions.
Provides consultation and expert technical advice on IT infrastructure planning, engineering, and architecture for assigned systems by assessing the implications of IT strategies on infrastructure capabilities.
Provides some recommendations and input on options, risks, costs, and benefits for systems designs.
Leverages partnerships with IT teams and key business partners to troubleshoot complex systems.
Serves as a functional expert and collaborates with architects and software engineers to ensure functional specifications are converted into flexible, scalable, and maintainable system designs.
Translates business requirements, and functional and non-functional requirements, into technical specifications that support integrated and sustainable designs for complex or high impact infrastructure systems by partnering with Business Analysts to understand business needs and functional specifications.
Ensures system designs adhere to company architecture standards.
Builds partnerships with counterparts in various IT Teams (e.g., database, operations, technical support) throughout system development and implementation.
Serves as a technical expert for project teams throughout the implementation and maintenance of assigned enterprise infrastructure systems by defining and overseeing the documentation of detailed standards (e.g., guidelines, processes, procedures) for the introduction and maintenance of services.
Mentors other technical resources throughout infrastructure systems development.
Reviews and validates technical specifications and documentation for complex or multi-dimensional solutions.
Leads the development and modification of solutions by identifying technical solutions to business problems.
Collaborates with business leaders, Solutions, and lead enterprise architects to review business drivers, and establish a foundation for enterprise systems planning.
Reviews benchmarking results, and provides information to support current and future infrastructure needs and projects to IT leadership. Provides preliminary conclusions.
Benchmarks and evaluates IT trends and technologies to identify opportunities and considerations that impact ROI.
Makes recommendations on resources required to maintain service levels and meet new demands.
Guides and drives physical architecture design for new initiatives.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum six (6) years experience in network infrastructure planning, design, and implementation.
Minimum two (2) years in a technical leadership role with or without direct reports.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, CIS, or related field and Minimum eight (8) years experience in an IT operations environment with technical experience in distributed technologies , systems development, and/or networking. Additional equivalent work experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.

Preferred Qualifications:

Three (3) years experience in the design and implementation of complex network infrastructure solutions.
Three (3) years experience in IT network infrastructure consulting.
Three (3) years of experience working with network diagnostic and management tools.
Three (3) years experience in the configuration and management network routers and switches.
Three (3) years experience in firewall and/or security platform design and implementation.
Three (3) years experience working with load balancing technologies.
Three (3) years experience in the design and implementation of IP services, DNS, and/or DHCP solutions.
Two (2) years of work experience in a role requiring interaction with senior leadership (e.g., Director level and above)
Four (4) years experience leading the development of technical documentation in an infrastructure development environment.
Three (3) years experience in a leadership role of a large matrixed organization.
Three (3) years experience working with IT vendors.
Four (4) years experience working with an IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) framework.
Six (6) years experience working with operating system and client/server utilities.
Six (6) years experience working with server hardware management tools and/or server hardware.
Six (6) years experience working with configuration management software.
Six (6) years experience in the configuration and/or design of Active Directory structure and design elements, including experience integrating Active Directory across platforms or technologies.
Six (6) years scripting experience using UNIX/Linux scripting languages.
Six (6) years experience working with  databases.
Six (6) years experience gathering and translating business requirements into technical specifications.
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification.


Other Details

Primary Location: California,Walnut Creek,Walnut Creek Via Monte KPIT

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40

Shift: Day
Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM

Working Hours End: 05:00 PM

Job Schedule: Full-time

Job Type: Standard

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-IT-01|NUE|Non Union Employee

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Specialty: IT ENG Infrastructure


Travel: No

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.


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