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Providence Health & Services Network Engineer 2 in Portland, Oregon


Providence St. Joseph Health is calling a Network Engineer 2 to our location in Santa Rosa, CA; Portland, OR or Beaverton, OR.

We are seeking a Network Engineer 2 who have enterprise-class technical experience designing, building, and operating networks in a large health care environment. Responsible for planning, designing and implementing new LAN technology within medical facilities ranging from small clinics to large acute care hospitals. Perform all duties in a manner that promotes Providence mission, values, and philosophy. Serve as a role model for the values and mission of the organization.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Understands the caregiver, business, and technical requirements. Uses expertise to contribute to components of a service architecture, and operability and caregiver scenarios that meet compliance standards and KPIs, such as quality, cost, and caregiver expectation.

  • Applies the team’s standards and best practices to his or her own work to design high-performance, manageable services.

  • Analyzes the current service delivery system and uses his or her judgment to identify improvements that enable the team to create a system that supports service delivery and meets KPIs.

  • Performs troubleshooting and engineers solutions for service issues to restore service with minimal disruption to the caregiver and business. Owns the problem, solving it once and for all. Extrapolates from past experiences and delivers innovations.

  • Actively takes part in disaster recovery drills. Participates as needed in incident response management during non-working hours.

  • Uses expertise to identify relevant data, and provides analysis on actual versus projected capacity requirements, based on service KPIs, evolving caregiver usage scenarios, and new feature releases to enable the team to create a viable cost model.

  • Maximizes the effectiveness of financial resources.

  • Uses expertise to identify process or technology solutions that identify and resolve platform, system, deployment and environmental issues prior to solution release, and that ensure an on-time release with predictable high quality.

  • Participates in triaging and uses problem management tools (such as root cause analysis, trend analysis, and postmortems). Contributes to and implements a solution.

  • Ensures that production solutions are reliable, resilient, secure and effective and continuously monitored.

  • Collects metrics (such as service availability data, performance measures, system health, and long-term trends) to support service intelligence analysis.

  • Adheres to budget requirements and tracks and reports operational cost data to the business.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or equivalent education/experience.

  • 3-5 years of related experience.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Cisco certification (CCNA/CCNP/CCIE)

  • LAN and WAN router and switch configuration experience

  • LAN and WAN enterprise network design experience

  • Working knowledge of OSI stack, TCP/IP, WAN and Wireless networking.

  • Working knowledge of MPLS and SSL layers, addressing, TCP and UDP, VTP and modern networking standards.

  • Experience in automation, specifically related to deployment, recovery, or other manual processes.

  • Scripting with one of PowerShell, Perl, Ansible, VB Script, Python, SQL.

About the department you will serve.

Providence Shared Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for our Providence family of organizations across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Infrastructure

Location: California-Santa Rosa

Other Location(s): Oregon-Portland, Oregon-Beaverton

Req ID: 310484