Description Job Description - Network Engineer About CognizantCognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 193 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Cognizant's Healthcare business unit is one of Cognizant's highest growth businesses and a critical part of Cognizant's business strategy. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at or follow OverviewThe Network engineer position is responsible for implementing, maintaining, supporting, developing and, in some cases, designing communication networks within our organization or between organizations. Strong understanding of networking principles, Strong understanding of network security principles Good understanding of system integration concepts Effective written and verbal communication skills, demonstrated technical experience with the following: Cisco Networking Devices, including ACL management, Routing protocols, Good understanding of OSI Model, TCP/IP protocol suite (IP, ARP, ICMP) Network Security, VPN, Firewall, IPSEC protocol suite, SSL based VPNs AAAKey Responsibilities Troubleshoot network issues and provide timely resolution.Monitor network status, network connectivity, switch operation and router configuration.Promote server and application patch management processes.Monitor server load and implement load balancing where appropriate.Engineering experience; installing, configuring, and supporting WAN connectivity solutions. Network engineering experience supporting and troubleshooting in large datacenter environments.Ability to understand and work in a complex network with moderate supervision.In depth experience configuring and supporting Cisco routers/switches. Must have experience with Cisco ISE (Identity Services Engine). Excellent communications, interpersonal and customer support skills. Software-Defined Network (SDN) deployment and support knowledge.Experience in Network life cycle management and refresh processes. Cisco SIP installation / Support Experience.SkillsDemonstrated knowledge, experience and proficiency with Cisco Networks, VMWare and Microsoft Windows Server 2012 and greater, Active Directory and other support services.Experience implementing transport layer security (TLS).Experience with VMware ESXi and MS SQL Server.Understanding of Change Management frameworks such as ITIL and/or DevOps.Functional knowledge of Exchange backup software/strategies.Ability to adapt and work independently or with a team in a highly dynamic environment.Knowledge and support of Group Policy. Strong trouble-shooting skillsMentoring and team-leadership skills Administrative Skills Strong Oral Communication Skills Strong Written Communication SkillsMeasuresTimeliness, completeness and accuracy of assigned deliverables.Qualifications Required QualificationsBachelor's degree Professional-level Cisco certification or above, preferredExcellent verbal and written communication and documentation skills.Excellent customer service skills.Network engineering career path preferred.Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future.Preferred QualificationsMCSE certified solutions expert certification desirableConsidered a plus to have 2 years of technical experience in a combination of the following areas: 2 yrs of Windows Server OS Support. 5 years of experience in revenue cycle managementExperience with accounts receivables Demonstrable problem solving abilities with the aptitude to identify strategic solutions to business problems Experience in EPIC, Allscripts, or other various practice management systems is a plus. Demonstrate the flexibility to work among diverse corporate environmentsA good fit for the Cognizant culture: A person who possesses a true passion for changing organizations for the better, and desires to do so within a success-oriented, yet professional atmosphere filled with business professionals who all manifest a belief in partnership, innovation, and excellence. Our "Cultural Value Drivers" are well-known and clearly communicated within the organization: Open, Transparent, Driven, Empowered, Opportunity-Filled, Flexible & Collaborative.Cognizant is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.If you have a disability that requires a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or submit an application, please email with your request and contact information.Cognizant is committed to veteran and military communities. Cognizant is recognized as a military friendly employer and is a coalition member of the Veteran Jobs Mission. Our business resource group Veterans Network assists our military associates in building and growing a career at Cognizant and allows them to leverage the leadership, loyalty, integrity, and commitment to excellence instilled in them through participation in military service.