- Bachelor's degree
- High school diploma or GED
- Strategic planning
- Communication skills
DO WHAT YOU LOVE. LOVE WHAT YOU DO. Take the steps to start your career at Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield. Job DescriptionAssociate Network Engineer assists with the support and maintenance of new and ongoing projects that involve the IT Data Center Infrastructure.
Incumbent assists with research of new network-based hardware and software products, which may provide solutions to Enterprise business problems. Individual provides and maintains an efficient level of service to the Enterprise through effective, continual, proactive monitoring and review. Additional RequirementsEducation & Experience: • High School Diploma or equivalent; • Must have one of the following: 1. Bachelor’s degree, in Business, Computer Science, or Management Information Systems, or related.
In lieu of degree, at least five (5) years of equivalent experience. 2. Experience and knowledge of networking systems, computer repair and network operations including configuring, tuning, monitoring, securing, and assisting in managing network software and hardware. SkillsAbility to work independently or with a team, Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), Cisco Devices, Data Center Architecture, Detail-Oriented, Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP), Highly Organized, Network Protocols, Network Routers, Open Shortest Path First (OSPF), Open Systems, OSI Model, Professional Judgement, Routing Information Protocol (RIP), Routing Protocols, Switches, TCP/IP, Verbal Communications, Written Communication ResponsibilitiesAssists with support of the IT Data Center Infrastructure Network Services Team with all IT network functions including maintenance, upgrades, configuration, operations, and performance tuning of all network hardware and software.
Has some knowledge of the strategic planning process in order to effectively maintain successful network management processes consistent with goals and objectives. Assists in research and implementation network components including software, hardware, security, administration, policies, and procedures. Analyzes and evaluates user requests for networking components and connectivity, services, and support. Assists in updating reporting mechanisms based on progression of tasks.
Participates in the completion of network-related projects assigned to the Network Services team, including routine responsibilities such as user-needs analysis, firmware and hardware installations and updates, vendor product and service analysis, monitoring work progression Performs any other job-related duties as required. Certifications ADA Requirements1.1 General Office Worker, Sedentary, Campus Travel - Someone who normally works in an office setting and routinely travels for work within walking distance of location of primary work assignment Security Requirements This position is identified as level three (3). This position must ensure the security and confidentiality of records and information to prevent substantial harm, embarrassment, inconvenience, or unfairness to any individual on whom information is maintained. The integrity of information must be maintained as outlined in the company Administrative Manual.
Segregation of Duties Segregation of duties will be used to ensure that errors or irregularities are prevented or detected on a timely basis by employees in the normal course of business. This position must adhere to the segregation of duties guidelines in the Administrative Manual. Worker TypeEmployee Employment TypeRegular Number of Openings Available1 Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer and is subject to federal regulations pertaining to employment. Arkansas Blue Cross does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under federal, state or local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the Company has facilities.
Arkansas Blue Cross also provides reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and any other state or local laws. You must apply using your Legal Name. Current Workers/Contingent Workers/Contractors: Apply with your existing worker account (Workday) from the enterprise network. (Do not apply from this site - apply internally only)