Network Technician

Clearance Level
None
Category
Network Engineering
Locations
Cincinnati, Ohio
Fort Wayne, Indiana

REQ#: RQ122877

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Pipeline

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Network Technician supporting the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), National Biomedical Contractor Support Services IDIQ project, you will be trusted to provide exceptional health care that improves Veteran health and well-being. This mission guides the Office of Healthcare Technology Management’s (HTM) support for patient care to provide the right care, in the right place, at the right time.

The ideal Network Technician will perform duties related to technology assessment, technology implementation, and healthcare consulting that support the VA’s Electronic Health Record Modernization (EHRM).  The Cerner Corporation’s electronic health record (EHR) will replace the VA’s existing EHR.  The Biomedical Engineer will assist in the medical device integration and interfacing with selected clinical systems for a more seamless diagnosis and care documentation process.

Currently hiring at the following locations:

Cincinnati, OH

Cincinnati VAMC

Fort Wayne, IN

VA Northern Indiana HCS

Indianapolis, IN

Richard L. Roudebush VAMC

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Implement Security requirements and maintain systems in accordance with requirements of the Risk Management Framework (RMF).
  • Deploy system updates and patches, to both connected and isolated networks, utilizing various update Services
  • Conduct daily system maintenance activities including log reviews and connectivity checks to maintain project infrastructures and systems in a ready-to-use state.
  • Performs preventive maintenance checks and inspections in accordance with manufacturer’s literature and departmental standing operating procedures.
  • Performs initial troubleshooting on system/equipment malfunctions and determines course of action for organic or vendor maintenance support.
  • Works with the information technology staff to develop VLAN requirements and separation into vendor specific VLANs.
  • Works with the information technology staff and biomedical/information technology staff to manage modality updates, networking changes to new VLAN infrastructure, and processes for communicating/data transmission through the Compass Router.
  • Assists the biomedical engineer with technology assessment and implementation to support the determination of specifications for radiology and imaging system replacement and modernization requirements, installation requirements, staff training, and activation process and procedures for new systems.
  • Troubleshooting procedures for restoring the network to optimal performance levels,
  • Performs maintenance and upgrade of networks including servers, routers, switches, firewalls, remote access systems, and networks.
  • Maintains network integrity and connectivity while ensuring compliance with policies and maintains system backup and recovery capability.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required Skills and Experience

  • A two-year associate degree or higher in an applied science or equivalent military training. 
  • Demonstrated ability to resolve highly complex breakdowns that have an immediate risk to patient safety
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain and troubleshoot networked equipment to include VLAN configuration, IP addressing, sub-netting, and network security, and build, configure, repair and install workstations and servers
  • Demonstrated ability in using PowerShell to conduct administration and scripting tasks.
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize and maintain computer and server-based equipment, record databases, and proprietary and generic software
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical literature, schematics, and drawings
  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance
  • US Citizen or Green card is required

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Experience with TCP/IP, HL7, networking, and DICOM standards
  • Experience in any type of hospital and with hospital connected devices
  • Firewall experience a plus
  • Network+ certification
  • Security+ certification

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Note:  This position may also be filled by a Certified Clinical Engineer (CCE) meeting all other qualifications listed below.

Duties

This is a full-time, on-site position. 


About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.