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The University of Kansas Health System Network Engineer (Days; Full Time, Hays Med Campus) in Hays, Kansas

Position is responsible for delivering fully engineered network solutions targeted at

supporting the business needs of the organization.

Essential Function:

  • Configure and install various network devices and services (e.g., routers, switches, firewalls, load balancers, VPN) with a heavy emphasis on Cisco

  • Perform network maintenance and upgrades

  • Monitor performance and ensure system availability and reliability

  • Monitor system resource utilization, trending, and capacity planning

  • Understanding of network protocols, OSI and TCP/IP models

  • Experience scripting with PowerShell, and or Python, PERL

  • Work within established configuration and change management policies to ensure awareness, approval and success of changes made to the network infrastructure

  • Maintain open communications on current project status, risks and challenges

  • Be a recognized subject matter expert within fields of expertise

  • Ability to write technical and operational management documentation

  • Ability to design, implement and managing highly available network solutions

  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; participating in professional organizations.

  • Pursing CCNA certification or higher

HIPAA: This position will have access to the following Protected Health Information in order to carry out the duties related to their position at Hays Medical Center based on the following criteria:

Primary – required (routine) to do the job;

Secondary – required for the job, but mostly be exception; and

None – no approved access

Description of Information


Patient Demographic Information (information used to identify a person): Name, Date of Birth, Address, Race, Marital Status, Religion


Financial Information/Insurance (information related to insurance, billing and payment): Billing Information, Payer Name, Payer ID, Account Balances, Plan Elements Covered, Payment Information, Payment Rates


Clinical Information (information that describes a patient’s health status): Diagnosis, Reports/Medical Notes, Test Results, Problem List, Procedures, History and Physical


Coding Information (clinical information that is in (alpha) numeric format): ICD-10 Codes, Rev Codes, CPT Codes


Education/Experience: Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Engineering or related field or equivalent work experience required. Applicant should have 3+ years designing and implementing high available, scalable and reliable network solutions.

Requisition ID: 2020-26597

Display Department Title: Network Engineer

External Company Name: The University of Kansas Health System

Street: 2220 Canterbury Dr.