Humana Network Technology Consultant (Virtual) in Louisville, Kentucky

Role: Technology Tech Consultant Assignment: IT Location: Louisville, KY or Virtual

In the fast-paced, ever-growing world of Healthcare, Humana relies on the latest technology and trends for sharing and storing information, communication and security. We need experts in technology to help us develop and maintain our networks, hardware, and software—to ensure our systems run smoothly and efficiently, keep us on the forefront of innovation in healthcare, and retain our competitive edge. At Humana, we want to help people everywhere, including our associates lead their best lives and achieve lifelong well-being. We look for talented individuals who share this passion for helping others, who have naturally curious and innovative minds, and who want a career where they can use their technical skills to make a positive impact on the lives of our members.

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Humana is seeking a Network Technology Consultant who will be responsible for the effective design, integration, and maintenance of network technology implementations in a Life cycle focused environment. You will provide assistance and mentoring to Technical Analysts and other associates, and help research and formulate technology update recommendations. As a Network Technology Consultant you will

  • Design network technology implementations of a high complexity, requiring deep technology expertise

  • Plan new network technology implementations, including preparation, rollout, testing, and operational handoff. Ability to plan IOS upgrades and document procedures and expectation’s during testing

  • Understand specifications and desired outcomes of assigned technology implementations.

  • Develop technical standards upon which implementation designs are based, often in consultation with Technology Architects. Knows how to write standards

  • Be familiar with the business domain (processes, rules, data model, and lexicon) of business areas supported by assigned systems and technologies, and serve as first-line subject matter expert on those knowledge areas for Technology Analysts.

  • Address problems and research questions within the assigned technology domains and implementations. Good troubleshooter. Break/ fix experience.

  • Measuring and diagnosing network performance using tools such as Orion Network Performance Monitor, Network Configuration manager.

  • Provide feedback to Technology Architect(s) on implementation architecture and design.

  • Integrate enterprise technology considerations into day-to-day work, such as lifecycle management, capacity management, and versioning. Insight into Life Cycle Management and testing tools.

  • Know, follow, and enforce industry and company standards for assigned technologies and implementations, including quality and security.

  • Know, follow, and enforce company, department, and team standards and expectations for documentation, including maintenance and support documentation .

    Role Essentials

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or Computer Science, or equivalent experience

  • Technical knowledge and experience with a large LAN/WAN environment

  • Cisco Networking Hardware and Cisco IOS, Nexus Series Hardware and OS. - Router, Firewall, Switches, IOS upgrade experience

  • Performance, Trending and capacity planning. (GartnerStudies)

  • Understand Data Center concepts (nexus) Role Desirables

  • Project Management

  • CCNA,CCIE,CCNP certifications (Cisco)

  • Understands Monitoring tools such as NNM and Orion. LIveAction would be a plus.

  • Windows and Linux Server experience a plus Reporting Relationships

You will report to a Technology Manager. This area is under the leadership of the SVP & Chief Operating Officer.

Additional Information

Humana is an organization with careers that change lives—including yours. As an innovator in the fast-paced industry of healthcare, we offer our associates careers that challenge, support and inspire them to use their passion for helping others and to lead their best lives. If you’re ready to help people achieve lifelong well-being, and be a part of an organization that is growing and poised to make an impact on the future of healthcare, Humana has the right opportunity for you.

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Title: Network Technology Consultant (Virtual)

Location: KY-Louisville

Requisition ID: 176025