NOC Support Specialist Addison TX Full Time

Job Id
83849
Job Location
Addison, TX
Employment Type
Full Time-Regular
Industry
Health Care
Concentra
20181024T210439Z
Overview

From our Dallas corporate headquarters to our clinics, worksites, and mobile locations, Concentra colleagues remain focused on our driving purpose:  to provide superb patient and employer experience by delivering the highest quality healthcare in an efficient, affordable, caring manner. We do this by putting all customers (internal and external) first and by displaying:

  • A healing focus
  • A selfless heart
  • A tireless resolve
Responsibilities

The Solution Specialist II is responsible for delivering quality customer service and performing daily task management, monitoring and support of IS Infrastructure and Applications.  Additionally, this role supports the day-to-day operations of the data center and monitoring of environmental infrastructure.

The areas of responsibilities include completion of assigned tasks, responding to monitoring alerts, updating monitoring systems, troubleshoot and document technical issues, interface with end users and business customers, install and remove hardware, install network cabling, complete monthly reports, and travel to remote centers to support local infrastructure.

This position must coordinate and communicate with other IS resources who are assigned to support application issues and project tasks.  They also work with vendors on network and application issues and act a liaison between technical teams and vendors to drive resolution of issues. The NOC analyst primarily works as part of an infrastructure team and routinely interacts with more senior business contacts. Individuals in this role are expected to possess a broad breadth of technical knowledge across multiple data center, network, and hardware technologies.  In addition, the analyst will be expected to develop in-depth knowledge of Concentra’s proprietary applications and systems for providing the necessary support

The NOC analysts conducts business at the Concentra Data Center 24/7/365 Based on business demands, the NOC Analyst II may be required to work increased and weekend hours to ensure the success or delivery of critical changes,

The Details

  • Monitor application and infrastructure environments and respond to alerts, end-user reports, and escalations from other teams
  • Ensure customer satisfaction by responding in a timely manner to all issues reported to the NOC by monitoring systems, Help Desk, end users, or tickets that are assigned to the group. This support includes, but is not limited to, application, end-user hardware and software, network connectivity, and data center systems
  • Fulfill service request tickets (installation of equipment, removal of equipment, cable requests) within SLO guidelines
  • Build process and product/platform knowledge to grow in the role
  • Ensure that all issues are logged promptly and accurately with detailed up-to-date information. This includes the creation and logging of incident and problem tickets
  • Perform daily physical walk-throughs of the data center areas
  • Receive and check-in hardware shipments
  • Provide timely communication and escalation of customer impacting problems. Initiate escalation, as appropriate, to ensure management awareness of problems that are severe in nature or that are exceeding documented targets.  
  • Perform an effective hand off on all open issues, which includes a review of outstanding issues, status, communication requirements. And drive to resolution
  • Contribute ideas and suggestions for improving policies and procedures
  • Participate in relevant information-sharing activities.
  • Monitor and report on any security violations related to the unwarranted access to corporate data, physical facilities or failure to follow proper procedures
  • Ensure that all problems are resolved in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Help build team spirit by assisting other staff members and promoting a positive workplace.
  • Maintain awareness of the rapidly changing environment and recommend cost efficient techniques.
  • Support the mission and direction of Concentra, both within the Information Services department and throughout the corporation.
  • Ensure all changes comply with change management policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for reporting to and completing work at assigned times
  • Available to provide on call support, as required
  • Flexibility and willingness to adjust work schedule if needed to cover PTO or illness
  • Position requires some travel (less than 25%)
Qualifications

Education/credentials

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Computer Engineering or equivalent is required. Certifications in: ITIL, Cisco, BICSI, CDCP is preferred

Job-related experience 

  • 3 or more years IS Operations
  • 1 or more years of network operations and support
  • Data Center operations experience a plus
  • Working knowledge network and system monitoring tools
  • Requires strong teamworking skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills a must; ability to read, write, and speak in a professional manner
  • Experienced with technical and problem-solving
  • Must possess a personal sense of urgency
  • Ability to effectively multi-task and adapt to changing business priorities
  • Superior customer service skills
  • Demonstrated ability with time management and organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • PC Hardware and peripheral experience
  • Knowledge of Microsoft productivity applications
  • Knowledge of browser-based technology
  • Understanding of operating systems such as Windows and OS X/iOS, Unix

Job-related skills/competencies

  • Experience providing operational network support utilizing the following technologies
  • MPLS
  • Broadband
  • Cellular
  • Telecom connectivity (SIP, PRI, VoIP)
  • Experience implementing data center structured cabling, cable management, and patching for both copper and fiber
  • Working knowledge with common MAC work within the data center
  • Familiarity of the ITIL foundation with knowledge of disciplines for Incident, Problem, and Change Management
  • Working knowledge of monitoring tools:
  • SolorWinds
  • PRTG
  • WUG
  • Structureware
  • VMware
  • Working knowledge of ServiceNow ticketing application
  • Demonstrated results managing incidents tickets and driving to resolution
  • Understanding of data center environmental infrastructures
  • HVAC
  • UPS
  • ATS
  • Power Distribution
  • Demonstrated ability to document and maintain process workflow and knowledge base documents.

Working conditions/physical demands

This position will be based in an office and data center environment and will require physical demands that include lifting 40-50lbs, climbing a ladder, and ability to work under raised floor.   

Benefits
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Medical/Vision/Prescription/Dental Plans
  • Life Insurance/Disability
  • Paid Time Off/Holidays
  • Colleague Referral Bonus Program   

This job requires access to confidential and sensitive information, requiring ongoing discretion and secure information management.

 

Concentra is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/Disability/Veteran.



We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or medical or veteran status in accordance with federal law. In addition, Concentra Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws prohibiting discrimination in employment in every jurisdiction in which it maintains facilities.

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