Senior / Network Engineer – Network Services

University of Iowa Health Care Information Systems

Coralville, IA Engineering / Technology $60,000 to $71,000 yearly

Job Reference #: #2002662 and #20002663

This Professional & Scientific position will be filled as either a Network Engineer or Senior Network Engineer based on candidate qualifications and interview evaluation.  To express interest for consideration at both levels, please apply to both requisitions.


The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics department of Health Care Information Systems is seeking a Senior/Network Engineer to participate in the design, implementation, monitoring and ongoing support of UIHC enterprise wireless and wired network and voice services. This position will provide a variety of technical services to include technical project management, network and voice technology consulting, and documentation.

Pay Grade:

Salary: $60,000.00 to commensurate – 4B (Network Engineer); $71,000 to commensurate – 5B (Senior Network Engineer)

The University of Iowa offers a generous benefits package, including 24 days paid vacation per year to start and paid sick leave.  Complete information regarding the full benefits package may be viewed at

Percent of Time:  100% 

Staff Type: Professional & Scientific

Type of Position: Regular 

Education Required

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Experience Requirements – Network Engineer

  • Experience, typically 1 -3 years, with data or voice services is required.
  • Experience, typically 1-3 years, in working with network infrastructure is required.
  • Experience, typically 1-3 years, with data or voice communications problem solving is required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to participate in a 24x7x365 on call rotation
  • A valid driver’s license and ability to meet UI Fleet Safety requirements.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Experience with Cisco Wi-Fi infrastructure and related services
  • Experience with Cisco switches, routers, and management tools
  • Experience with basic Linux commands

Experience Requirements – Senior Network Engineer

  • Experience, typically 3 – 5 years with the design, installation, and management of enterprise class wireless/wired network communication backbones and services.
  • Experience with routers and layer two and three switches in a LAN, MAN and WAN environment.
  • Knowledge of the OSI model, industry best practices, and design/configuration standards for communication technologies and services
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in team environments with a strong focus on customer service.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • A valid driver’s license and ability to meet UI Fleet Safety requirements.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Experience in a Healthcare environment
  • Network Communication industry certifications
  • Experience with Linux operating system and command line administration
  • Knowledge of and experience with VRF and/or MPLS technologies
  • Experience with wireless, mobility, and/or RTLS technologies
  • Experience with Cisco Prime, DNAC, ISE, and other management tools


Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background and credential check. This position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.


To apply for these positions click apply now to visit our website. Search job listings by the Information Technology category, requisitions #2002662 and #20002663.


Competitive salary and outstanding fringe benefits.  Applicant credentials subject to verification.   The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.


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Application Instructions:

In order to be considered, applicants must upload a resume (under submission relevant materials) that clearly addresses how they meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position.  A cover letter is desired as part of the application process.

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days.

This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.

Job ID: 71402

Posted 16 days ago

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