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Network and Infrastructure Architect

To us, it's about living life to the fullest while serving our patients, teammates, neighbors and friends. We are dedicated and passionate in everything we do, seeking challenge and appreciating the routes that got us here. Whether our path is clinical or not, we all came to find balance and meaning in our lives within the work we are passionate about and the adventures we live.

Vail Health has become the world’s most advanced mountain healthcare system. Vail Health consists of an updated 520,000-square-foot, 56-bed hospital.  This state-of-the-art facility provides exceptional care to all of our patients, with the most beautiful views in the area, located centrally in Vail. 

In addition to the hospital, Vail Health has many access points including:

  • Howard Head Sports Medicine offers physical therapy services at 10 locations and works closely with our internationally renowned orthopedic partners at The Steadman Clinic and Vail-Summit Orthopedics & Neurosurgery.
  • Vail Health also owns interest in multiple joint venture ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) throughout the region.
  • Colorado Mountain Medical, Beaver Creek Medical Center, urgent care clinics in Vail, Dillon, Avon and Eagle, Edwards medical campus and Eagle Healthcare Center.
  • The Shaw Cancer Center and Sonnenalp Breast Center are the region’s only fully accredited cancer treatment center and comprehensive breast center. 
  • Vail Health is also leading the way in serving our communities’ behavioral health needs with outpatient behavioral health services at the Edwards Community Health Campus, and the Precourt Healing Center, a 28-bed in-patient behavioral health facility, opening in 2025.
This is a hybrid position requiring some onsite work. 
About the opportunity:

Responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining our organization's network and infrastructure systems. As a key member of our IT team, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the reliability, scalability, and security of our network and infrastructure components.

What you will do:
  1. Design, plan, and implement scalable and reliable network architecture.
  2. Evaluate and recommend networking technologies and solutions to meet business requirements.
  3. Configure and optimize network devices, including routers, switches, firewalls, and load balancers.
  4. Work to improve and implement backup and restore strategies as well as disaster recovery.
  5. Design and deploy virtualization technologies for server and storage environments.
  6. Collaborate with the cybersecurity team to implement and enforce security best practices for network and infrastructure components.
  7. Monitor and analyze network and infrastructure performance, identifying and resolving bottlenecks.
  8. Conduct capacity planning to ensure systems can handle current and future growth.
  9. Create and maintain comprehensive documentation for network and infrastructure configurations.
  10. Provide training and knowledge transfer to IT staff on new technologies and best practices.
  11. Communicate effectively with stakeholders and team members to understand and address their requirements.
  12. Role models the principles of a Just Culture and Organizational Values
  13. Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant.
This description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.
What you will need:
  • 10 years of experience designing enterprise LAN/WAN/VPN/SD-WAN multi-site architecture.
  • 5 Experience with Dell Storage and Compute Technologies, VMWare Virtual Layer
  • 5 years planning, configuring Cisco ACI environment.
  • N/A

At least one of the following Certifications required:

  • Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP )
  • VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Computer / Typing:
  • Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment.
Must have working knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing, and speaking English.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field preferred.


Application Close Date: March 15, 2024



Benefits at Vail Health (Full and Part Time) Include:

  • Competitive Wages & Family Benefits:
    • Competitive wages
    • Parental leave (4 weeks paid)
    • Housing programs
    • Childcare reimbursement 
  • Comprehensive Health Benefits: 
    • Medical
    • Dental 
    • Vision
  • Educational Programs: 
    • Tuition Assistance 
    • Existing Student Loan Repayment
    • Specialty Certification Reimbursement
    • Annual Supplemental Educational Funds
  • Paid Time Off:
    • Up to five weeks in your first year of employment and continues to grow each year.
  • Retirement & Supplemental Insurance:
    • 403(b) Retirement plan with immediate matching 
    • Life insurance
    • Short and long-term disability
  • Recreation Benefits, Wellness & More:
    • Up to $1,000 annual wellbeing reimbursement
    • Recreation discounts
    • Pet insurance


Pay is based upon relevant education and experience per year.

Yearly Pay:
$107,291.39$160,937.09 USD

Some roles may be based outside of our Colorado office (remote-only positions). Roles based outside of our primary office can sit in any of the following states: AZ, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, ID, IL, KS, MA, MD, MI, MN, NC, NJ, OH, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, and WI. Please only apply if you are able to live and work primarily in one of the states listed above. State locations and specifics are subject to change as our hiring requirements shift.

Relocation and housing assistance may be available.

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