Network Administrator

Information Technology Chicago, Illinois


Company: Oak Street Health

Title: Network Administrator

Location: Downtown Chicago (30 W. Monroe St.)

Company Description

Oak Street Health believes everyone deserves great healthcare – the kind you’d want for your own family. We specialize in providing exceptional care for older adults on Medicare, often in underserved communities where there is little or no quality healthcare.

Oak Street Health is on a mission to rebuild healthcare as it should be with an innovative care model that centers on wellness-based, positive health outcomes for patients, not the volume of services provided. Our unwavering commitment to keeping patients healthy is highlighted by dedicated care teams that take time to get to know each individual, providing the personalized care they need to stay healthy and live life more fully. 

We’re an organization on the move! Our rapidly growing national network of primary care centers is staffed by a diverse team of outstanding care providers, service team members, technologists, community outreach experts, business professionals, and more. For more information, visit

Role Description:

The Network Administrator should be able to provide local area network and wide area network administration services, to provide for the continued and correct functional operation of the entire computer network, and to provide network-related support to all end users. Work involves administering, monitoring, maintaining, updating, documenting, planning, and troubleshooting all network-related hardware, software, operating systems, and resources. 

Core Responsibilities:

  • Manage the Network admin queue (work closely with our Help Desk professionals working network related tickets)

  • Troubleshoot IT issues with desktop, server, and network teams

  • Ensuring continuous uptime for computers, servers, and peripherals, and working with vendors to service basic medical equipment

  • Assisting with the implementation of IT strategy

  • Working with vendors to manage network infrastructure

  • Coordinating with an outsourced IT service provider as needed

  • Coordinating installation and maintenance of IT systems at new locations

  • Assist with company expansion and be able to oversee daily construction progress for the IT buildout

  • Procuring hardware and software

  • Deploying hardware for new and legacy locations in a multi-state environment

  • Other duties, as assigned

What we’re looking for

We’re looking for a motivated, experienced Network Administrator with:

  • Minimum of 5 years of network administration experience

  • Team lead or management experience is a plus

  • Experience working with multiple vendors, Cisco, Meraki, Adtran, Centurylink, AT&T, Comcast

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Minimum requirements – CCNA, CCDP, CCNP

  • Access to reliable transportation (work-related travel expenses will be reimbursed)

  • Cisco IOS experience – routers, switches, WLCs, AP’s

  • Adtran – routers, switches

  • Meraki – routers, switches. AP’s

  • Enterprise routing experience in a hosted data center environment

  • MPLS and DIA circuits – multiple LECs

  • Rack / Stack / Config network equipment in field locations

  • Hosted VOIP experience – QOS / COS

  • SNMP monitoring and configuration, NetFlow monitoring

  • IDS & IPS monitoring and configuration

  • LV vendors – cabling, 2 pole racks, patch panels, horizontal and vertical wire management

  • Fiber – single and multimode configurations

  • US work authorization

  • Someone who embodies being “Oaky”. 

What does being “Oaky” look like?

  • Radiating positive energy

  • Assuming good intentions

  • Creating an unmatched patient experience

  • Driving clinical excellence

  • Taking ownership and delivering results

  • Relentlessly determined


Why Oak Street?

Oak Street Health offers our coworkers the opportunity to be at the forefront of a revolution in healthcare, as well as:

  • Collaborative and energetic culture

  • Fast-paced and innovative environment

  • Competitive benefits including paid vacation and sick time, generous 401K match with immediate vesting, and health benefits

Oak Street Health is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and encourage all interested readers to apply to