Senior Cloud Applications Engineer (Terraform)

  • Location FRANKLIN, TN (CHS Corporate)
    Full Time
  • Department Data Intel & Bus Analytic
  • Field Information Systems
  • Location FRANKLIN, TN (CHS Corporate)

  • Department Data Intel & Bus Analytic

  • Field Information Systems

  • Full Time

Job Description

Community Health Systems is a leading operator of general acute care hospitals and outpatient care centers in communities across the United States. CHS affiliates own, lease or operate 83 affiliated hospitals in 16 states with an aggregate of approximately 13,000 licensed beds. Healthcare services are also provided in more than 1,000 outpatient sites of care including affiliated physician practices, urgent care centers, freestanding emergency departments, imaging centers, cancer centers, and ambulatory surgery centers.



CHS is looking for an experienced Senior Cloud Applications Engineer passionate about leveraging next generation applications / technologies to push the healthcare industry forward. You will be responsible for overseeing full application stacks, from the operating system through COTs applications, using Terraform to maintain infrastructure as code in Google cloud-based computing environments. You are a dynamic leader with a proven track record of managing applications, improving upon and modernizing technology stacks, and making decisions that satisfy and deliver on stakeholder requirements.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

(List in order of importance or percentage of time spent on the particular responsibility – High to Low


Own the technology stack in the Google Cloud Platform and help drive the technical direction for our systems, technologies, and architecture.


Utilize terraform to securely deploy and manage infrastructure as code.


Lead the configuration, maintenance, enhancement, and support of commercial software packages, internally developed applications, and web services.


Lead the customization and addition of new features to commercial software packages and internally developed applications according to facility and customer requests.


Be comfortable working cross-functionally with developers, cloud platform engineers, the business, and Cloud Service Provider on architecture design requirements for cloud application services.


Participate in and support application security reviews and threat modeling, including code review and dynamic testing.


Provide feedback to Application Portfolio Managers and Architects to help refine service design and security standards.



Required Education:

?Bachelor’s Degree or 4 years equivalent professional experience

Preferred Education:



Required Experience:

Minimum 6 years of relevant application experience in DevSecOps environment, utilizing GCP services, solutions, and provisioning/automating GCP application services and tools.

?Minimum ??2 years of hands-on experience with Cloud using Google Cloud Platform (GCP)


Self-starter with an in-depth hands-on work experience with multiple large-scale implementations of applications in Google Cloud Platform


Knowledge of leveraging terraform to manage infrastructure as code


Knowledge of and experience migrating, refactoring, and re-engineering complex enterprise applications from legacy platforms to cloud


Strong understanding and experience with common security libraries, security controls, and common security flaws.


Knowledge of and experience designing and managing Cloud controls


Broad IT security experience and API security knowledge


Excellent and professional communication skills (written and verbal) with an ability to articulate complex topics in a clear and concise manner.


Preferred Experience:

?Knowledge and usage of the GCP platform is essential


Experience designing and implementing secure and scalable Cloud application architecture (GCP specific)


Knowledge of and experience in designing and using application patterns to drive cloud migration

Experience in designing and implementing scalable, distributed systems leveraging cloud computing technologies

Knowledge of cloud architecture standards and framework in alignment with enterprise architecture standards

Proficiency with Infrastructure as Code (IaC) (Terraform, ARM templates)


Ability to work independently, manage small engagements or parts of large engagements.


Required License/Registration/Certification:


Preferred License/Registration/Certification:

?GCP Certification


Computer Skills Required:

?Strong oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills (MS Visio, MS PowerPoint).


?Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment


Physical Demands:

In order to successfully perform this job, with or without a reasonable accommodation, the following are outlined below: 


The Employee is required to read, review, prepare and analyze written data and figures, using a PC or similar, and should possess visual acuity.



The Employee may be required to occasionally climb, push, stand, walk, reach, grasp, kneel, stoop, and/or perform repetitive motions.



The Employee is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions and; therefore, job functions are typically performed under conditions such as those found within general office or administrative work.

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