Wireless Engineer

  • Location FRANKLIN, TN (CHS Corporate)
    Full Time
  • Department Technology/infrastructure
  • Field Information Systems
  • Location FRANKLIN, TN (CHS Corporate)

  • Department Technology/infrastructure

  • Field Information Systems

  • Full Time

Job Description

Community Health Systems is one of the nation’s leading healthcare providers. Developing and operating healthcare delivery systems in 48 distinct markets across 16 states, CHS is committed to helping people get well and live healthier. CHS affiliates operate 83 acute-care hospitals and more than 1,000 other sites of care, including physician practices, urgent care centers, freestanding emergency departments, occupational medicine clinics, imaging centers, cancer centers and ambulatory surgery centers.


The Wireless Engineer will work with hospital local and corporate engineers in order to maintain, and build, a stable and usable wireless network for our customers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Resolve issues and facilitate restoration of the client wireless networks. Possess the ability to low-level troubleshoot wireless networks.
  2. Perform project tasks as requested for wireless networking.. Coordinate with Project Management and partnering teams to assemble quotes, order/track/receive/assemble/test/stage new equipment
  3. Understanding of wireless authentication technologies including Radius, 802.1x , EAP-TLS, and pre-shared keys. ISE experience is a plus.
  4. The ability to perform wireless surveys to identify coverage gaps and to troubleshoot wireless networks.
  5. Knowledge and troubleshooting skills of advance networking concepts (IP, VLAN, Basic Routing, Subnetting)
  6. Develop and recommend solutions to enhance system performance and stability
  7. Work with third party vendors and assist with equipment configuration, placement and provide suggestions for optimal equipment performance
  8. Document every new and existing site with network diagrams, management IP addresses, hardware lists, backup running-configuration and other information needed to troubleshoot any wireless issues Come up to speed quickly on the existing architecture and design
  9. Other responsibilities deemed appropriate by management.

Required Education: High School
Preferred Education: Associates Degree

Required Experience:

  • 1+ years' experience as a Wireless Network Engineer
  • Experience with Cisco wireless networking.
  • 1+ years of experience with 802.1x, RADIUS, EAP-TLS WLAN standards

Preferred Experience: 3+ years of experience with 802.1x, RADIUS, EAP-TLS WLAN standards

Required License/Registration/Certification: CCNA wireless or equivalent or equivalent experience
Preferred License/Registration/Certification: CCNP wireless

Computer Skills Required: Knowledge in google suite, Microsoft office

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

  1. The Employee is required to read, review, prepare and analyze written data and figures, using a PC or similar, and should possess visual acuity.
  2. The Employee may be required to occasionally climb, push, stand, walk, reach, grasp, kneel, stoop, and/or perform repetitive motions.
  3. 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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