Senior Network Engineer (Remote)

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

  • Department Technology/infrastructure

  • Field Information Technology

  • Full Time

Job Description

Community Health Systems is one of the nation’s leading healthcare providers. Developing and operating healthcare delivery systems in 40 distinct markets across 15 states, CHS is committed to helping people get well and live healthier. CHS operates 71 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.


We are seeking an experienced and highly skilled Senior Network Engineer to join our dynamic IT team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining our organization’s network infrastructure to ensure seamless connectivity, security, and optimal performance.

  • Network Design and Implementation:

    • Design, implement, and manage robust network solutions that align with the organization’s strategic objectives.

    • Evaluate and recommend hardware and software solutions to enhance network performance.

  • Network Security:

    • Implement and maintain security protocols to safeguard the organization’s network infrastructure.

    • Conduct regular security assessments and address vulnerabilities promptly.

    • Provide advanced technical support for network-related issues, collaborating with cross-functional teams to ensure quick resolution.

    • Proactively identify and address potential network issues to minimize downtime.

  • Performance Optimization:

    • Monitor and optimize network performance, identifying opportunities for improvements and implementing changes as needed.

    • Collaborate with vendors to stay abreast of emerging technologies and industry best practices.

  • Documentation:

    • Create and maintain comprehensive documentation of network configurations, procedures, and troubleshooting guides.

  • Capacity Planning:

    • Conduct capacity planning to anticipate future network requirements and ensure scalability.

    • Collaborate with other teams to assess and accommodate evolving business needs.

  • Team Collaboration:

    • Work closely with other IT professionals to integrate network solutions with broader IT initiatives.

    • Mentor and guide junior team members, fostering a collaborative and knowledge-sharing environment.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.

  • Proven experience as a Network Engineer, with a focus on senior-level responsibilities.

  • Industry certifications such as CCIE, CCNP, or equivalent are highly desirable.

  • In-depth knowledge of networking protocols, hardware, and security standards.

  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

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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