Senior Network Security Engineer (Remote)

  • Location FRANKLIN, TN (CHS Corporate)
    Full Time
  • Department Cyber Security Risk Mgmt
  • Field Information Technology
  • Location FRANKLIN, TN (CHS Corporate)

  • Department Cyber Security Risk Mgmt

  • 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.



As a Senior Security Engineer, Network Security, this role reports to the Manager of Network Security. This role is a senior role that assists in the designing, building, a nd maintaining network security technologies and configurations, leads in the development of junior staff, while continuously improving the network security program for the Cybersecurity Risk Management Department. This role is expected to have an advanced level of knowledge of firewalls and network security technologies. The senior engineer will be responsible for identifying and remediating security gaps, improving existing controls while creating new ones, mentoring and collaborating with other Cyber Security and Information Technology team members to secure the many security and information technology assets and data of Community Health Systems.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in designing, engineering, managing, reviewing, and recommending improvements for new and existing network security solutions, configurations and technologies.
  • Enhance preventative and automated network security controls aligned with business requirements along with common threats.

  • Assist in developing strategies for expanding network segmentation, zero trust and visibility of cyber security threats and risks to include a diverse set of technologies across the spectrum of healthcare information technology assets including IoT.
  • Assist in developing and improving standards, and processes for the identification and prioritization of threat remediation as well as processes and methodologies for metrics and KPIs related to network protections, security and compliance.
  • Provide technical guidance to enterprise Cyber Security and Information Technology teams regarding the impact of network security controls in order to drive issues to remediation and develop systemically secure configurations.
  • Assist in developing and documenting an overall network protection strategy including defining perimeters and subsequent defenses, external access, cloud and data center security, device class, and service segmentation. 
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by cybersecurity leadership.




  • High School diploma required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology/Computer Science, (or Related Field), or equivalent experience preferred.


Required Experience

  • 5+ years in Cyber Security, Firewall, Network & Cloud Security Technologies


  • Design and implement firewall and network protection technologies.
  • Serve as a thought leader for network protection and influence strategy.
  • Work in a process-driven structured environments and participate in process optimization activities.
  • Operational and on-going engineering support


  • Advanced knowledge of security principles, issues, techniques, and implementations.
  • Proactive identification and solving of complex problems
  • Strong understand of techniques, tactics, and practices of threat actors
  • Effective communication of technical concepts
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


Preferred Experience

  • 8+ Years in Cyber Security, Firewall and Network Security Technologies


Preferred License / Registration / Certification

  • CISSP, GIAC, OSCP, PCNSA, PCNSE, SISE, CCNA and other Industry Standard Certifications.


Computer Skills Preferred

  • Office, GSuite, Linux, Windows, Visio, Palo Alto Networks Firewalls, Panorama, Prisma, CISCO ASA & ISE, hybrid cloud environments, and various other cybersecurity tools and technologies as necessary.


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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