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IoT Engineer

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Support II 
Requisition #:  92163

MANDATORY COVID-19 VACCINATION: In accordance with CMS rules, Children’s requires all employees to be fully vaccinated or receive an approved exemption.



Children's Healthcare of Atlanta is hiring an IoT Engineer to join our permanent team! This position requires a broad skillset and may participate in multiple roles regarding the technology, Internet of Things (IoT) and the supporting platforms and infrastructures. The IoT engineer will partner with various departments and roles business partners for building requirements and enterprise architecture to design, and operations to implement and support the organizations IoT solutions which includes and not limited to network, security, device management and core compute and infrastructure underlying technologies.


  • High School diploma required or equivalent


  • Cisco CCNA – Cisco Certified Network Associate (Route & Switching) or Network Plus
  • Certified Wireless Network Professional (CWNP)
  • Obtain certifications as applicable to the position


  • 5 years of relevant technical experience in system/server administration and/or network IT operations. 
  • 3 years related experience in managing and deploying various operating systems such as Windows, Linux server OS’s, OS browsers, IOS, and Android platforms etc. including the abilities to create scripts and automate common tasks
  • 3 years of experience in RF, UHF, BLE, RFID communications and IoT architectures and principles
  • 2 years with security frameworks (NIST, HIPPA, PCI etc.)
  • General knowledge of Software Development Lifecycles (SDLC)


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or technical field is preferred
  • Microsoft MCP (Server OS) – Microsoft Certified Professional
  • Cisco IoT - Internet of Things
  • Amazon Web Services internet of Things (IoT) Foundations 
  • 2+ years of experience with Cisco Wireless Infrastructures and Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) 


  • Demonstrate well-developed organizational, written communication and analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills to interact positively and productively with teams across organizational lines, including administrative, executive staff and patient care systems users
  • Must be able to function in a dynamic environment subject to impromptu changes in schedules and priorities
  • Work and collaborate well with others
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills and resolves complex problems
  • Standards focused delivery
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required
  • Performs afterhours on call in a rotating schedule


  1. Defines, builds, implements and manages the vulnerability and patch management program for IoT devices/systems security hardening and follows/performs network segmentation requirements for these associated devices/systems.  This effort may follow a shared and joint reporting structure.  Monthly reporting and tracking requirements are required.
  2. Build, deploys, and manages a full life cycle IoT asset management program.
  3. Demonstrates expertise and knowledge of sensors, device firmware, hardware and supporting system operating systems.  This encompasses a working experience with front-end and back-end systems (full stack understanding).
  4. Performance focused, maintains, designs, and develops highly available and distributed systems that support healthcare medical grade and zero inaccessibility solutions. Encompassing building and maintaining technical infrastructure diagrams, including device and application data flows for an end to end workflow and reference documentation (as builds etc.).
  5. Knowledgeable of web and mobile application frameworks for analytics and monitoring and management of devices.
  6. Assists RTLS and Wireless engineers in solutions architecting, and problem solutioning and troubleshooting.
  7. Collaborates and interacts with business partners and stakeholders in requirements gathering, solutioning and troubleshooting.
  8. Evaluate technologies across departments with an overall organization strategy with a broad perspective for solutions design and architecture.  Collaborating with end users (clinical, physician, leadership etc.) to obtain requirements for optimal solutioning.
  9. Assists wireless and RTLS engineers in activities utilizing debugging wireless sniffers, protocol analyzers to debug and root cause issues (Ekahau, WireShark, Protocol Analysis, etc.).
  10. Able to implement IoT cloud computing solutions not limited to experience with Azure, AWS etc.


Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system. 

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.


Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance
Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Sitting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Standing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)


No potential for exposure to blood and body fluids


About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 20 neighborhood locations and a total of 673 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for diversity and millennials.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  1575 Northeast Expressway, Bldg 2, Atlanta, GA  30329
Function:  Information Technology - Architecture & Design

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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