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Senior Network Engineer

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Support II 
Requisition #:  91461



Children's Healthcare of Atlanta is hiring a Senior Network Engineer  to join our permanent team! The Senior Network Engineer is the chief designer of network communications- Provides technical leadership in vendor selection, design, and management of the Children's converged wired and wireless networks.


  • Bachelor's Degree in MIS, information systems, related field, or equivalent experience


  • No professional certifications required


  • At least seven years’ experience in a technical support position in a microcomputer environment
  • At least seven years' experience in knowledge of generally accepted networking principles, including data loss prevention, DNS, DHCP, Active Directory in supporting multi-protocol network environments (i.e. BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, IP Multicast, MPLS, QOS, VLAN, and VOIP)
  • At least seven years' experience in physical and logical network design, including network management and detailed packet analysis


  • CCIE, CCDE & CCar certifications
  • Cisco CCNP certifications highly recommended
  • At least five years' experience in healthcare setting


  • Strong project management skills
  • 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
  • Knowledge in routing concepts and networking protocols, including BGP, CDP, CLNS, VRRP/HSRP, IGRP/EIGRP, MPLS, NAT, OSPF, QoS, RIP, DNS, VLAN/PVLAN, TCP/UDP, IP, OTV, and others
  • Knowledge in building a strong secure network, with expertise in implementing the organization's IDS/IPS, ISE, VPN’s, ACE, and firewall solutions, including auditing and event management
  • Utilize knowledge in designing and implementing a network infrastructure to meet Compliance requirements pertaining to the organization in (PCI, HIPAA, Cyber Security etc.)


  1. Designs, configures, and maintains network management utilities/tools (Prime, Cisco Works, Smartnet, etc.); utilizes information to provide bandwidth utilization and capacity planning.
  2. Designs, sets up, and configures complex wireless networking that supports public and secure access and the ability to support voice and video conferencing technologies/applications.
  3. Creates detailed design documents, such as Visio diagrams, architecture definition documents, IP allocations, device descriptions, and narratives describing the function of the design.
  4. IDF and MDF management and standards, including cabling standards, hardware and switch port labeling, and documentation to include closet layout Visio diagrams. 
  5. Maintains uniformity throughout the organization, and maintains a well-organized horizontal/vertical wire management system.
  6. Implements and maintains proper IDF/MDF facilities to include hardware high availability and redundant power supplies and UPS's at all times. Works with facilities on any cooling and other environmental issues.
  7. Is able to conduct in-depth research into issues and technologies as required and to recommend preferred hardware and/or solutions.


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 - Not Present
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)
Sitting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 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


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

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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