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Sr. Network Engineer

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Support II 
Requisition #:  64325



Children's Healthcare of Atlanta is hiring a Sr. Network Engineer to join our team!  The Sr. Network Engineer 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
  • At least seven years' experience in physical and logical network design, including network management and detailed packet analysis
  • The ideal candidate will have strong experience with the following technologies
    • Nexxus 7k
    • ACI
    • Infoblox
    • F5
    • Cisco FTD Firewalls 



  • Nexxus 7k
  • ACI
  • Infoblox
  • F5
  • Cisco FTD Firewalls 
  • Cisco Enterprise Wireless 
  • Ekahau 
  • 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


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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