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Consulting Network Engineer

Work from Home
Nashville, TN, United States
Full-time • Work From Home
Information Technology   Job ID: 830574
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Do you want to join an organization that invests in you as a(an) Consulting Network Engineer? At Work from Home, you come first. HCA Healthcare has committed up to $300 million in programs to support our incredible team members over the course of three years.


Work from Home, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients’ lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated Consulting Network Engineer like you to be a part of our team.

Job Summary and Qualifications

HCA Healthcare ITG

Job Summary:

Provide Consultant level subject matter expertise in support of optimizing network availability, performance and standardization for two (2) or more HCA Divisions. Position will represent Division interests at the Enterprise level and will provide guidance / oversight on local network design decisions, ensuring compliance with current and future standards. Position will guide new network technology deployments in assigned Divisions including facilitating necessary training for Division engineers. Position will provide Level 3 support for Division operational issues that are beyond the abilities of a Senior Division Network Engineer.

Successful candidate must be able to balance competing requests from multiple stakeholder groups maintaining long term client satisfaction. Strong Communication organizational skills are essential. Success will be measured based on network availability, network performance, stakeholder satisfaction, attainment of standardization goals and project delivery targets.

General Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following;

  • Plan, prioritize and schedule work that is necessary to achieve network optimization goals.
  • Champion Division interests / needs at the Enterprise level.
  • Provide / oversight for Division design decisions with a focus on standards compliance.
  • Ensure assigned deliverables meet scope budget and schedule requirements.
  • Respond to stakeholder requests timely and, appropriately plan work based on priority.
  • Deploy, and maintain complex WAN/LAN solutions, utilizing best practice switching/routing technologies and topologies. (ie: Fortune 100 experience in network design, deployment and support)
  • Strategic network planning and integration of new technologies.
  • OSPF/BGP routing protocols, IP advertising/filtering/redistribution, Quality of Service, IP multicast
  • Engineering consultations of Level III network troubleshooting/problem resolutions, protocol analysis, network troubleshooting/problem determination skills with network trace/capture/analysis software
  • System architecture and tiered application modules knowledge. Understanding of end-to-end data flows and traffic patterns.
  • Network impact analysis, modeling, network capacity planning
  • Software/hardware device upgrades, LAN equipment configurations/provisioning (see specific technologies within Area of Experience section).
  • IP addressing, variable length subnet masking
  • Wide Area Network technology provisioning and configuration (i.e. VPLS, MPLS, ATM, Private Line, Frame Relay) and WAN equipment configurations for bandwidth rates from DSL to 10gb, as well as Metro-E connectivity from 10mb to 10gb
  • Networking services for ACS, AAA, DHCP, BOOTP, DNS, ICMP and SNMP
  • Remote access technologies (i.e. SSL-VPN, IPSec, B2B, private line and Dial-up).
  • Training/Mentoring peers and other IT&S staff
  • Meet IT&S change management and project management requirements

Education, Experience and Certifications:

  • College Graduate / Equivalent – Required
  • More than 7 years Network Experience – Required
  • Cisco CCIE (Routing & Switching) or equivalent experience – Required

Other Qualifications:

  • Cisco Data Networking Technologies
  • HCA specific Network Expertise
  • Layer 1-2 (ie: Trunking, VLANs, STP, Multicast, PPP, Frame/Relay, ATM, MPLS, VPLS, Metro-E)
  • Layer 3 (ie: OSPF, BGP, Cisco VRFs, QOS, ACLs, Route redistribution, Route filtering, MPLS-VPNs, etc..)
  • Network Management Tools (ie: Spectrum, Voyence, IP-SLA, Netflow, SMNP, logging, etc..)
  • Network Security (ie: ACLs, Route-maps, IOS Firewall, ASA, routing protocol authentication, etc…)
  • General Enterprise Security knowledge
  • Developing capacity planning strategies.
  • Troubleshooting complex network issues.
  • IP management standards.
  • Network Services (DNS, DHCP, NTP, etc..)
  • RFP experience
  • Training and Presenting technical material to others, including leadership.
  • Leadership qualities.

HCA Healthcare’s Information Technology Group (ITG) delivers healthcare IT products and services to HCA Healthcare's portfolio of business and partners, including Parallon, HealthTrust and Sarah Cannon.

For decades, ITG has been a pioneer in the industry, leading the transformation of healthcare into a new era of quality and connectivity. ITG relies on the breadth of the organization and depth of technical expertise to advance and enhance today’s healthcare and to enable our physicians and clinicians to provide world-class, innovative care for patients.

ITG employees rally around the noble cause of transforming healthcare through technology and find inspiration in the meaningful work they do—creating a culture that follows our mission statement which begins by saying “above all else we are committed to the care and improvement of human life.”

If you want a career in technology and have a heart for healthcare, apply your expertise to a mission that matters.

What qualifications you will need:

This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).

ITG transforms healthcare and gives people healthier tomorrows. We deliver information technology strategy, support, and solutions. ITG improve and enhance patient care and business operations. We deliver services at administrative locations, data centers, and hospitals. The facilities we support are located in 20+ states and the United Kingdom. Our team works to move healthcare forward. We do this by seeking, embracing, developing, and delivering technology for patient care.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"Good people beget good people."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

We are a family 270,000 dedicated professionals! Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications for our Consulting Network Engineer opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your resume today to join our community of caring!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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Information Technology
Work from Home
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COVID-19 Vaccination

In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role MAY require you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption (including booster for California). (For further clarification, please ask your recruiter.)

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