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Sr. Network Engineer – Technical Lead

Requisition Number 20-1229 Job Location Brentwood, Tennessee

Welcome to the new standard of healthcare! 

Premise Health is the world’s leading healthcare access provider. We deliver purpose-driven career experiences in a culture-centric work environment—ensuring that employees at the nation's best companies get, stay, and be well. In a changing healthcare environment, we know there's a better way for organizations to help their people live healthier lives by delivering the right care at the right time, right where they work. Partnered with visionary organizations around the globe, we offer a broad range of healthcare services and deliver an effortless patient experience that raises the bar, lowers costs, and redefines the meaning of quality care. By shifting the conversation from cost to return and from treatment to prevention, we are committed to help people, their families, and the organizations they work for be at their best.

We are looking for a Sr. Network Engineer, Tech Lead to remotely work at our Corporate office in Brentwood, TN! If you possess a “whatever it takes attitude” keep reading.

It’s hard to pinpoint a “typical” day here (and who wants typical anyway?), but as the Sr. Network Engineer, Technical Lead you have the key responsibility of being the technical subject matter expert for the team.  This position provides technical leadership to the team with respect to defining technology standards and security best practices, working with Enterprise Architecture for continued alignment and reviewing project design artifacts for large, complicated or non-standard designs. 

This position is also responsible for maintaining 24x7x365 networking environments.  The Sr. Network Engineer, Technical Lead designs, builds and operates the networks within the Premise Health environment.  Provisions networks per organization’s standards.  Monitors daily operations of networks and associated devices for availability and performance.  Develops and maintains operational documentation.  Responds to network alerts, investigates and recovers hardware and circuit failures.  Is responsible for the identification and resolution of service-level problems and the identification and support of mission-critical tasks.  Has communication with technical support groups, customer support centers, and vendors

What You'll Do For Us:

  • Acts as a subject matter expert for the technologies within the Network Engineering team
  • Leads the creation, documentation and maintenance of the standards and architectural artifacts of the team
  • Development of Knowledge Base (KB) articles
  • Functions in partnership with Enterprise Architecture to ensure standards and designs are in alignment with the overall Premise Health architectural goals
  • Be accountable for the following activities: Performance and tuning analysis, capacity planning, systems support, long-term strategic planning, problem resolution tracking, and software upgrades and installation.
  • Lead implementation and operation of network security tools and processes.
  • Mentor team members in technology matters
  • Troubleshoot and resolve system problems.
  • Plan, coordinate, and execute network administrative tasks for assigned areas.
  • Serve as a liaison to technology vendors.


  • Bachelor degree or equivalent work experience
  • TOGAF certification is a plus


  • Principal: 10+ years experience in Network Engineer role

Knowledge and Skills:

Technical / Professional Knowledge and Skills 

Critical* Skills and Knowledge

Important** Skills and Knowledge

General Skills

General Skills

Growing proficiency in team leadership

Proficiency in the following skills:

Data collection, analysis, and reporting

Debugging skills

Interpersonal skills

Communication Skills

Decision making skills

Organization/Planning skills

Problem solving skills

System modeling skills

Risk Analysis

Leadership skills

Management of multiple priorities/multi-tasking skills

Presentations skills

Knowledge and Understanding

Knowledge and Understanding

Process flows

Change Management Process

Systems Development Life Cycle Methodologies

Correlate technical actions to business impact

System Skills

System Skills





Outlook and Internet/Intranet in addition to other job related systems.

Respective department system knowledge




Hiring Requirements

Additional Hiring Requirements:

Commitment to excellent customer service.

Proven ability to manage own work and meet deadlines.

Accuracy and attention to detail.

Ability to work and direct in cross-functional project teams.

Mathematical, analytical and statistical aptitude.

Preferred knowledge of health care industry and principles of managed care required.

Excellent planning, interpersonal, problem solving, leadership skills are required.

Excellent communication skills, including verbal, written and presentation necessary. Active listening skills are required.

Excellent influencing and consultative skills; and the ability to proactively identify and resolve issues and opportunities.

The ability to determine the information necessary to strategically assess market situations as well as the ability to evaluate and determine optimal plans of action is essential. 

Core Platform Specific Requirements

10+ years of hands-on network engineer, specifically Cisco.

Detailed knowledge of Cisco IOS, Nexus line, and NGFW.

Detailed knowledge of Cisco and Meraki branch network hardware, with a detailed understanding of wireless networking.

Expertise in Cisco industry best practices, including security best practices.

10+ years designing, building and operating medium to large enterprise networks.

Strong understanding of internal and external routing protocols and best practices.

Expertise and detailed knowledge of IP and Ethernet.

Expertise and detailed knowledge of VoIP.

Expertise and detailed knowledge of WAN and MAN technologies.

Expertise and detailed knowledge of network security technologies including Network Access Control, firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention, and encryption.

Expertise and detailed knowledge of network protocols and functions; IPSEC, HSRP, 802.11, QoS, WCCP, VPN, GRE, NAT, PKI, SNMP, RADIUS and others.

Detailed understanding of DNS and DHCP.

Expertise and detailed knowledge of load balancing and network redundancy techniques.

Proven track record of expert systematic troubleshooting skills.

Detailed knowledge of packet capture and examination tools, advanced knowledge of at least one tool.

Knowledge of Category 5/6/7 copper cabling along with various Fiber interface/specifications.

Solid understanding of the OSI model.

Working knowledge of Windows and UNIX operating systems.

What We’ll Do for You:

At Premise Health, you’re not an employee – you’re a team member. We have health centers, pharmacies, fitness centers and offices scattered across the country, but we’re all working together to deliver exemplary and delightful service to our clients, their employees and family members. We’re proud of the culture we’ve built, and we aim to assist our team members in living their best life – in and out of the workplace. That’s why you’ll find us taking a yoga class together or starting a book club. We know that we can only help people get, stay, and be well if we do the same for ourselves. We’re also not afraid to share what we’re up to – check out some of our smiling faces.

As an employer, we want to compensate you for the work you do with more than a paycheck (although you’ll get one of those too). Premise Health offers competitive benefits packages including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k), paid holidays and vacation time, and a company-sponsored wellness program. We are an equal opportunity employer of nice people and value inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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