Atlantic Health System

Lead Network Engineer

Job Location(s) US-NJ-Morristown
Position Type
Information Systems
01813600- ISS Networking
Corporate Office - Morristown


The Network Team Lead at Atlantic Health System (AHS) is a once in a career opportunity for the right candidate. Named in Fortune’s ‘100 Best Companies To Work For®’ for 13 consecutive years, the position offers an incredible work life balance, the chance to work on best of breed technologies with an incredibly skilled team, all to support the communities we serve. The position is an extremely technical, hands on, network engineering role. As the technical leader of a team of network engineers, you will collaboratively design, configure, implement, and document a multitude of technologies. In addition to training of your own, yearly technical training is provided to each of the team members and as the technical lead, you will have influence over training plans and technology direction. As the key member of the network team, you will be heavily involved in the decision around future purchases and upgrades.


  • Within a short period after hire, assume the technical leader of in progress and/or new network implementations
  • Ingest current network documentation to develop a complete and thorough understanding of the network
  • Assist in developing strategic network capital and operational expenditure plans
  • Be heavily involved in ensuring the network is correctly monitored and maintained
  • Review currently implemented designs to ensure they are following best practices
  • Create and/or modify existing lab network to meet current and future needs
  • Demonstrate knowledge of past, current, and future network technologies and trends
  • Occasionally provide off hours support of new implementations and migrations
  • Rarely provide off hours support for priority 1 network incidents


Required Skills and Background:

  • Active CCIE certification required
  • Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in IT or related fields
  • 7 or more years of hands on experience designing, implementing, and operating complex enterprise networks
  • Demonstrated ability to set and execute industry best practice network designs
  • Demonstrated ability to document implemented design to ensure a smooth transition to daily operational support
  • Demonstrated technology and skill progression throughout career
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task, but prioritize time sensitive or business critical projects
  • Increasing knowledge and emphasis on network automation via Python, APIs, or well-established 3rd party frameworks
  • Multi-vendor expert level routing and switching knowledge (Cisco, Arista, and Juniper)
  • Expert knowledge in routing, multicast, and overlay protocols (BGP, EIGRP, PIM, VXLAN)
  • Expert knowledge in switching protocols (RPVST, MST, VLANs,
  • Expert knowledge in network security technologies (Firewalls, VPNs, 802.1X)
  • Expert knowledge in Quality of Service (Cisco [wired and wireless], Arista, Juniper)
  • Expert problem analysis, troubleshooting, and solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of wireless technologies and practices
  • Knowledge of voice technologies and practices
  • Knowledge of DNS, DHCP, and IPAM
  • Knowledge of SD-WAN
  • Knowledge of public cloud network design and implementation
  • Knowledge of performance management and operational tools

Desired Skills :

  • Knowledge of load balancers and/or web application firewalls
  • Healthcare experience and/or knowledge
  • Configuration skills and experience on Cisco IOS
  • Application Architecture and Design
  • Scripting and network automation experience

About Us

Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined with the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 13th year in a row to Fortune’s “Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For” list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families, and our employees.

EEO Statement

Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and, therefore, abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual or affectional orientation, national origin or nationality, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, protected veteran status, ancestry, marital status.  


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