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Senior Systems Engineer

Nashville, TN

Classification: FTE
Job ID: 16452745
Location: Nashville, TN

CereCore® provides EHR implementations, IT and application support, IT managed services, technical staffing, strategic IT consulting, and advisory services to hospitals and health systems nationwide. Our heritage is in the hallways of some of America’s top-performing hospitals. We have served as leaders in finance, operations, technology, and as clinicians turned power users and innovators. At CereCore, we know firsthand the power that aligned technology can provide in delivering care. As a wholly-owned subsidiary of HCA Healthcare, we are committed to bringing the expertise we have gained as operators to deliver IT services that emphatically address the needs of health systems across the United States. Our team of over 600 clinical and technical professionals has implemented EHR systems in more than 400 facilities and provides managed services support to tens of thousands of health system employees. We work tirelessly to provide healthcare organizations specialized IT services that support the delivery of patient care. The Link to Life-Saving Care.  
CereCore is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer to join our team in Nashville, TN


As a Senior System Engineer, you’ll lead and manage the building and integration of systems and platforms. You’ll provide robust engineering skills that cover a broad range of IT disciplines such as public cloud, general systems, database, website administration, network configuration, and automation.


  • Work with stakeholders to create requirements for new infrastructure systems and platforms both on premise and in the cloud
  • Lead or participate in a “sphere of responsibility” (e.g. cloud infrastructure lead, development support lead, automation lead, vendor relations, etc.)
  • Participate in system engineer strategic planning
  • Define project plans and tasks
  • Lead or participate in efforts to create infrastructural architecture around new systems and platforms
  • Lead or participate in implementation efforts of systems and platforms, delivering quality solutions in a timely manner while meeting defined requirements
  • Be responsible for a specific technology stack within the team (e.g. Azure, GCP, Terraform, Storage, MicroStrategy, Atlassian, SolarWinds, etc.)
  • Work with application delivery managers and application developers to deploy custom software and create automated deployment solutions
  • Provide support to application development teams for infrastructure needs
  • Lead activities to proactively maintain and upgrade platforms and systems
  • Define and execute operational procedures for systems and platforms in your areas of expertise, preferably with automation
  • Work with the DBA team to integrate systems and applications with databases
  • Manage documentation of infrastructure standards
  • Develop automation capabilities to automate the deployment and maintenance of systems and platforms
  • You’ll identify, investigate, evaluate, and quickly become proficient in new technologies and technical disciplines that are of significance to the organization
  • Mentoring and coaching junior staff and entry level engineers


  • 7+ of relevant experience
  • Significant experience in deploying technically complex infrastructure and computing solutions across platforms and components, preferably with automation
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare and maintain documentation
  • Experience in building automation using tools such as ansible, terraform, powershell, command shell, scripting, database and/or application programming
  • Specific platform knowledge in one or more key areas of cloud architecture and/or Application platforms such as Azure, GCP, Terraform, MicroStrategy, Atlassian, SolarWinds, etc. 
  • Experience working with virtualization technologies, such as VMWare, cloud virtualization, storage. 
  • Solid understanding and experience with operating system concepts and practical implementation of those fundamentals in a large-scale production environment
  • Experience supporting custom application development
  • Nice to have, but not required, experience with the technologies utilized by our organization: 
    • Cloud IaaS – Azure, GCP, AWS 
    • Cloud PaaS technologies – Azure functions, Logic Apps, Webapps, GKE/AKS, etc. 
    • Automation & System Management – GitHub, Ansible Tower, Azure DevOps 
    • Configuration Management – Terraform, Ansible o Network technologies – F5s, DNS
    • Security technologies - Ping Federate, certificate management, etc. 
    • Virtualization technologies – VMware 
    • Business Intelligence platform – MicroStrategy 
    • Integration Platform - MuleSoft 
    • Application Platforms – .NET, Sitecore, Java, SharePoint 
    • Cloud and on Prem backup technologies – General knowledge 
    • Monitoring platforms – SolarWinds, Dynatrace 
    • Big Data platform - Splunk 
    • Search technologies - Redis 
    • SAN & NAS technologies – General Knowledge 
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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