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Systems Engineer Specialist - IAS Technical Project Management

Date: Jun 15, 2019

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28204

Company: Atrium Health

Job Req ID: 186313

Position Number: 00120823

Employment Type: Full Time

Shift: Day

Shift Details: M-F, 8am-5pm, Occasional after hours and weekend work as required

Standard Hours: 40.00

Department Name: IAS Technical Proj Mgt

Location: CHS Corporate Operations

Location Details:  801 S Dowell

Carolinas HealthCare System is Atrium Health. Our mission remains the same: to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For more information, please visit



Job Summary
The successful candidate will have experience managing multiple projects simultaneously through the Systems Development Life Cycle to include: budget management, timeline management, scope development, project planning, issue management, risk analysis, procurement, implementation, and reporting. Candidate will have experience leading efforts across IS, vendor and customer teams to maintain project milestones. The variety of projects can include system migrations, relocations, facility and infrastructure upgrades, the implementation of new hardware/software rollouts, enterprise-wide IS initiatives, and program level management.  Candidates must have excellent verbal, written and presentation skills with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, MS Visio, MS Project, basic networking, telecommunications, and Lean principles. Formulates and defines specifications for complex operating systems. Modifies and maintains complex operating systems and supporting products using vendor releases and utilities from the manufacturer. Evaluates and recommends new hardware and software components to improve operation of Data Center.


Additional Essential Functions:

  • Manages all aspects of projects including budget development, scope definition, time line preparation, resource estimation and management, and status reporting. Plans projects using standard CHS methods to develop manpower and cost estimates.
  • Works directly with non-IT customers to identify project scope and deliverables.
  • Formalizes business partnerships with other IS teams, vendors, and department leaders.
  • Recommends and implements best practices based on experience and creative thought.
  • Contributes to the knowledgebase, growth, and development of the team by identifying and analyzing problems in detail.
  • Identifies and understands business impact of decisions made to


Essential Functions

  • Establishes and monitors the technical performance, reliability, and efficiency of mainframe based hardware and software supporting all current and future operating systems and all computer applications of the Carolinas Healthcare System.
  • Audits of infrastructure application servers for compliance with established standards, policies, configuration guidelines and procedures.
  • Provides responsive support to the application development and operational activities of the Information Services department.
  • Reports system performance, makes recommendations, and takes appropriate action to insure the best performance per utilization of computer resources.
  • Develops and maintain testing mechanism to verify capabilities of incoming Software/Hardware releases to insure viability before go-live.
  • Advises staff on proper data administration and program design to improve capabilities of existing programs and systems.
  • Supports the System Engineers and IS Management from a technical perspective.
  • Supports Technology applications such as load testing, software distribution, monitoring, and job scheduling packages.


Physical Requirements
This position is subject to high-level visibility through exposure to CHS administration. Work duties will require high degree of proficiency in verbal and written communications. Must be available for call-back support on a regular basis. Work requires during conversions and/or training extensive evening and weekend hours. Must be able to lift objects that weigh up to 35 pounds.


Additional Training and Certifications

  • Knowledge of continuous improvement and establishing standard work processes required.


Education, Experience and Certifications
High School Diploma or GED required; Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Business Administration or job related field preferred. 8 years experience installing and supporting sophisticated information systems in a health care environment utilizing client/server technologies. Advanced knowledge of job related systems such as Unix, Linux, Window; proficient in script writing preferred. General knowledge of networks and TCP IP protocol. Formal training in a variety of information systems technology preferred.



At Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.


As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.


Posting Notes: Not Applicable

Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

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