Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

Network Engineer- Full Time

To us, it's about living life to the fullest while serving our patients, teammates, neighbors and friends. We are dedicated and passionate in everything we do, seeking challenge and appreciating the routes that got us here. Whether our path is clinical or not, we all came to find balance and meaning in our lives within the work we are passionate about and the adventures we live.

Vail Health has become the world’s most advanced mountain healthcare system. Our updated 520,000-square-foot hospital opened in December 2020.  This state-of-the-art facility provides exceptional care to all of our patients, with the most beautiful views in the area, located centrally in Vail. 

Some roles may be based outside of our Colorado office (as stated in the Job Title). Roles based outside of our primary office can sit in any of the following states: AZ, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, ID, IL, KS, MA, MD, MI, MN, NC, NJ, OH, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, and WI. Please only apply if you are able to live and work primarily in one of the states listed above. State locations and specifics are subject to change as our hiring requirements shift.

Pay is based upon relevant education and experience.

Primary responsibilities include hands on development, standardization, and management of all networking and telecommunication equipment including deployment, upgrades and day to day management. In-depth knowledge of networking protocols and LAN/WAN technologies capable of expertly managing Vail Health's enterprise voice, video and data networks. This position will work to resolve issues and complete projects on Vail Health's networking systems. Reports to the manager of technical operations.

     1.    Monitors the health of all networking systems, to include routers, switches, firewalls, wireless access, phones and ancillary systems that enable or augment those devices.
     2.    Monitors capacity trends and works with management to ensure sufficient resources are always available 
     3.    Monitors and tunes appropriate systems to ensure optimum level of performance
     4.    Troubleshoots problems to locate root cause and appropriate fixes in expedient fashion
     5.    Provides tier 3 client support and technical issue resolution in support of other teams
     6.    Consults with third party vendors to obtain support, make recommendations, schedule work, and stay within budget
     7.    Ensures that network uptime is maximized and performance is optimal through exceptional design, engineering and monitoring. 
     8.    Develops and executes rapid equipment deployment methodologies and maintains proper support warranties to minimize any unexpected outages.
     9.    Develops and executes methodologies for standardizing configurations across devices
   10.    Manages deployment of appropriate upgrades and patches on a timely basis
   11.    Maintains ongoing communications with support teams regarding application issue resolution and general infrastructure support
   12.    Works with vendors for support with resolving issues and developing/maintaining platform strategy
   13.    Provides mentoring, guidance, and professional development support to others on staff
   14.    Provides back-up support for other network team members as needed
   15.    Participates in on-call rotation.
   16.    Produces and maintains system documentation
   17.    Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant.

This description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.



  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or information systems or equivalent experience preferred or 4 years of IT relevant experience.
  • Two years of experience in healthcare information services preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of architecting, administering and managing a complex Cisco router/switch environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of managing Cisco voice networks.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of managing Cisco wireless networks. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of WAN technologies such as MPLS, BGP and VPN.


  • N/A


  • Professional level certifications from Microsoft, Cisco, VMWare or ISC2 preferred.

Computer / Typing:

Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computer skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc. 

Must have working knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing, and speaking English.


Pay is based upon relevant education and experience. 
Pay Range:
$87,581.31$131,350.54 USD



Benefits at Vail Health 

  • Competitive Wages & Family Benefits:
    • Competitive wages
    • Parental leave (4 weeks paid)
    • Housing programs
    • Childcare reimbursement 
  • Comprehensive Health Benefits: 
    • Medical
    • Dental 
    • Vision
  • Educational Programs: 
    • Tuition Assistance 
    • Existing Student Loan Repayment
    • Specialty Certification Reimbursement
    • Annual Supplemental Educational Funds
  • Paid Time Off:
    • Roughly five weeks in your first year of employment and continues to grow each year.
  • Retirement & Supplemental Insurance:
    • 403(b) Retirement plan with immediate matching 
    • Life insurance
    • Short and long-term disability
  • Recreation Benefits, Wellness & More:
    • $1,000 annual wellbeing reimbursement
    • Recreation discounts
    • Pet insurance
Apply Now