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Senior Systems ProgrammerLouisville, Kentucky

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Job # 442322 Date posted 08/26/2022


LifePoint Health has an oppurtunity for a Senior Systems Programmer to join our team in Brentwood, TN!


This position is responsible for contributing to and performing tasks within assigned ITS departmental areas in support of LifePoint’s Operating Systems, Infrastructure, and middleware, and which meet ITS/ Business expectations, and Customer Service Level Agreements. Serves on projects that require the department’s involvement. Provides departmental education and guidance to less experienced team members.

About LifePoint Health:

LifePoint Health is a leader in community-based care and driven by a mission of Making Communities Healthier. Our diversified healthcare delivery network spans 29 states and includes 63 community hospital campuses, 32 rehabilitation and behavioral health hospitals, and more than 170 additional sites of care across the healthcare continuum, such as acute rehabilitation units, outpatient centers and post-acute care facilities.We believe that success is achieved through talented people. We want to create places where employees want to work, with opportunities to pursue meaningful and satisfying careers that truly make a difference in communities across the country.

Essential Functions:

  • Participates and manages departmental projects, ensuring that projects are clearly defined, systematically executed, fully documented, and business results oriented. Adherence to Project Management processes and standards within LifePoint are required.
  • Understand and follow current client and application virtualization process and procedures.
  • Executes defined migration strategies to move from the current technical platforms to the future technical architecture.
  • Participates in the testing of the design or selection of new systems and technical infrastructure projects.
  • Supports/contributes/performs operational procedures and standards within assigned department with business objectives in mind, according to vendor best practices.
  • Certifies, installs, configures, and/or maintains LifePoint Windows server operating systems, infrastructure, and middleware.
  • Provides 24/7 on call support and basic triage for the assigned department areas.
  • Defines configuration specifications for new systems given application, business, and technical requirements.
  • Utilizes problem management techniques to perform root cause analysis of system failures, and implement corrective actions.
  • Measures application, OS, and hardware performance, and makes recommendations on correcting bottlenecks in systems performance.
  • Communicates and documents LifePoint operating system, infrastructure and middleware issues within assigned departmental areas.
  • Adapts and quickly assimilates new and refreshed operating systems/applications as implemented within the LifePoint ITS Data Center.
  • Conducts technical evaluations within assigned departmental areas.
  • Solicits feedback and guidance of best practices from manager and senior department team members.
  • Serves as coach, mentor, and advisor to less senior department team members.
  • Continually enhances knowledge of IT Operating Systems and LifePoint standards to achieve departmental success and professional growth.


  • VCP or VCA Certification – preferred
  • Proven knowledge of VMWare EUC technologies: Horizon, App Volumes, DEM, Workspace ONE.
  • Knowledge and experience with Windows server operating systems, infrastructure and middleware.
  • Solid background with Active Directory Group Policy Management.
  • Experience with overall infrastructure components. (Network/Storage/Compute).
  • Experience with automation/scripting, PowerShell preferred.
  • Experience with NetScaler.
  • Experience with automation/scripting, PowerShell preferred.
  • Competent in providing direction and education on departmental procedures/policies/standards to less experienced departmental team members.
  • Ability to work independently and medium sized projects with minimal supervision.
  • Able to understand LifePoint's Information System strategy and how it supports the business strategy.
  • Comprehends and can articulate fundamental concepts and terms related to IT operating systems, infrastructure and middleware.
  • Ability to relate complex IT concepts and procedures to less technical team members.
  • Required support experience and/or current working knowledge in the following areas:
    • Windows server operating system’s (Server 2016, 2019)
    • VMware Horizon 8.x
    • App Volumes 4.x
    • DEM
    • Workspace ONE
    • NetScaler
    • Active Directory
    • Troubleshooting client server issues in a distributed environment.
  • Approximate percent of time required to travel: <10%.



  • Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent experience required.


  • 8+ years working in an IT department.
  • 4+ years of experience managing, and migrating VDI environments using VMWare and/or Workspace ONE.
  • 4+ years of experience with Remote Access Technologies based on VMWare and Workspace ONE.
  • 4+ years of experience with Microsoft Windows 20xx Server.
  • 4+ years currently working in the core technical area supported by this assigned department.
  • 4+ years leading and participating in departmental projects within the core technical areas supported by ITS Operating Systems
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  • Benefits and Recognition

    Benefits & Recognition Our goal is to offer valuable compensation and incentive programs that enables us to attract, reward, retain, and motivate highly qualified individuals. Compensation can include bonus plans and recognition for going above & beyond.

  • Healthcare

    Healthcare We offer a variety of Health Savings Account (HSA) and PPO plan options.

  • 401(k) Plan

    401(k) Plan Employees can contribute pre-tax dollars through payroll deduction.

  • Paid Time Off

    Paid Time Off Your work/life balance is important to us. We offer our employees a flexible Paid Time Off program.

  • Wellness Program

    Wellness Program We offer tools, resources and support for weight loss, stress reduction, smoking cessation and making overall healthier choices.

  • Community

    Community Community involvement is consistent with our company's principles and with our mission of customer service and quality care.

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