FHN NETWORK CONSULTANT in Memphis, TN at First Horizon National Corporation

Date Posted: 12/22/2020

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    845 Crossover Lane
    Memphis, TN
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Job Description

The FHN Network Consultant position will work alongside FHN’s Senior Network Engineer on the design, operation, maintenance and security of enterprise level networks including wide area networks and local area networks for data, voice and video.

The Network Consultant will also work with the rest of the IT team to ensure a highly available and responsive systems environment for FHN Financial, an energetic and fast-paced leader in financial markets.  The network team is responsible for implementing and maintaining security standards to insure compliance with established security procedures and standards. 

The successful candidate will possess a working knowledge of Cisco networking technology and current techniques for the management of performance and operations, anti-malware, spam, patch management, maintenance and tracking.  This position will also participate in other areas of IT to ensure sufficient support for highly available systems. 


Network configuration – Cisco router and switches, Palo Alto firewall, VOIP, Solarwinds monitoring and reporting and other related technologies

Network operations for high availability:  implementing tools to monitor operations and performance including alerting, logging and reporting

Troubleshooting network issues and restoring systems to high availability status

Develop, forecast and manage capacity requirements; plan the implementation and migration in growth environment

Manage network physical installation in the Data Center and upcoming projects in that area

Maintaining high levels of security in compliance with FHN standards including the design, implementation and monitoring of network and security devices

Reporting on network operations and performance - requires excellent communication skills

Reporting security and compliance issues to IT Management or Corporate Security as appropriate

Firewall and intrusion prevention systems design, implementation and maintenance

Asset management

Project methodology and management

Participate in Business Continuity Planning and Disaster Recovery procedures

Cybersecurity - maintain awareness of cybersecurity threats and alerts from service providers and other industry sources.  Participate in First Horizon enterprise level cybersecurity activities and initiatives to maintain the firm’s secure network. 

Telecom – Participate in the design, implementation and maintenance of FHN’s wide area network-based telecom and voice system.

Additional responsibilities will be assigned as required.

This position will maintain awareness of industry and technical trends and will advise Management of opportunities to better serve the technical and business needs of the firm.

The successful candidate will thrive in closely-knit team environment with a commitment to the organization and delivering excellence for the firm.


FHN requires at least four years of experience in IT with two years of experience in network design and administration in a high-availability, corporate environment.  CCNA certification preferred.  Customer service attitude and excellent communication skills are expected.  The candidate must enjoy working in a professional environment with high expectations of the IT staff.

In addition to network experience, the successful candidate will have experience in cybersecurity, telecom strategy/design and collateral experience in Exchange, Active Directory, telecommunications strategy and design, cybersecurity and other disciplines.  The candidate must have a proven successful track record in handling multiple projects and tasks simultaneously.

B.S. in Computer Science or other qualifying discipline is preferred along with experience in a structured IT environment with direct participation in best practices, process documentation, change management, security standards, structured methodology and project management.

FHN Financial is headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee, with offices nationwide.  FHN Financial Group is a division of First Horizon Bank.  The Capital Markets Group provides fixed income sales, trading and strategies for institutional investors throughout the United States, Europe and Asia.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)