Staff Network Engineer - Remote

Itron, Inc. Remote
network engineer engineer remote security administration vpn administer tcp/ip wan networking network security security protocols protocols
November 22, 2022
Itron, Inc.
San Diego, California

*prefer San Antonio, TX, but open to remote locations*

We are seeking a mid- to senior-level network engineer to support and grow Itrons production networks and customer environment. In this role you will be managing data center and WAN networking, network security, VPN. The ideal candidate will be able to interface with internal and external customers for ticket resolution as well as plan and execute project work. The candidate should have a strong knowledge of key network and security protocols, efficient administration techniques, and troubleshooting abilities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Contribute to mature practices in security, administration, capacity planning, reporting, monitoring, automation, and maintenance among network and telecom

Respond efficiently to support requests

Administer firewalls, client VPN, and security perimeter

Administer LAN and WAN services including standing VPN tunnels

Use best practices in network administration, configuration, and support

Participate in pager response

Troubleshoot and resolve network and telecom issues

Document operational processes and network design to ensure consistency

College degree (BA or BS) in a computer science or engineering field, or equivalent experience

Minimum of 5 years network design and management experience

A solid understanding of the OSI network model, Ethernet, and TCP/IP networking. IPv6 highly desirable.

Knowledge of routing and security protocols including BGP, OSPF, Spanning Tree, 802.1Q, IPSEC, etc.

Knowledge of TCP/IP and UDP-based services including DNS, DHCP, HTTP, SSH, FTP, SMTP, SNMP, etc.

Ability to administer Cisco platforms and operating systems for routing, switching, and firewalling. Cisco Nexus experience highly desirable.

Demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize multiple problems and issues with minimal supervision. Have excellent organizational skills, a teamwork approach to work but also act independently to solve problems when necessary

Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills, resiliency in the face of continual change, and ability to handle high demands

Good oral and written English communication skills, strong interpersonal skills

Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including overtime and after hours work

Experience in maintaining and configuring network monitoring and reporting systems highly desirable.

Basic Linux and Windows administration skills desirable.

Basic Scripting knowledge desirable

Working Conditions: This position will require after-hours pager duty

Travel: 10 - 30%

Physical Demands: This is a typical office job, with no special physical requirements or unusual work environment.

Itron is proud to be an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.

Itron enables utilities and cities to safely, securely and reliably deliver critical infrastructure services to communities in more than 100 countries. Our portfolio of smart networks, software, services, meters and sensors helps our customers better manage electricity, gas and water resources for the people they serve. By working with our customers to ensure their success, we help improve the quality of life, ensure the safety and promote the well-being of millions of people around the globe. Itron is dedicated to creating a more resourceful world. Join us:

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