Staff Network Engineer - #956928


Date: 1 week ago
City: Bengaluru, Karnataka
Contract type: Full time

Itron is an American technology company that offers products and services on energy and water resource management. Its headquarters is in Liberty Lake, Washington, United States. Its products and services include technology solutions related to smart grid, smart gas and smart water that measure and analyze electricity, gas and water consumption. Its products include electricity, gas, water and thermal energy measurement devices and control technology; communications systems; software; as well as managed and consulting services. Itron has over 8,000 customers in more than 100 countries.

Working Conditions: Pacific Shift/ US Shift – Interested candidates please do apply.

Description - External

We are seeking a mid-level network engineer to support and grow Itron's production networks and customer environment. In this role you will be managing data center and WAN networking and network security. Considerable knowledge and skill are required in a diverse network environment, including complex data center networks and cloud-hosted services, such as Microsoft Azure. 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 including detailed network diagrams, test plans, and low-level network configuration.

Qualifications - External


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

· Minimum of 4 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 platforms and operating systems for routing, switching, and firewalling. Cisco, Arista, Palo Alto and Fortinet experience desirable.

· Ability to operate and support a public cloud environment. Azure experience 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.

· Basic Linux and Windows administration skills desirable.

· Basic scripting knowledge desirable

Itron is committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce and providing an authentic workplace experience for all employees. If you are excited about this role but your past experiences don't perfectly align with every requirement, we encourage you to apply anyway. In the end, you may be just who we are looking for!

The successful candidate's starting salary will be determined based on permissible, non-discriminatory factors such as skills and experience.

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