EP Energy Technologist, Network-Prin in Houston, Texas
The Principal Network Technologist will be primarily responsible for the design, operation, and support of the Enterprise WAN & LAN, Field SCADA networks, Unified Communications, and Enterprise Wireless. In addition, the incumbent will assist in supporting
our perimeter security systems, including firewall, IDS/IPS, and content filtering. Areas of responsibility extend from our headquarters, data center, and Disaster Recovery site to remote offices and field operating areas.
Operate and maintain the Enterprise Wired and Wireless Networks through hands-on network device configuration and troubleshooting as well as by providing remote assistance for field technicians.
Operate and maintain the Enterprise Unified Communications System (IPT, Voicemail, Videoconferencing, and Messaging).
Maintain a secure network by assisting with firewall rule implementation, access lists, and security incident response.
Participate in an on-call rotation.
Be required to travel when needed – domestic travel only, no more than 5%.
Demonstrate initiative and a forward-looking mindset by actively advising on new technologies, standards, requirements, and threats.
Fully accountable for timeliness, completeness, and quality of projects, processes, and deliverables.
Participate in the development and implementation of network design standards by following technology best practices and sound engineering principles.
Form strong working relationships across the organization and use those informal networks to gain support for ideas/projects and to get work done.
Aid in the development of less experienced team members through collaborative project work, knowledge sharing, and assistance with higher level support issues.
Able to effectively convey difficult or complex information using a wide range of communication styles to suit different situations and audiences.
10 years of relevant experience OR a Bachelor’s degree plus 6+ years of experience in Networking and/or Telecommunications
CCNP or CCIE certification strongly recommended
In-depth knowledge and experience with Cisco Routers, Nexus and Catalyst Switches, Wireless LAN Controllers, and WAPs.
In-depth knowledge and experience with Cisco Unified Communications Manager, Unity Voicemail, Jabber, and Contact Center.
In-depth knowledge and experience with BGP, EIGRP, QoS, VoIP, VLAN, Multicast, SSL, IPSec, and GRE.
Some experience with network security equipment and technologies (Next-gen firewalls; VPN appliances; Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems).
Experience with WAN Optimization appliances a plus
Demonstrated success in a technical lead role for multiple large IT projects.
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