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Network Engineer

Anchorage, Alaska
Job Type
14 Jul 2022
Job Objective:
Technical work in the engineering, administration, maintenance, and operation of Process Control Networks and cybersecurity.
Essential Job Responsibilities:

Network Engineering
  • Experience implementing networking solutions in industrial and automation environments
  • Experience with networking solutions including routing and switching protocols
  • Set up and maintain computer and controller networks using Ethernet, Modbus, Profibus, Device Net, HART and Control Net
  • Experience with implementing and maintaining Network Monitoring and Anomaly Detection systems
  • Able to troubleshoot multiple brands of radio, cellular, satellite and web-based telemetry systems as part of an Industrial network
  • Experienced implementing and maintaining OT Cybersecurity
  • Read, understand and troubleshoot networking diagrams

Project Engineering
  • Coordinate and participate in the design, development and administration of standards and documentation for industrial networks
  • Enforce adherence to corporate networking and cybersecurity standards
  • Work with field Technicians to troubleshoot and diagnose industrial network related problems
  • Solid understanding of desktop computers, printers, and general office applications

Other Job Responsibilities:

Project Management
  • Manage Internal and External resources to optimize field work processes, field process control and safety systems
  • Mentor and help train junior level staff through training and review of their work plans and system installs

SCADA Engineering
  • Obtain OT Cybersecurity certification within 18 months
  • Develop a working knowledge of SCADA architecture design including control, measurement and safety systems for oil and gas production and pipeline facilities
  • Conduct feasibility studies, conduct site surveys and develop recommendations and cost estimates for the installation of new systems or for the upgrade of existing systems
  • Develop a working knowledge of Process Safety
  • Keep abreast of new networking and cybersecurity related developments and technology in areas such as equipment, software, governmental regulations, advanced business applications, alternate site business recovery and communications.
  • Adheres to the company's values - integrity, ownership, urgency, alignment and innovation.
  • Supports company vision and mission.
  • Adheres to established work schedule, attendance standards and is punctual to work and meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.

  • Five (5) or more years of network engineering experience, preferably in SCADA or automation in the oil and gas industry.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with individuals at all levels of the company.
  • Strong ability in diagnosing and solving problems with patience, professionalism, and courtesy.
  • Ability to establish priorities, meet deadlines, and concentrate on detailed information in a fast-paced and demanding work environment.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills, with specific ability to translate complex computer/information systems information into an organized and presentable manner.
  • Ability to complete multiple, diverse tasks of differing priorities.
  • Proficient in the use and application of Microsoft's Office products.

Education Requirements:

Preferred: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four-year university or college.
Consideration for technical two-year degree with 7+ years of relevant experience.

Certifications, Licenses, Registrations:
  • OT Cybersecurity certification (obtain within 18 months)
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  • Job Reference: 657825407-2
  • Date Posted: 14 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Hilcorp Energy
  • Location: Anchorage, Alaska
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent