Network Specialist

Location
St. Louis, MO
Posted
May 15, 2022
Ref
R010087
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

About Us:

Design Group operates from more than 45 offices in the United States and India, providing engineering, consulting and technical services for the world’s leading companies in the food and beverage, life sciences, advanced technology, industrial and other market sectors. Our nearly 1,500 technical and engineering experts have direct industry experience in industrial automation, control system integration, facility and process engineering, architecture, construction management, regulatory compliance, enterprise technology and other consulting services.


Barry-Wehmiller is a diversified global supplier of engineering consulting and manufacturing technology for the packaging, corrugating, sheeting and paper-converting industries. By blending people-centric leadership with disciplined operational strategies and purpose-driven growth, Barry-Wehmiller has become a $3 billion organization with nearly 12,000 team members united by a common belief: to use the power of business to build a better world.


Job Description:

Job Summary

As a Network Specialist, you will be involved in audit, specification, design, development, testing, and implementation of industrial networks. Platforms primarily include Cisco/Stratix line of enterprise and industrial hardware.

This position involves implementation of industrial networks, primarily for manufacturing facilities. You will serve as a key member in full project lifecycle of entire site-wide network design through complete commissioning, as well as modification to existing customer networks.

Responsibilities

  • Strong understanding of network infrastructure, network hardware components, and interrelated network communication protocols. Experience in industrial controls network design is a positive.
  • Work within the customers environment to display technical skills and integrity, working with the customer to design solutions to meet and exceed customer expectations.
  • Create accurate network diagrams/documentation for design, planning, and procurement. Must be able to put together a full BOM to fulfill project design requirements - from network hardware to structured cabling and connectors.
  • Provide direction and clarification to installers and other onsite staff regarding the physical network installation.
  • Commission and troubleshoot network hardware onsite for initial validation through complete project commissioning and sign off.
  • Experience and demonstrated ability to configure Rockwell/Cisco switches. Experience with other manufacturers’ switches and firewall is a plus.
  • Work collaboratively within cross-functional team environment to achieve overall project goals.
  • This position requires strong analytical skills, basic understanding of project management fundamentals as well as strong computer skills (Microsoft Office, Visio, & AutoCAD).

Basic Qualifications:

  • 0-3 years of related experience within either manufacturing environment and/or a direct networking position or equivalent.
  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent technical degree/experience.
  • Effective organizational, communication and interpersonal skills. This position requires an individual who is a self-starter and can work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to travel at least 40-60% travel will be required to support installation and start-up activities, attend Client meetings, etc.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Must exhibit some degree of fluency in Cisco CLI. Other manufacturers’ CLI fluency is a plus.
  • Cisco Network Acadamy
  • Experience in industrial and/or manufacturing environments.
  • Network certifications: CCNA/NP, IMINS, etc.
  • Security experience/certifications: ISA, GICSP, CISSP, etc.
  • Network tools (GNS3, SolarWinds, Network Manager, etc.)
  • Control system experience (PLCs, SCADA software, etc.)
  • Virtualization hardware and software (Dell, HP, VMware, Hyper-V, etc.)
  • Application development or system administration experience.


At Barry-Wehmiller we recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying. We know that our differences often can bring about innovation, excellence and meaningful work—therefore, people from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply to our positions. Please let us know if you require reasonable accommodations during the interview process. ​

Barry-Wehmiller is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V This organization uses E-Verify.


Applicants may be subject to pre-employment screening which may include drug screening, reference checks, employment verifications, background screening and/or skills assessments.


Company:

Design Group