Network Engineer 1 or 2 (Portland, OR/ SLC, UT) #111986

Date: Mar 28, 2024

Location: Salt Lake City / Portland, OR, UT, US, 84116

Company: PacifiCorp

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PacifiCorp is seeking customer-centric candidates to grow and sustain our commitment to a culture of customer service excellence, environmental sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion. 
 

General Purpose

Develop plans, designs, resource requirements, and cost estimates for construction and maintenance projects involving transmission and distribution facilities, data networks and network security, generation maintenance projects, and properties and facilities projects. May plan and coordinate cross-functional activities, change management and resource availability. Monitor systems operations and adjusts operational plans accordingly.

Responsibilities:

 

Responsibilities of the level 1 position include the following:

  • Assist in the design and development of data network plans for network upgrades and expansion.
  • Assist in the design and implementation of data systems, network configurations, and network architecture, including hardware and software technology, site locations, business continuity, disaster recovery, and integration of technologies. 
  • Participate in the review of analyses and technical feasibility to develop data network deployment strategies. 
  • Assess and review data network growth forecasts and to ensure that business needs are translated into network capacity requirements. 
  • Support efforts to resolve data network problems and incidents through root cause analysis and study of potential network deficits. 
  • Identify and test current conditions and provide recommendations to ensure that the data network infrastructure is positioned to meet business requirements.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as requested or assigned.

 

In addition to the above, responsibilities of the level 2 position include the following:

  • Design and develop moderately complex data network plans for network upgrades and expansion. 
  • Design and implementation of moderately complex data systems, network configurations and network architecture, including hardware and software technology, site locations, business continuity, disaster recovery, and integration of technologies. 
  • Review analyses and technical feasibility to develop data network deployment strategies. 

Requirements:

 

Requirements for the level 1 position include the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or related technical field; or equivalent work experience. (Typically 4 years of additional related, progressive work experience would be needed for candidates applying for this position who do not possess a Bachelor’s degree. A minimum of 2 years additional directly related technical experience is required.)
  • Basic experience with data networking and network security. Technical skills including programming, installation, configuration, and data base management. 
  • Basic analysis and design skills involving the ability to gather data on systems issues, define alternative approaches, assess business impact, recommend cost effective solutions, and develop and implement those solutions. 
  • Basic knowledge of current technologies, tools, applications, and vendors.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Effective analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently.

 

In addition to the above, the requirements of level 2 position require include the following:

  • Three years of experience with data networking and network security. Technical skills including programming, installation, configuration, and data base management. 
  • Strong analysis and design skills involving the ability to gather data on systems issues, define alternative approaches, assess business impact, recommend cost effective solutions, and develop and implement those solutions. 
  • Strong knowledge of current technologies, tools, applications, and vendors.

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Additional Information

Req Id: 111986 
Company Code: PacifiCorp
Primary Location: Salt Lake City / Portland, OR     
Department: PacifiCorp Corporate 
Schedule: FT 
Personnel Subarea: Exempt   
Hiring Range: $76,200 - $103,100  
This position is eligible for an annual discretionary performance incentive bonus of up to 12% of salary.   


Benefits: Health care, retirement, paid time off, tuition assistance, paid short-term and long-term disability, paid bereavement leave. For more information, please visit: https://careers.pacificorp.com/content/New-Benefits-Page/?locale=en_US 

 

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.


At PacifiCorp, we celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion. PacifiCorp is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status (except as required by law), gender (including gender identity and expression), sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran or military status, familial or parental status, marital status or any other category protected by applicable local, state or U.S. federal law.


Unless otherwise required by law, all offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening including for marijuana. While marijuana is legal in several states, including Oregon, a positive test for positions in Oregon may disqualify a candidate. The company complies with the laws of Washington and California and only obtains and considers positive tests for marijuana in safety-sensitive positions or those covered by U.S. Department of Transportation regulations.


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