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Avangrid Senior Network Engineer in Portland, Oregon

Senior Network Engineer



Portland, OR, US



Iberdrola is a global energy leader, the number one producer of wind power, and one of the world's biggest electricity utilities in terms of market capitalisation. The group supplies energy to almost 100 million people in dozens of countries including Spain, the United Kingdom (ScottishPower), the United States (AVANGRID), Brazil (Neoenergia), Mexico, Germany, Portugal, Italy and France, with a workforce of more than 35,000 people.

Iberdrola is leading the transition towards a sustainable energy model through its investments in renewable energy, smart grids, large-scale energy storage and digital transformation, to offer its customers the most advanced products and services. Thanks to its commitment to clean energy, Iberdrola is one of the companies with the lowest emissions and an international benchmark for its contribution to sustainability and the fight against climate change.


The Senior Network Engineer will be responsible for analyzing, designing, installing, configuring, and maintaining a complex and robust nation-wide network. Further, this position will work closely with the

application support team to further build out this environment.


•Work with Network Team on the development the overall network strategy, design, upgrades, deployment, retirement and troubleshooting of components.

•Responsible for architecting new integrations and deployments in order to standardize network technologies.

•Act as a liaison between the business and Telco/Network carriers for design and troubleshooting.

•Perform traffic analysis and capacity analysis of network systems.

•Perform proof of concept testing and validation of network design in accordance with the policies adopted by the business.

•Documentation of network systems, Visio Drawings, implementation plans, and handoff documentation.

•Design for future state of network including integration with departments.

•Participate in developing guidelines and procedures for Security, WANs, LANs, and network services.

•Document activities in progress via weekly status reports, incident reports, logs, etc.

•Participate in a rotating on-call schedule.

Skills and Requirements

•5+ years’ experience as it relates to the job description

•Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

•Experience in network engineering, design, and troubleshooting

•Hands-on experience with Cisco IOS / NXOS and related technologies

•Advanced knowledge of Cisco Firewalls, Cisco Routers, Switches and Wireless technologies

•Strong knowledge of Cisco IOS, Cisco NXOS, OSI Model, Switching, IP Routing, IP Subnetting, TCP/IP protocol, IPSec, Router/Firewall ACL’s, VLANs, WLANs, NAT, DMVPN, BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, HSRP, and structured cabling

•History of managing complex efforts with demanding customers

Preferred Qualifications

•Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)

•Knowledge of Palo Alto and Checkpoint firewalls

•Working with NERC CIP standards

•SCADA LAN/WAN communication (OPC/DCOM)

•Experience with Riverbed Steelhead WAN optimization

•Experience with Solarwinds Network Management Tools

•Experience with RSA SecureID


•Ability to navigate and succeed in a highly matrixed reporting structure, preferably at an international company

•Self-starter with demonstrated performance leading initiatives and building consensus at all levels of a matrixed global organization with minimal supervision

•Strong prioritization and multi-tasking skills with the ability to operate in a complex, rapidly changing business environment with typically tight schedules and demanding targets

•Ability to foster and participate in a productive team environment by establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with co-workers, managers, customers, contractors, and vendors

•Effectively provides and receives information orally in individual and group situations

•Written expression is clear, concise, and conveys the desired message

•Able to lift 40 lbs

•Available for travel (10%)



  • Develop Self & Others

  • Empower to grow

  • Collaborate and Share

  • Be a role model

  • Focus to achieve results

  • Be agile

  • Technical Skills

    Avangrid employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties. This is applicable to employees that will work in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New York within AVANGRD Network and Corporate functions. This does not include those that will work for Avangrid Renewables

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