Spire Energy Network Engineer III in Saint Louis, Missouri
Network Engineer III
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Date: Feb 14, 2021
Location: Saint Louis, MO, US, 63101
Company: Spire Inc.
At Spire, we believe energy exists to help people. To enrich their lives, grow their businesses, advance their communities. It’s a simple idea, but one that’s at the heart of our business. We’re dedicated to understanding our customers’ needs and goals to better serve them today and tomorrow. That’s why we’re always looking for driven, collaborative people to join our team. Because we believe that offering our customers the best service means bringing together the best people.
We value safety, inclusion, and integrity. We connect to people, get the job done, and leave a memory and everything about our culture comes back to one thing: a handshake at the front door. We have 4 essential behaviors that show how the Spire culture comes to life:
Living Spire Behaviors
We Collaborate: We reach across boundaries to connect with each other and deliver on our promises. We put teamwork first, knowing that our collective energy makes us stronger.
We Care: We create good memories by treating people how we want to be treated: We are inclusive, respectful and kind. We actively create a caring culture that feels like a handshake at the front door.
We Advance: We are active learners who never stop looking for ways to innovate and improve ourselves, and our company. We embrace ongoing development and process improvement with passion and tenacity.
We Have Perspective: We strive to gain additional perspective about Spire’s business and the ever-changing energy industry. We know that every employee plays an important role in Spire’s success, and we give our best to better understand how to help move the company forward.
This position is responsible for the planning, designing, and implementation of projects to improve service and support to end-users and improve internal processes and procedures for network administration
Duties and Responsibilities
Install, configure, and maintain the organization’s LAN, WAN and wireless devices
Design enterprise level routing / switching
Configure and maintain hardware load balancers
Recommend solutions to enhance network performance
Schedule regular maintenance for the application of security patches and IOS upgrades for network devices and software
Work with communications vendor, if necessary, for budgetary pricing and purchases of data circuits and network devices
Lead troubleshooting efforts to the resolution of network problems
Monitor network traffic via approved software
Provide weekly reports to the Network Services Manager on the health of the network
Work with Information Security on secured configurations and policies for network devices
Ensure procedures are followed as it pertains to Sarbanes-Oxley and update procedures as necessary
Mitigate risks associated with vulnerability assessments initiated by Information Security
Mentor and instruct other network engineers
Review and develop procedures and document resolutions
Establish detailed procedures for training and reference
Keep network diagrams current
Participate in On-call rotation
All other duties as assigned
Essential Characteristics and Competencies
- Strong Ethics and Integrity, customer focus, results-driven, teamwork, communications, adaptability, quality, initiative, problem solving and analysis.
Required Education (certifications, licenses)
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business Information Systems, a related discipline or equivalent experience
Required knowledge, skill and abilities
5 + years’ experience in enterprise level wireless networking
5 + years’ experience in advanced routing and switching
5 + years’ experience with hardware load balancers
CCNA or equivalent experience is required
CCNP or CCIE a plus
F5-CA or F5-CTS a plus
ITIL certification a plus
Physical demands, environment and schedule
- Normal office conditions
We Have Perspective
Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
Posting requirements: The above posting description is intended to describe the general nature of the level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Spire, Inc., and its subsidiaries are Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all areas, including but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, selection, training, education, compensation, benefits, promotion, job transfer, upgrading, separation and recall regardless of the individual’s race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, and/or other protected categories under all Federal, State, and local laws. For more information, please view our Integrity and Inclusion pages of our career site.
Job Location: St Louis
Job Segment: Network, Cisco, Computer Science, Information Systems, Network Engineer, Technology, Engineering
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