Our Networks Consultant role encompasses the lead technical advisor responsibilities for interfacing with our valued clients on large scale, multi-site global projects to design, develop and deploy robust network solutions. The Networks Consultant will interact directly with key internal and external contacts on the deployment and rollout of network infrastructure and security related efforts. These projects will be specific to enabling a Connected Enterprise by connecting the Industrial Internet of Things at our key global customer facilities.
A critical skill for this role is the ability to extract defined deliverables and communicate and agree scope of delivery with customers who do not have a networking background themselves.
Potential candidates should have:
'Hands-on' experience in assessing, designing, and deploying network infrastructure (switches, routers, firewalls, etc.) in environments including process automation, discrete controls, and automated manufacturing processes / equipment.
Understanding of various industry standards including ISA, ANSI, NEMA, NERC, IDC, NEC and NIST standards. Specific focus on IEC-62443 Standards would be an added benefit
Experience in PLC, Networking and SCADA design/programming including data extraction and data analysis.
Solid technical skills with various Ethernet protocols including EtherNet/IP, specifically around assessment, design and implementation of complex systems.
Ability to stand up and configure firewalls from various vendors including the latest Cisco FirePower platforms
Experience in developing and deploying solutions in a virtual environment.
Familiarity with a variety of networking and / or security concepts, practices, and procedures, to include manufacturing and enterprise network convergence, network protocols, communication optimization, application effects on system performance and human exploitation techniques on the manufacturing network.
Design, implement and support key global customers' converged business and manufacturing/industrial networks and user needs in parallel with their overall business strategies.
Design customer secure manufacturing architectures and provide vision, problem anticipation, and problem solving ability to customers.
Strong communication skills and commercial skills, ability to handle multiple projects / interactions, and ability to interact with various global teams, clients and vendors including those in international regions.
Write detailed documentation that could include customer requirements, system specifications, observed issues with remediation recommendations or implementation plans in order to develop or modify manufacturing infrastructure.
Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Computer Science or Information Technology or related technology driven degree.
8+ years of hands-on experience configuring IT/OT network infrastructure equipment (Cisco Switches, Virtual Server Environments, Cisco ASA, Anti-Virus Software)
In depth understanding of Ethernet/IP and CIP protocol
Previous experience working as part of a large, multi-disciplinary global team completing full project life-cycle implementations.
Excellent technical writing skills
Strong analytical, problem solving, and interpersonal skills required
An ability to influence and guide team members when required
Flexibility for travel 25% is required and can include both domestic and international trips. (Once this will be possible)
Minimum of 5+ years in Industrial Networking related experience
Ability to speak multiple languages an added benefit for interfacing with various global teams
What do we offer?
Interesting and unique projects
5 weeks of holiday
Life insurance fully covered
Pension insurance contribution
Meal voucher card
Premium medical care
Flexible working time
Friendly working environment and new offices
Internal Number: R21-3188
About Rockwell Automation
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