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SCADA Networking System Engineer

RWE Renewables Americas LLC, Austin, United States (US) 

To start as soon as possible, Full time, Permanent


Functional area: Renewables 


The SCADA networking engineer is responsible for the day to day ordering, configuration, deployment and maintenance of internal RWE network assets in the Production IT environment. This positions works in close union with the operations department to help achieve business goals, provide technical expertise, assist sites with SCADA questions and issues, recommend security solutions and enhancements, assist with compliance measures, maintain and implement procedures to improve compliance, monitor for and mitigate malicious threats and provide tier 2/3 network support. This position will also be responsible for Project Management and implementation with multiple departments, network equipment management, licensing and contracts, providing training on software and equipment, providn cost/value/risk analysis on software and equipment, and providing mentorship to less expereinced team members. Occasional travel may be required. the job duties of this role are similar to those of a Network Engineer, IT Management and Systems Administration and experience with Windows, Linux and VMware environments is highly desireable.


Essential Functions (not all inclusive): 


• Perform the deployment, integration and configuration of security solutions and of enhancements to existing information/operational technology in accordance with standard best practice procedures and enterprise security policy
• Monitor geographical remote networks and systems ensuring high availability of assets
• Provide and manage systems for secure remote access into PIT environment
• Participate in the design, execution and risk mitigation regarding vulnerability assessments, and security/regulatory audits
• Participate in the creation of enterprise security documentation (policies, programs, standards, baselines, guidelines, procedures and metric/key performance reporting)
• Working with baselines and testing on configuration for Change Management process
• Monthly Security Event monitoring of configurations
• Maintain, configure, update and patch networking devices 
• Other duties as assigned



At least 2-3 years work experience in the following or with comparable schooling and certification:

• Networking and Network Security encompassing critical network infrastructure.  
• Design and Deploy Virtual and Physical computers/servers. 
• Certification or advanced expertise in Cisco, Palo-Alto and other networking technologies
• Experience with configuring switches, firewalls, routers, VPN, SAN’s, NAS’s and various networking devices. 
• Knowledge and understanding of various compliance processes. 
• Comfortable knowledge of products such as VMware, Microsoft OS, and Veeam

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Any questions? Benjamin Michalson (Recruiting) rwenarecruiting@rwe.com

We look forward to meeting you!


We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications, irrespective of gender, disability, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion and beliefs, age or sexual orientation and identity.

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RWE represents change, innovation and sustainability. As one of the world’s leading generators of electricity from renewable energy sources, we aim to be carbon-neutral by 2040 and to enable a sustainable life for people around the world. To achieve this, we invest heavily in the expansion of our renewables´ capacities. Our broad portfolio includes flexible, conventional energies and helps us provide clean, reliable and affordable electricity. 120 years of experience in the energy world and our four operative segments – renewable energies, lignite and nuclear power, European electricity generation from gas, coal, hydropower and biomass as well as global energy trading – are the foundation for the innovations of tomorrow. To achieve this, we are looking for dynamic and motivated people to join us in creating a sustainable and secure energy future.


RWE Renewables GmbH, based in Essen, Germany, is RWE’s youngest subsidiary and one of the world’s leading companies in the field of renewable energies. With an international team of around 3,500 employees, we are drivers of the energy transition – and provide electricity for a sustainable life. Our total capacity of more than 9 gigawatts results from onshore and offshore wind parks, photovoltaic plants and battery storage. We focus on growth: on the American continent, on the European core markets and on new markets in the Asia-Pacific region.