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Cisco Network Engineer

Tempe, Arizona Contract Job ID: 2210155369
Estimated Duration: 12 months


PDS Tech is currently seeking a Cisco Networking Engineer for our client in Tempe, AZ.
*Work is hybrid (remote/onsite) so candidates must be local to the area. They do have flexibility on work schedules too.*
**Sorry, no C2C or 10-99 available on this project.**

Candidates should have Nokia router and Cisco switch design.

Telecommunications experience in the electric and water utility space is very desirable.


Our client’s telecommunication networks are changing rapidly due to evolving business and customer needs. To meet these needs, legacy networks must be modernized for generation stations, substations, control centers and facilities. The responsibilities of the Networking Engineer will be to design Internet Protocol (IP) and Multi-Protocol Label Switching connectivity for operational technology (OT) electronic devices such as relays, Remote Terminal Units (RTUs), meters, and transformer monitors.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs IT work in Telecom Network Engineering for OT electric and water grid devices
  • Design IP/MPLS networks and understand the underlying technologies associated with them
  • Prepare documentation such as network diagrams, internal process, and procedure guides
  • Prepares and/or conducts written and oral reports and presentations to peers and management
  • Identify trends and root causes of challenges, determines solutions, and makes recommendations for management consideration
  • Applies client and IT processes/methods, practices, and techniques to deliver solutions for client’s Telecommunication Systems
  • Performs site visits with other Telecommunication Systems team members
Additional Information:
  • Strong understanding of IP/MPLS networks
  • Able to thrive in a highly dynamic environment
  • Understands foundational cyber security principles
  • Understands the convergence of IT and OT technologies, jargon, and personnel
  • Team player attitude
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to share information and experiences
  • Basic/Intermediate understanding of utility grids, including electric and water

More Details

PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

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