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Network Infrastructure Engineer (multi-level)

Date: Jan 7, 2023

Location: Ybor City, Florida, US, 33605

Company: TECO

Title: Network Infrastructure Engineer (multi-level) 
Company: Tampa Electric Company 
State and City: Florida - Ybor City
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days



This is a multi-level position and the salary range for this position varies and is commensurate with skills, experience, and education.



 The Sr Network & Systems Security Engineer is responsible for planning/designing, implementing, and supporting new and existing network Devices. This includes Cisco routers, Switches and Wireless Access Points at Power Plant, Solar Fields, and Control Centers. Also, the role requires assists in installing server, storage infrastructure from time to time.


This role is also responsible for ensuring all network security controls (network segmentation, NAC, ACLs, etc.) are implemented and managed per corporate information security standards. Additionally, responsibilities include assessing enterprise assets and critical assets for secure configurations and maintaining and enforcing regulation s and standards such as NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP), Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), and Payment Card Industry (PCI).


Responsible for the design, planning, operation, maintenance, and support of the TECO and NMGC network infrastructure. This includes primary accountability for network technologies such as route/switch, on-premise LAN/WAN, IPAM, Wi-Fi, ISP management, site-to-site VPNs, proxies (forward and reverse), perimeter firewall management, DNS, Azure cloud environments, automation, NAC/user access, hyperconverged infrastructure, and overall network security. Partners with the Telecommunication teams on establishing/upgrading existing circuits/communication links. Responsible for the NERC Cyber Infrastructure Protection and disaster recovery plans.


Responsible for VoIP, SIP, DHCP, DNS, TCP/IP routing and routing protocols such as OSPF and BGP, binary mathematics, NAT, PAT, IPsec and SSL VPN technologies, GRE tunneling, route redistribution, traffic shaping, port-level filtering, SD-WAN, MPLS and other communications related technologies. Responsible for the installation, configuration, and maintenance of all WAN and LAN connectivity which includes core and campus switches, routers, firewalls, wireless access points, WAN scalers and load balancer technologies. Responsible for the design, installation, configuration, and maintenance of DNP over IP and serial SCADA communications between the primary and backup control centers, power plants, solar sites, and substations. Responsible for the configuration and maintenance of Smart GRID communication hardware switches and routers between the primary and backup control centers.


 Please keep in mind that these are the minimum requirements for a Sr Network and Systems Security Analyst II position.


This position does have various levels, so if an applicant meets more of the preferred skills, they may qualify for a higher-level position such as Lead Network and Systems Security Analyst.


Normal working conditions with occasional extended hours during the week and weekends.

Normal physical demands related to an office and operational (Power Plant, Solar, Control Center) workplace environment. Must be able to lift 50-pound boxes and ascend/descend a ladder to service network access points.



In addition to the duties & responsibilities of the Level 1 Engineer, has increased responsibilities in consulting on small project design and plans. May serve as a project lead and mentor Level 1 Engineers. Works under general supervision.



 1. Support: Monitors, troubleshoots, diagnoses, and remedies server, network, DDoS protection, NetScaler load balancers, and security controls related problems and failures.

 2. Implement: Installs and configures server and network related hardware/software which meet the company’s security standards.

 3. Design/Plan: Design and planning required for small projects.

 4. Lead/Consult: Project leadership, consulting, or cross-train peers.





 Required:  Has obtained at least two related network, system, operating system, or information security professional certification: (e.g., Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA), Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE), VMware Certified Professional (VCP), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), GIAC Network Forensic Analyst (GNFA) or other GIAC Certifications, Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).





 Required:  High School Diploma or GED     

 Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, or equivalent IT discipline (e.g., MIS).



 Required:  Minimum six (6) years of related hands-on experience implementing and maintaining Windows, VMware, firewall support, DDoS protection, proxies, WAFs, NetScaler load balancers, Storage Area Networks, or Cisco Networking. In lieu of some experience listed above, may consider four (4) years of related experience with an Associate’s Degree or three (3) years of related experience with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, or equivalent IT discipline (e.g., MIS).

TECO offers a competitive Benefits package!!

Competitive Salary *401k Savings plan w/ company matching * Pension plan * Paid time off* Paid Holiday time * Medical, Prescription Drug, & Dental Coverage  *Tuition Assistance Program * Employee Assistance Program * Wellness Programs * On-site Fitness Centers * Bonus Plan and more!


STORM DUTY REQUIREMENTS....Please make sure to read below!!!  Responding to storms will be considered a condition of employment.

TECO Energy and its companies serve a role in providing critical services to our community during an emergency. Team members are required to participate in the response/recovery activities related to emergencies/disasters to maintain service to our TECO Energy customers. Team members are required to work in their normal job duties or other assigned activities. Proper compensation will be made in accordance with the company's rules and procedures.


TECO Energy is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

TECO Energy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law, except where physical or mental abilities are a bona fide occupational requirement and the individual is unable to perform the essential functions of the position with reasonable accommodations.

In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities for all individuals, employment decisions at TECO Energy will be based on skills, knowledge, qualifications and abilities.

Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Statement
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

ADA policy
It is the policy of TECO Energy to provide reasonable accommodation for all qualified disabled individuals who are employees and applicants for employment, unless it would cause undue hardship. The corporation will adhere to applicable federal and state laws, regulations and guidelines, including, but not limited to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1970s.


Application accommodations
Applicants may request reasonable accommodation in the application process five business days prior to the time accommodation is needed.


Pre-employment physical exams may be required for positions with bona fide job-related physical requirements regardless of disability. 



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