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Alliant Energy Network Engineer II in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Bring YOUR energy to Alliant Energy!

At Alliant Energy, our purpose is to serve customers and build stronger communities. We are passionate about powering beyond the market challenges of today, while powering what's next in energy. When our employees say "I am energy", it means they take pride in the work we do when disaster strikes, as well as all the days in between. We want you to be safe, happy and healthy. That's why we prioritize safety, offer volunteer opportunities and provide competitive pay, comprehensive health and retirement benefits, tuition reimbursement and paid time off.

Alliant Energy is seeking a motivated Network Engineer II to join our team! This position can be located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, or Madison, WI. As a Network Engineer II you operate as part of a dedicated team of IT professionals that maintains network and Unified Communications infrastructure. This position provides implementation and support of data, telecommunications, voice, and/or collaboration technologies, as well as mentoring for more junior engineers where possible. You must have good communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to work in both a team environment and on self-directed tasks are vital.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Resolves low and medium- to-high complexity technical issues brought up through the Information Technology Help Desk and other methods for data, telecommunications, voice, and/or collaboration technologies during and outside of core business hours.

  • Interacts and cooperates with other internal and external support groups to facilitate resolution of technical issues to improve system availability and meet Service Level Agreements.

  • Installs, monitors, repairs, and provides recommendations to improve the performance and efficiency of network, telecommunications, voice, and/or collaboration infrastructure to establish stable and reliable services that support enterprise business needs.

  • Provides troubleshooting, repair, and end user support daily.

  • Assists Senior Engineers in providing continual technical expertise in the evaluation, planning, analysis, development, and implementation of data, telecommunications, voice and/or collaboration technologies, including assisting in providing roadmaps, processes, and procedures for both project work and general organizational growth in conjunction with other analysts, engineers, and management.

  • Engages in other duties as needed that support Alliant Energy’s Values and helps deliver on our Purpose to serve customers and build stronger communities.

  • Participate in on-call rotations, including outside business hours; must be prepared to travel as required.

Required Qualifications

  • 2 years of related experience.

  • Hardware installation experience.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.

  • Experience communicating professionally with end users in problem / urgent situations.

  • Participate in on-call rotations, including outside business hours; must be prepared to travel as required.

  • Basic diagramming and flow chart experience using software such as Microsoft Visio.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree Computer Science or Information Technology with an emphasis in networks, telecommunications, voice and/or collaboration technologies.

  • Certification Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT) and/or Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Preferred

Key Skills

  • Access Control Management • Network Administration • Network Architecture • Network Configurations • Network Management


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Alliant Energy is committed to providing an inclusive work environment for all and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

All candidates selected for employment with Alliant Energy will be required to successfully complete a drug screen and background check.


The above information on this description has been crafted to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not crafted to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Alliant Energy and subsidiaries is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace. Applicants in need of a reasonable accommodation for any part of the hiring process, please email

It's an exciting time to join Alliant Energy! Our innovative thinking and fresh, sustainable approach to energy sets us apart. If you're looking for a place that values diverse backgrounds, offers flexible work options and wants to build better communities and a better tomorrow, consider a career with Alliant Energy.

At Alliant Energy, our employees make a difference by delivering an essential service for our customers and communities every day. We care about our employees. We want them to be safe, happy and healthy.

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