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Alliant Energy Sr Network Engineer in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

5760BRJob Title:Sr Network EngineerJob Responsibilities:

  • Resolves medium– to-high complexity technical issues escalated through the Information Technology Help Desk and other methods for data, telecommunications, and/or voice 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 maximize system availability and meet Service Level Agreements.

  • Plans and collaborates with team members to research, design, implement, monitor, maintain, and support key of network, telecommunications, voice and/or collaboration infrastructure to establish stable and reliable network, telecommunications, voice and/or collaboration services that support enterprise LAN/WAN environments (e.g. access, distribution and Core Network Services).

  • Coordinates the resolution of unplanned changes, upgrades, or outages of integrated network technologies, and participates in corporate disaster recovery efforts.

  • Provides continual technical expertise in the evaluation, planning, analysis, development and implementation of data, telecommunications, voice and/or collaboration technologies including but not limited to providing roadmaps, processes and procedures for both project work and general organizational growth in conjunction with other engineers and management.

  • Mentors less senior engineers and assists with the development of guidelines and tools for position duties; assists with on call duties as needed.

  • Communicates customer requirements into tasks and stories using Agile tools. Communicates with peers such that user tasks and stories are clearly understood by all stakeholders.

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

Requisition ID:5760BRPosition Type:Regular Recruiting Location(s):Cedar Rapids, IA, Madison, WISchedule Type:Full-Time Posting Details: Alliant Energy is seeking a motivated Sr. Network Engineer to join our team! This position could be located in Madison WI or Cedar Rapids, IA.

In this role you will operate as part of a dedicated team of IT professionals that maintains network, telecommunications, and voice infrastructure. Provides support and implementation of data, telecommunications, and/or voice technologies. Provides problem resolution and troubleshooting in a customer oriented environment. . 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.

This position is expected to travel up to 20% of time

This position currently offers a blend of working from home and in the Madison, WI or Cedar Rapids, IA office on average one day per week. The successful candidate must reside in either Iowa or Wisconsin

Alliant Energy will not provide sponsorship for an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa) now or in the future for this position.

Job Category:Information Technology Job Qualifications: Required Qualifications

  • 4 + years of experience in the Information Technology field with an emphasis in networks, telecommunications, voice and/or collaboration technologies.

  • Hardware installation experience.

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

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

  • Solid understanding and familiarity with network technologies

  • Ability to work individually and as a team member.

  • Ability to work high-paced environment.

  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills.

  • Ability to participate in on-call rotations, including after hours, and ability to travel as required.

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate degree in Computer Science or Information Technology with an emphasis in networks, telecommunications, voice and/or collaboration technologies; Bachelor's degree for a Network Engineer II

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

  • Experience with Cisco & Juniper, routers, switches, wireless, ISE, ACI, DNA Perl /Python, load balancers, InfoBlox, firewalls Basic Linux/UNIX skills and NERC CIP understanding

  • Experience with dynamic routing protocols: BGP, OSPF, EIGRP

  • Cisco NX-OS, IOS, IOS-XE, VRF, VPC, and VDC experience and understanding

    Our Values: It's not just what we do; it's how we do it.

Live Safety. Everyone. Always | Make Things Better | Care For Others | Do The Right Thing | Act For Tomorrow | Think Beyond. Be Bold

Applications will be accepted until a qualified pool of candidates is received.

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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.

We are committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this dedication, Alliant Energy works to ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to preform key job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the HR Service Center at (608) 458-8458.

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

Disclaimer: 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.

Posting Title:Sr. Network Engineer - HybridTalent Gateway Posting Details: Bring YOUR energy to Alliant Energy!

At Alliant Energy, our purpose is to serve customers and build strong 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 reward our highly hardworking and dedicated teams and give them the support they need to ensure their safety, wellness and financial security for themselves and their families.

If you’d like to work at a place where you matter and where you can use your talents and passions to advance your career, join the Alliant Energy team.

What sets us apart?

  • Alliant Energy offers a competitive total compensation package. Benefits include Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Health and Day Care Savings Accounts, Paid Vacation, 401K, Employer Cash Contribution, Long and Short-Term Disability, Tuition reimbursement, and Adoption assistance.

  • A dedication to career growth and development

  • A culture that elevates our core values of live safety, do the right thing, care for others, make things better, act for tomorrow, and think beyond – be bold.

  • The chance to create a positive impact on our local communities