Network Engineer (SCADA)- Contract to hire - Houston, TX in Houston, TX at Vaco

Date Posted: 3/17/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Vaco has a stable Midstream client in Houston, TX seeking a Sr. Network Engineer/SCADA for their growing team. This role is a contract to hire role. The Sr. Network Engineer's role is to ensure the stability and integrity of in-house network services. This is reached by planning, designing, and developing local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs) and SCADA networks across the organization. In addition, the Network Engineer will participate with the installation, monitoring, maintenance, support, and optimization of all network hardware, software, and communication links. This individual will also analyze and resolve network hardware and software problems in a timely and accurate fashion.

Ideal candidate will have a mix of the following:

  • 5 to 10 years of professional experience
  • Proven experience and success with WAN, WLAN, SDWAN and SCADA (Networked and Web/IoT, familiar with the 5 levels) design and implementation
  • Proven experience with network capacity planning, network security principles, and general network management best practices
  • Strong, hands-on technical knowledge of Cisco networks
  • Working technical knowledge of modern network hardware, protocols, and Internet standards, including
    • MPLS, IPsec, GRE tunneling, VoIP, ICA, sFTP, ISDN, SIP, VPN
    • Cisco Catalyst and Nexus switching
    • Cisco ASA Firewall, Arista Switches
    • SD-WAN solutions
    • Meraki switching and wireless
  • Excellent hardware troubleshooting experience
  • Competence with testing tools and procedures for voice and data circuits.


  • CCNP
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Ability to travel ~ 15% (west TX, OK, NM) - light travel
Please note, this role will require an onsite interview and we are only considering candidates that are in the Houston, TX area.