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IT Network Engineer

Requisition ID:  11694 

Created in February 2014 through a 50/50 joint venture of the world’s largest and second largest steelmakers, ArcelorMittal and Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation, AM/NS Calvert is located in Calvert, AL.  Our state-of-the-art steel processing facility has the capacity to process 5.3 million tons of high-value steel grades including hot rolled bands, hot rolled pickled and oiled, cold rolled, and advanced coated products for the automotive, pipe and tube, appliance/HVAC, service center and construction industries in the NAFTA market.  

AM/NS Calvert products are marketed in NAFTA through managing joint venture partner ArcelorMittal.



Overall Responsibility:

  • Assist with design and implementation of new solutions and improving resilience of the current environment.
  • Maximizing network performance by monitoring performance, troubleshooting network problems and outages, scheduling upgrades and collaborating with senior network engineers on network optimization.
  • Undertaking data network fault investigations in local and wide area environments, using information from multiple sources.
  • Securing network systems by establishing and enforcing policies and defining and monitoring access.
  • The support and administration of firewall environments in line with IT security policy.
  • Updating job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks and participating in professional organizations.
  • Reporting network operational status by gathering and prioritizing information and managing projects.
  • Upgrading data network equipment to the latest stable firmware releases.
  • The configuration of routing and switching equipment.
  • Maintain and configure Check point and ASA firewalls.
  • Support design, implementation and operation for the LAN/WAN, internet, wireless, Cisco VOIP, and Extranet Access networking infrastructure.
  • Responsible for coordination with Senior Architect and Senior Engineers with implementing and testing complex network infrastructure systems, and operational support of network infrastructure, including LAN/WAN, wireless, firewalls, and Cisco VOIP/CUCM.
  • Support and collaborate with infrastructure and solution delivery leads, as well as business division leaders and other stakeholders in support of strategic company goals.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve networking incidents and provide high level support for daily operations.
  • Proactively identify and resolve potential LAN/WAN to ensure system availability and reliability.
  • Monitor the wireless network and devices and perform wireless maintenance.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve networking incidents and provide support daily to users.
  • Support daily add, moves and changes.
  • Ability to work weekend and off-hours when needed.                                                                                                                                                                 



  • Fulfill the commitment to ensure a safe and healthy work environment.
  • Fulfill the responsibilities required to achieve the quality commitment.
  • Demonstrate commitment to teamwork by fostering an environment that embodies trust and respect.
  • Ensure working knowledge of competencies as defined in ISO 9001: 2015/IATF 16949 and ISO 14001: 2015  
  • Ensure that SLA targets and commitments are met and a continuous improvements process met.     
  • Completion of checklists to ensure business operations in support of AM/NS wireless environment for supporting AM/NS crane and handheld wireless devices.             
  • Configure, install, and perform upgrades of Cisco hardware and equipment throughout the site.       
  • Work on specific transformation or improvement activities or projects, alongside other team members to progress critical transformation or improvement projects.                                                                                                                                                                 


Education and Accreditation:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Engineering, Computer Sciences or 4 years’ experience working continuously in support of Cisco WAN/LAN's and the appropriate equipment/communication technologies.
  • Net+ certification.
  • CCNA certification.



  • Experience with Cisco wireless technologies.
  • Experience with Cisco HA and redundancy operations.
  • Experience on Cisco network environment, including knowledge of installing Cisco switches, routers, WAP’s and firewalls.
  • Knowledge of Cisco series 7000, 6500, 5000, 3700, 3600, 3500 switches.
  • Knowledge of Cisco 5500 series wireless controllers, WISM, 1200 ,2600, 3600 and 1500 series wireless access points.
  • Cisco Mobility Services Engine (MSE) and Cisco Connected Mobile Experiences (CMX).
  • Experience with configuring SSIDs, strong encryption, authentication, authentication between the client and the network using pre-shared keys or Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP), VPNs, WPA combined with MAC ACLs.
  • Working knowledge of the following network technologies: BGP, OSPF, vPC, EtherChannel, Spanning Tree, QoS, RADIUS, TACACS+, IPsec, SNMPv1/v2c/v3, IP Subnetting, 802.1q trunking, STP, VTP, VPN, NTP, VSS, CAPWAP, LLWAP, WorkGroup Bridge, Netflow.
  • Working knowledge of Cisco ASA5500 Next Generation firewalls and Firepower firewall, AAA, ISE, Radius, IAS, QOS, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of wireless security and operations.
  • IP routing protocols (EIGRP, OSPF, BGP) and redistribution.
  • Cisco Prime Infrastructure.
  • Cisco Application Visibility and Control (AVC), Network- Based Application Recognition 2 (NBAR-2) engine, Cisco’s deep packet inspection (DPI) capability.
  • VLAN assignment, QoS, ACL, Cisco Wireless Controller System (WCS), wireless intrusion prevention system (IPS), wireless access points (CAPWAP).
  • Wired speed, non-blocking performance for 802.11n and optimized for 802.11ac networks.
  • Cisco VOIP, UCS, including phone, Call Manager.
  • Experience with managing and maintaining Checkpoint firewalls.
  • Working knowledge with at least three (3) years on the following systems: Unix/Linux, Cisco IOS, and Windows servers.
  • Experience in a high volume, 24/7 production environment with uptime of 99.996% is a definite plus.
  • Experience with Visio.                                                                                                                                                                 


Tools and Equipment:

  • Laptop, Phone


Working Conditions:

  • Office /Mill Environment                                                                                                                                                                  


Please note: The Job Profile is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties.



If you need an accommodation to complete any part of the application process due to a disability or medical condition, you may call 251-289-3000 or email to communicate your accommodation request.  Do not email your application materials to this email address.  Application materials sent to this email address will not be considered.
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