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Sr. Network Engineer

Company: Oceaneering International
Location: Houston
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Company Profile

Oceaneering is a global provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore energy industry. We develop products and services for use throughout the lifecycle of an offshore oilfield, from drilling to decommissioning. We operate the world's premier fleet of work class ROVs. Additionally, we are a leader in offshore oilfield maintenance services, umbilicals, subsea hardware, and tooling. We also use applied technology expertise to serve the defense, entertainment, material handling, aerospace, science, and renewable energy industries.

Position Summary

The Sr. Network Engineer will be the primary technical interface between the client's network function and their business, working both locally and at remote offshore locations. The Sr. Network Engineer will work with other geographically disperse team members to provide real time diagnostics and fault resolution for all network connectivity. This position will be responsible for assisting with physical installation, cabling and testing of all IT and Telecoms.


  • Role provides the opportunity to work in hybrid environment, working both virtually and in office when required.
  • Ability to travel locally and overseas up to 60% of the year.
  • Initially, this role will be based on an offshore platform in the Mauritania and Senegal region, with travel back to residence in the UK or US.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Manage various stakeholder interfaces: Time management, Activity management and Change management.
    • Physical installation and troubleshooting of all IT equipment at remote locations.
    • Design, write and update system documentation and network diagrams.
    • Install, configure, and troubleshoot various network architectures.
    • Monitor and diagnose performance.
    • Lead continued improvement activities.
    • Ability to travel locally and overseas up to 60% of the year.


      • Minimum 3+years of project commissioning experience and a good working knowledge of the infrastructure implemented.
      • Minimum 3+ years of experience with the delivery of highly scalable, economically feasible and high performing systems and networks, within a functional deliver matrix of: Critical Telecoms, Enterprise, and Major Project environments.
      • Minimum 3+ years of experience with Edge, Access, Distribution and Transmission layers.
      • Minimum 3+ years of experience with Versa SD-WAN Technology and configurations.
      • Minimum 3+ years of experience with General Practices and Standard for data communication network infrastructure.
      • Certification or hands-on experience in the following:
        • Cisco IPT, WAN and LAN routing protocols (EIGRP, IGRP, BGP, HSRP, OSPF)
        • Ethernet switch technologies (spanning tree (STP/RSTP))
        • Cisco and Aruba Wireless network technologies: 802.11/ABGN
        • Network authentication protocols and Network monitoring protocols
        • Must have an active or ability to acquire the BOSIET (Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training) Certification.
        • Minimum 3+ years of hands-on technical experience with security firewalls such as FortiGate Firewalls (301E) - fault management and diagnosis.
        • Minimum 3+ years of experience with configuration, installation, and support of Process Control Networks (PCN).
        • Basic working knowledge of Server infrastructure.
          • Experience in data communications and network infrastructure solutions with extensive experience of Technical Assurance within an EPC environment in the Oil and Gas industry, and preferably within the Upstream Gas business.
            • Strong leadership and client focused communication skills to all levels.
            • Must be customer oriented.
            • Excellent troubleshooting skills.
            • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with internal and external customers.
            • Desire for growing technical knowledge.
            • Ability to act as a cross-departmental technical lead in previously stated technologies.
            • Promote positive work environment.
            • Possesses professional appearance and maintains good customer satisfaction.
            • Ability to adapt to fluid schedules and changing needs to meet customers' needs.

              Additional Information

              This position is Hybrid - Remote and will require commuting to a designated office. Hybrid work schedules are determined by the hiring manager based on business need.

              Equal Opportunity Employer

              All qualified candidates will receive consideration for all positions without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity,national origin, veteran status,disability, genetic information, or other non-merit factors.

Keywords: Oceaneering International, Houston , Sr. Network Engineer, Engineering , Houston, Texas

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