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Network Engineer - IV

Network Engineer - IV

Business Unit 
SESI Corporate, LLC

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SESI Corporate, LLC, is the employer of the corporate staff of Superior Energy Services, Inc. (“Superior”).  Superior serves the drilling, completion and production-related needs of oil and gas companies worldwide through a diversified portfolio of specialized oilfield services and equipment that are used throughout the economic life cycle of oil and gas wells. The world's energy producers rely on Superior for the services, tools, equipment and personnel needed to develop and produce oil and gas.


About Superior Energy Services Information Technology Group

Superior Energy Services Information Technology Group is the information systems backbone for Superior Energy Services Corporate and all of its subsidiaries. The group is developing into an internal resource to assist the corporation with strategic goals and direction by supporting its internal clients with excellent service for hardware, software and data delivery.  The direction and goals for the group are to deliver effective and efficient service to support and assist the ever changing environment within this dynamic and exciting industry.




The Network Engineer IV is responsible for supporting, implementing, maintaining, and troubleshooting network and telephony architectures and strategies to ensure performance, availability, integrity, and security of company LAN and WAN infrastructure. Monitor and improve network performance and capacity utilization to provide high network availability and redundancy. Execute future expansion requirements including the installation and testing of network and telecommunication system upgrades and patches when needed. Develop security measures to safeguard all company networks.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Acts as Subject Matter Expert and Technical Lead for all data and voice network based technologies, including routing, switching, firewalls, and voice communications.
  • Responsible for mitigating downtime outages.
  • Provides support to technical Information Technology teams and lead advanced troubleshooting efforts. Perform root cause analysis, problem isolation and incident resolution.
  • Creates and maintains documentation related to area of responsibilities.
  • Drives continuous improvement and efficiency across network infrastructure
  • Technical day-to-day operational management and support of enterprise data and voice network environments.
  • Technical management and oversight for deploying and maintaining global network infrastructure.
  • Participates in 24X7 on-call rotation.

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum 7 years of experience in network administration
  • CCNP/CCIE certification preferred; commiserate experience also considered
  • Expert knowledge of Cisco routing, switching, and data center fabric (Nexus)
  • Expert knowledge of EIGRP, BGP, OSPF, Cisco IOS, Cisco switches, and firewalls experience
  • Expert knowledge of LAN, WAN, WLAN, and IPsec VPN design and implementation experience
  • Expert knowledge of telecommunications technology (VoIP, Traditional PBX, etc.)
  • Experience with network capacity planning, network security principles, and general network management best practices
  • Advanced knowledge of network disaster planning and recovery measures
  • Experience in IT Planning, including project planning, design, working with vendors, configuration planning, deployment, high availability/business continuity and maintenance

Education: Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent Experience Required


Travel Requirements: 10% or As Needed


Excellent Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life, Matching 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase Plan


Superior Energy Services and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers for Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled. 

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