Senior Information Technology Network Engineer

As a Senior IT Network Engineer you will lead and design network systems; provide support for network systems; track, monitor and troubleshoot network hardware and software; lead and perform network research and development; perform network configuration, optimization, installation, upgrades, and testing; analyze requests and provide customer assistance for solutions. This is a senior position that leads the design, maintenance, and support of the MWD Enterprise Network infrastructure which includes Cisco and Arista routers and layer 3 internal/external routing protocols – Cisco and Arista switches and layer 2 services such as VLANS, trunks, port-channels, and spanning tree protocols – Palo Alto firewalls and security policy, VPN, and network address translation – F5 application load balancing and Web Application Firewall services – IPAM services for DNS and DHCP – Layer 1 services including single mode fiber, multimode fiber, fiber trays, and power distribution units.

This position will require travel to various District facilities throughout the service area, often requiring overnight stay in the project area as employees in the position will be required to report to different locations for emergencies.

Schedule: 9/80, Monday through Friday with alternating Fridays off

This job announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this classification / job.

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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field and six years of relevant experience; or Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in a related field and four years of relevant experience.

Bachelor’s degree in a related field is defined as: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related field.

Relevant Experience is defined as: experience managing data center and campus administration and server administration; AND knowledge and experience managing multiple operating systems, including cloud systems.


Employees in this position may be required to obtain and maintain the following certifications, licensing, and registrations:

— Certificates: CCIE (Cisco Certified Internetworking Engineer) or Equivalent

— License(s): Valid California Class C Driver’s License or equivalent (required at time of application) that allows you to drive during your employment.

CLOSING Benefits: — Competitive compensation — Excellent medical, dental, life, vision plans. — Deferred compensation in the form of a 401(k) plan (with matching contribution) and a 457 plan. — Retirement benefits under the California Public Employees’ Retirement System — Tuition reimbursement — Training and advancement opportunities — Excellent working environment — Public transportation reimbursements and van pools

— Hub of public transportation: rail, subway, buses, and taxis

— On-site fitness center

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ABOUT MWD The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a consortium of 26 cities and water districts that provides drinking water to nearly 19 million people in Southern California. Metropolitan’s mission is to provide its service area with adequate and reliable supplies of high quality water to meet current and future needs in an environmentally and economically responsible way. Metropolitan’s facilities include the 242-mile Colorado River Aqueduct, five water treatment plants with a combined capacity of 2.3 billion gallons per day, nine surface water reservoirs, 830 miles of pipeline, and 15 hydroelectric power plants.

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Qualified individuals with disabilities, who need a reasonable accommodation during the application or selection process, please call (213) 217-7738 or email:

MWD is a Federal and State EO employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

Application Filing Period: Closes at 4:30 pm PT on the date stated in the job announcement. However it may close prior to the filing end date if sufficient applications have been received. If sufficient applications have not been received, then the filing period end date may be extended.

Sponsorship: Applicants for employment with The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States (i.e., H1-B or other employment-based immigration case).

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