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Network Engineer

Date: Mar 10, 2023

Location: Newark, NJ, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition: 73815

PSEG Company: PSEG Services Corp.    

Salary Range: $ 78,600 - $ 149,400 

Incentive: PIP 10%   

Work Location Category: Remote Local  

PSEG operates under a Flexible Work Model where flexible work is offered when job requirements allow. In support of this model, roles have been categorized into one of four work location categories: onsite roles, hybrid roles that are a blend of onsite and remote work, remote local roles that are primarily home-based but require some level of purpose-driven in-person interaction and living within a commutable distance, and remote non-local roles that can be effectively performed remotely with the ability to work in approved states.

PSEG offers a unique experience to our more than 12,000 employees – we provide the resources and opportunities for career development that come with being a Fortune 500 company, as well as the attention, camaraderie and care for one another you might typically associate with a small business. Our focus on combatting climate change through clean energy technology, our new net zero climate vision for 2030 and enhanced commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion; and supporting the communities we serve make this a particularly exciting time to join PSEG.

Job Summary

The Senior Technology Architect / Engineer for the Local Area Network (LAN) team is involved in the full system life cycle of our local area network infrastructure for the Enterprise from development to operations. Responsible for designing, configuring, testing, implementing and supporting LAN solutions. Technologies supported includes: Cisco switches, firewalls, wireless controllers, access points, F5 load balancers, Cisco's Identity Services Engine (ISE), Cisco's Network Access Control (NAC), and other network technologies that may emerge over time. 

Job Responsibilities

This role also involves: 

  • Provides daily support with resolution of escalated tickets. Applies operation break fixes and other proactive maintenance activities until permanent solutions can be implemented. Supports and participates in the software deployment process for new modules, upgrades and fixes to the production environment. 
  • Architects, designs, configures, tests, implements, reviews, supports and presents on premise and cloud networking solutions. 
  • Keeps the existing network facilities portfolio under IT management supported and reliable through life cycle plans and investment road maps. 
  • Stays abreast of the latest technology advancements and future trends in this domain. 
  • Identifies technical requirements and providing cost effective solutions to meet desired business outcomes, improve productivity and enable business growth.
  • Identifies and automates tasks that can be automated.
  • Validates new requests with existing architecture to verify compatibility and to ensure that business needs are met.
  • Develops / communicates reusable architecture policies, standards, regulatory, guidelines, procedures and metrics. 
  • Ensures that the design and application implementation meets security and QA standards. Suggests fixes to issues by doing a thorough analysis of root cause and impact of the defect.
  • Maintains existing Service Level Agreements

Job Specific Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree  and at least 4 years of experience working as a technical engineer and or architect with experience in designing, developing, coding, implementing, operating, supporting & managing network projects, solutions and or IT systems with heavy focus on at least 3 of the following: Cisco Switches, Cisco Routers, Cisco Firewalls, F5 Load Balancers, Cisco Wireless Controllers, Cisco ISE, Cisco NAC 
  • At least 2 years of experience in network operations support and troubleshooting and or similar experience in software development
  • At least 2 years of experience working as a consultant for internal/external clients analyzing end user needs and designs and translating business requirements into network solutions. 
  • At least 1 year applying architectural principles, methods, & tools to address business challenges; defining solution & architecture road maps; managing product life cycle plans / replacement projects; business case development and evaluating new technologies / developing proof of concepts. 
  • Excellent communication, leadership and consultative skills, including teamwork, facilitation, and negotiation.


  • Experience in scripting, infrastructure as code using tools such as Ansible
  • Advanced professional training & certifications in technical specialties such as Cisco CCT, CCNA, CCNP, CCDA, CCIE; Project Management Professional (PMP), organization change management, Lean Six Sigma, business process modeling / re-engineering, ITIL, etc.
  • Knowledge of technologies such as: Cloud Services (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, etc.), Directory Services (LDAP, ONS, DNS, AD), Configuration Management Databases (CMDB), ServiceNow, SolarWinds and Cybersecurity
  • Knowledge of the Utility business

Minimum Years of Experience

4 years of experience




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