IT/OT Engineer (Industrial Automation)

Morrison, CO, USA

Hybrid

$42 to $50 / hour (DOE)

If smaller companies with a family feel appeal to you, here’s a great opportunity! Work for a systems integrator, specializing in the stable industry of water/wastewater. A hybrid work schedule is available once you are fully trained, allowing you to work from home a few days each week.  

You will stay on the leading edge in Control Technology and Data Integration while working in the beautiful Rocky Mountains and occasionally close to National Parks. Close out your workday with skiing, fishing, hiking, biking, and much more! 

The company offers competitive compensation, full medical benefits, a retirement plan contribution of 5%, paid vacation, and more! 

To ensure compliance with Homeland Security guidelines, all staff must pass a stringent background check. US Citizenship is required.

Requirements:

  • BS in Computer engineering, Electrical Engineering, IT infrastructure, or Cyber Security (OR  equivalent combination of work experience, training, and related education)
  • Strong problem-solving and research abilities
  •  Ability to work independently or as part of a team to design, develop, and modify software control systems
  •  High proficiency with Windows 365 product family
  • High Proficiency with Windows System Administration. (This includes but is not limited to Microsoft Windows Server 2012 – 2022, Windows XP – Windows 11)
  • Strong networking skills. Candidate should be familiar with networking best practices and be versed in standard ports and services relevant to OT networks
  • Experience with virtualization and Hypervisor configuration, specifically ESXi 6.2+
  • Follow security best practices and company configuration guidance
  • Ability to support critical system infrastructure after hours, nights, and weekends
  • Willingness for 25% travel in Colorado (occasionally Wyoming).
  • Must have a valid unrestricted Driver’s License.

Desired skills:

  • Proficiency in advanced analysis, installation, administration, and troubleshooting of a data network.
  • Responsible for maintaining supporting and optimizing key functional areas, particularly OT network and server infrastructure
  • Knowledge of Control System (OT environment) architecture
  • High Proficiency with Windows System Administration, setting up Active Directory, Group Policy, configuring DNS, configuring RDS, PowerShell scripting, custom VBA etc.
  • Proficiency in VMware ESXI with a strong understanding of virtualized networking
  • Carry one or more of the following certifications (CCNA, Security+, GICSP, Windows Server Hybrid Administrator Associate Certification, VCP-DCV ) or willingness to complete within 120 days of start date
  • Server Administration such as:
    • Deploy, maintain, enhance and troubleshoot systems, services, configurations, roles and core applications.
    • Install, Secure, Maintain, Document and retire virtual and physical servers
    • Maintain and perform server backups and recovery.
    • Configure remote monitoring and notifications.

Nice to haves: 

  • Strong understanding of PLC wiring and programming. Candidate should understand syncing vs. sourcing and have high proficiency working with 4-20mA analog loops
  • Ability to read and modify electrical schematics. Basic familiarity with NEC standards.
  •  Familiarity with calibrating and programming instruments for pressure, level and flow
  • Fluency in Ladder Logic, Structured Text, Function Block, etc.
  • High Proficiency with SCADA/HMI programming platforms such as iFix, Wonderware, Factory Talk, Ignition and RedLion, Visu+
  •  Understanding the design and topology of complex hybrid telemetry systems utilizing one or all of the following frequency ranges UHF, VHF, Licensed, and ISM 900 and IEC 802.11xx is a huge plus
  • Familiarity with Microsoft SQL Server Environment is a plus

Why work here?

  • Family atmosphere, where they understand the value of work/life balance
  • Paid hourly with overtime paid at time and a half
  • Stable company that has been in business for over 35 years
  • 30 minutes from downtown Denver
  • Competitive pay and benefits and room for advancement