Senior Network Engineer

Requisition ID
Work Location
Department / Discipline
Automation & Controls Engineering
Position Type
Agency / Contract

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Applied Intelligence (AI) is currently recruiting a Senior Network Engineer with significant experience in Automation and Control Network design and implementation to support our UK projects.


Whilst this role can be based anywhere in the UK, mobility and travel to customer sites and face to face meetings with colleagues will be expected.


Applicants must be able to pass HMG Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) check.


Join a culture of innovation, pushing the boundaries of what is possible to seek the best solutions for our clients.


The Senior Network Engineer will support the implementation of projects in line with company objectives including continuous improvement of margin, customer satisfaction, schedule, working capital and safety performance.


Responsibilities / Duties

  • Provides expertise in Network Design, implementation, and testing for networks to support Integrated Automation and Control Systems Solutions
  • Responsible for identifying / defining the required network to support the Automation and Controls requirement / solutions for the client
  • Implement the defined Network solutions
  • Support the Lead Engineer in accomplishing project objectives
  • Apply integration concepts to a wide variety of systems and across multiple vendor platforms
  • Engineer technical aspects of automation project network design and / or implementation for assigned activities
  • Implements the configuration, database and / or programming activities for assigned activities
  • Prepares engineering studies and network design documentation
  • Resolves specialty related engineering issues by applying accepted principles, codes, and standards


Skills / Qualifications

  • Minimum BSc Degree or equivalent demonstratable experience
  • Significant experience and competency in Control System Network Design Engineering
  • Good understanding of IEC62443 Industrial Cyber Security
  • Good understanding of IEC 27001 / 2 Information Security Management
  • Good general knowledge of each Automation and Control engineering discipline
  • Experienced in writing Network specifications
  • Detailed experience with multiple system implementation project and / or control system platforms
  • Experience in Brownfield upgrades / replacement automation and control projects
  • Must have thorough knowledge of engineering practices, methodologies and economic principles, calculation methods, design details, international codes and standards, procedures, and specifications
  • Knowledge of modern automation and control applications, tools, methodologies, or equal training/experience
  • Experience of OT Intrusion Detection Systems is advantageous
  • Good working knowledge of current industry specific technology and the application of current engineering software / tools and trends
  • Inquisitive, well organized and have a keen eye for detail


Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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