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Network Engineer


Houston, TX, US, 77010

Req ID:  82341
Facility:  One Houston Center-130
Department:  Network Operations - Americas
Division:  Innovation


Basic Function

The network at LyondellBasell is the foundation of all other services that IT provides and is critical to the success of our business.  The Network Engineer position is part of our Global Network Operations Team that envisions, implements and supports our data, voice, network security, and video network infrastructure.  This role will be multi-discipline and get involved with network and security operations.  This individual will need to be technical in the area of Network Operations with the ability and willingness to learn the other disciplines (Security Operations) as required.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Install, configure and maintain Local Area Network and Wide Area Network (LAN/WAN) and wireless infrastructure in a multi-vendor environment, including but not limited to: Cisco routers, switches, access points, and wireless controllers along with some Aruba Network resources.
  • Familiarization with firewall security appliances a plus, mainly Palo Alto
  • Work with offshore 1st level support team to provide 2nd\3rd level support as required.
  • Participate in rotational on-call structure to provide after hours and weekend support.
  • Stay up-to-date on current technologies, serve as technology consultant, and make recommendations based on knowledge and research.
  • Work on unusually complex problems and provides solutions which are highly innovative.
  • Implement network solutions based on analysis of technical and capacity requirements.
  • Perform capacity management, planning and reporting related to network infrastructure and bandwidth.
  • Provide support for Network Infrastructure including the physical cable infrastructure in our offices and manufacturing plants.
  • Perform complex implementation tasks.

Min. Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technologies or related field, or 5 or more years of equivalent experience, education, and training in Network Operations
  • Network certification (CCNA) or equivalent experience
  • Multi-Site WAN Infrastructures with complex routing and failover
  • Critical thinking and decision making skills
  • Data network design focusing on redundancy and resiliency
  • Multi-datacenter network design experience a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and work in a global, multi-site environment.
  • Strong knowledge and experience in Cisco Platforms, TCP/IP, MPLS, SD WAN, Routing, Switching, Wireless/controllers, Firewall, VPN, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, QOS
  • Experience with application and performance monitoring
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Interpersonal skills to interact with customers and team members
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to manage competing priorities in a complex environment




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Customer focus
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Ensures accountability
Instills trust and exemplifies integrity


LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB): As a leader in the global chemical industry, LyondellBasell strives every day to be the safest, best operated and most valued company in our industry. The company’s products, materials and technologies are advancing sustainable solutions for food safety, access to clean water, healthcare and fuel efficiency in more than 100 international markets. LyondellBasell places high priority on diversity, equity and inclusion and is Advancing Good with an emphasis on our planet, the communities where we operate and our future workforce.  The company takes great pride in its world-class technology and customer focus. LyondellBasell has stepped up its circularity and climate ambitions and actions to address the global challenges of plastic waste and decarbonization. For more information, please visit or follow @LyondellBasell on LinkedIn.


Must be at least 18 years of age and must be legally authorized to work in the United States (US) on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship.


LyondellBasell does not accept or retain unsolicited résumés or phone calls and/or respond to them or to any third party representing job seekers.


LyondellBasell is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.  The US EEO is the Law poster is available here.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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