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Sr. Network Engineer


Houston, TX, US, 77010

Req ID:  84448
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 Senior Network Engineer position is part of our Global Network Operations Team that provides vision, strategy and direction to support LyondellBasell’s local area and wide area network.  This individual will be directly involved with developing reliable networks, manage systems and projects, and handling technical problems that arise. Operationally, responsibilities include ensuring enterprise network solutions are managed and operated effectively to include systems monitoring, health checks, metrics, and reporting.  The Senior Network Engineer works closely other network team members, the Network Security Operations Team and other diverse IT and business teams to assist and coordinate remediation efforts.  Conducts continuous analysis on network, application, and infrastructure components while working across IT and business teams to develop solutions that address root causes.

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 and Aruba/HPE routers, switches, access points, wireless controllers and F5 Load Balancers
  • 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 an equivalent combination of experience, education, and training
  • Network certification (CCNA) or equivalent experience, CCNP a plus
  • Multi-Site WAN Infrastructures with complex routing and failover
  • Critical thinking and decision-making skills.
  • Data network design focusing on redundancy and resiliency.
  • 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, OSPF, BGP, QOS. Heavy Cisco DNA Experience a plus.
  • Experience with application and performance monitoring
  • Experience with WAN Optimization pertaining to SD WAN application Aware Routing
  • 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.


Builds effective teams
Cultivates innovation
Customer focus
Demonstrates courage
Drives results
Ensures accountability
Instills trust and exemplifies integrity


We are LyondellBasell – a leader in the global chemical industry creating solutions for everyday sustainable living. Through advanced technology and focused investments, we are enabling a circular and low carbon economy. Across all we do, we aim to champion our employees, and unlock value for customers, investors and society. LyondellBasell places high priority on diversity, equity and inclusion and is strongly committed to our planet, the communities where we operate and our future workforce.  As one of the world’s largest producers of polymers and a leader in polyolefin technologies, we develop, manufacture and market high-quality and innovative products for applications ranging from sustainable transportation and food safety to clean water and quality healthcare. 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.

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