LG&E and KU Energy Network Engineer in Louisville, Kentucky



Network Engineer

Job Description:

Troubleshoots and resolves moderately complex network problems. Installs and maintains network hardware and software.

Participates in performance monitoring and tuning of network systems.

Participates in engineering, design, and project management of network systems projects. Develops and maintains diagrams documenting company networks.

Participates in technology evaluation and selection processes, ensuring compatibility between client requirements and technical performance. Documents analysis and recommendations.

Effectively communicates with clients, peers and supervision by blending appropriate levels of technical and business detail to ensure issues are thoroughly understood by his/her audience. Develop and maintain relationships with clients, peers, vendors and management.

Works in conjunction with IT Security to ensure that company Network security is not compromised. Installs and maintains firewall solutions required to meet security requirements.

Supports NERC-CIP compliance and ensures that electronic and physical security policies are followed.

Jointly participates with Security and Administration to develop satisfactory backup and restore practices as well as disaster recovery planning and testing.

Participates in establishing processes and procedures that streamline and reduce costs.

Participates in managing and improving costs of budgeted Capital and Operational and Maintenance activities.

All other duties and projects as assigned.

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Physical Effort:

Primarily sitting with optional standing/walking and moderate lifting.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Soft skills such as excellent communication and written skills, critical thinking is crucial

  • The skill to take on a variety of technical and non-technical tasks and pay acute attention to detail

  • Analytical and problem solving ability

  • Networking experience (CCNA). Firewall, switch, router experience. Ability to understand application priority and traffic flow.

  • Ability to develop procedural documents/network drawings

  • Strong security focus to be able to understand the perimeter and internal defenses to provide a unified security solution

  • Experience with RSA

  • Experience with business continuity and disaster recovery planning and testing

  • Experience with developing MOPs and use of a ticketing system

  • Experience with compliance and ensuring that electronic and physical security policies are followed

  • Experience with a SIEM and network performance monitoring.

  • Continuing education courses/technical seminars helpful.

Work Conditions:

Normal office environment with some visits to fields locations.

Required Education & Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, information technology or an alternate combination of education and experience which results in the equivalent job knowledge and skills. Two or more years of technical network support experience.


820 West Broadway



Job Function:

Information Technology

Position Purpose:

Responsible for moderately complex engineering and/or analytical activities associated data center networking and additional technical areas such as, but not limited to: voice/data/video network design; engineering; network hardware and associated operating systems; third party products; implementation; troubleshooting; maintenance; and operations/user support.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, perceived disability or any other protected characteristic as may be defined by applicable law.