Sr. IT Engineer
Barnhart, TX


Discovery Natural Resources is looking for a skilled Sr. IT Engineer, with prior experience supporting, deploying, managing, administering, and monitoring corporate IT infrastructure. 

Discovery Natural Resources LLC is a domestic, onshore exploration and production company with operations in Texas. The company has over 1,000 wells in operation.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Manage and maintain Servers/Workstations.
  • Manage and maintain Cisco/Palo Alto networking environment
  • Manage and maintain firewall rules for a robust multi-site environment
  • Manage and maintain Palo Alto Networks security solutions
  • Support and troubleshoot large-scale Cisco wireless and wired conference network
  • Monitor and manage a robust network security infrastructure
  • Strong support knowledge of application communication
  • Work closely with the Information Security Office and Internal Audit functional organizations
  • Work closely with local vendors and/or contractors to help manage work efforts, contracts deliverables, projects.
  • Maintain and expand network documentation and diagrams
  • Support and grow a public cloud environment using AWS and Azure
  • Maintain and help grow the field network, including working closely with field technicians.
  • Contribute to the company’s innovation efforts by introducing unique and scalable solutions
  • Strong working knowledge of Windows desktop environment
  • Strong troubleshooting, analytic and diagnostic skills
Education & Experience
  • BS Degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • Knowledge of Microsoft AD and Office 365 environments
  • Knowledge of cloud application API integration
  • Experience support IT security practices
  • Familiar with Cisco Catalyst / Nexus switch OS.
  • Experience in the Oil & Gas industry a plus
Skills & Knowledge
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • 5+ years hands-on experience maintaining Server, and Workstations.
  • 5+ years hands-on experience maintaining and configuring Cisco IOS, NX-OS and associated network equipment.
  • 3+ years hands-on experience maintaining network security equipment, preferably Palo Alto
  • Knowledge of Cisco wireless LAN controllers
  • Knowledge of large scale point to point and mesh networks a plus 
  • Strong documentation skills
  • Ability to perform intermediate root cause analysis
  • Experience with Network drawing tools, MS Visio and MS PowerPoint
  • Proven knowledge of TCP/IP, UDP, ICMP
  • Demonstrated experience maintaining design consistency in an innovative environment
  • Strong desire to learn and grow across multiple technologies.
  • Excellent time/task management and inter-personal skills.
  • Must be motivated and self-reliant, able to work effectively alone or as part of a team