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(L3 Team) Network Engineer

IHI Terrasun Solutions Inc.
Chicago, IL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

At IHI Terrasun, we are at the forefront of changing the world with green energy solutions. To build on our incredible success, we need a driven, curious, and collaborative people to join our growing team.

We know our most important assets are our people, and your role will be critical to our future success.

Position Summary

The Project Network Engineer is responsible for the architecture and design of various network segments for Energy Storage and Solar + Storage projects. The Project Network Engineer works closely with the Project Engineering Manager and the Project Engineering Team to design and troubleshoot project networks as well as interface with customers to ensure proper network communication. In addition to project implementation, the position identifies and develops new designs to improve reliability and operation of the IHI Terrasun project networks.

Primary Job Functions

Project Network Design and Delivery

  • Design and document L2 / L3 networks for the Energy Storage and Solar + Storage projects, leveraging supported design patterns defined by our standard network architecture designs

  • Engage in overall cyber security roadmap and provide customer facing architecture and design

  • Integrate and maintain network configuration system information models for related project networks to ensure consistent deployment automation

  • Perform any network modeling (latency / throughput) as needs arise or project requirements dictate

Customer Collaboration

  • Partner with customers to ensure that the client network flawlessly integrates with the delivered system

  • Manage relevant customer required and project specific network and security documentation

Organizational Collaboration

  • Partner with internal field services team to diagnose and triage any project related networking issues

  • Partner with Engineering Architects and Product Management to identify potential roadmap or design pattern short comings

Job Dimensions (skills, knowledge & abilities)

Full stack networking (Ethernet, cellular, various tunneling protocols, TCP/IP, UDP).

Hands on work with Cisco Switching, configuration, deployment, troubleshooting (3850, 9300, 9500 Catalyst series)

Deep understanding of Routing/IP Subnetting/VLANs/Trunks/Port-Channels/VPN Tunnels/Encryption

Hands on work with FortiGate firewalls, deployment, configuration, troubleshooting, policy creation/modification

Familiarity with debugging tools (Wireshark, tcpdump, etc.)

Familiarity with git or other SCM tools

Familiarity with NMS tools, hands on work with Syslog/SNMP and configuration of devices

Accuracy, Analysis, Attention to Details, Confidentiality, Decision-making, Delegation, Dependability, Diplomacy, Ethics, Judgment, Office productivity software (intermediate skill level): MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint software, proficiently communicate in writing and verbal in English, Planning/Organizing, Reliability, Time management.

Qualifications (Education & Work Experience)

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant Engineering discipline from four-year college or university; or four to six years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Understanding of NERC-CIP, ISO 27001, ISO 27019, and / or NIST SP 800-53 would be a plus

  • Related experience of at least 4 to 6 years.

Tools & Equipment

  • General office equipment including phones, fax, personal computer
  • Proficiency in at least one ERP system and Advanced MS Excel skills

  • Relevant CISCO or Fortinet (preferred) certifications
  • Certificates in various cyber security standards (NERC preferred)

Work Environment & Physical Demands

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the primary job functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • The employee is required to frequently sit and occasionally must stand, walk, use hands and fingers and reach with hands and arms. Also, the employee must be able to read and analyze data in hard copy and on a computer screen.

  • Travel potentially required.

About IHI Terrasun Solutions:

IHI Terrasun Solutions is a subsidiary of IHI Corporation, a 165-year-old, $15 Billion organization with deep energy industry experience. IHI Terrasun Solutions is a solar + storage systems integration and lifecycle services provider with highly integrated hardware and software capabilities.

The robust software and top tier energy storage solutions are developed by the expert team at IHI Terrasun Solutions. Employees have extensive industry knowledge and experience, and enthusiastically seek to build on IHI's advanced product offerings. ​

To design systems, IHI Terrasun Solutions uses proprietary software that operates on the same algorithm later used to deploy the system in real-time. This end-to-end algorithm structure coupled with the support offered by a well-established parent organization enables IHI Terrasun Solutions to provide an advanced warranty to customers, reducing project risk and increasing clarity on system scheduling and deployment. ​

With solar + storage expertise, robust service offerings, and technology-agnostic solutions, IHI Terrasun Solutions develops efficient and streamlined systems to achieve your energy storage goals.

IHI Terrasun has over 480MWh of projects currently installed, contracted, and in construction with over 1GWh of projects in advanced phase of contracting.


Not only do our employees get the chance to work in a rapidly growing energy business with global impact, they also have access to some of the best benefits in the industry, including:

  • 100% employer paid health, dental, and vision insurance for our premium Anthem Blue Cross PPO plan
  • 401(k) plan contribution matching
  • Employer sponsored Life, AD&D, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Tuition and continuing education stipend
  • Fantastic employee culture

IHI Terrasun Solutions Inc.


Chicago, IL