Senior Network Engineer

Pittsburgh, PA
16 days ago
Full time role


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Job Description

Are you ready to rise to the challenge of climate change with the team that will deliver? Form Energy is a U.S. technology and manufacturing company that is developing and commercializing pioneering energy storage technologies to enable the electric grid to run on 100% renewable energy, every day of the year.

Supported by leading investors such as Breakthrough Energy Ventures, ArcelorMittal, TPG Rise, MIT’s The Engine, and others, we share a common belief that low-cost, multi-day energy storage is the key to enable tomorrow’s zero carbon electric grid. Driven by our core values of humanity, excellence, and creativity, we are deeply motivated and inspired to create a better world. We need talented, hardworking individuals who share our goal of tackling the challenge of climate change. Do you want to work with us today to build a better tomorrow? 

Role Description

The Information Technology group at Form Energy collaborates closely and supports end users across the U.S. in four locations and with a distributed workforce of onsite, hybrid, and remote employees.

The Senior Network Engineer is a new role, part of a growing IT group, and will join a team responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining Form Energy's network infrastructure. This role will play a critical part in ensuring our network systems' reliability, security, and efficiency.

This is an exciting opportunity to help shape and be part of the growth of a fast-moving company with breakthrough technology and an incredible mission!

This opportunity will initially be based at Form Energy's Eighty Four, PA facility until construction for our first-of-its-kind advanced battery manufacturing plant is completed in nearby Weirton, WV. At that time, the role will transition to Weirton. Relocation assistance is available.

What you'll do:

  • Design, configure, and implement network infrastructure solutions that support Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including manufacturing, operations, and IT, to understand business requirements and translate them into network design specifications

  • Conduct network capacity planning and performance monitoring to ensure optimal network operation and scalability

  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot network hardware, software, and peripheral devices, such as routers, switches, firewalls, and load balancers

  • Develop and maintain comprehensive network documentation, including network diagrams, configurations, and procedures

  • Ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations, such as NERC-CIP (North American Electric Reliability Corporation - Critical Infrastructure Protection) for SCADA systems in the utility sector

What you'll bring:

  • 10+ years of experience working as a network engineer with demonstrated experience focusing on designing and implementing enterprise-level networks

  • Strong knowledge of network protocols, architectures, and technologies, such as TCP/IP, VLANs, OSPF, BGP, MPLS, VPNs, and SD-WAN

  • Expertise in configuring and managing network equipment from multiple vendors, such as Cisco, Meraki, SonicWall, and Ubiquity

  • Proficiency in network monitoring and management tools, such as SolarWinds, Nagios, Wireshark, and NetFlow analyzers

  • Proven troubleshooting and problem-solving skills, with the ability to diagnose and resolve complex network issues

  • Well-developed communication and collaboration skills and a passion for our mission


Besides joining a community of people working to make the world better, Form Energy commits to you equitable compensation, stock options, and offers a generous benefits package to make sure you have the support you need to thrive.

We cover 100% of employee premiums and 80% of dependent premiums for medical, dental, and vision insurance for full time employees. We offer a flexible Paid Time Off program and every employee, regardless of gender identity or expression, is eligible for 12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. A full listing of our benefits is available on our careers page

At Form Energy, we are working toward a 100% renewable energy future for everyone in the world. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all our employees and are seeking to build a team that reflects the diversity of the people we hope to serve with our revolutionary products. Form Energy is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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