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Senior Industrial Network Engineer (hybrid)

Marshfield, Wisconsin
Job Type
27 Jul 2022

DEPARTMENT: Information Systems - Industrial IT Group

REPORTS TO: Information Systems Manager

STATUS: Full-Time


WORK HOURS: Monday - Friday business hours and occasional after-hours + weekends depending on project schedules with flexibility for travel


Cybertrol Engineering creates and delivers custom-engineered automation hardware and software solutions to manufacturing customers throughout the upper Midwest and across the world. The firm is privately owned, headquartered in Minneapolis, and has additional offices in Madison and Marshfield, WI. There is an extraordinarily strong engineering culture that emphasizes both personal and professional growth along with a commitment to provide high-quality solutions, including: plant-wide automation, information and industrial IT infrastructure, custom control panel design and fabrication, and upgrades of obsolete automation systems.


The mission of Cybertrol's Industrial IT Group (IIT) is to provide the server, network, and software infrastructure upon which world-class manufacturing automation and information systems are built. In this role you will be responsible for several different tasks to accomplish IIT's mission including the setup and installation of virtualized micro-datacenters, the design and deployment of plant-wide industrial networks, and the configuration of software for handling concerns such as thin client management, backups, cybersecurity, and develops pipelines to name a few. You will be working within cross-functional teams including Machine/Manufacturing Process Automation, Hardware Design, and Manufacturing Intelligence engineers to deliver comprehensive projects, and you will often need to work directly with Cybertrol's customers to define IIT-related project requirements. As a Senior engineer, you will be expected to provide value beyond being an individual contributor by providing technical direction for complex projects, elevating more junior engineers through mentoring and coaching, and working on initiatives having company-wide impact. Up to 15% travel may be required.


  • Leveraging experience to make technical decisions within project teams
  • Mentoring junior engineers
  • Complying with and significantly contributing to the advancement of the Information Systems (IS) Department's internal standards
  • Working directly with customers to help design solutions to their problems
  • Communicating effectively with project team members for status, deliverables, and technical needs
  • Configuration and commissioning of micro-datacenter hardware and network equipment
  • Configuration and commissioning of virtual environments
  • Design and deployment of industrial networks
  • Performing site operational technology assessments, developing site assessment reports, and providing recommendations for improvement
  • Creating system documentation for both internal and external audiences
  • Providing customer support and communications
  • Site commissioning start-ups
  • Staying current with relevant technologies
  • Participating in sales activities including customer visits and trade shows
  • Quote development


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or other IT-related field and 7+ years of professional experience or 10+ years of directly relevant professional experience
  • Relevant experience within an industrial/manufacturing environment
  • Expert-level knowledge of and Associate or higher-level certifications held with VMware, Cisco, Windows Server, cybersecurity, and industrial hardware/software
  • Proven technical leadership capability to guide, mentor, and coach team members working on complex projects
  • Proven experience developing quotes for customer projects and estimating work
  • Proven ability to work as part of a cross-functional team
  • Desire to utilize a wide array of tools and technologies to solve a variety of customer problems
  • Proven ability to identify and resolve requirement uncertainties through customer collaboration
  • Awareness of and mitigation strategies for technical debt
  • Ability and desire to learn new things quickly and teach them to others
  • Proven troubleshooting and critical thinking proficiency
  • Self-motivated with ability to meet deadlines independently and as part of a team
  • Willingness and ability to communicate directly with customers having varied technical backgrounds
  • Ability to forge positive working relationships with a wide variety of people
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


  • Professional-level certifications held with VMware, Cisco, Windows Server, cybersecurity, and industrial hardware/software
  • DevOps/CI/CD experience
  • Familiarity and comfort filling multiple roles within Scrum


  • Office desk/cubicle environment, extensive sitting, and computer use
  • Site Visits/Work (15%)
    1. Industrial manufacturing facilities around production equipment and operations, management, engineering, and equipment supply personnel with these possible conditions:
      • Construction area site work around construction equipment and personnel
      • Hot, cold, and loud noises
      • Stairs, ladders, indoors and outdoors
  • Typical personal protective equipment: safety glasses, steel-toed shoes, hearing protection, and electrical safety PPE as well as any other PPE specified by the customer
  • Work may include working weekends, holidays, nightshift, and extended hours to meet deadlines and commissioning requirements


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  • Job Reference: 668996723-2
  • Date Posted: 27 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Cybertrol Engineering
  • Location: Marshfield, Wisconsin
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent