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1900614 Requisition #

Interested in making the world more resourceful, in a newly established R&D centre and in cloud based IoT energy management solutions?


Itron is committed to make the world more resourceful by providing solutions that help manage energy, gas and water more efficiently while fostering the development of smart cities. In Hungary we are present with a manufacturing plant in Gödöllő and an R&D centre in Budapest at Deák Palota that was established in 2017 June and was awarded with the prestigious investor of the year in the R&D investment category.

We are developing the next generation products of Itron portfolio, such as Openway Riva, a massive scale IoT platform and a Street light vision management solution, whilst providing complex managed services oriented around business outcomes, respectively 2nd and 3rd level technical support across multiple Itron products to customers in every geographical area around the globe. We would like to expand our infrastructure team with a

Network Engineer


Itron is expanding its Managed Services Organization around the globe that is designed to serve thousands of utility companies, that span 100+ countries and manage 100M+ devices. We have teams in US and India and we are looking to increase our operations team in EMEA/Budapest.


You will join a global Infrastructure team as a Network Engineer for corporate customer hosting data centres, operations and field area network (FAN). This includes production support and assignment and coordination of production tickets across the team.


Please note that this position will require oncall support out of office hours 2 times/week until midnight local time.


What you will be doing

  • Perform network engineering tasks for physical data centers such as router and switch configuration, firewall rules, IP address assignment and management – relevant technologies includes Cisco ASA, FTD, Fortinet, Palo Alto firewalls
  • Create and maintain customer VPN tunnels, interacting with customers to understand their connectivity requirements and working to meet them within the Itron standard offerings or offer design/ideas if non-standard
  • Support IPv6 environments with Cisco multi-cast
  • Configure, deploy, troubleshoot and maintain IoT networks that are used for endpoint and network device communications to Itron’s hosting datacenter
  • Support and perform configuration and rules building in F5 – this can include F5 APM and WAF

Skills Required

  • Bachelor or Master Degree in relevant field
  • 3+ years of experience at the field of networking
  • Extensive understanding and working experience in Cisco Routing and Switching
  • Strong hands-on experience with Cisco Firewalls
  • Preferably owns experience with cellular APN connectivity, VPN tunnels, IPv6
  • At least intermediate English skills for everyday professional usage


Skills Desired

  • Experience with F5
  • Experience with Fortinet or Palo Alto firewalls

We offer you

  • Purpose: opportunity to create a more resourceful world by working on 21st century's biggest challenges: water, energy and gas 
  • Career: a newly established R&D center with immense growth in multinational environment
  • Personal development: English, soft skill and technical trainings
  • Community: Pizza parties, Yoga, Chill room, Xbox, foosball and other events
  • Compensation package: #basesalary #cafeteria #insurance #iPhone7 #phonesubscription #dell #laptop #dualmonitors21,5” #plantronics #wirelessheadset


Selection process

  • an initial 30 minutes long discussion with a recruiter giving you more background on the firm, the position whilst discussing your background and expectations
  • a 60-90 minutes long professional interview in person with the local technical team to understand your professional background
  • a final 60 minutes long personal interview with management and HR to get to know you in person and to show you around the office


If interested, please apply with your English CV or contact Eszter Malinkó on +36/20-382-0469 for further information


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