Industrial Network Specialist



Maumee, OH, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024

Industrial Network Specialist 2


Matrix Technologies, Inc. has been a leading provider of engineering, automation, and systems integration services since 1980. Guided by 'The Matrix Way,' we value teamwork, collaboration, and fun. Recognized as a Top Workplace, we offer flexible schedules, professional growth opportunities, and market-leading compensation. Our expertise spans multiple industries, and 87% of our projects are from repeat clients, showcasing our commitment to quality and customer satisfaction. Come experience “A Better Process for Success” with us.

Culture matters! At Matrix, our core purpose is Enhancing People's Lives...Every Day. Our fundamentals guide our culture, and you can learn more about our unique environment here:


Join our team as an Industrial Network Specialist 2

The Industrial Network Specialist (INS) 2 is a subject matter expert in the areas of network design and security, physical and virtual computing infrastructure design, and industrial application support.

Technical responsibilities include design, development, implementation, configuration, and support. This mid-level role also is responsible for working directly with clients to identify needs and opportunities for advanced network, computing, and application infrastructure. This role will include specification, configuration, and installation of physical equipment, virtual computers, software, licensing, and related accessories. This role will also be required to design and deploy manufacturing domains using Microsoft Active Directory.

Working knowledge of network hardware and programming experience with Cisco IOS and Operational Technology is required. Experience with DMZ setup and configuration is a plus.


  • Control system development including HMI and PLC programming
  • Configuring network hardware such as switches and Firewalls
  • Computer system setup and application installation/configuration
  • Must be good at troubleshooting at all levels
  • Assess existing client networks, including:
    1. Network Diagrams
    2. Installed Asset Review
    3. Cyber Security Evaluation
    4. Network Loading and Segmentation
    5. Existing Network Statistics
    6. Network Gap Assessment
    7. Architecting Future Network Upgrades
  • Develop and implement plans for modifying and improving equipment, new software installation, adding or changing devices and users, and establishing authorized access as in:
    1. Network Architecture
    2. Fiber, Copper and Wireless
    3. Network Levels and Segmentation
    4. Performance Improvement
    5. Virtualization
    6. Remote Access
    7. Access Control
    8. Security
    9. Testing and Validation
  • Assure technical accuracy and soundness of engineering and technical practices based on sound design criteria, specifications, and standards as related to the project requirements. Among others, this includes standards such as, ISA99/IEC62443, ISA TR84.00.09, NERC CIP, or NIST SP800-82.


  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk, and hear.
  • While performing the duties of this job, long periods of sitting at a computer are required.
  • The employee may occasionally be required to lift and/or move objects up to 10 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


Physical and Mental Wellness and Work/Life Balance:

  • Health Insurance with Prescription Drug Coverage, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Generous Paid Time Off (Extra Days for Purchase) and Ten Paid Holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave, Bereavement Leave
  • Flexible Work Schedules, Work at Home Options
  • Wellness Program with Incentive Dollars, Preventative Health Screenings
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Critical Illness and Accident Insurance

Financial Wellness:

  • 401(k) and Roth Plans with 5% Match and immediate vesting upon enrollment
  • Market-based competitive Compensation and Overtime Pay for Salaried positions
  • Quarterly Bonus Program and Spot Bonus Program
  • Pre-Tax Health Savings Account (HSA) with Match, and Pre-Tax Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Life Insurance Paid by Matrix and Buy-Up Options
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Plan Paid by Matrix

Personal and Professional Growth:

  • Technical, Managerial, and Administrative Career Paths
  • Onboarding and Mentoring, Internal Training and Cross Training
  • PE Certifications, Registration, and Renewals
  • Assessments and Leadership Development
  • External Certification Programs, Professional Memberships
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

Recognition, Culture, and Other Perks:

  • Regular Employee Updates and Town Halls, Annual Engagement Surveys
  • Employee Service Awards and Peer Recognition
  • Strong Fundamentals (Core Values)
  • Employee Referral Program/Bonus
  • Casual Dress
  • Discount Programs
  • Community Involvement Committee
  • Sports Teams and Clubs

We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience, skills, and qualifications, ranging from $98,000 to $117,000 annually. The final salary will be determined based on various factors including candidate's experience and qualifications.

Matrix Technologies, Inc. is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity and maintain employment statistics on applicants.