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This is an exciting time to be in IT&T (Information Technology & Transformation) at Smithfield Foods. The IT&T team is a significant force in leading the digital transformation for Smithfield. The Infrastructure Services team is an integral part of the digital transformation. Identifying and implementing technology initiatives across the enterprise, the Infrastructure Services team is positioned to identify opportunities for innovative and the creative application of technology to deliver efficiencies, standardize the portfolio and create a flexible technology foundation.
Tightly coupled with our Business Relationship Management team and Enterprise Solution Architecture team the Network and Telecommunications Engineer has a voice in providing creative ideas and innovations which will help drive the success of Smithfield IT&T.
The Network and Telecommunications Engineer candidate should have an innovative mindset focused on continuous improvement of systems operations. Digital savvy (understands or has experience with IIOT RPA, AI, Analytics, APIs, Agile, VR, AR, apps, ecommerce). Has broad experience level and able to do process documentation effectively. Provides thought leadership in systems support, design and deployment to promote the strategy, management and oversight of Digital Transformation as it relates to IoT and its value add to business operations while managing and ensuring data security in a multi-vendor plant system environment.
Leads assigned projects and is responsible analyzing, designing, installing, configuring, maintaining and restoration of the network infrastructure and application components. Perform a wide variety of evaluation, maintenance, installation, and training tasks to ensure the computer network performance meets company and user satisfaction. This position also provides direction, information, and recommendations regarding network and telecommunication configurations and installations, proactive monitoring, and technical support of computer systems, equipment and network administration. Must have intellectual curiosity, vendor management skills and be an effective communicator.
Responsibilities and tasks are written as follows:
Wireless Device Support
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee should possess to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Smithfield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or any other protected group status or non-job related characteristic as directed by law.