Network Engineer

Posted: 10/27/2021

Location: Kailua-Kona, HI

Forever Oceans is looking for an adventurous, technically strong, and versatile Networking engineer to help build and manage cutting edge IT
systems across an organization with a global footprint. You’ll be joining a highly-motivated, multi-disciplinary team focused on revolutionizing the
way fish is produced. Successful candidates should enjoy supporting a technology startup team assisting with many IT roles and functions
related to developing and maintaining a robust ITSM lifecycle. Candidates will have prior experience administering cloud based and LAN based
networking infrastructure, including complex routing, QOS, VLAN and VPN architectures. Candidates will be expected to be subject matter
experts regarding network modeling, analysis, planning, risk mitigation, asset management and CMDB management. Job duties also include
administering cloud based IT systems, maintaining corporate IT assets, and providing end-user support and training. This position reports directly
to the IT Manager.

The position is a full-time position working out of Forever Oceans’ Research and Development Center (RDC), which is located in Kailua-Kona,


  • Establish and manage global network infrastructures and support rapid technology growth.
  • Monitoring and auditing of corporate network and security posture and implementation of best practices.
  • Document and diagram network changes, policy, access control and perform audits to ensure compliance.
  • Perform network modeling, analysis, and planning.
  • Researching and implementing hardware and software based improvements based on best security practices.
  • Author and implement appropriate corporate wide network related policies.
  • Assist with developing and maintaining a Quality Assurance program.
  • Assist with building and maintaining a cross functional configuration management database.
  • Assist with developing and maintaining an ITSM ecosystem.
  • Coordinate with the IT Manager to prioritize deliverables and provide recommendations for the improvement, efficiency, and
  • effectiveness of our network infrastructure and IT systems.
  • Monitoring and auditing of corporate network and security posture and implementation of best practices.
  • Additional responsibilities will include user management, laptop provisioning, and IT help desk support.
  • User management including user provisioning, directory syncing, and software license management.
  • Setup and configuration of new team members equipment and installation of necessary software on both Windows, MacOS, and Linux
  • devices.
  • General IT support and troubleshooting of laptop/desktop systems.
  • Monitoring and auditing of corporate IT assets.
Desired Experience:
  • BS in an IT related field OR equivalent experience and certifications.
  • At least 5 years experience in a network engineer or administration role.
  • Network related certification(s) (e.g. CompTIA Network+, CCNA).
  • Security related certification(s) (e.g. CompTIA Security+, CCNP Security).
  • Experience designing and implementing cloud based IaaS solutions (e.g. Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure).
  • Deep routerOS (MikroTik) knowledge.
  • Experience developing custom administration tools in Bash, PowerShell, and/or Python.
  • Familiar with Linux, preferably Ubuntu or Debian.
  • Ability to work with remote/international teams; Spanish language skills are a plus!
Desired Qualities:
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
  • Quickly adapts to unfamiliar technologies and situations to provide solutions that align with company business objectives.
  • Passion for working on cutting-edge technologies and eagerness to learn new things.
  • Team player with excellent time management, prioritization, and organizational skills.
  • Ability (and desire) to work at Forever Oceans Research and Development center in Kailua-Kona, HI.
  • Any real-world work experience in a marine environment is a plus.
  • A love of the ocean.
About Forever Oceans
Forever Oceans is a VC funded mariculture startup that aspires to be the world leader in end-to-end sustainable offshore aquaculture solutions.
Formed from a spinout of defense giant Lockheed Martin Corporation, Forever Oceans combines advanced technology and biology to build
modular, environmentally friendly offshore fish farms. Our approach will ensure that delicious, sustainable seafood will be available for worldwide
consumption today and for future generations.