Network Specialist


Analyze, troubleshoot, and evaluate computer and networking (Process Control Network) problems. Maintain VRF PCN and DMZ networks and ensure the network remains secure through both hardware/software configuration and end-user training.

  • Collects, monitors, and optimizes server performance and capacity to keep up with demand in online traffic.
  • Monitors security.
  • Troubleshoots and resolves network, hardware, and software issues and performs routine maintenance on these devices.
  • Deploys and maintains OT (Operations Technology) network infrastructure through Windows patching, Antivirus updates, firmware updates, and application updates.
  • Performs network component upgrades to maintain network equipment stability and deploys updated firmware to various routers and switches.
  • Installs network computers, servers, network, and communications equipment.
  • Continually improves and develops security protocols.
  • Periodically reports System and Cyber security KPI’s.


This position is salaried exempt status, which means you are not eligible for overtime pay.



  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience as a Network Specialist required. An Associate’s degree (or higher level degree) in an IT-related field may substitute for the two years’ experience.
  • Minimum of five years’ experience working with computer hardware and software required.
  • Minimum of five years’ experience with common troubleshooting tools like Command Prompt, PowerShell, Putty, Wireshark, etc. required.
  • CompTIA, Microsoft, or Cisco Network Professional certification(s) preferred.


Relocation assistance is available.

Position level and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Valero’s pre-employment process includes successful completion of a background check and pre-employment drug screen.

Valero’s employees are the heart of its success, and there is a reason why the company is an employer of choice in the fuels manufacturing and marketing industry. It’s not just the excellent benefits package, or the opportunities for personal growth, it’s also the caring and committed culture of the organization that makes everyone feel like they’re truly part of a team. For more information, visit

Valero is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected status, including race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.