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Stockman Bank of Montana NETWORK ENGINEER in Miles City, Montana


Our people, philosophy and the way we do business have positioned Stockman Bank as Montana’s premier financial center for business leaders, agriculture operators, commercial developers and real estate owners. We are a Montana-born company, built on western values, focused on creating long-standing relationships through integrity, expertise and results. Our offices are locally managed and community-oriented, allowing us to best serve our customers. Our workforce is well trained and competent and our work environment encourages productivity, personal growth and job satisfaction.

Dimension of Job:

The Network Engineer are critical members of the Company’s technology team. of the chief information officer's (CIO's) team. The is a technology professional position that requires an individual with a strong technical background, as well as an ability to work with the IT organization and vendor partners to ensure the reliability, security and resiliency of our data and telecom architecture. This includes maintaining corporate computer network equipment and related components. Installing, monitoring, and maintaining network hardware and software. Maintaining, monitoring and analyzing network performance issues and playing a critical role in network architecture related initiatives.

Responsibilities (These responsibilities will be implemented as job matures)

  • Establishing and maintaining network performance.

  • Building net configurations and connections as defined by the organization.

  • Establishing a networking environment by designing system configuration and participating/directing system installations.

  • Assisting in defining, documenting, and enforcing system standards.

  • Maximizing performance by troubleshooting network problems and outages and scheduling upgrades.

  • Updating network systems, data servers and network equipment.

  • Analyzing current data traffic to predict the needs of the network and the organization in the future.

  • Securing network system by managing and enforcing policies and defining and monitoring access.

  • Ensuring firewalls and other security equipment are installed and functioning properly

  • Working closely with trusted support vendors and other internal technology staff.

  • Updating job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, and participating in professional organizations.

  • Presenting and explaining plans and information regarding computer network systems to management.

Professional Competencies

Ability to work effectively with business managers, IT Vendor and IT operations staff.

The ability to interact with Stockman personnel, build strong relationships across all business units and organizations.

Strong collaboration skills, with the capability to work well within a team and with minimal supervision.

Project management skills and experience in creating and managing project plans, including budgeting and resource allocation.

Proficiency in performing risk, business impact, control and vulnerability assessments, and in defining treatment strategies.

Strong analytical skills to analyze technology and security requirements and relate them to appropriate security requirements.

Requirements and Qualifications

• A minimum of 1 year of IT network experience.

• Cisco hardware and software training and or experience.

• An understanding of operating system internals and network protocols.

• Good verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.

• Strong analytical skills to analyze technology and security requirements.

Sales/Public Relations:

  • Promote the improvement of Stockman Bank through quality customer service, promotion of products, professionalism in conduct and diligent work ethic.

  • Greet all customers pleasantly and make them feel welcome and comfortable.

  • Handle transactions quickly and professionally.

  • Effectively handle customer questions and problems.

Federal Regulation:

Maintain a working knowledge of Bank's written policies and procedures that apply to and concern this position’s area of responsibility, including general regulations such as the Bank Secrecy Act, Regulation CC, Regulation E, Bank Security and various other Federal and State regulations as they apply.

Physical and Mental Demands (The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

Occasionally = 0-33% of shift Frequently = 34-66% of shift Constantly = 67-100% of shift

Constant lifting/carrying up to 10 lbs. with frequent lifting/carrying up to 25 lbs. Constantly required to hear, talk, write, read, keyboard/computer entry, reach, stretch, work under time constraints with needed ability for task management flexibility and to perform routine duties with attention for details. Constant abilities used/required on the job are mathematics, memory, reasoning, estimating, problem-solving and exercising judgment.

Constantly stand, walk or sit, while requiring oral and written communications with co-workers, customers and transactions with guidance available.

Occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

Infrequently climb (up ladders, etc.), balance (to reach items) or drive a car.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment(The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee will encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

Constantly works with others, around others, with co-workers in other departments or branches and with customers and the general public in person and via telephone. Constantly works indoors, in confined areas and is exposed to the risk of electrical shock.

Frequently works around noise (moderate level). The employee must have the ability to focus on tasks and customers while hearing machines, conversations of others, music, phones, etc., in a confined area.

Infrequently the employee works alone and also works near moving objects. The employee is also infrequently exposed to outdoor weather conditions.

Company Functions and Expectations:

Technical Knowledge

Has the technical knowledge and analytical skills to fulfill job duties in a positive manner. Keeps abreast of new and changing developments in industry/field especially as it pertains to the individual’s position. Has the ability to analyze situation and react accordingly.


Expresses information/thoughts clearly and concisely in both written and verbal form. Keeps communication channels open with subordinates and supervisors. Responds promptly to calls or inquiries in a courteous and professional manner. Communication is effective and efficient.


Establishes priorities, sets goals and meets deadlines in an accurate and efficient manner. Organizes overall workflow and working area. Quickly identifies problems, makes timely decisions and notifies affected personnel. Plans effectively to ensure timely completion of duties.

Team Work/Professionalism

Is willing to assist others to ensure deadlines are met. Provides assistance to less experienced personnel when needed. Informs appropriate personnel of significant issues in a timely manner. Works well in group environment and with supervisor.

Models professionalism by addressing others with appropriate actions and appearance within professional boundaries.

Customer Service Culture

Employees will strive for outstanding, professional and courteous service to our customers and anyone who visits our facility.