Altura Associates, LLC is a professional services firm focused on improving energy, environmental, and financial performance across all levels of an organization. We go beyond traditional consulting, using a people-centric approach designed to make immediate and lasting performance improvements.

Altura has deep expertise in deriving value from data systems, scaling from individual buildings to real estate portfolios. We leverage core skills in engineering, energy analysis, and building automation system design & commissioning to make smart building performance a reality for our clients.

Altura is actively seeking an individual to join our data analytics team, specifically focusing on configuration and maintenance of secure network connections, to help us grow and scale our impact.

Scope & Responsibilities

  • Interact with internal and external parties to construct and support highly secure network connections between production environments (on-prem and cloud-hosted) and data sources.
  • Assist team members in configuring, establishing, and troubleshooting connections between the on-prem and cloud-hosted data analytics platforms to client data sources.
  • Collaborate with team members to connect data source information into analytics platforms.
  • Onboard and manage user access to data analytics platforms.
  • Support team members in configuring and supporting data analytics platform software.
  • Review and reinforce Altura’s cybersecurity posture to continually reduce our attack surface

Required Qualifications

  • Experience in IT infrastructure management: configuring and troubleshooting networking equipment (firewalls, switches, Cradlepoint modems) to support IPSec VPN tunnels, VPN clients, and remote data collection.
  • Experience in deploying and configuring web server software (Apache HTTPD, NGINX, IIS).
  • Experience in server management (Windows/Linux).
  • Excellent customer service attitude (internal users and external clients and third parties).
  • Critical thinker and problem-solver.
  • Effective working in a collaborative team environment.
  • Self-starter with natural intellectual curiosity.
  • Strong listening, communication, and writing skills.

Desirable Qualifications (Not Required)

  • Experience in configuring and troubleshooting identity provider and single sign on technologies (LDAP, SSO)
  • Experience with the SkySpark application and/or Axon programming language
  • Experience in network security technologies:
    • SSL certificates
    • IPSec tunnels
    • Websockets
  • Knowledge of the following building management system software:
    • Tridium Niagara 4/Ax
    • ALC WebCtrl
    • Johnson Controls Metasys
    • Siemens Desigo/Apogee/Insight
    • Trane Summit/Tracer
  • Experience with networking tools and the Windows/Unix command line:
    • Wireshark
    • Zenmap/Nmap

More About Altura

Altura is proud to offer a generous benefits package which includes competitive starting salary with an automatic 3% 401k contribution, plus an annual profit-sharing program which all employees participate in on day one. Details of our benefits package include:

  • Generous annual profit-sharing program
  • Exceptional medical, dental, vision, life, and long-term disability insurance coverage (company pays 80% of employee premiums and 50% of dependent premiums; life and LTD benefits are 100% paid by Altura)
  • 401(k) plan (3% Company contribution, all contributions are always 100% vested)
  • Flexible Spending Account for Medical and Dependent Care expenses
  • 10 holidays per year, plus 15 days paid time off per year (increases to 20 days after 5 years of service)
  • Monthly smartphone and home internet reimbursement

We pride ourselves on our company’s unique entrepreneurial, high energy culture and flat organizational structure which empowers employees to take action and achieve results for our clients.


Flexible with preference for proximity to Altura’s Newport Beach office.  Also considered: remote work location or within proximity to Altura’s offices in Oakland or Seattle.

Application Instructions

Please send cover letter and resume to  Please specify “Network Engineer Application” in the subject line.