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Network Engineer

Chicago, IL 60661

Posted: 09/19/2018 Employment Type: Direct Placement Category: Network and Computer Systems Administrators Job Number: 78201

The Network Engineer  will plan, design, and implement new technologies, including research, documentation, implementation, and project execution. You will also serve  as the last technical hand before engaging a vendor, and accordingly requires the ability to quickly and effectively troubleshoot and resolve high level escalations.

Duties and Responsibilities Include:
  • Protecting data, software, and hardware by coordinating, planning, and implementing network security measures  around things such as the cloud and differing firewalls.
  • Troubleshooting, diagnosing, and resolving network related issues. 
  • Replacing faulty network hardware components when required.
  • Monitoring network performance to determine if adjustments need to be made. 
  • Conferring with network users about solving existing system problems. 
  • Crafting solutions to monitor performance of networks and computer systems. 
  • Coordinating computer network access and usage. 
  • Designing, configuring and testing networking software, computer hardware, and operating system software. 
  • Configuring and deploying automation strategies. 

Skills and Qualifications:
  • Solid technical background with 4+ years’ experience in a hosted services environment including infrastructure networks, hardware and telecommunications.
  • Strong experience in installing, configuring and maintaining network services, equipment and devices.
  • Proven experience with Juniper, Cisco, and Arista devices.
  • Demonstrate good network security practices.
  • Ability to collaborate with stakeholders across a wide variety of teams in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to gather relevant information systematically to troubleshoot and resolve issues.
  • Capable of working effectively and efficiently in a team environment.
  • Contribute to technical aspects of project delivery, planning and risk management.
  • Effective communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.

Education:
  • Bachelor' s degree in Computer Science or equivalent.

Additional Info:
  • Employment is dependent on the successful completion of a background check and drug screen.

 

COMPANY BENEFITS:
  • Full Benefit Package, 401K program, and opportunities for advancement in a rapidly growing industry with a financially stable company.
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