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Network Engineer

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Chicago, IL
$60,000 - $90,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Jul 27, 2018
Job ID
Network Engineer – Chicago, IL
This is an exempt level position.  60-90k based on experience
Position Summary:
Our client has an opportunity for a results oriented Network Engineer in its Infrastructure team.
Our client supports many operational services including networking and phone as part of the core business function. This role will be responsible for Service Delivery Operations particularly for networking and phone support. This position will encompass installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, security, administration and resolutions of IT operations.
This position requires an understanding of the urgent nature of ADMIS’s business and the need to proactively find and fix problems quickly and effectively. We want employees who take ownership and follow through on decisions. It is important to determine and fix the root cause, rather than just treat the symptoms. We embrace change wholeheartedly and find new ways to serve customers.
Job Responsibilities:
Advanced knowledge of handling problems or requests using established methods and procedures.
Ability to troubleshoot advanced problems and effectively utilize available resources to resolve problems.
Support of various networking and phone systems including but not limited to Cisco, Avaya, and Microsoft.
Ability to follow through on assigned tasks and complete per project timelines.
Work with developers, IT members, other business units and vendors on requirements, and implementation of solutions.
Monitor existing network\phone devices and circuits.
Plan and admin network\phone devices and cellular wireless account.
Modifying network firewall rules and access.
Design, implement and validate configurations while providing a highly reliable network with minimal downtime
Ability to work in a team oriented environment is essential
Weekend and off hours support is required as well as participation in an on call rotation
Create and maintain network documentation
Job Requirements:
B.S. in Information Technology or related field and 5 years of work experience required.
Expected to provide periodic status reports as needed/requested.
Expected to follow processes to support and achieve a high level of customer satisfaction.
Proven communication skills with the ability to build a strong partnership with business clients and technology teams.
Solid technical knowledge, as well as competencies in areas including infrastructure, data models, requirements analysis, service orientation, monitoring, understanding of enterprise, business process, and application architecture.
Ability to grasp technical concepts quickly, strong ability to translate technical verbiage into easily understandable language for non-technical audiences.
Proficient in BGP, OSPF, Multicast, VPN, Cisco Routers and Switches, Cisco ASA Firewalls, Cisco Wireless LAN Controllers and Access Points.
Hands-on 5+ years’ experience dealing with multi-data centers, multi-vendors, and multi-network connectivity.
Adapt and support fast-paced environment.
Promotes the company Way and Core Values
Preferred Qualifications:
Avaya phone system.
Financial industry experience
CCNA preferred, CCNP a plus.
Relocation assistance is not available with this position.
This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life and dental insurance.
Our Client requires the successful completion of applicable pre-employment drug screen, medical questionnaire and a background check.
Our client is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability and veterans status.

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