Senior Network Engineer

Posted on Sep 22, 2022 by Request Technology

Chicago, IL 60601
Immediate Start
$140k - $155k Annual

*We are unable to sponsor as this is a permanent full time role*

A prestigious company is on the search for a Sr. Network Engineer. This engineer will focus on LAN/WAN protocols, Routing, Switching, Cisco Nexus, Firewalls (Riverbed Firewalls), etc.

Responsibilities & Skills:

  • Knowledge of current LAN and WAN networking standard protocols.
  • Expertise in the maintenance techniques required for IP Networks and Cisco hardware and software.
  • Expertise utilizing and configuring network monitoring and configuration tools such as Solarwinds NPM/NCM, Cisco Prime Infrastructure, Riverbed SCC, Cisco Security Manager, Cisco Firepower Manager, and Cisco ISE Administration.
  • Knowledge of and experience with network standards/best practices in the implementation of new locations.
  • Expertise with controller based wireless network standards and best practices, and the ability to monitor and troubleshoot these networks.
  • Basic Scripting techniques and the ability to automate processes to implement and manage the network environment effectively.
  • Experience with support and implementation of SSL and IPsec VPN remote access.
  • Expertise with structured wiring, both copper and fiber optic.
  • Experience with WAN optimization technologies.
  • Understand network security best practices.
  • Ability to work effectively with external vendors.
  • Ability to interact effectively with telecommunication carriers.
  • Experience with network protocol analysis using tools such as wireshark.
  • Experience with syslog, netflow, and other tools to monitor network performance.
  • Cisco routing, switching, and wireless.
  • Cisco IOS, NxOS, RiOS, GETVPN
  • Juniper Networks VPN/Firewall
  • NetApp storage integration
  • Solarwinds/Orion alerting, monitoring, and reporting
  • NetScout NGenius Sniffer
  • Riverbed WAN acceleration
  • Cisco ASA VPN/Firewall via Cisco Security Manager, Cisco Firepower NGFW via Cisco Firepower Management Console.
  • Cisco Umbrella
  • Cisco AnyConnect VPN, Site to Site VPN
  • Cisco wireless LAN controllers/Access points
  • Raritan console Switches
  • Cisco Identity Services Engine/802.1x/NAC/TrustSec

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Minimum five years of experience in a similar role is required.
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science preferred.
  • Network and security certifications such as Cisco CCNA, CCNP, CCNA Security, and others are a plus.

Reference: 1737773492

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