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Network Engineer
Ref No.: 18-18988
Location: Chicago, Illinois
JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Network Engineer will help design, implement and maintain support of the network and infrastructure. In this role, you will configure, deploy, monitor and maintain network equipment.
• Manage network security systems by establishing and enforcing approved policies
• Analyze network security requirements and implement perimeter security changes.
• Utilizing industry best practices for security, disaster recovery, business continuity, change control, the engineer will design, configure, manage and troubleshoot a variety of network technologies.
• Coordinating and troubleshooting with customers, other infrastructure support activities and business units.
• Develop network documentation of infrastructure
• Monitor network performance and implement performance tuning as necessary.
Required Experience
• Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 3-4 years of Networking experience
• Solid experience configuring and troubleshooting routing and switched infrastructure (e.g. CCNA, certifications highly desirable
• Experience in network security including: Device Hardening and patching, IDS/IPS, SIEM,
• Must be well versed in operating systems such as Linux as well as Windows environments, Active Directory, VPN systems, encryption schemas and algorithms, various authorization and authentication mechanisms/software, network monitoring and sniffing, TCP/IP networks
• Experience in administrating and troubleshooting Cisco routers and switches
• Public and private cloud software defined networking – Amazon Direct Connect, AWS VPC, Azure ExpressRoute, VMware NSX, Cisco ACI
• Deploy Site to site and Corporate VPN solutions with multi-factor authentication
• Experience with packet capture and analysis methodologies.

Start date ASAP - client ready; SOW is being developed
Term of engagement/how long is the need?: ~1 year

Resource needs to be local to the Chicago area.

Work Days/hours/ max hours per week: 40 hours/week; regular business hours (8a-5p)
Night work: No
Weekend work (yes and frequency, or no): No
OT eligible? yes