Apex Systems, Inc. Sr. Network Engineer in Vernon Hills, Illinois
This job was posted by https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov : For more information, please see: https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/ada/r/jobs/6423092 Senior Network EngineernLocation: Greater Minneapolis AreanDuration: 6 month contract to hirenPosition Overview:nThe Senior Network Engineer will administer and support assigned enterprise network infrastructure systems. He/She will ensure assigned network infrastructure is functioning at optimum levels while maximizing system availability.nSpecific Duties Include:nAssume operational responsibility for LAN/WAN, wireless, telephony, and monitoringnsystems as assignednRespond quickly to issues affecting the network environment to maintain highnavailability and uptimenPromote standardization across technical environments, driving changes when necessarynfor architectural improvements, supportability, and reliabilitynEstablish strong working relationships with peers and business unit contactsnInitiate and maintain customer communication and system documentation as needednCreate and maintain documentation on the assigned network environment and supportnproceduresnWork effectively with limited directionnWork in an after-hours and/or on-call rotation as needednOther duties as assignednMinimum Qualifications:nKnowledge and understanding of network management tools and protocolsnKnowledge and understanding of technical experience including: IP routing, switching,nload balancing, fire wall, and advanced network automation techniques/solutionsn5-7 years experience with a Cisco network environment supporting data center andncorporate-facing router/switch infrastructurenExperience with IP Telephony/VoIP and Cisco Network Security applications, systems,nand hardware is highly desirablenUnderstanding of network security protocols and best practice implementationsnExperience with common management and reporting tools such as Solarwinds or CisconPrime a plusnExperience with tools to perform packet capturing, network taps, and network analysis.nDemonstrated history of staying current in field of expertise.nEducation Requirements:nBachelor’s degree, or equivalent education. Relevant certifications preferred.nEEO EmployernApex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at firstname.lastname@example.org or 844-463-6178.nVEVRAA Federal ContractorWe request Priority Protected Veteran & Disabled Referrals for all of our locations within the state.We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. The EEO is the Law poster is available here.