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Infrastructure Architect Network Engineer/Chicago, IL 12 mth+ contract (385872)
Ref No.: 18-00456
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Position Type:Contract
Network Engineer needed for long-term and likely what will be a multi-year contract for the person looking to be involved in a self-less, company focused environment. Our client is a best-in-class Fortune 500 company and work/life balance is great here!  This person must be in Chicago or within driving distance.  Expect to initially be onsite 4 days/week with work from home on Friday's.

The Network Engineer's responsibilities include but are not limited to:  architect, implement and deployment of enterprise level, mission critical, network infrastructure components and work with systems and software engineers to ensure successful integration. Ideal candidate will have a strong grasp on network security, high availability and QoS best practices.
Needs to be a team player and work well with large teams on complex projects, but be self-guided and able to work independently in a fast paced, dynamic work environment with constantly changing variables.

• CCNP certification
• 5+ years in deploying enterprise network solutions
• Cisco Wireless Setup, Configuration and troubleshooting
• Cisco Client setup, configuration and troubleshooting
• Skill in working in NX-OS and VxLAN.
• Skill in Cisco 2K, 5k, and 7K switches
• Skill in Cisco 9K switches
• Skill in setting up IPSEC VPN on Cisco
• Skill in Cisco DMVPN
• Able to work on weekends on projects and maintenance of equipment
• Able to travel for office moves, mergers, and equipment installs
• Skill in Riverbed WAN Acceleration
• Skill in Infoblox DNS
• Able to listen and take direction and work in a team or solo
• Self-starter
• Highly motivated
• Excellent written and communication skills

Must be on site in Chicago, IL