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Infrastructure Architect Senior Network Engineer/Chicago, IL 12 mth+ contract (385869)
Ref No.: 18-00458
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Position Type:Contract
Visa Required: US Citizen, GC, and EAD GC no H1B or Opt EAD
Senior Network engineer will be responsible for design, ongoing support and operation of a Cisco based network infrastructure. Duties include creating and implementing innovative solutions to solve various network issues.  Responsibilities may include any move, add, or changes (MAC) required to the network to support the current and future user population, troubleshooting and resolution of any network related issues, and perform any required OS upgrades on network equipment resulting from discovered bugs or security Vulnerabilities. Individual will also be responsible for the enhancement of the network infrastructure and the mentoring and training of less senior team members. Duties may include the review of network performance, device logs, and overall network health. Report any potential issues and be able to present recommendations. Individual will be responsible to coordinate and work with the Network Operations Team and WAN providers to resolve any circuit related issues. Network engineer will be responsible for any required updates to network documentation resulting from any modifications.

Candidates should possess the following skill set:
Network - Configuration and policy management/changes based on client needs, general and complex troubleshooting for: Palo Alto, Cisco ASA Firewall, Checkpoint Firewall, Cisco Switching, Cisco Routers:, DMVPN on site routers, F5 BIP IP Load Balancers:, DNS, Riverbed WAN Acceleration: DHCP, Remote Power Management (APC PDU's, UPS'S, and Netbotz environmental sensors), Remote Accessibility, Configure, deploy, Avocent Terminal Servers and DSView centralized repository of Terminal Servers.
Experience is designing and implementing highly complex Cisco design solutions is preferred.  A candidate should be self-motivated to learn new technologies and eager to share knowledge with less senior team members.

Cisco CCIE certification required.

Required to be on site Chicago or Lisle IL.