Job Description :
Cliet is seeking a Network Engineer for a 1 year opportunity located in Chicago IL. This is a 100% onsite position working standard business hoursThis position is responsible for ongoing design, administration and troubleshooting of our customer’s global data network and related infrastructures, including but not limited to routers, switches, wireless access points, controllers and enterprise firewall appliances.  This individual will work closely with security, data center systems engineers, application developers and operational support teams to ensure our customer’s data network is performing optimally.

Specific work activities will include:

Network configuration, moves, adds, changes
F5 configuration and load balancing
Documentation and ad hoc reporting
Coordinating remote network upgrades
Performance monitoring and problem remediation
Technical project management
Work collaboratively with security and voice system engineers
Management of Cisco identity service engineer
Management of Cisco Firepower Threat Defense and ASA via Firepower Management Console
Management of IOS based firewalls, IPS, GRE with IPSEC, DMVPN, AnyConnect VPN, LAN security

The Enterprise Network Specialist will have 5 years of experience administering enterprise network systems including:

Configuring routers, switches and firewalls
Monitoring and administration of enterprise network tools and methods
Management of F5 advanced modules (ASM, AFM and APM)
Leading technical deployment projects
Implementation of SNMP, SSH, AAA, RADIUS, TACAS
Implementation of Cisco wireless networks using 802.1x standards for wireless security with protocols such as PEAP, EAP-FAST


Four-year degree preferred
Knowledge of network management tools and techniques
Knowledge of project management principles and techniques
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Self-motivated / work independently with high level direction
Able to prioritize work activities
Ability to assess urgency and prioritize accordingly
Familiarity with SPLUNK and similar industry network monitoring utilities
Solid understanding of Cisco Nexus switches, OTV and EIGRP
Fundamental understanding of SAML and OAuth desirable
Industry experience in professional services vertical desirable