Network Engineer

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Northbrook, IL


<strong>Founded in 1982, Connection delivers valuable IT services and advanced technology solutions to business, government, education, and healthcare markets. Today, we serve our customers through our staff of highly trained Account Managers, our team of on-staff experts, and our efficient procurement websites. We are also proud to offer custom-configured computer systems from a ISO 9001:2015 certified technical configuration lab at our distribution center in Wilmington, OH.</strong><br /><br /><strong>Our company has over&nbsp;<a href="">2,500 technical certifications</a>&nbsp;that ensure our experts can solve any customer need, no matter how complex. Additionally, our GlobalServe offering delivers global procurement solutions through our network of 500 suppliers in 174 countries.</strong>

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Overview: <br /> <p>Are you a networking professional who would like to work for an organization that will allow you to have a great impact on the entire IT infrastructure? If you enjoy supporting network hardware and networking as a whole, and you would like to have a possibility of leading projects, upgrades, and other IT objectives, then this could be a great role for you!</p> <p>Connection has a fantastic opportunity with one of our outstanding clients based in Northbrook, IL. They are looking for a solid&nbsp;<strong><u>Network Engineer&nbsp;</u></strong>to bring on board and take ownership of the network infrastructure. This is a&nbsp;<strong><u>Permanent Role</u></strong>&nbsp;with our end client who is a leading manufacturer of chemicals.</p> <p><strong>SHIFT:&nbsp;</strong>M-F; 8:30am-5:00pm; Hybrid Work Model (3 days onsite, 2 in office)<br /><br /></p> <p><strong><u>Who you are:</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Experience with Aruba NAC -- ClearPass or similar tech.</li> <li>Strong Network Security Aptitude -- firewalls, monitoring, some design.</li> <li>Previous experience in a manufacturing environment.</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <br /><br /> <ul> <li>On-call support will be necessary for this role -- for incident response and/or project support from time to time.</li> <li>Provide support for global site LAN, SDWAN, wireless, firewall, and telephony -- particularly MS Teams Voice.</li> <li>Establish network monitoring and report on capacity, availability, and performance at monthly IT Operations performance review.</li> <li>Identify areas of improvement: create knowledge articles and procedure documents.</li> <li>Create network diagrams and other supporting documentation for all site networks, WAN firewall, and telephony.</li> <li>Communicate across the business about Critical Network Incidents triaging bridges to ensure quick resolution.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <br /> <ul> <li>5-8 years of experience, working hands-on in a fast-paced IT environment.</li> <li>Experience supporting, configuring, and implementing switches, routers, firewalls, telephony, and SDWAN.</li> <li>Experience with Aruba ClearPass or Network Access Control systems.</li> <li>Ability to design, implement and troubleshoot Wi-Fi and security infrastructure.</li> <li>Manufacturing experience is preferred.</li> <li>Any certifications in HP Aruba, Velocloud, or Palo Alto is a plus.</li> <li>Some travel (3-5 times a month) to Northbrook site.</li> </ul>