Network Engineer

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Shiloh, 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: <p>Connection has a fantastic opportunity with one of our outstanding clients based in Shiloh, IL. They are looking for a solid&nbsp;<strong><u>Network Engineer&nbsp;</u></strong>to bring on board to be a champion for their Windows and Office 365 environment. This is a&nbsp;<strong><u>Perm Role</u></strong>.</p> <p><strong>SHIFT:&nbsp;</strong>M-F; 8:00am-5:00pm</p> <p><strong><u>What's in it for you?</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Please ask me about the paid holidays -- you are getting the government holidays off for this role (Columbus Day, Veteran's Day would be examples).</li> <li>401k with company match.</li> <li>The ability to make a major positive impact on the business.</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <p><strong><u>Who you are:</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Strong experience with VOIP -- specifically Mitel System</li> <li>Comfortable monitoring networks and providing basic troubleshooting to fix issues.</li> <li>Familiar with VMWare as a support tool.</li> </ul> <p><strong><u>Job Duties</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>This position will be responsible for the design and implementation of security and network devices on the BoS WAN and LAN network.</li> <li>Participate in the maintenance and monitoring of the network and Phone system. Duties:</li> <li>Monitor the current network environment</li> <li>Design, install, maintain, and monitor the BoS FortiGate firewalls.</li> <li>Establishes networking environment by designing system configuration; directing system installation; defining, documenting, and enforcing system standards.</li> <li>Maximizes network performance by monitoring performance; troubleshooting network problems and outages; scheduling upgrades; collaborating with other IT Staff on network optimization.</li> <li>Secures network system by establishing and enforcing policies, defining, and monitoring access.</li> <li>Use knowledge of the phone system and data network to optimize the reliability and usability of voice communications.</li> <li>Install, maintain, and monitor the BoS Mitel phone infrastructure.</li> </ul> <div id="gtx-trans" style="position: absolute; left: -24px; top: 26.7639px;">&nbsp;</div>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Proven experience and success with LAN and WAN support and implementation.</li> <li>Proven experience with network capacity planning, network security principles, and general network management best practices.</li> <li>Proven experience with VOIP phone systems.</li> <li>Competence with testing tools and procedures for voice and data circuits.</li> <li>Highly skilled in Visio network diagraming.</li> <li>Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.</li> <li>Strong Network documenting skills.</li> <li>Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language.</li> <li>Strong customer service orientation.</li> <li>Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong><u>Education &amp; Certifications:</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>The Network Engineer will have a bachelor's degree and 4 years related experience, an Associate's degree with 6 years of related experience, or 8 years related experience</li> <li>Three current applicable networking certifications CCNP, CCDA, CCNA, CISSP, WCNA, Network +, Security+ preferred.</li> </ul>