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Network and IT Communication Engineer

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Location
Elk Grove, IL
Salary
$85,000 - $95,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Date
Nov 28, 2018
Job ID
2642628
Network and I.T. Communication Engineer

Providing support to approximately 240 sites in 40+ countries. The position will be based in Elk Grove, IL.

The candidate should be especially experienced in development, deployment, architectural design and support of large Network and Communication Systems, mainly based on Cisco switching and routing, Aerohive WiFi, Palo Alto Firewall technology as well as Microsoft Skype and Alcaltel telephony. The candidate will also have significant expertise developing technology standards and policies, establishing corporate strategies and serving in project design roles.
Role:
  • Design, implement, manage, support and document wired and wireless campus networks
  • Design, implement, manage, support and document the campus voice infrastructure
  • Troubleshoot, isolate and resolve network issues
  • Complete projects and tasks independently and with limited direct supervision
  • Work on projects that include system deployment, support and issue resolution
  • Stays current with trends and best practices, and seeks relevant information regarding trends and best practices in the industry, recommending emerging technologies to improve and enhance existing systems
  • Provide planning and setup for new network services
  • Work in an international team
  • Travel, as required, to meet project objectives
 
Qualifications
  • Minimum 5 years of work experience within network infrastructure
  • Bachelors degree in IT, Business, or other relevant discipline required.
  • Thorough understanding of Layer 2 and Layer 3 networking in larger network environments
  • Extensive hands-on experience in and knowledge of IP routing/switching and network management
  • Experience in designing and deploying enterprise LAN/WAN/WLAN and VoIP networks
  • Good knowledge of common business applications and protocols
  • Experience in administration and troubleshooting of Skype for Business Telephony.
  • Experience with Palo Alto Firewalls and/or Aerohive wireless would be beneficial.
  • Must possess initiative and passion to strive for excellence and exhibit the eye for detail
  • Experience or working knowledge in ITIL processes and standards is an added advantage
  • You enjoy working in an international team
  • Certifications: CCNP certification would be an advantage
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English with a keen interest in working in a culturally diversified fast-paced environment