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Network Engineer

Company: LRS
Location: Bolingbrook
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

LRS has prospered for over 30 years because our corporate philosophy embraces honest, ethical and hard-working people. If that describes your approach to IT consulting, we need to talk!

LRS Consulting Services is seeking a Network Engineer for a contract to to hire role with our logistics client in Bolingbrook, IL!

LRS Consulting Services has been delivering the highest quality consultants to our clients since 1979. We've built a solid reputation for dealing with our clients and our consultants with honesty, integrity, and respect. We work hard every day to maintain that reputation, and we're very interested in candidates who can help us. If you're that candidate, this opportunity is made for you!

The Network Engineer will interact with all levels of users in the company, including senior executives. He or she independently performs and coordinates preventive maintenance on Information Technology equipment on a continual basis; coordinates the installation, discontinuation, and relocation of equipment; completes required logs and reports of maintenance activities; develops reference materials and procedures that will become guidelines for others; and ensures diagnostic tools and service aids are in appropriate working order. The incumbent participates in the administration, engineering, planning, coordination, and installation of new or modified equipment and local area networks; performs troubleshooting, diagnostics, research, evaluation, and documentation of various data/voice communications solutions and alternatives; coordinates the installation of equipment, lines, and software necessary to meet the requirements for the site; prepares instructions and documentation for installation and monitors project status. He or she is responsible for adhering to company IT standards and would participate in incorporating industry best practices into operations.

Activities Include:

Install and maintain site equipment such as, but not limited to, Local Area Networks, voice and data communications, firmware, software and hardware infrastructure. Directly or indirectly assist other individuals within IT Services to help them complete their specific tasks. Maintain high levels of internal customer satisfaction with utmost respect and dedication. Meet or exceed mutually established annual objectives. Maintain high level of customer satisfaction with verbal and written communications. Maintain high level of technical skills and strive to expand on technical knowledge through self-education or company provided education. Documentation of infrastructure, changes and processes. Management of infrastructure inventory and adherence to best practices. Follow and enforce IT corporate standards and policies. Perform on-call responsibilities including 24x7 emergency response.

Requirements

The individual must be familiar with the concepts of supporting end-user computing environments with the following skills:

Installing and administrating local area networks, managing wide area networks, network devices, wireless, VoIP Cisco configuration experience with switches and firewalls is required. Experience with Palo Alto firewalls, Velo SDWAN, Juniper and Barracuda appliances is a plus. Configure, install and support network Ethernet and fiber channel switches, firewalls, SDWAN appliances, wireless controllers, wireless access points, load balancers and other network appliances. Tuning of wireless environments is a plus. Configure VPN tunnels for both site to site and client endpoints. Configure LAN and WAN for VoIP, managing for performance and QoS. Monitor LAN and WAN environments with tools such as Solar Winds in order to manage network performance and security. Utilize tools such as Teneble Nessus for identifying and remediating security risks. Configure and manage web filtering for content restrictions and security. Configure endpoints such as laptops, wireless and cellular endpoints for proper wireless communication with the network. Utilized Service Desk software in order to track and resolve customer requests and issues. Assist Systems Engineer in support of server hardware, SAN, VMWare, Windows, email and voice. Use IT asset management disciplines, asset procurement and understanding of software/firmware distribution and patch management concepts. Scripting experience is a plus. Assist all levels of support in order to provide excellent customer service. Must demonstrate contribution to project planning and implementation of new technologies. Must have disciplined approach to change control processes. Understanding of ITIL processes is a plus. Must demonstrate a good understanding of information security principles as it relates to system and network security. Contribute to a disaster recovery plan and testing. Demonstrate an aptitude toward network management and backup/recovery disciplines. Conceptual understanding of data communications equipment, network switches, wireless access points and protocols such as SDWAN, VoIP, TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, SMTP, SFTP Candidate must be able to effectively communicate in English (written & verbal) Candidate must have permanent authorization to work in the USA for any employer Corp to corp candidates will not be considered Colorado salary range - $20/hr to $125/hr

LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status.

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Keywords: LRS, Bolingbrook , Network Engineer, Other , Bolingbrook, Illinois

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