Sr. Network Engineer

Cisco, Routers, Switches, SD-WAN, Nexus, OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, CCNA, CCNP, Firewalls
Contract W2, Contract Independent, Contract Corp-To-Corp, 6 Months
Depends on Experience

Job Description

***We are unable to sponsor as this is a permanent full time role***

A prestigious company is on the search for a Sr. Network Engineer.  This role will be a contract to hire position.  It will start as a 6 month long contract and then transition into a direct hire position.  This role will be focused around Cisco Routers and Switches, Nexus data center, VPN, SD-WAN, and data center capacity planning. 


  • Design, implement, and support a Cisco centric WAN, LAN, and WLAN environment.
  • This includes routers, firewalls, security, wireless, LAN switching, and Nexus Data Center.
  • Manage load balancing (including DNS/DHCP/IP).
  • Provide remote access solution support (VPN, Terminal Services).
  • Perform remote monitoring and management of system alerts and notifications.
  • Run application performance and packet analysis.
  • Work with emerging technologies such as SD-WAN or Data Center products.
  • Manage vendors; perform network assessments and security audits.
  • Support internal run and maintain activities, including remote monitoring and management system, respond to alerts, monitor health and seek improvement opportunities.
  • Mentor and coach junior team members; continuously develop your skills and knowledge.
  • Research, evaluate, design and deploy new technologies.


  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Experience with Switching (Capacity Planning & VLAN's), Routing (OSPF, EIGRP, BGP), WAN Technologies (MPLS, VPLS, VPN) and Security (Cisco Firewalls, IPS).
  • Cisco CCNA/CCNP or equivalent experience with daily support of Cisco infrastructure.
  • Familiarity with VPNs, VOIP (Avaya), SIP Trunking, Cisco Wireless Deployments, SD-WAN, Cisco Data Center Switching, Security methodology, Load Balancing, VMware, Citrix and network monitor tools.
  • 1+ year experience with SD-WAN design, deployment, and support is a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to excel in a global, matrix organization. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Posted By

Dillon Grooss

200 East 5th Ave., Suite 116 Naperville, IL, 60563

Dice Id : napil006
Position Id : 6574697
Originally Posted : 4 months ago
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