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Added Dec 06, 2021 Network Engineer II (23049) Springfield, IL | Temp to Perm Apply

Job Description

Looking for more than just another assignment? We're looking for you! This isn't just another assignment, but a real opportunity and a challenge for the right person. LRS Consulting Services is seeking a Network Engineer II for a 6+ month contract to hire opportunity with our client in Central Illinois!

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 team is responsible for all network hardware and related technologies including: Routers, Switches, Wireless, VPN, and WAN circuits. The Network Engineer II is responsible for the constant monitoring of performance, availability, support and maintainability of all Cisco network infrastructure, hardware and related software. Identify opportunities to improve user experience and functionality through evaluation, collaboration and implementation of new network technologies and functionality and migrating to new solutions as appropriate. Primary role of this position is to support the enterprise network; including successfully working of daily support

  1. Monitor the performance, availability, and maintainability of all Cisco network infrastructure, hardware and related software applications.
  2. Provide support to the enterprise network, including successfully working daily support tickets.
  3. Ensures that integrity, availability and accessibility of the network infrastructure are maximized.
  4. Ensures that the enterprise network infrastructure is cost-effective and that the network services provided are strategically aligned to long-term goals.
  5. Responsible for integration of all networking equipment and applications to ensure smooth and seamless flow of information and data across the entire enterprise network.
  6. Support on-going analysis of performance, availability, and maintainability of the enterprise network to ensure superior results. Trouble-shoot, identify and implement corrective measures as appropriate to ensure issues are resolved before system operation is threatened or critical problems arise.

  • Follow previously developed policies, procedures, and models based on industry best practice as well as accurate documentation of current network architecture.
  • Update as required on a timely basis
  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer related field required. Three to four years experience in Enterprise Level Networking may be considered in lieu of degree

  • Cisco Certified Networking Associate certification preferred.
  • 3+ years experience in Enterprise Level Networking.
  • Knowledge of Cisco IOS, STP, VLAN’s, EIGRP, Cisco 3750, 3750X, and 6500 LAN switching, CISCO ASA and VPN technologies, and Cisco Nexus line, including VDC and OTV.
  • Understanding of all facets of enterprise networking, hardware, and software technologies.
  • Ability to assess, develop and implement creative solutions to ensure appropriate support of network.
  • Must possess strong oral and written communication skills, planning skills, problem-solving skills, and change management skills.
  • Must possess strong skills in personal diplomacy and customer service and consistently demonstrate a high level of motivation, commitment to teamwork, professionalism and trustworthiness.
  • Must possess sound decision-making ability, operate well under pressure and be tenacious in resolving difficult problems.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with staff at all levels of the organization including medical staff and senior management.
  • 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.