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Added Feb 04, 2022 Network Engineer (23106) 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 for a contract to hire or direct-hire opportunity with our client!

The mission of LRS Consulting Services is to deliver outstanding information technology solutions by providing the best IT consultants available. Clients depend on us to deal with them honestly and submit only the highest quality candidates for their projects. What’s your mission? If you’re looking for a challenge and want to work with a company that values its consultants, we have an exciting opportunity for you.

The Network Engineer is responsible for installing, configuring, and supporting local and wide area network infrastructure equipment and supporting systems. This position will require working with internal staff, external partners, and third-party service providers to coordinate network infrastructure activities and to effectively troubleshoot problems as they arise.

Essential Duties and Functions:
  • Design, implement, configure, and maintain complex switching and routing environments using routers, firewalls, LAN switches, and VLANs
  • Administer network operations monitoring systems
  • Administer multi-site LAN/WAN network systems
  • Maintain network security through proper configuration of access control lists, intrusion prevention systems, and secure configuration standards
  • Respond to inquiries from internal staff, service providers, and PPI Member Co-Op staff for technical assistance and support
  • Perform after-hours equipment installation and maintenance and respond to after-hours equipment/service interruptions
  • Maintain comprehensive documentation including network diagrams, configuration standard procedures, and IP address assignments
  • Serve as a subject matter expert for network-related NERC CIP standard requirements
  • Ensures compliance to standards for all systems administered

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Applicant Requirements:
  • Minimum of an Associate’s degree in Information Systems or other computer related field
  • 3+ years of experience in an IT environment
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • Working knowledge of Cisco switches, routers, Cisco ASA, and IPSec VPN technologies
  • The ability to bend, squat, crawl or climb 20-30% of the time and lift up to 50 pounds
Demonstrated experience with the following:
  • Implementing and maintaining Cisco ASA firewalls and FirePower modules
  • Using SolarWinds applications for network monitoring
  • Implementing VPN technologies
  • Performing network traces
  • Using Microsoft Visio
Preferred Education and Experience:
Knowledge of:
  • Routing protocols (HSRP, OSPF, BGP)
  • WAN technologies (Fiber, MPLS/VPLS, Cellular, Microwave)
  • Fortinet FortiGate firewalls
  • VMware ESXi / vCenter
  • Storage Area Networks

Desired Skills and Abilities:
  • Strong time management skills and ability to handle multiple priorities at once
  • Ability to communicate effectively and establish effective working relationships
  • Ability to effectively troubleshoot with strong problem-solving skills
  • Self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Strong service orientation and customer service skills

  • 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/

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.