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Added Jun 13, 2022 Network Operations Engineer (23589) Chicago, IL | Permanent Apply

Job Description

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!

LRS Consulting Services is seeking a Network Operations Engineer for a direct-hire, primarily work-from-home opportunity with our large enterprise financial client operating in the Chicago metro area.

Responsibilities:

- Work in the network operations team to support all enterprise network technologies, and design & administrate NAC policies.
- Provide overall support to install, configure, repair, and maintain enterprise network devices and infrastructure in compliance with applicable service standards, methodologies, policies, and processes.
- Work with the IT Infrastructure Platform & Engineering team, supporting Data Center, Network (LAN /WAN), Telecom & Collaboration, and Desktop engineering.
- Troubleshoot complex issues for all levels, applying technical expertise to support devices and systems, document and analyze solutions, and recommend improvements that improve voice, data, and network utilization and capacity.
- Lead & collaborate with other professionals and technicians, analyzing client requirements and traffic to obtain installation and ongoing costs.
- Devise new methods and procedures using strong analytic and inductive thinking, analyzing supported services to identify and recommend improvements in technology support process, tools, products and services.
- Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

- Minimum 3 years' experience in network operations/administration in enterprise environments
- Strong experience supporting enterprise Cisco switches & routers
- Strong experience supporting enterprise firewalls (pref., Palo Alto)
- Strong experience in Network Access Control (pref., w/ Forescout)
- Strong understanding of network routing protocols (pref., OSPF)
- Network certifications strongly preferred (pref., CCNA/CCNP)
- Candidates must have permanent authorization to work in the USA for any employer.
- Corp to Corp candidates will not be considered.

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.