peoria | Lead Network Engineer - Rosemont in Schaumburg, IL

Lead Network Engineer - Rosemont

  • Request Technology, LLC
  • 800 Beacon Dr
  • Schaumburg, IL 60193
  • Full-Time



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We are not able to sponsor for this permanent full-time role Prestigious Enterprise Company is currently seeking a Sr. Network Engineer wilt strong design and engineering experience. Candidate will plan, design, engineer, architect, develop, implement, monitor, and analyze all aspects of data network systems. Provides advanced subject matter expertise around network engineering. Provide programproject management for IS related project initiatives. Act as IS network engineering subject matter expert for analytics, integration of internal and external infrastructure that require IP connectivity to the LANWAN, as well as to the Internet, troubleshooting, architecture design, and best practices. Responsibilities Recommend, evaluate, and implement new technologies, policies, and procedures. Train junior staff on IS systems and practices. Define and present IS network engineering analysis, reports, and recommendations to engineers, managers, and executive management. Leads programproject management for complex IS network related projects Designs network architecture and integration methodology related to introducing new systems and services Provides oversight of data equipment labs locally or remotely, and proof-of-concept activities with vendors involving research, test case execution for viability, performance, integration, and migration of new equipment, software, systems and that are often associated with an RFP or RFI Leads interaction with external partner organizations, such as NNEO Engineering, ADMT, RSO, CSO, and EPMO Support Creates and presents technical roadmap for IS network architecture Leads IS network strategy review meetings Creates and presents \"root cause\" analysis documents in response to service outages, performance degradation, maintenance activityconfiguration errors As an advanced Subject Matter Expert (SME) for relevant technologies, interfaces with the vendorsrsquo distinguished members of technical staff on projects and criticalescalated network issues Serves as the lead focal point for IS network-related issues resolves issues in team environment Identifies and implements industry best practices. Research current and future industry technology Develops, implements and conducts technical training sessions for engineers Develops and presents detailed business cases for IS network projects Ensures communication of process and procedure changes to key stakeholders Develops and maintains documentation for IS network standards, policies, and procedures. Identify process improvement areas and develop the improvement initiatives Determines IS network Key Performance Indicators Actively mentors subordinate engineering staff Develop and maintain advanced knowledge of infrastructure, network operations, and critical services Provides guidance to project resources deliver to agreed-upon milestones Proactively promote consistent project-based performance measurement and skill development of junior staff Actively participate in HR performance measurement processes Provide input to staffing plans at the project-level to identify key required skills Participate in the interview process for network engineer candidates Travel required for regional, vendor, training, and engineering meetings and presentations Business Partnership Maintain relationships with customers, associates, and vendors to proactively identify needed changes Establish working relationships with technical, business and sourcing counterparts Lead and participate in process improvement initiatives. Assembles cross-functional workgroups of key stakeholders to provide the direction of the various platforms Actively participates in industryvendor Qualifications Masterrsquos degree in related technical area is preferred Minimum 10 years relevant work experience Mastery of the relevant technologies Strong understanding of the business and industry Highly experienced in re-engineering process improvement Strong change management skills change agent Strong technical project management experience running cross-functional teams Excellent presentation skills demonstrated in front of large audiences Excellent written and verbal communication skills Excellent problem solving analytical skills and knowledge of analytical tools Prior experience creating, defining, and analyzing metrics that accurately reflect the current state of a given process or operation Certification(s) in relevant field of expertise (CCIE, CCDE) is preferred. Experience supporting mission-critical infrastructure in a fast-paced environment Technical Skills middot Cisco Nexus Switching - Strong experience to expertise with Layer 23 routing and switching specifically with Cisco Nexus technology. middot Firewalls - strong understanding of roles they play in the network and an ability to support the physical hardware from a tier 1 level. middot Load Balancing - Strong understanding of the concepts behind load balancing from a tier 1 level. middot Network Protocols - strong understanding of MPLS, STP, QoS, Multicast, DMVPN and Nexus VDCvPC protocols. middot Network Hardware Cisco ASR 1000 routers, ISR 4000 routers, Cisco Catalyst 2900, 4500, 6500 switches Cisco Nexus 1000v, 2000, 3000, 4000, 5000, 7000, and 9000 switches Cisco 5500 and 7500 Wireless LAN Controllers (WLC) middot Firewalls Cisco ASA 5500 appliances and Palo Alto Firewalls middot Other Network Hardware Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS), Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS), Riverbed Steelhead and Interceptor, Radware Application Delivery Controllers (ADC), and Gigamon Network Visibility and Monitoring Solutions middot Network Protocols TCPIP, MPLS, STP, VTP, 802.1Q, QoS, Multicast, GRE tunneling, IPSEC, DMVPN, Nexus VDCvPC, FabricPath, VXLAN, FCoE, FCIP, VoIP, VRF, DNS, NetFlow, and IP SLA middot Routing Protocols EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, IS-IS, and HSRP middot Other NetScout packet capture and analysis, IP address management subnetting, statistical analysis, IPv4IPv6, and familiarity with current network security practices middot Network Applications Cisco Prime Infrastructure, Cisco ACS, Infoblox, Wireshark, Cisco ASDM, Cisco CSM, and Cisco AnyConnect middot Business Applications Remedy Ticketing, Citrix, and Microsoft SharePoint middot Standards Methodology ITIL, SOX, PCI and CPNI middot Office Automation Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint middot Planning Design Microsoft Project and Visio middot OS and Software Windows 7, Red Hat, SSH, VPN Client, and VMware
Associated topics: 5g, analog, asic, design engineer, electrical engineer, frequency, lan, nortel, radio, wan


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