The individual must be able to work within a globally diverse team environment.The Network Engineer will report directly to the Global Network Manager.
Duties:-Provide direct support for our Bolingbrook IT office and the Plainfield Data Center to include core switching and cable management-Configuration &troubleshooting of Cisco routing and switching to ensure the optimal Global network functionality-Assimilate any other technologies utilized to deliver network services to our customers-Create and maintain network documentation which includes but is not limited to: Visio diagrams, spreadsheets, configuration templates, configuration archives, device inventory, and circuit information-Assists users to identify and solve complex communication problems-Monitor network performance and circuit status and independently resolve any issues-Participate in team on-call rotation-Operate in a dynamic multitasking environment, where shifting priorities may alter work plans, and includes the ability to stay late or work weekends/holidays to resolve issues and perform maintenance-5% Domestic and International travel.-Other duties and tasks as assigned Required Skills:-Have a minimum of 3 years of hands on network experience-Understand network protocols (ICMP/TCP/UDP/etc.
.)-Have understanding of layer 2 and 3 protocols (STP/RSTP/HSRP/EIGRP)-Have understanding of IKE, ISAKMP, IPSEC, GRE over IPSEC, and LAN to LAN VPN tunnels-Have telecomm circuit troubleshooting and carrier escalation experience.
-Have understanding of packet & protocol analyzers, network performance tools, and Netflow analysis-Have analytical abilities and be able to think "outside the box"-Understand Cisco ACS/TACACS-Be able to manage time and meet target dates-Be professional individual and possess strong written and verbal communication skills-Be client-focused with excellent customer service skills-Be able to multitask and work independently or as part of a global team Licenses, Certifications, Credentials, and Other Requirements:-Must pass pre-employment and random drug tests.-Must have active CCNA, desired CCNP-Desired Load Balancer, Citrix WANScaler, Riverbed Steelhead, Cisco ASA Firewall experience-Desired Knowledge of 802.
1x and network access control-Desired Knowledge of Cisco WLC & WCS, 802.11a/b/g/n-Desired Knowledge of SolarWinds NPM, NCM, and IPAM(less)