Network Engineer

Location: Naperville, Illinois

Type: Contract

Senior Network Engineer - Naperville, IL

Optomi, in partnership with a leading Audio Innovation organization, is seeking a Senior Network Engineer to work onsite for their Niles, IL location. Primary responsibility will be to install, and maintain network related systems such as routers, switches, wireless access points, firewalls, and other network devices.  Also lead infrastructure projects.

What the right professional will enjoy!!!!

  • Career growth with very competitive base salary
  • They have been voted one of Chicago’s 101 best and brightest on 8 different occasions, including the past 4 years.
  • Fun culture and place to work, the industry they are in has a lot of freedoms to explore.
  • Culture perspective, close knit team, very centralized in terms of commuting.

Apply today if your background includes:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field or CCNP or CCNA preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience using skills as a seasoned, experienced professional in infrastructure/ network environments performing network planning, architecture design, engineering (hardware and software) and optimization.
  •   In depth understanding of network security, firewalls, intrusion detection systems.
  • Prior experience with configuring Cisco routers, switches, and firewalls.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Plans, designs and implements local and wide-area network solutions between multiple platforms and protocols.
  • Supports/troubleshoots network issues and coordinates with vendors for installation of such items as routers, firewalls, switches, PBXs and other network devices.
  • Monitors current systems and plans implementation projects as necessary through evaluating trends and planning for future needs to ensure ongoing system availability, performance, and adherence to service level agreements.
  • Audits network hardware and software to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, procedures, and configuration guidelines.