Senior Network Engineer
Chicago, IL 60606 US
Senior Network Engineer
A rapidly growing private wealth and asset management financial institution is searching for senior
network engineer candidates with a broad range of experience supporting IT network infrastructure
About the Role
The Senior Network Engineer oversees IT network infrastructure design, implementation, maintenance,
and day-to-day operations. This role is responsible for the stability of network infrastructure, leading
initiatives, and project execution. The successful candidate will draw on their years of enterprise-level
network architecture and administration experience to build and scale network infrastructure and
systems in support of IT’s mission to continually accelerate the business.
The Senior Network Engineer reports to the VP of IT and Security Operations. This position will work
closely with the broader Technology team and key business stakeholders across all departments to
support IT operations objectives. This role requires a strong technical background in network
infrastructure across on-premises and cloud architectures and exceptional leadership and
Network and Cloud Infrastructure Operations Management: 85% of typical work volume
Oversee network architecture, deployment and ongoing administration of
Multi-Cloud IaaS supporting business units across the organization.
35+ Office locations located in the United States.
NGFW, on-prem and cloud-based VPN, SD-WAN
Multiple LAN and WAN networks across physical and cloud topologies.
Coordinate infrastructure implementation and administration activities with external managed
Manage projects, schedules, tasks, and initiatives.
Partner with the organization’s security team in support of IT security operations and
administration of security systems and applications.
Review systems architecture and recommend improvements.
Maintain proper patching of all systems.
Assist in developing technology documentation and maintaining and testing disaster resiliency
strategies and procedures.
Systems and process design, implementation and administration: 15% of typical work volume
Participate in systems design, implementation, and administration.
Identify and report opportunities for process improvements and solicit recommendations.
Other duties and projects as assigned.
12+ years of progressively complex experience in enterprise network environments.
8+ years experience in designing/deploying/documenting Cisco WAN, LAN & WI-FI network
solutions for large enterprise environments.
Bachelor’s degree in IT, Management, or Leadership related fields.
CCNP, CCIE or other industry certifications.
Hands-on experience with implementing or managing Cisco Meraki WAN, LAN, SD-WAN
and Firewall solutions.
Hands-on experience with Cisco Umbrella Cloud Firewall and DNS security tools.
Strong knowledge of Cisco ISE.
Expert-level knowledge of Microsoft Azure network topology and relevant IaaS.
Expert-level knowledge of Microsoft Enterprise Technologies including AD, Azure Active
Directory, and Windows Domains.
Strong knowledge and understanding of a wide array of IT Security technologies including
NGFW, IDS/IPS, SD-WAN, VPNs.
Proficiency in 802.1x authentication implementation and troubleshooting (cisco/ meraki).
Solid experience with IT operations processes including ITSM, Asset Inventory/CMDB, and
Strong analytical and problem-solving background; good project management skills with the
ability to multitask and self-direct multiple ongoing tasks.
Flexibility to adapt to changing assignments and ability to effectively prioritize.
Effective written and verbal English communication at all levels.
Demonstrated ability to operate and innovate in a small team with a fast?paced environment,
balancing both strategic and tactical needs.