Network Engineer

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    $65/hr - $70/hr
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    06/04/2023 - 12/04/2023
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  • Job Description:

    Network Engineer

    Pay: $65 - $70 w2

    Contract Length:  6 months contract (potential extension)

    Location: Chicago, IL (onsite)



    Will be the primary engineer in focusing on New Franchise openings and closing. This will involve :

    1. Expertise in setting up , troubleshooting and maintenance of IPSEC VPN tunnels on ASA firewalls and Silverpeak SDWAN appliances.

    2. Expertise in setting up and troubleshooting of NAT Policies, and whitelisting on Orchestrators like FMC, Silverpeak EC, CDO etc

    3. Configurations of ASA/FTD firewalls and Cisco Switches

    4. Responsiveness and planning capabilities to co-ordinate with Franchise Owners to establish connectivity.


    Client is currently seeking a Network Engineer to support the team. The role provides daily challenges and no day is the same as the next. This role has both operational and strategic responsibilities, along with interaction with customers. This role will plan, coordinate, implement and deliver services to our customers and partners on a variety of platforms and vendors, including Cisco, Arista, F5, HPE/SilverPeak and Dell. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and have subject matter expertise in several network technology areas, with the ability to rapidly scale up in other areas. The Network Engineer’s goal will be to deliver a high-quality product by committed delivery dates, consistently.


    Design, implement and support new and existing services for customers and business partners.

    • Improve performance and availability of existing networks and services.

    • Research, track, document, publish, maintain and deliver on network policies and procedures.

    • Work with management to improve process, procedures and reduce inefficiencies.

    • Out of the box thinking – text book solutions are not always the best answer.

    • Mentor, train and assist team members.


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering or related field.

    • Advanced knowledge of switches, firewalls ( Cisco ASA/FTD/Fortinet) and security concepts (IOS, NEXUS, Arista,VPN, ACL, STP, SNMP).

    • Moderate to advanced knowledge of routing protocols (BGP, OSPF, SDWAN, GRE).

    • Moderate to advanced knowledge of monitoring, scripting, assets management and troubleshooting of Firewall connectivity

    • 3+ years’ experience in network support, design and/or architecture on moderately complex networks (including hybrid cloud).

    • 3+ years’ experience with design and implantation on complex networks, including firewalls (Cisco, Fortinet, etc).

    • Able to work within a team or on an individual basis.

    • Flexible to work on/off shift to meet company, customer and internal requirements.

    • Excellent written and verbal communications skill sets with English

    PREFERRED Skills:

    • F5 (F5 Technology Specialist / Solution Expert)

    • CCNP/CCIE (routing, data center, security or service provider)

    • Solarwinds (Monitoring, management, scripting)

    • SilverPeak SDWAN




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