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WAN Network Engineer II in Hoffman Estates, IL at Genesys Talent LLC

Date Posted: 3/13/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Our key client is adding to their team and is looking for a Network Engineer.  Even though the initial project term is short, many of the assignments for this client.


  • The engineer will be primarily tasked with populating nodes into a new SolarWinds monitoring system following a detailed documented process.
  • The new SolarWinds monitoring system will need to be populated with 30000+ network routers, switches, and firewalls (mostly Cisco, velocloud, and Meraki). In order to complete that task, the engineer will need to configure and update access-lists, SNMP community, and firewall configs as needed – following the accepted change management process.

Position Responsibilities & Essential functions

  • Maintains and evaluates network performance by monitoring performance, availability and capacity of networking systems and their components.
  • Troubleshoots issues, consulting with third party vendors as necessary.
  • Be able to manage inventory of network devices, compare to the nodes in the monitoring system, and be able to remediate gaps
  • Works on other minor project implementation.
  • Conducts project planning, cost analysis and vendor comparisons.
  • May assist training lower-level Network Engineers.
  • Applies company policies and procedures to resolve a variety issues.
  • Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors.
  • Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action. Normally receives general instructions on routine work, detailed instructions on new projects or assignments.

Skills: Qualifications & Job Requirements

  • Minimum of 1 - 3 years of experience
  • Experience with SolarWinds monitoring system
  • Good grasp of working with Microsoft office suite – especially
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Any knowledge in Microsoft SQL server is a plus
  • Good interpersonal skills