Sr Systems/Network Engineer

  • Job Type: Contract W2
  • Industry Type: IT Sector
  • Industry Location: Chicago
  • Experience: NA
  • No. of Positions: 1
  • Salary Range: 0-140 k
  • Primary Skills: Cisco Cloud Consulting Active Directory ADFS Directory Services Disaster recovery Firewall Emerging technologies Meraki Microsoft Servers Microsoft Windows Azure Microsoft Windows Server LAN WAN
  • Secondary Skills: Wireless communication Virtualization VPN Routers Network security Network engineering Storage Security SAN Systems engineering IT strategy Infrastructure Infrastructure architecture
  • Job Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Posted Date: Posted today
Job Description

CBTS is currently searching for a 2 Network Engineers, “Jack of all Trades,” that can support our client’s Cisco/Meraki infrastructure and their MS Server/O365 environment. This is a consulting role that will be initially 6 months with additional 6 month renewals thereafter.

The Systems Engineer is responsible for:

  • Identifying emerging trends and initiating research projects for team members;
  • Designing innovative solutions using new technologies;
  • Evaluating and recommending new projects or tools for the organization;
  • Overseeing cost benefit analysis and presenting options to management teams;
  • Assisting in the resolution of support issues escalated by operations or development personnel;
  • Providing technical expertise across business functions;
  • Articulating relationship between business and the data and technology that support the business;
  • Identifying opportunities to improve business processes via new technologies;
  • Acting as subject matter expert to various project teams; determining dependencies and prerequisites;
  • Defining production readiness and transition acceptance criteria and ensuring criteria are completed before new system implementation.

Required Skills:

  • High school diploma required; Bachelor's degree in IT discipline, preferred
  • Minimum 3+ years of experience in Infrastructure Design (Active Directory or Azure AD and MESH VPN Network)
  • Minimum 5+ years of top-level administrative experience with a wide range of Technologies (MS Windows Server, SAN, DR/BC, Cloud, Virtualization, AD, Networking, Firewalls, O365, etc.)
  • Minimum 3 years of top-level Directory Services experience with LDAP and MS Active Directory and ADFS
  • Minimum of 5years of enterprise class LAN (Office LAN, Data Center LAN), WAN, VPN, and network security (IPSec, Firewalls, Cisco Umbrella), and Meraki Wireless network preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of experience providing capacity planning, performing server and storage consumption analysis, and assisting with disaster recovery and testing
  • Minimum 5 years of experience functioning as a project lead in the implementation of infrastructure, server and storage solutions
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the administration and management of backup solutions is required; specifically experience with Veritas NetBackup and NetBackup Accelerator, preferred
  • Minimum 3 years of experience creating and maintaining comprehensive documentation as it relates to server and storage equipment and configurations
  • Must be willing and able to work overtime implementing production changes during approved change windows or assisting in problem resolution


  • Candidate that has experience 50% working on Server Technologies and The other 50% of Time Working on Infrastructure WAN/LAN (Routers, Switches, Firewall, Security Appliances, DMZ and wireless)

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