Network Engineer in Chicago, IL at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 1/29/2021

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Job Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Network Engineer for an opportunity with a client located in Chicago, IL. The requirements of the candidate include: Multi-Year Contract, Must be U.S. Citizen, Must have recent Juniper routing experience, and Must be located in either Illinois, Texas, Georgia, NJ, NC states.

Required Skills:

  • US Citizenship and need to be able to acquire US Security Clearance (HSPD 12)
  • Expert Routing and Switch Skills: Juniper ISP Platforms, Policy Based Routing, BGP, OSPF, RIP, HSRP
  • Complex routing strategies for internal site and external site Failover & DR
  • Layer 2 Circuit Experience with MIS, AVPN, EPLS, etc
  • Extensive IPsec Tunnel experience dealing with complex routing separation
  • Expertise with security best practices
  • Extensive research and testing for network development; Test Plans, MOP's for Deployment, and ETG's
  • Participates and resolves Security Audit findings as they are developed
  • Team Player and ability to lead through high stress situations; work with numerous teams and groups to identify dependencies
  • Provides Tier 4 Support to Ops & Enablement as a Network Subject Matter Expert
  • Extensive IPv6 Experience
  • Collaborate with the customer's operations and technology leadership on the future analytic goals of the organization, and design a technical architecture to meet those goals. Participate in configuring the architecture, and advise engineering teams on its efficient use

Desired Skills:

  • ISP Grade Juniper Router and Switching Skills are a must (Cisco is secondary to Juniper) (Expert)
  • IPv6 (Expert)
  • Policy Based Routing, BGP, OSPF, RIP, HSRP (Expert)
  • Layer 2 Circuit Experience with MIS, AVPN, EPLS, etc (Expert)
  • Extensive IPsec Tunnel experience dealing with complex routing separation (Expert)
  • Extensive research and testing for network development; Test Plans, MOP's for Deployment, and ETG's (Expert)
  • Participates and resolves Security Audit findings as they are developed (Expert)
  • Information Security Best Practices in general (Experienced)
  • Critical attention to detail and solid creative problem solving skills (Expert)

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in a Computer Science/Security field preferred

Experience:

  • 5 to 10 years of relevant experience
  • Principal Functional Skills / Competencies associated with this Title
  • Extensive Network Design & Architect experience with MTIPS Environment
  • Experience with Agile & Test Driven Development

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com. Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.

EEO Employer

Signature Consultants is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Signature will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 888.838.1020.