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Senior Network Engineer

K2 Services
Chicago, IL
  • Expired: April 11, 2023. Applications are no longer accepted.


The Senior Network Engineer plans, designs, implements, maintains and/or manages the multiple levels of support of the network environment. This position is responsible for the development and analysis of complex, leading-edge network systems to align with business strategy.


•    Administer all network equipment, hardware, and software upgrades.
•    Serve as the technical point of contact for the select customer and internal teams
•    Analyze local and wide area network systems, including testing.
•    Provide design, migration, implementation, and deployment services/guidance.
•    Perform network system backups per documented methods and procedures.
•    Assist in the design and review of new data, voice and/or telephony deployments.
•    Maintain firewalls to ensure proper security controls are in place.
•    Assist in preparing quotes, procure hardware and ensure delivery and installation in conjunction with K2 Procurement teams
•    Provide support for new applications and upgrades to existing systems.
•    Install, configure, and support equipment from a variety of vendors.
•    Communicate with clients and vendors involved in provisioning activities.
•    Contribute to the completion of specific programs and projects.
•    Monitor network performance and troubleshoot problem areas as needed
•    Automate network monitoring to provide a proactive approach to mitigate network issues.
•    Plan network layouts and configure systems to user environments.



•    Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering/Computer Science related field or equivalent work experience
•    One or more vendor certifications:  Cisco CCNA, CCNP, Fortinet FSE, etc. 
•    7+ years’ experience in a large multi-platform environment or equivalent technical experience 
•    Ability to analyze and oversee the design of complex network products, projects, and services to meet corporate needs. 
•    Strong analytical\trouble shooting skills with extensive work experience; experience in providing situational analysis for networking\telecommunications. 
•    Strong verbal and written communication. 
•    Excellent customer orientation, support, and interfacing experience with ability to persuade, convince, or influence others to take appropriate action.
•    Ability to lead and impact others at all levels of the organization.  
•    Proven success in dealing with concurrent problems and issues effectively in a dynamic, high-pressure environment. 
•    Advanced understanding of business strategy as it relates to the network environment.
•    Innovative and highly skilled professional with advanced knowledge of networking and voice technologies and services. 
•    Strong working knowledge of OSI layers 1-7, with the ability to apply analytical and troubleshooting skillsets to solve complex problems within Telecom and across IT disciplines.
•    Technical aptitude should be balanced with strong business skills that demonstrate excellent communication, interpersonal, and professional skills, including integrity, self-motivation, adaptability, and dependability.

Familiarity with the following technologies and other related programs; Ability to learn the latest programs as needed:

Routing and Layer 3 protocols  

  • BGP, IGP, and EIGRP
  • Public BGP multi-homing topologies

WAN Technologies 

  •  MPLS
  • Load Balancer =F5 and NetScaler 
  •  Internet Redundancy with SLAs
  •  Vendors = VZB, Century Link, L3, ATT
  •   Hardware = Cisco, Arista


  •  APIC and ACI Spine and Leaf fabric
  • Arista MLAG, VPC and VRF 
  • Nexus 9K, 7K and 2K
  • ISE 802.1x and TACACS 
  • Redundant and self-healing LAN designs
  • Vendors = Arista, Cisco


  •  Net flow configuring and polling
  •  OpenConfig knowledge a plus
  •  Monitoring platforms such as SolarWinds

Traffic tools and performance testing 

  •  IXIA, iPerf

Security Engineering 

  •  Implementing requested policies, configuring advanced features, troubleshooting and tuning 
  • DUO- 2FA
  •  ADFS 
  • Vendors = Fortinet, Palo Alto, Qualys, SecureWorks, DUO

 Automation experience with Python or similar a plus

K2 SERVICE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Diversity and inclusion matter to us here at K2. We celebrate our differences and advocate an environment where everyone feels included. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer – and celebrate our employees’ differences, including race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, Veteran status, or any other protected group status. Our differences make us better, stronger, and more successful. Equal employment opportunity extends to all aspects of the employment relationship, including hiring, transfers, promotions, training, terminations, working conditions, compensations, benefits, and other terms and conditions of employment. 


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