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IT Network Engineer

Vector Recruiting
Chicago, IL
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

IT Network Engineer

Would you like an opportunity to design, implement, and maintain high performance, low latency, high availability networks? The client is a rapidly growing Fintech company in Chicago who is looking for a motivated individual to join their innovative collaborative team of IT Network Engineers.

As a Network Engineer you will leverage your experience and technical knowledge to upgrade, patch, analyze, as well as perform troubleshooting of latency issues to maintain the high performance and availability of the network.

If you have experience with low latency, high performance networks, this is the perfect opportunity for you!

Please note this is a hybrid position with about 50% of your time spent onsite at the client's Chicago data centers.

As an IT Network Engineer, you will:

  • Design high performance, low latency networks based on real time data feed requirements from business users
  • Establish redundant, high availability networks supporting connectivity across multiple colocation facilities
  • Perform high-level analysis and troubleshooting of performance/latency issues reported within the network infrastructure
  • Collaborate with a team of Network Engineers supporting data center planning around cabling, power, and space requirements

Position requirements:

  • 5+ years of network engineering experience
  • Extensive knowledge of network design and protocols including L2 switching and VPNs
  • Experience with dynamic routing such as BGP, OSPF
  • Hands on work with firewalls including Adaptive Security Appliances (ASA)
  • Experience working with cloud platforms including GCP and AWS
  • Detailed knowledge of network operating systems including PAN-OS, IOS, EOS
  • Expertise troubleshooting network latency issues
  • Experience upgrading and patching networks
  • Financial industry experience is a plus
  • Ability to participate in team on-call rotation cycle
  • Hybrid position with about 50% of your time spent onsite at the client's Chicago data centers
  • Please note that vaccination is required for this position

No recruiter represented or third party candidate submissions will be accepted. Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted are considered the property of Vector Recruiting LLC and are not subject to payment of agency fees

Vector Recruiting


Chicago, IL



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