Senior Systems Analyst in Chicago, IL at MDI Group

Date Posted: 6/10/2019

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Network Engineer
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Chicago, IL

A Network Engineer is an experienced IT professional dealing with the implementation, enhancement, validation and maintenance of IT application and/or infrastructure systems in support of our everyday business needs.  

Responsibilities:

  • Works collaboratively with partners in IT, business areas and vendors in understanding, and enhancing business requirements to create technical, and functional specifications. 
  • Leads the design, build, validation, implementation and maintenance of IT application systems and/or infrastructure solutions in support of our current, and future business needs.
  • Produces list of deliverables, cost estimates and time estimates related to the assigned project(s) in order to assist with effective project/initiative management.
  • Interfaces with IT PMO, architecture, and service delivery teams among others in support of delivering timely, qualitative, robust and scalable solutions.
  • Helps partner teams determine whether a solution(s) needs to be developed internally or procured from external sources.
  • Helps determine integration needs and design/development/solution patterns that can be reused optimally.
  • Interfaces with and guides software engineers and/or vendor partners in providing clarifications on design patterns, as needed.
  • Performs solution verification to ensure the solution is built in accordance with the specifications meeting business and technical requirements.
  • Responsible for technology lifecycle portfolio management from conceptualization until retirement in one or more areas.
  • Provides support and/or interfaces with support teams, internal or external, to ensure business and technical issues with applications and/or infrastructure are resolved timely and effectively.

Skills and Requirements:

  • 8 – 10 years’ experience within IT Infrastructure in various roles
  • A “jack of all trades” within enterprise IT infrastructure
  • Experience in Networking technologies and protocols
  • Experience with routing and switching in enterprise environment
  • Experience with firewall management
  • Solid experience with load balancing
  • Wireless systems
  • Must be experienced with Cisco devices
  • Experience using Cisco IOS operating systems including deploying upgrades, patches, bug fixes, etc.
  • Familiar with SDLC methodologies and working in an environment with Agile and Waterfall
  • B.S. in Computer Science, Engineering or related field. Master's degree is a plus.
  • Ability to manage own work time and priorities in accordance with aggressive timelines and budgets
  • Attention to detail
  • Oral and/or written communication skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Ability to influence leadership

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