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Chicago, Illinois - 130-160k +bonus Full Time Posted: Monday, 18 February 2019
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Network Automation Engineer


  • Juggle numerous project implementation and design initiatives, with a focus on automation, documentation and collaboration with other teams
  • Provide subject matter expertise for various deployments and technologies (CISCO, Juniper, Palo Alto) within the Network Services team
  • Participate in frequent vendor evaluations, with the ability to stand up and tear down hardware/virtual environments and scenarios in a rapid fashion
  • Serve as an escalation point to the Network Operations team, to assist with troubleshooting complex issues, with an emphasis on being able to analyze packet captures at an expert level
  • Stay on top of emerging technologies in the network field, either through training or research, in order have the flexibility to design and support a multi-vendor environment
  • Constantly evaluate existing designs or processes, while not being afraid to propose and implement changes to them
  • Participate in an on-call rotation (approximately every eight weeks)
  • Ability to clearly analyze the problem at hand while interfacing with other departments to organize and control incident response
  • Work on simultaneous change implementations and incidents, with a focus on documentation while being able to analyze gaps in procedures
  • Frequently engage in complex issues with both internal and external customers, with an emphasis on being able to analyze packet captures
  • Use and improve network monitoring tools such as SolarWinds


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and related work experience
  • Extensive in-depth knowledge and troubleshooting expertise of routing and switching protocols (OSPF, BGP, STP)
  • 10+ years of industry experience within Network Engineering
  • Experience designing and/or supporting large scale multicast networks, with a focus on financial market data feeds.
  • Experience in network monitoring, packet capture tools or software defined networking
  • Excellent understanding of security best practices in relation to all aspects of the network (Firewalls, Proxies, Penetration Scans, SSL, IPsec, Dot1x)
  • Experience implementing and troubleshooting wireless networks (standards, security, radio placement, etc.)
  • Fundamental knowledge and theoretical understanding of software and hardware load balancers
  • Familiarity and/or experience with Scripting languages and automation tools, with a focus on operationalizing mundane tasks and speeding up deployments
  • Big-picture understanding of the networking concepts behind virtual environments and various hybrid cloud initiatives
  • Expert level certification (CCIE or JNCIE) is a big plus
  • 3+ years in financial services and/or large scale unicast and multicast networks
  • Demonstrable industry experience (financial services and/or large scale unicast and multicast networks is a big plus)

Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
130-160k +bonus
Request Technology - Kyle Honn
Kyle Honn
2/18/2019 9:36:18 AM

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