Network Engineer

$60 - $70 hourly
Job Category: Technology
Position Type: Contract / Temporary to Hire
Work Model: Remote
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Job ID: 140917
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LaSalle Network has partnered with a well-established Insurance Brokerage firm that’s based in Chicago, IL who’s in need of a well-rounded, provider agnostic, Network Engineer with a background in M&A (Mergers and Acquisitions) to join their team and lead the technical efforts from a networking standpoint, pertaining to M&A initiatives. This role is a contract opportunity with the potential to an FTE and is operating under the remote work model. Important note: we cannot support c2c employment for this search.

The Network Engineer will lead the design, development, implementation and migration of IT networks and infrastructure acquired through Mergers & Acquisitions. This role will be pivotal in ensuring the stability, security and regulatory compliance of local area networks, wide area networks and other network infrastructure. The Network Engineer will collaborate closely with various teams to streamline IT infrastructure, enhance network performance and deliver integrated services across the organization.

Network Engineer Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate with service providers for network installation, maintenance, upgrades, migrations, repairs and outage resolutions
  • Proactively monitor network performance, identify potential issues and implement effective solutions
  • Develop and implement custom scripts to automate manual tasks and streamline network operations
  • Provide regular project updates to project sponsors, stakeholders and upper management
  • Collaborate with IT team members and business partners to deliver projects and support day-to-day operations
  • Research and propose solutions to enhance IT capabilities and drive business growth
  • Manage multiple projects and day-to-day operations simultaneously
  • Mentor and assist other team members in network engineering tasks

Network Engineer Requirements:
  • 5+ years of experience in managing enterprise-level networks
  • Expertise in Enterprise Networking, including LAN, WAN, Data Center, Wireless and Cloud Networking
  • Proficiency in Dynamic routing protocols such as EIGRP and iBGP
  • Advanced knowledge of Data Center concepts like VRF, VSS, VPC and NetFlow
  • Strong skills in network troubleshooting, packet capture, analysis and firmware upgrades
  • Experience with large-scale networks and network platforms
  • Advanced understanding of network analysis, troubleshooting and various protocols and technologies
  • Familiarity with QoS, Multicast, BGP, IPSEC & VPNs, Telemetry, packet capture and analysis
  • Strong time management and prioritization skills
  • CCNP, ACE-L3 or PCNSA Certification a plus
  • Knowledge of cloud VPC, Direct Connect, cloud security and virtualized firewalls a plus
  • Understanding of integrations in data and systems preferred
  • Familiarity with cloud solutions like Azure and AWS preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent work experience preferred

If you are interested in this opportunity and meet the qualifications, please apply today!

Thank you,

Branden Luna
Team Lead – Technology Services
LaSalle Network
LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries.

LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets. LaSalle Network offers temporary Field Employees benefit plans including medical, dental and vision coverage. Family Medical Leave, Worker's compensation, Paid Leave and Sick Leave are also provided. View a full list of our benefits here: View a full list of our benefits here.