Sr. Infrastructure Engineer

$120,000 - $140,000 yearly

Job Category:Technology

Position Type:Direct Hire / Permanent

Work Model:Hybrid

Location:Chicago, IL  [Hybrid]

Job ID:122540

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Job Description

Our client, a leading packaging and design company currently seeking a talented and experienced Sr. Infrastructure Engineer with a diverse skill set in Networking, Servers, Datacenters and Security. This individual will play a crucial role in designing, implementing and managing the company's infrastructure, ensuring its reliability, security and optimal performance.

Sr. Infrastructure Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Design, implement and maintain network infrastructure with a focus on Cisco technologies
  • Configure and manage SD-WAN solutions to optimize network performance and reliability
  • Administer firewalls and implement security policies to protect the network from potential threats
  • Work with Aruba wireless solutions to provide seamless and secure wireless connectivity
  • Contribute to the planning, setup and maintenance of datacenter facilities
  • Ensure high availability and redundancy for critical systems and applications
  • Optimize datacenter infrastructure for performance and efficiency
  • Monitor and manage vulnerability assessments and implement necessary security patches
  • Participate in incident response and forensic investigations, ensuring data security and compliance
  • Collaborate with the security team to enhance overall security posture
  • Take ownership of infrastructure-related projects from inception to completion
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to gather requirements and deliver solutions
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize tasks effectively
  • Propose and implement innovative solutions to meet business requirements
  • Continuously optimize and improve existing infrastructure components

Sr. Infrastructure Engineer Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related field
  • Proven experience as an Infrastructure Engineer with a focus on Networking, Servers, Datacenters and Security
  • Strong knowledge of Cisco networking technologies, firewalls, SD-WAN and Aruba wireless solutions
  • Extensive experience in Windows server environments and VMware virtualization
  • Familiarity with storage systems and datacenter management best practices
  • Understanding of security principles, vulnerability management and incident response
  • Excellent project management and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to convey technical information to non-technical stakeholders
  • Proficient in Windows server environments, including server setup, configuration and management
  • Expertise in VMware virtualization technologies, including designing and building VMware clusters
  • Knowledge of storage systems and ability to design and implement storage solutions
  • Possess a valid CCNA/CCNP, MSCE, MCSA, VCP or other comparable certifications
  • Demonstrate a strong foundation in security principles and practices
  • Bring in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience to build infrastructure from scratch

If you are a motivated and skilled Infrastructure Engineer with a passion for building robust and secure infrastructure, please apply!

Thank you,

Rachel Krauss
Senior Project Manager
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.