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Network Engineer Lead

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Our client is a well-established regional Blues plan, and they are experiencing immense growth. Due to this growth, they are seeking a Network Engineer Lead who will be the lead technician for overall network design and strategies. This role will design and implement the network infrastructure, utilizing Cisco Nexus platform. The Network Engineer Lead will provide detailed documentation of network changes while creating and maintaining Visio network drawings. Additionally, this role will resolve daily connectivity issues within the service desk queue in a timely manner as well as offer immediate assistance as needed. This role is fully remote, but this individual must be able to work central time zone hours.



  • Leads other members of the IT data center infrastructure network services team with all IT network management functions including maintenance, upgrades, configuration, operations, and performance tuning of all network hardware and software.
  • Possesses knowledge of the strategic planning process within IS&T in order to effectively maintain successful network management processes consistent with IS&T goals and objectives.
  • Researches and implements network components including software, hardware, security, administration, policies and procedures.
  • Analyzes and evaluates user requests for networking components and connectivity, services, and support.
  • Updates reporting mechanisms based on progression of tasks.
  • Assigns technical duties to team members to enhance function and availability of the network.



  • Bachelor’s degree  
  • 5+ years of enterprise network experience
  • Palo Alto experience
  • Experience with CISCO and firewalls
  • Knowledge of operations and procedures including configuring, tuning, monitoring, securing, and managing network software and hardware
  • Experience leading large-scale projects
  • CCNP, similar certification or equivalent demonstrable experience (preferred)



  • Full benefits offered.



Sarah Radford

+1 (312) 884-0432




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