Back to Job Search

Sr. Network Engineer

  • Location: Rosemont, 60606
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 8 months ago

Our Chicagoland client has an exciting opportunity to bring on a Sr. Network Engineer on a direct hire basis. Candidates will need to be local or within driving distance from Rosemont, IL. Please see the below requirements for this position. 

• High School diploma (or equivalent) required and at least 8 years of experience with network planning, designing, building, and supporting mission critical LAN,WAN, network security, and Wireless network infrastructures
•5-7 years of hands on experience with the following technical areas:
•Routing protocols such as OSPF, BGP,IGRP,EIGRP,PBR
•Layer 2 network concepts including spanning tree, VPC, VXLan and VLAN design (example: Cisco Nexus/Catalyst switches)
•Wireless (WiFi) 802.11 a/b/g/n technologies
•Network security/VPN/SSL technologies, such as Cisco, Palo Alto
•Cisco Nexus platforms – 2k, 5K, 7K and 9K
•F5 Load Balancing – LTM and GTM
•3-5 years of experience with medium to large enterprise organizations with multiple remote locations
•3-5 years of experience working with all application owners and other IT stakeholders to build and support the most efficient and stable networking capabilities
•2-4 years of experience with 24 X 7 support leadership in conjunction with a managed service provider maintaining accountability and measurement of uptime and performance
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•Technical leadership and coaching of network technical staff
•Proficient in Microsoft Office and Visio
•This position must pass a post-offer background and drug test

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

MATRIX is and Equal Employment Opportunity employer including disability and veteran and provides reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals.  Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable. If you are a qualified individual you may request a reasonable accommodation under the American Disability Act (ADA). If you are a person with a disability needing assistance applying, or at any point in the hiring process, please email us at To ensure a quick response to your request, please use the words “Accommodation request” as the subject line of your email.

For hourly W2 contract roles MATRIX offers a highly competitive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, HSA, and 401(k) with pre and post-tax options.  Please see for more information.

For direct hire placement with our clients, benefits would be offered in accordance with that particular client’s offerings. This may include PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and other pre and post-tax options.