Sr. Network Engineer-Remote

at HUB International
Published July 19, 2022
Location Chicago, IL
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  

Description

Join a Winning Team at HUB International

When you join the team at HUB International, you become part of the 5th largest global insurance broker, providing a broad array of property, casualty, risk management, life and health, employee benefits, investment and wealth management products and services. Becoming a part of HUB means that you thrive in an entrepreneurial and fast paced team environment supported by over 12,000 professionals in 450 offices across North America. You will be able to actively contribute to our track record of year over year growth fueled by innovative new products and services, mergers and acquisitions, and a great team of people. As part of our talent engine, you will exemplify our strong core values which drive our unique corporate culture. HUBs entrepreneurial spirit is evident in our people, products and philanthropic initiatives and we are passionate about our talent!

About the Position

The Senior Network Engineer will provide engineering, implementation, analytical, and daily operational support. This specifically includes hands-on experience configuring, troubleshooting, and analyzing capacity issues of the Enterprise and Data Center networks. He/She should have an advanced understanding of Cisco (Nexus, Catalyst, and ACI), Citrix Netscalers, and Palo Alto firewalls. Additionally, a strong working knowledge in Data Center technologies, including (but not limited to) servers, storage, virtualization, networking, and infrastructure management. His/her work is performed by following procedures and vendor documentation in a team environment, with frequent evaluation from and under close supervision of the Manager of Network Operations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Configure and troubleshoot commercial network products, including but not limited to Cisco Nexus and ACI, Palo Alto Panorama, Citrix ADC, Cisco Catalyst switching, Infoblox DDI, and Meraki Cloud.

  • Analyze network activity and problems to identify, resolve, and prevent systematic errors.

  • Serve as an advanced technical resource on a functional basis for the resolution of complex service impacting issues.

  • Utilize and configure networking tools such as Solarwinds Orion, Cisco Stealthwatch, Cisco ISE, and NetBrain.

  • Firewall administration adhering to strict Security and Governance guidelines.

  • Required to work hours other than regular schedule such as nights, weekends, and holidays when needed.

  • Potential for on-site work physically troubleshooting and maintaining networking equipment.

  • Participate in various projects intended to continually improve/upgrade network infrastructures.

  • Maintain a positive work attitude, a high level of communication, and cordial relations that foster teamwork among all teams.

  • Work both independently and as part of a team to deliver results both on time and budget.

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in an IT-related field or equivalent work experience.

  • Advanced experience in Cisco switching technology, including but not limited to Cisco ACI, Nexus VPC, and Catalyst StackWise.

  • Network experience in cloud software (both public and private) such as AWS VPC, Amazon Direct Connect, Azure ExpressRoute, or Cisco ACI.

  • Strong troubleshooting skills with knowledge of advanced network principles and internet architecture.

  • Experience in Citrix NetScaler or similar load balancing technologies.

  • Must be affluent in the principles of Network Technology, including but not limited to Network Strategies, Carrier Offerings Design, VPN solutions and Cisco Platforms.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Candidate should have a track record of excellent teamwork, written verbal communications, project management, and following procedures.

  • Ability to work weekends and/or off hours as necessary to meet business needs with occasional travel.

  • SD-WAN and Cisco ACI experience is strongly desired.

Department Information Technology

Required Experience: 5-7 years of relevant experience

Required Travel: Up to 25%

Required Education: Bachelor's degree (4-year degree)

HUB International Limited is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race/ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran's status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal laws, rules or regulations. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement is available here athttp://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm.

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