Network Analyst

LOCATION: Greater Chicago Area 

Chicago, IL – Loop area

Our client, one of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to work for, is currently seeking a talented Network Analyst. We really love working with this company because they pride themselves on being a great place to work, and strive for a true work-life-balance. Sound good? Read on!

POSITION SNAPSHOT: The Network Analyst will be joining a team of IT professionals that will the client’s network and voice systems are efficient and available.

DUTIES:
• Provide support for the network.
• Provide for communication environments.
• Provide excellent user support analyze – hardware and software functional needs.
• Maintain network and core technologies.
• Responsible for performance monitoring, analysis and reporting.
• Follow all change management requirements and make recommendations for enhancements.
• Implement new software releases, preventative maintenance and problem fixes.
• Generate and analyze network and system performance, and usage reports.
• Resolve network and system-related issues, document issues and resolution.
• Responsible for back-up and recovery procedures and documentation.
• New technology assessment/research, test and recommend.
• Ensure security practices/compliance.
• Detailed documentation/reports of all tasks and procedures.
• Participate in disaster recovery tests.
• Mentor and train staff.
• Provide technical support to staff and work with vendors.

REQUIREMENTS:
• Degree candidate preferred.
• 4+ years experience working in networking environments voice/data.
• 2+ years of Cisco ISE and DNA.
• Experience installing, customizing and maintaining networks.
• Experience with routers, switches, firewalls, VPNs, voice/data security controls and disaster recovery.
• Certification preferred: CCNA or MCSE.
• Strong communication skills.
• Some off hours work required.
Technical: HP, Cisco, Microsoft, and/or Linux-based technologies

SOFT SKILLS:
• Strong communication skills.
• Self starter, detail oriented, analytical
• Able to work independently or with a team.
• Strong work ethic.

WHEN RESPONDING TO THIS OPPORTUNITY: Resumes without the required technical skills and experience will not be considered. Although a strong desire for a certain type of position is a credit to your goal, experience is necessary. Our client is not considering sponsorship at this time and is not open to relocation expenses.
ID# TBI13146 Network Analyst
Rich Bradley: rich@teambradley.com