Senior Network Consultant / Engineer - Chicago, IL


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Senior Network Consultant / Engineer - Chicago, IL


Chicago, IL 



Salary Type:

per year


IT-Software Development: Computer-Network Security, Desktop Service and Support, Enterprise Software Implementation & Consulting, Network and Server Administration

Job Description:

Senior Network Consultant / Engineer
The Senior Network Consultant is a full time permanent position.  Looking for well-rounded Network Consultants with experience working with small and mid-sized businesses.  A diverse technical skillset is key along with stellar client service skills, excellent written/verbal communication skills, high energy level and dynamic personality.  Must own a reliable car with insurance to travel to client sites 50% of the time downtown and throughout the Chicago area and suburbs when necessary.  Position will be a combination of remote and on-site support.
-The Senior Network Consultant will manage a client base and support and maintain Microsoft Server solutions including Windows Server, SharePoint, and SQL.
-The Senior Network Consultant will install and support large platform Networks.
-The Senior Network Consultant will handle administration of virtualization solutions built on Server, SharePoint, Microsoft, and Citrix technologies.
-The Senior Network Consultant will install and maintain networking solutions from industry-leading providers such as Dell Sonicwall, HP Procurve, and others.
-The Senior Network Consultant will maintain and monitor environments using a variety of solutions, and also provide Tier 2 support on more challenging help desk issues.
-The Senior Network Consultant will design and implement IT solutions for client base.
-The Senior Network Consultant will design documents and maintain client infrastructure.
-The Senior Network Consultant will design document and implement client backup and disaster recovery systems.
-The Senior Network Consultant will monitor client systems performance and reliability.
-5+ years of information technology experience.
-Experience with Microsoft Server solutions including Networking, Windows Server and SharePoint.
-Experience with Firewalls, Citrix, Storage, and SQL.
-Ability to handle administration of Citrix technologies.
-Ability to install and support large platform networks.
-Ability to install and maintain networking solutions.
-Ability to provide Tier 2 support on more challenging help desk issues (desktop, software applications, user endpoint issues, workstation migrations, hardware, internet connectivity, etc.).
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to provide a high level of customer service.
-Excellent problem solving skills.
-Reliable means of transportation.
-Consulting experience with small to mid-size company is a plus.
-MSP (Managed Service Provider) experience is a plus.
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Next Step Systems
Chicago, IL, United States


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