The following position is available:

Senior Network Consultant

A managed services IT company, based in northeast Illinois, is seeking a Senior Level Computer Network Consultant to guide, manage and maintain day-to-day IT requirements for a portfolio of clients. We provide our business clients with expert consulting, management, implementation and innovation for their Information Technology needs; from strategy to execution and all points in between.

Each Senior Network Consultant is the primary advocate, contact, and advisor to their clients, backed by both their immediate peers and by the entire organization. Helping clients understand implementations while empowering them to reach their business goals through the selection and use of technology is key. Fundamental to this role is the capability to go beyond technical expertise to ensure the client's needs are met with the best-fit solutions, in time, effectiveness, and cost, and the client is fully engaged and involved in their solutions.


  • Understand the tight dependency between technology and business operations.
  • Combine a deep technical understanding of industry standard network infrastructure(s), technical solution trends now and future.
  • Embrace the importance and challenges of long term client relationship by building a professional rapport with clients.
  • Become knowledgeable on clients' businesses and processes to best manage and innovate in their operational interest.
  • Collaborate with peers and colleagues to execute job duties.
  • Communicate and operate at both high and low technical levels.
  • Accountable and attentive to the full life cycle of on-going client management.
  • Participate as required in the sales process and new client engagement activities.
  • Drive the importance of manageable and stable IT environments.
  • Document effectively and thoroughly clients' systems for information sharing and team involvement and support.
  • Actively involved in corporate internal activities and culture.
  • Share knowledge, discoveries, ideas, challenges and solutions with peers and managers.
  • Maintain your career and consultative skills through collaboration, observation, training, periodicals, seminars, conferences etc.

Required Skills and Attributes:

  • Window Server & Client Operating Systems in Server 2003-2012, Small Business Server 2003-2011, Windows XP - Windows 8.1
  • MS Exchange 2003 to 2010 (2013 desired - not required)
  • Active Directory, DNS, Security, Network Design, VPN, Thin-Clients
  • Terminal (Remote) Services, Troubleshooting, Business Class Servers, Workstations, Notebooks, Firewalls, Switches, WAPs, routers, print and imaging devices and solutions, UPS, environmental management, data back-up/restoration
  • Secure remote connectivity solutions, VPN, Private circuits, MPLS, RPC/HTTPS, SSL, web certs. Etc
  • Virtualization, NAS, SAN, Fiber-channel, shared storage, blade chassis utilization
  • Knowledgeable in Disaster recovery planning and solutions
  • Virus, malware, and end-point security technologies
  • Mobile messaging technologies
  • Understanding of Cloud computing, SAAS, hosted systems
  • Familiar with MS SQL and other database platforms
  • Manage difficult professional social situations calmly and tactfully
  • Willing to continue to train, educate peers, and have a desire to constantly find better, more efficient ways to bring value to yourself, peers, clients, and clients' I.T. system
  • Desire to learn and maintain technical certifications offered and supported by the company


  • MCSE, MCITP and or current Microsoft equivalent certification and specializations
  • CCNA, CCISP and specializations
  • VCP, VCAP and specializations
  • Knowledge of Apple systems in a networked environment

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