Network Engineer Jobs in Chicago, IL

Design and build networks. Network engineers (or network architects) work with a wide range of network sizes and types, including local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), and intranets. This career requires strong knowledge of a company’s business plans when designing the system’s layout and ensuring the network is situated to best meet the organization’s goals. They are also responsible for establishing what hardware is needed and determining how it will be placed around the logical network, including offsite locations.

Network engineers manage previously established networks as well, though this consumes significantly less of their time than planning new ones.  When flaws in the security system are discovered, they employ patches and other remedial measures to repair these weaknesses. Additionally, they use data regarding current traffic to predict whether any changes will be necessary to maintain functionality.

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Accenture - Chicago, IL
Networking skills (LAN/WAN, Wi-Fi, firewall) with Microsoft experience would be ideal with IoT, automation coding, AWS, Azure and IPv6 experience a plus....
3 days ago
GitHub - Chicago, IL
GitHub is looking for a well-rounded developer to manage and maintain our intranet, The Hub. As a developer company, we run The Hub like an open source project, relying on content and feature...
1 day ago
eFinancial Careers - Chicago, IL
***All interviews and start dates will be fully remote.*** Requirements Modern C++ (17/20) experience is a must-have Familiarity with UNIX operating systems and comfort at a command line Exceptional...
Remote Work
13 hours ago
Wind River - Chicago, IL
Knowledge of embedded systems and real-time operating systems/environments. BSc / MSc degree (Computer Science, Computer/Electrical Engineering or equivalent technical degree)....
12 hours ago
Jel Sert - Chicago, IL
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE 4-5 years of experience in Systems Engineer or Network Engineer position Bachelors Degree in computer science or related field is preferred Cisco switches and Cisco IOS Cisco...
2 days ago
Breakthru Beverage Group - Cicero, IL (6 miles from Chicago, IL)
Knowledge of Data Center networking such as Nexus, and ACI is a plus Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, VMware, Server operating systems....
3 days ago
Intelsat Corporation - Chicago, IL
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including Vets and Disabled Your role in helping us shape the future: This individual will be the overall infrastructure network engineer for Intelsat Inflights...
1 day ago
Locus Recruiting - Chicago, IL
Locus Recruiting (Technical Recruitment Firm) is searching for a Network Engineer. No 3rd party resumes accepted at this time....
1 day ago
Tekintel Inc - Chicago, IL
Responsibilities Client physical and virtual server infrastructure Manage Client in office network including Firewalls, Switches and Access points Active Directory and related services Local and web...
21 hours ago
Gensler - Chicago, IL
As a Senior Wireless Network Engineer, you will leverage your leadership and technical skills to develop and implement operational efficiencies which will improve the overall Aruba wireless/wired network...
20 hours ago
Netskope - Chicago, IL
Network Engineer We'll trust you to: * Be able to work remotely to manage Network production environment....
Remote Work
13 hours ago
Tiaa - Chicago, IL
Under limited supervision, this job is responsible for the installation, configuration and maintenance of the organization's operating systems....
4 hours ago
Wells Fargo Bank - Maywood, IL (9 miles from Chicago, IL)
Job Description Important Note: During the application process, ensure your contact information (email and phone number) is up to date and upload your current resume when submitting your...
1 day ago
Wells Fargo Bank - Des Plaines, IL (15 miles from Chicago, IL)
Job Description Important Note: During the application process, ensure your contact information (email and phone number) is up to date and upload your current resume when submitting your...
1 day ago
Stantec Inc. - Lombard, IL (18 miles from Chicago, IL)
Qualifications Your Capabilities and Credentials Strong foundation of networking concepts, including layer 4-7 firewalls, IPSec and SSL VPNs, routing, switching, and load balancers....
1 day ago

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Salary for Network Engineer Jobs in Chicago, IL

This is the average annual salary for Network Engineer jobs in Chicago, IL as reported by the BLS.

$67,130

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Highest Education Level

Network Engineers in Chicago, IL offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (42.0%)
  • Master's Degree (20.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (16.1%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.6%)
  • High School or GED (5.9%)
  • Doctorate Degree (1.4%)
  • Some College (1.1%)
  • Some High School (0.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Network Engineers in Chicago, IL
  • 4-6 years (30.7%)
  • 1-2 years (23.0%)
  • 6-8 years (15.9%)
  • 2-4 years (13.1%)
  • Less than 1 year (13.1%)
  • 8-10 years (4.0%)
  • 10+ years (0.3%)

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