Network Engineer Jobs in Des Plaines, 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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University of Illinois at Chicago - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Hands on experience with Cisco network infrastructure equipment. Strong troubleshooting, analytical, interpersonal and communication skills....
2 days ago
Medline Industries, Inc. - Mundelein, IL (16 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Familiarity with Cisco DNA, SDWAN, and Meraki equipment is also a plus. Education: A Bachelor's degree in IT related field or equivalent work experience preferred. CCNP certification preferred....
Remote Work
16 hours ago
Siemens - Hoffman Estates, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
ofoverall technology trends + Workexperience in network communication, routing protocols, network security + Enterpriselevel Networking knowledge in multiple technical areas including :Networks ( LAN...
1 day ago
West Monroe Partners, LLC - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
BS/BA degree with preference for major(s) in IT, MIS, Computer Science, Business, Math, or related field, or equivalent experience required....
2 days ago
AvantCredit - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Company Description Avant Credit Corp ("AvantCredit") is a fast-growing startup that offers tremendous advancement opportunities to its employees. Since its launch in late 2012, AvantCredit, a...
1 day ago
Walgreens - Deerfield, IL (8 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Responsible for managing a team of network engineers ensuring timely delivery of departmental and enterprise projects, staff development, process improvement, performance management, hiring and release...
1 day ago
Medline Industries, Inc. - Mundelein, IL (16 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Cisco networking technologies and infrastructures in a large enterprise environment....
1 day ago
FES - Further Enterprise Solutions - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Company Description FES- Further Enterprise Solutions a leading provider of engineering services, turnkey solutions, and software solutions, Founded in 2002 by wireless industry veterans, FES has...
1 day ago
IBM - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
systems: Windows Servers, RHEL, Ubuntu, CentOS Linux Working knowledge with one or more programming tools: Bash, PowerShell, Python, Ruby, etc....
4 hours ago
Revolution Technologies - North Chicago, IL (18 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Understand LAN repeating and re-timing technology. Understanding of Infoblox as it relates to a DNS/DHCP/IPAM solution. Understand most routing protocols for the LAN and WAN....
2 days ago
Burwood - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
interconnect architectures including VPLS, EoMPLS, OTV, and long distance VMotion Cisco network routing and switching platforms including Nexus, Catalyst, ISR, and ASR Arista network products and technologies...
2 days ago
IBM - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
The Network Engineer position is an individual who is an accomplished engineer with experience in network engineering and network operations....
3 days ago
Ramy Infotech - Hoffman Estates, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Hot Requirements Ref-IdT : RA145774 Title : Network Engineer Term : Contract Duration : 6 Location : IL-Illinois/Hoffman Estates Skills & Job Description : The ideal candidate would be a network engineer...
3 days ago
Verizon - Schaumburg, IL (9 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
A degree in computer science or electrical engineering. Experience with Red Hat Linux, virtualization (KVM), Experience with cloud architecture....
3 days ago
Verizon - Schaumburg, IL (9 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Operating Systems: IOS, XR-IOS, NX-OS, JunOS, Nokia OS....
3 days ago

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Salary for Network Engineer Jobs in Des Plaines, IL

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

$67,130

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Network Engineer positions.

Highest Education Level

Network Engineers in Des Plaines, IL offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (41.9%)
  • Master's Degree (20.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (16.1%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.8%)
  • 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 Des Plaines, 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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