Network Engineer Jobs in Illinois

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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SNI Technology - Chicago, IL
Looking for a Network Engineer with 5+ years' experience to join organization....
2 days ago
FirstGroup plc - Glen Ellyn, IL
Extensive knowledge of Windows server OS, Active Directory, DNS, Backup Exec, Netbackup, HP servers, Store Simple storage area networks (SAN), Windows desktop operating systems, desktop imaging, deployment...
7 hours ago
Humana - Chicago, IL
architectural design (LAN/WAN) and engineering experience + 5+ years of experience working with MPLS, BGP, OSPF, and other LAN/WAN technologies + 2-5+ years of 802.11 wireless infrastructure and administration...
Remote Work
2 days ago
Chicago, IL
Seeking to hire a Senior Cisco Network Engineer who is responsible for designing, and supporting multiple projects related to their core Cisco infrastructure....
Remote Work
2 days ago
IBM - Chicago, IL
Job Information IBM Network Engineer in Chicago, Illinois Introduction Software Developers at IBM are the backbone of our strategic initiatives to design, code, test, and provide industry-leading solutions...
9 hours ago
Itw - Chicago Heights, IL
Degree in Computer Science or related degree, or technical certificate, or equivalent coursework and training with 1 to 2 years of directly related experience....
9 hours ago
Balyasny Asset Management - Chicago, IL
systems like, Windows Server 2012-2019 with experienced trouble shooting skills Functional understanding of networking concepts: routing, switching, firewalls, OSI layers Functional knowledge and understanding...
3 hours ago
Humana - Peoria, IL
architectural design (LAN/WAN) and engineering experience + 5+ years of experience working with MPLS, BGP, OSPF, and other LAN/WAN technologies + 2-5+ years of 802.11 wireless infrastructure and administration...
Remote Work
2 days ago
Sba Communications - West Chicago, IL
Network Operations Center (NOC) Technician II at SBA Communications in West Chicago, Illinois Posted in Information Technology about 10 hours ago. Type: Part-Time Job Description: Essential Duties...
2 days ago
American Express - Springfield, IL
Science, Computer Engineering, orrelated field by June 2021 Knowledge orwillingness to learn modern mainframe technologies on z-platforms such as Java,Encryption, Sysplex, Hybrid Cloud, High Availability...
8 hours ago
Telos Corporation - Scott Air Force Base, IL
Installation, repair and management of network infrastructure....
7 hours ago
Chicago Transit Authority - Chicago, IL
Experience with cyber security hardening and mitigation of networks CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional) within areas of Data Center, Switching/Routing, Security, and Wireless required....
2 days ago
Children's Memorial Hospital - Chicago, IL
Qualifications Comprehensive knowledge of Cisco or other network technologies, HP-UX and Microsoft Windows server, network and client operating systems and technologies as they relate to the network...
9 hours ago
Schaumburg, IL
Job Information Robert Half International Security Network Engineer in Schaumburg, Illinois Description Robert Half Technology is actively seeking candidates for an open Firewall Engineer position in...
8 hours ago
RLI Corp. - Peoria, IL
Specific examples include: implementing and supporting WAN, LAN and wireless networks including appropriate security safeguards; voice and email services; new conference room deployments; cloud services...
3 days ago

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Highest Education Level

Network Engineers in Illinois offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (41.8%)
  • Master's Degree (20.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (16.1%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.8%)
  • High School or GED (6.0%)
  • 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 Illinois
  • 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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**Data source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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