Anixter Sr. Network Engineer in Glenview, Illinois

Sr. Network Engineer

Date Posted2/13/2018

LocationGlenview, IL

CountryUnited States of America

Job TypeFull-Time Regular

Position IdEB-1959260049

Job Description

Senior Network Engineer is responsible for architecting,

deploying and supporting Anixter’s global network infrastructure.


  • Work collaboratively with local & global peers onengineering, operations, design and support tasks for global network.

  • Work with application teams to understand implications of newapplications from redundancy, performance and impact to the network

  • Responsible for reviewing and analyzing new technologies tocontinually improve network performance

  • Install, configure and maintain various network devices andservices like Routers, Switches, Wireless, Load balancers, VPNConcentrators and WAN Optimizers

  • Ensure network performance with advanced monitoring and reporting

  • Last level support for troubleshooting network issues and outages

  • Create/Update documentation, troubleshooting guidelines, policiesand procedures

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 8+ years of strong network experience including experience withlarge-scale global networks, Network Design, Network Optimization, andtranslating business requirements into technical network requirements.

  • Advance knowledge of Cisco equipment(ISRG2 Routers, Switches,ASA, Meraki, Access-Points and Wireless Controllers), Cisco ACI, F5 loadbalancers, and Bluecoat WAN Optimizers.

  • Advanced experience with WAN technologies such as MPLS, Ethernet,DSL, and LTE.

  • Experience with Network monitoring tools and automation

  • Strong working knowledge of VOIP, including QoS on LAN and WAN.

  • Strong knowledge of BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, HSRP, and I-WAN.

  • Knowledge of Cisco ISE and SD Wan technologies

  • CCNP or higher certification highly preferred

  • Scripting skills are a plus

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong capabilities in authoring technical documentation

Anixter is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer; Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran. We require all of our employees to perform work in an ethical manner and uphold a culture of honesty and ethics at all times.

Job GroupInformation Technology