Network Engineer

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Regular FTE


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As a Network Engineer you will be responsible for maintaining and implementing WAN/LAN systems. The Network Engineer must be able to maintain the network management platforms, firewall security and others as required. The Network Engineer supports and improves the customer’s large-scale IT environment with SLRs/SLAs for high availability and uptime. The Network Engineer manages, maintains, plans, schedules, integrates, and troubleshoots the overall network and its devices—WANs, LANs, WLANs, VPNs, VoIP, etc.—and monitors network health. The Network Engineer will handle network installation planning, upgrades, cutovers, and testing. The Network Engineer will implement network security best practices. This is a full time position reporting onsite downtown Chicago, IL while training on process and procedure.  This position can be a hybrid role requiring 3 days onsite upon successful completion of the training period. 


  • CCNP certification is required
  • 5+ years of experience in a Network Engineering role
  • Experience with the following software required: Cisco IOS, Cisco NX-OS, Cisco FirePower, and Cisco ASAs
  • Experience with the following networking hardware required: Cisco Nexus platform 9k Cisco Catalyst 9k series switches, 9800 wireless LAN controllers and enterprise or carrier-class Cisco routers 
  • Configuration and administration experience with Meraki equipment is preferred
  • Hands-on experience configuring OSPF and BGP routing is required
  • Must be able to work as a full time employee directly for Sentinel Technologies. 
  • The candidate must have a car, as this position requires travel between location and the transportation of equipment
  • A valid driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance will be required
  • Legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship
  • Must demonstrate a “can-do” attitude


We focus on candidates that display our “ACE” factor – Attitude, Compassion, and Enthusiasm to deliver quality solutions with exceptional customer service.


What you get:

We offer weekly competitive pay, medical, dental, vision, 401K and more.


MOTIVATED…..make IT happen!

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Sentinel Technologies, Inc. has been rated a top workplace every year since 2012!


About Us:      

Sentinel delivers solutions that can efficiently address a range of IT needs – from security, to communications, to systems & networks, to software applications, to cloud and managed services; all of which include our staffing solutions for our clients. Since 1982, Sentinel has grown from providing technology maintenance services to our current standing as one of the leading IT services and solutions provider in the US. We have aligned with many of today’s global technology leaders including Cisco, Dell, VMware and Microsoft. Sentinel services customers both nationally and internationally with primary support operating centers in Downers Grove (HQ), Chicago, and Springfield, IL; Phoenix, AZ.; Detroit, Lansing, and Grand Rapids, MI; Milwaukee, WI; Denver, CO; and Fort Lauderdale, FL. 


If you are MOTIVATED… you can make IT happen at Sentinel. Our commitment to our employees is to create a work environment that encourages creativity, an entrepreneurial spirit, fosters growth through certification and hands-on training, and values a team-oriented culture with rewards based on impact!


If you share our passion about what technology can do and want to be part of a top workplace environment – we’d like to have you join our team.  Learn more at


As part of Sentinel's employment process, candidates will be required to complete a background check. Only those who meet the minimum requirements will be contacted. No phone calls please.


Sentinel is proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, genetics, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other basis protected by law.


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