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Advanced Network Engineer

Company: Wintrust Financial
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Wintrust is a financial holding company with approximately $50 billion assets under management and traded on the NASDAQ:WTFC. Built on the "HAVE IT ALL" model, Wintrust offers sophisticated technology and resources of a large bank while focusing on providing service-based community banking to each and every customer. Wintrust operates fifteen community bank subsidiaries with over 170 banking locations in the greater Chicago and southern Wisconsin market areas. Additionally, Wintrust operates various non-bank business units including commercial and life insurance premium financing, short-term accounts receivable financing, out-sourced administrative services, mortgage origination and purchase, wealth management services and qualified intermediary services for tax-deferred exchanges.

Why join us?

* An award-winning culture! We are rated a Top Workplace by the Chicago Tribune (past 8 years) and Employee Recommended award by the Globe & Mail (past 6 years)

* Competitive pay and discretionary or incentive bonus eligible

* Comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, life, a 401k plan with a generous company match and tuition reimbursement to name a few

* Promote from within culture

Why join this team?

* We hold ourselves accountable to high standards, share wins, operate ethically, and have fun

Position Summary

The Advanced Network Engineer is responsible for managing and troubleshooting Wintrust's network, running reports on network health and usage, providing input and completing tasks on major technology projects and providing technical support to internal staff and teams. He or she will assist network architects and senior engineers with implementation of network technologies. The role requires strict adherence to Wintrust's Network standards, policies, processes and procedures and may require some travel to remote locations in the Chicago and outlying area footprint of operations.

What You'll Do

* Manage the corporate network (WAN/LAN) environments

* Develop and maintain network documentation

* Racking and stacking of data center/IDF/MDF equipment

* Familiar with network monitoring tools, preferably Solarwinds

* Network cabling/patching

* Cisco device configuration

* Manage network policies

* Provide troubleshooting and end user support both in person and over the phone

* Monitor network system health

* Perform system audits and other data gathering in support of Network Infrastructure support

* Expertise in 1 or more Wintrust Network Infrastructure supported technologies

* Provide training and knowledge transfer to network engineers

* Good understanding of Cisco switching technology and protocols

* Execute planned upgrades/patching per defined Wintrust Technology Network policies/standards


* Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

* 5-7 years of related experience

* Experience with Cisco ACI

* Experience with network load balancers

* Experience with DNS, DHCP, IP management (DDI) - preferably Infoblox

* Experience with Cisco ISE/NAC

* Experience with DNA and SD-Access

* Experience with Cisco Meraki

* Exposure with SD-WAN technology

* Experience with change management

From our first day in business, Wintrust has been proud to serve a variety of unique communities and people from all walks of life. To be Chicago's Bank and Wisconsin's Bank, we need to reflect that diversity both in all the communities we serve, the people we employ, the organizations we work with, and our banking and lending practices. Wintrust Financial Corporation, including community banking and financial services subsidiaries, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, or status as a covered veteran or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Wintrust Financial, Des Plaines , Advanced Network Engineer, Other , Des Plaines, Illinois

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