LAN/WAN Infrastructure Consultant Project Leadership Associates
PLA seeks an experienced LAN/WAN Infrastructure Consultant to help us continue to grow our Virtualization, Infrastructure and Storage practice. This position will be primarily responsible for LAN/WAN infrastructure assessments, architecture and implementation but will also be exposed to virtualization and storage technologies in order to expand their skill sets.
The candidate must possess the following specific skill set experience to be considered:
MUST HAVE experience with iSCSI and VLAN configuration
MUST HAVE experience architecting LAN/WAN/WLAN infrastructure (physical and logical) designs for small and mid-size companies
Strong knowledge of configuring routing, switching, firewalls, and VPNs
Strong knowledge of LAN &WAN configuration options including MPLS, iSCSI, QOS, VLANs, SNMP, Dynamic Routing & Security including IDS/IPS systems.
Troubleshooting LAN/WAN issues and using applicable tools such as SolarWinds, WebSense, Security Scanners & Packet Sniffers.
Strong knowledge of WAN Optimization technologies (Riverbed, Cisco, and others)
Strong knowledge of Load Balancing Appliances (F5, Citrix Netscaler, Kemp, etc)
Cisco Firewalls including PIX and ASA, Cisco routers, switches, IDS, Wireless LAN Controllers & Access Points,
Knowledge of other LAN/WAN products a plus such as Juniper routers & switches (Junos), CheckPoint and Fortinet Firewalls, Dell PowerConnect and HP Procurve switches, WebSense, & SolarWinds.
Knowledge of Microsoft edge product lines such as Unified Access Gateway (UAG), Threat Management Gateway (TMG)
Strong knowledge of DNS, DHCP & Directory Systems.
Strong knowledge of Windows Server
Strong knowledge of Virtualization and Storage Technologies a plus
At least 2-3 years? experience with some of the following:
Performing LAN/WAN assessments and delivering findings around performance and best practices
Certifications and Vertical Experience:
Cisco, Checkpoint, or Microsoft certifications
Cisco Call Manager Experience
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Chicago, IL 60603
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|Company Profile:||Project Leadership Associates (PLA) is a business and technology consulting firm that empowers small, mid-market and enterprise organizations with services across four core solution groups: 1) Strategy & Execution, 2) Business Operations, 3) Applications and 4) Infrastructure. We focus on delivering all of our services with industry leading thought-leadership, seasoned senior consultants and strong business understanding. As our name suggests, we hire experienced consultants with strong business and technical backgrounds, capable of leading projects to successful completion.
PLA has been consistently ranked among Crain's Chicago Businesses' Fast 50 and Inc. Magazine's Inc. 5000 List as an annual recognition of our growth, performance, and for maintaining profitability since its founding in 1998. With headquarters in Chicago and branch offices in Houston, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, New Orleans, New York, San Francisco and Washington DC, PLA is uniquely poised to offer a broad array of business and IT consultancy services that work collaboratively with clients to help them realize substantial results. Project Leadership Associates, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes individuals of diverse talents and backgrounds.
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