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LANAIR Careers / NWI Network Engineer

Who We Are:

LANAIR Group, LLC is a premier IT Services Consultant firm that has grown rapidly since 2006, with offices serving greater Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Northwest Indiana/Chicago and Dallas.

Our experienced team of engineers specializes in: IT Services, Security Services, Unified Communications, Server Virtualization, Desktop Virtualization, Managed Services, Hosting Services both in and out of the “Cloud”.

LANAIR integrates the industry's best technologies and practices for each customer's specific needs. We serve as an extension of our customers' IT departments, enabling them to focus on their core business.

What We Want:

We are seeking a Network Engineer to work out of our Valparaiso, Indiana, office.

General Summary:

A Network Engineer is a key element within the LANAIR support infrastructure and is expected to provide a high level of technical support to our customers. The Engineer must be able to apply creative problem-solving techniques to identify the source of issues; while at the same time keeping the customer aware of every step along the way. The Engineer is expected to use initiative and advise on potential pitfalls that a customer may experience, using existing or planned methods, and suggest alternatives that may better serve the stability and security of the customer’s solution.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Build, configure & troubleshoot:
    • Complex Routing & Switching Environments
    • LAN/WAN Networks
    • Firewalls
    • Wireless Access Points & Controllers
    • Servers
    • Virtualization Technologies
  • Configure and troubleshoot remote access solution support:
    • Site to site VPN’s
    • SSL VPN’s
    • MPLS
    • Citrix/Vmware VDI
  • Administration and maintenance of the remote monitoring and management system.
  • Follow change management and document processes for all computer systems and network infrastructure.
  • Handle administrative duties to maintain good client and vendor relations.
  • Participate in the On-Call Technician rotation.
  • Stay current on industry trends and technology and complete vendor certifications as identified as critical to support existing and emerging technologies.

Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities Required:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.
  • Approximately 3+ years’ experience working in a networking or systems engineering position.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize work in order to maintain required productivity levels.
  • Must be detailed in documenting information and practice good follow through techniques.
  • General problem solving abilities, coupled with a desire to take on responsibility.
  • General knowledge of DNS and networking fundamentals including diagnostics with Windows/Linux tools, and CLI familiarity across major networking platforms.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and a vehicle for transportation to and from LANAIR Group’s office and remote sites as required.
  • Work time may include some evenings and weekends.
  • Submit to a background check prior to hiring.
  • Desire to work in-office at LANAIR’s Valparaiso, IN location.
  • Assist ITS Support Services Team with issue resolution.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by the IT Services Manager.

The most competitive candidate will have the following:
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or engineering related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Technical certifications: Fortigate NSE 4-8, CCNA-RS, CCNP-RS, CCNA-Security, CCNP-Security, and SonicWALL Advanced Certifications are a plus.
  • Experience and Certifications with Fortinet, SonicWALL and Dell Networking Switches.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of the employee assigned to this job.

What’s so great about LANAIR?
  • We are an I.T. Services Company founded in 2006 run entrepreneurially by I.T. Service Engineers, so we understand the job and what it takes. As a fast growing organization with aggressive growth targets we offer the following:
  • An organization where you will be immersed in an IT Consulting Practice, where you will gain valuable “breadth” and “depth” experience.
  • Upside growth and opportunities – a place to be recognized and rewarded for your contributions.
  • Above Average Compensation Plan.
  • Above Average Benefit Program including 401K.

What’s Next?

Please carefully read above, “What We Want” regarding this opportunity. The successful team member will have to get up to speed quickly. If all of the above makes sense to you, we will want to meet you.

Email your resume to addressed as NWI Network Engineer in the subject line, including your salary expectations.

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Corporate Office
330 N. Brand Blvd., Ste. 600
Glendale, CA 91203
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Phone: 323.512.7363
Fax: 323.512.7763
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Chicago/NWI Office
1158 W Lincolnway
Suite 3
Valparaiso, IN 46385
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Phone: 219.510.5598
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9324 Waterview Road
Dallas, TX 75218
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