Network Consultant

Cloud & Network Chicago, Illinois


Description

Network Consultant

Who We Are

Burwood Group is not your average technology consulting firm. We are an innovative, culture-driven, industry leader and we are growing our team by leaps and bounds. Founded in 1997 in Chicago (and still headquartered here), we've grown to be a 200+ employee firm with people and offices spread from Southern California to NYC. Our specialty is closing the gap between business strategy and technology solutions. Our clients view Burwood as a trusted advisor and partner who can help them select the best technology for the job, manage and execute a first-rate implementation, and measure project success by the business outcomes achieved.

 

What You’ll Do

The Network Consultant is responsible for providing subject matter expertise to clients and project teams.

  • Provide design, implementation and support expertise to clients and project teams
  • Understand customer requirements and align with technology solutions
  • Manage and execute project level tasks and milestones
  • Mentor junior and mid-level consultants
  • Participate in business development and pre-sales activities
  • Ongoing evaluation and improvement of internal processes
  • Stay current on market trends, technologies and best practices

In addition, you will join a Center of Excellence where you’ll interact with your peers across the country to help develop best practices and future solutions.

Who You Are

  • You have a strong IT and Consulting background.
  • You have achieved or are working towards your CCIE R/S.
  • You have strong business acumen and are adept at communicating across all levels how technical solutions solve business problems.
  • You build relationships and bring considerable value, partnering with clients as a trusted advisor.
  • You provide leadership both internally and externally to move work forward and meet objectives.
  • You are dedicated to continual learning and staying current on technology to always have a point-of-view worth sharing.
  • You have excellent communication skills whether that be in-person, over-the-phone or e-mail.
  • You don’t mind responsibility, you’re accountable for your work and dedicated to a job well done. 
  • You’re willing to travel.

The Tech Stuff

  • Strong understanding of network architectures, solutions, processes, frameworks, and components
  • Strong understanding Layer 1-4 networking, preferably Cisco
  • Strong understanding of security or wireless solutions and processes highly desired
  • Hands-on experience working with Cisco Nexus, Cisco Sourcefire, Palo Alto Networks, Aruba Networks, and Citrix Netscaler a plus
  • Experience with SDN, NFV, and automation a plus
  • Citrix SDWAN or SDWAN technologies a plus
  • Strong understanding of IT and business operations, healthcare experience a plus

 

The Perks 

If you ask any of our employees here at Burwood “what we love”, the top answer is always the same: our culture.  Our employees are driven, innovative, fun-loving, and always willing to help. In addition to that, Burwood also offers some fantastic benefits:

  • 401(k) and Roth 401(k) savings plan, complete with a company match
  • Generous vacation policy
  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accident insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability coverage
  • Flexible work-from-home policy
  • Flexible spending accounts for pre-tax healthcare and transit/parking expenses
  • Access to financial planning expertise