Sr. Network Consultant

Cloud & Network Chicago, Illinois Normal, Illinois Peoria Heights, Illinois Indianapolis, Indiana Milwaukee, Wisconsin Madison, Wisconsin Springfield, Illinois Champaign, Illinois


Description

Senior 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 Senior 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