Senior Project Engineer

Managed IT Bolingbrook, Illinois Chicago, Illinois Lake Forest, Illinois Rockford, Illinois Madison, Wisconsin Brookfield, Wisconsin Green Bay, Wisconsin Appleton, Wisconsin Hammond, Indiana Indianapolis, Indiana Houston, Texas Austin, Texas


Impact Networking

Impact is hiring a Senior Project Engineer with expert level networking experience for our Nationally ranked Best and Brightest Workplace!

The Senior Project Engineer maintains project timelines and improves client computing experience through effective execution of technical project work. The Senior Project Engineer further develops our company’s positive reputation by standardizing the way we deliver technical projects to internal and external clients. The role of the Senior Project Engineer is challenging and rewarding, requiring a strong and vast technical skill set, along with interpersonal skills. The position will require a number of different skills, beyond what is stated here. Network/Systems project allocation estimated to be:

  • 40% Networking (Switches/Firewalls/Wireless/Etc.)
  • 30% Server (Windows/Exchange/Virtualization/Etc.)
  • 30% Cloud (Office 365/Azure/Etc.)


  • Participate in the installation and configuration of client projects. This requires, but is not limited to, the technical skills to implement the following core technologies: Firewalls, Switching, Windows Server, Hyper-V or VMWare, Exchange, Active Directory, Group Policy configuration, Office 365 and Azure.
  • Ensure project technical components are executed to Impact standards and necessary client configuration.
  • Capture and/or update documentation on client environments post project.
  • Identifies user problems and works within a structured problem management and resolution process to remediate them within established SLAs.
  • Collaborates with other resources and vendors to ensure successful project deliverables.
  • Utilizes Impact improved technologies to deliver project services.
  • On time documentation of issues within Impact’s Ticket System.
Things We Are Looking For

Computer Skills

  •  Expert level knowledge with recent hands-on experience and ability to design, install, configure, migrate, manage, and maintain the following:
    • Networking (Switches/Firewalls/Wireless):
      • Cisco
      • Dell
      • Fortinet
      • WatchGuard
      • Cisco Meraki
      • HP
    • Server Administration:
      • Microsoft Windows Server (2003-2022)
      • Active Directory
      • Microsoft Exchange Server (2003-2019)
      • Microsoft SQL Server
      • DNS, DHCP, IIS, and Remote Desktop Services
    • Virtualization:
      • VMWare, Hyper-V and other virtualization technologies
    • Storage Solutions:
      • SAN, NAS, Shared storage, ISCSI, Fiber Channel
    • Cloud Platforms:
      • Office365, Azure and other "cloud" solutions
  • Excellent knowledge of our supported software and technologies:
    • Duo
    • ProofPoint
    • Cisco Umbrella
    • BitTitan
    • Datto
    • Sentinel One
    • Huntress
    • N-Able
  • Tier 3 Advanced Support Skills

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Valid driver’s license and proof of insurance
  • System, Network, or Security Certifications

Other Skills & Abilities

  • Able to work independently or as part of a team
  • Must be prepared to travel as required


  • Minimum 10 years’ experience as a Network or Systems engineer, or less with Master’s degree or active Cisco networking certifications (CCNP, CCIE, etc.)

Valued Qualifications (not required)

  • Active Cisco Professional or Expert level Certifications
  • Hands on Linux/Unix server administration
  • Scale Computing Virtualization
  • Nutanix Hyperconverged Systems
  • Relevant and current industry certifications
  • Recent experience as part of a Microsoft Partner organization
  • Recent experience working for a managed service organization
  • 20 days of PTO
  • 12+ paid holidays
  • Flexible Sick Day Policy
  • Paid Maternity & Paternity Leave
  • Comprehensive Health, Disability Life, Dental and Vision Plans
  • 401(K) match & retirement plans
  • Student Loan reimbursement
  • On-going training & development opportunities