• Senior Network Engineer

    Location US-IL-Downers Grove
    Job ID
    Adtalem Global Education
    Information Technology
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    U.S. - Exempt
  • Opportunity at a Glance

    As the Senior Network Engineer you will engineer, design, install, manage, monitor, and provide on-going support of the Adtalem network infrastructure. Additionally, you will be counted on to provide advanced guidance, analysis and direction. You will be working on implementations, providing maintenance, and supporting LAN/WAN services - including wireless networks, firewalls and security devices.


    • Lead the evaluation, design, configuration, and implementation of Cisco routers, switches and Firewalls.
    • Lead the evaluation, design, SDWAN, configurations and implementation of network security services including firewalls, VPN systems, IDP systems, and NAC systems.
    • Provide 2nd and 3rd level troubleshooting for all routing and switching platforms utilizing network analysis tools, as required.
    • Work closely with the VoIP Team to configure and install IP Telephony services, including voice gateways, routers, and QoS/CoS.
    • Lead the development and implementation of processes and tools to proactively monitor all network infrastructure services to ensure adequate capacity planning, performance, and high availability.
    • Assist regional campus IT staff in the installation of networking services at new locations and in the implementation of best practices and designs.
    • Develop, update, and audit network infrastructure documentation, including network diagrams.
    • Analyze project needs/requirements and recommend systems to enhance network redundancy, resiliency, and security.
    • Develop, maintain and communicate project plans and status updates.
    • Train and mentor members of the team and other Adtalem technical resources, as necessary.
    • Provide technical project management for infrastructure projects.
    • Communicate with vendors to obtain system configurations, quoting, and support.
    • Occasionally travel to a variety of Adtalem locations.
    • Report weekly on work activity to the Manager of Network and Telephony.
    • Completes other projects and duties as assigned.


    • BS/BA degree in Computer Science, Networking, or related field, or equivalent industry experience.
    • Minimum 5 years experience designing, engineering, implementing, and supporting complex, multi-site, multi-national, multi-vendor networks.
    • Minimum 5 years experience with Cisco routers and switches.
    • Minimum 2 years experience with Cisco ASA, Firepower firewalls.
    • Minimum 2 years experience with Wireless technologies such Cisco, Meraki, Aruba platforms.
    • Strong understanding and working knowledge of the OSI model.
    • Strong understanding of Cisco networking and switching technologies including TCP/IP, routing protocols, multicast, MPLS, WAN and VPN services.
    • Strong understanding of QoS to support a variety of mission critical applications.
    • Experience utilizing protocol analyzers and sniffers to troubleshoot network and application issues.
    • Experience with:
      • SSL VPN services
      • MS Visio for the creation and maintenance of network diagrams
      • a variety of wireline-based telecommunications providers
      • change management processes
      • load balancers is strongly desired, but not required
      • enterprise LAN/WAN monitoring and management solutions (NMS) is strongly desired
      • Cloud environments is desired
    • Previous experience working with higher education institutions is desired, but not required.
    • Understanding of and experience with ITIL/SDLC methodologies is strongly desired, but not required.
    • Cisco certifications are strongly desired, but not required.
    • Proven ability to communicate professionally in a corporate environment.
    • Excellent time management and prioritization skills.
    • Experience with variety of operating systems including Windows Server, Sun Solaris UNIX, and/or AS/400.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, problem solving skills and the ability to work individually and within a team.


    We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. At Adtalem, we welcome everyone and have a strong commitment towards diversity and inclusion. We encourage our Colleagues to be their true authentic selves and support laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business. We also maintain a drug-free workplace.

    Who We Are

    The purpose of Adtalem Global Education is to empower students to achieve their goals, find success, and make inspiring contributions to our global community. Adtalem Global Education Inc. (NYSE: ATGE; member S&P MidCap 400 Index) is a leading global education provider and the parent organization of Adtalem Educacional do Brasil, American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS), Becker Professional Education, Chamberlain University, Ross University School of Medicine and Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. For more information, please visit adtalem.com.



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