Senior Network Engineer
Lockton, Inc. - Kansas City, MO

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More than 4,450 professionals at Lockton provide more than 15,000 clients around the world with insurance, benefits, and risk management services that improve our clients’ businesses. From its founding in 1966 in Kansas City, Missouri, Lockton has attracted entrepreneurial professionals who have driven its growth to become the largest privately held insurance broker in the world and 9th largest overall . Independent researcher Greenwich Associates awarded Lockton its 2011 Service Excellence Award for risk management for large companies. For three consecutive years, Business Insurance has recognized Lockton as a " Best Place to Work in Insurance ." To see the latest insights from Lockton’s experts, check Lockton Market Update .

Lockton is known throughout the insurance industry as an entrepreneurial, progressive and successful insurance broker. As a result of continued individual and group accomplishments, Lockton has a record of steady and substantial growth. If you are a committed professional with a passion for delivering unparalleled service, Lockton is interested in hearing from you.

The Network Engineer provides technical support to information technology users. Able to perform installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and support of client/server and network systems and software. Works with users and management to coordinate hardware and software installation and maintenance to enhance the business goals.

Essential Duties:
Provide technical support for Lockton information technology users

Identify hardware and software problems and provide troubleshooting or replacement support

Maintains awareness of new technologies

Designs and manages LAN and WAN architectures and systems

Develops network operating procedures and practices in accordance with Lockton information technology best practices

Provides reports of work performed and statistical information for areas of responsibility

Provides prioritized project plans for areas of responsibility

Performs all work in a professional, timely manner

Possesses the ability, skill and deportment to work independently in a professional, mature manner

Strives to add value to business through information technology systems

Other Responsibilities:
Provides key input in LAN and WAN technologies for strategic direction and goals

Maintains full and complete communication with users, IT associates and management

Proves to be a positive role model in performing all duties and assignments

Provides exceptional customer service and adheres to the Lockton Philosophies.

Supports the information technology vision, mission goals and strategy

Makes decisions in compliance with established corporate and department standards.

Education, Experience, and Skills Required:
BS degree in Computer Science, a related field or equivalent work experience

MCSE designation is highly desirable

Minimum 3 years experience working with Microsoft network systems

Minimum 5 years Cisco Routing and Switching

Minimum 5 years Storage Area Networks

Minimum 3 years Windows Servers

Minimum 3 years MPLS WAN

Excellent project and time management skills

Ability to maintain detailed, accurate records

Ability to show initiative and resourcefulness when presented with situations

Moderate overtime, off-shift support and travel required

Ability to express complex technical concepts effectively, both verbally and n writing

Ability to work in a team environment

Ability to work with people from many different disciplines and with varying degrees of technical experience

Must possess good organizational and planning skills

Lockton Companies, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. As a privately held company, we offer a competitive compensation and benefits package reflecting our commitment to attracting and retaining great individuals. This includes health and dental coverage, which begins on your first day of work, 401(k) with match and immediate vesting, a competitive vacation plan and unrivaled career advancement opportunities.


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