Network and Systems Technician
Next Step Systems - Chicago, IL

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Network & Systems Technician - Chicago,

Network & Systems Technician

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Two openings available - day shift and night

Proprietary trading firm is seeking to add
a Network/Systems technician to an existing
IT team to assist, maintain and progressively
improve the existing infrastructure of a professional
trading environment.

The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated
individual that can work efficiently with a
technical team in a highly demanding environment.
The candidate will be someone who can troubleshoot
technology-related problems that might include
hardware and software issues, equipment failure
and TCP/IP connectivity. Duties may include
installation of new software, deployment of
new hardware, training of users, troubleshooting
hardware/software, troubleshooting networking
equipment, wiring, maintaining procedure documents
and inventory/asset management. The candidate
must have outstanding communication and prioritization
skills and be able to effectively take direction.

  • Install, configure, maintain and troubleshoot
PC hardware and software.

  • Create and maintain technical/process documentation
and proactively share this information to team

  • Actively seek out and participate in projects
to maintain and improve the systems/network

  • Create and maintain standard PC images for
multiple workstation models.

  • Process, monitor and prioritize trouble tickets.
  • Troubleshoot basic TCP/IP and multicast issues.
  • Assist in managing and maintaining technology

  • Assist with hardware and software purchases.
  • Train new employees and staff as directed.
  • Perform network backups and restores.
  • Install and monitor antivirus software.
  • Provide basic support on network hardware.
  • Support other key initiatives as the business

  • Proficient in installing and supporting current
versions of Microsoft Windows Operating Systems.

  • Windows Server 2008/Active Directory exposure
and experience remotely managing servers and

  • Experience with Linux/Unix (Redhat, Fedora,
Ubuntu, HPUX/AIX).

  • Manage high-pressure situations professionally,
calmly and with urgency.

  • Proficient in installing and supporting all
Microsoft end user applications; familiar with
other common business and productivity software.

  • Experience creating and maintaining active
directory accounts.

  • Ability to work independently and provide progress

  • Excellent customer service and communication

  • Knowledge of network TCP/IP protocol (understand
the difference between TCP and UDP).

  • Familiar with Multicast.
  • Knowledge of security technologies such as
SSL, VPN and firewall.

  • Experience with Cisco routers/switches a plus.
  • Willing to work off hours and/or weekends.
  • Willing to be “on call”.
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