Anixter Center

Chicago, IL

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Location: Chicago, IL
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary: Competitive

Job Description

Under the general supervision of the Director of IT, performs moderately complex activities related to networks and communications strategy, including security, designs, communications infrastructure implementation, acceptance testing and continual auditing of Anixter's networks,  including application servers, routers, Firewall, LAN, WAN, phone systems and Workstations. Also manages the IT disaster backup and recovery systems.


Primary Responsibilities


  • Maintain integrity of the network, server deployment, and security.
  • Ensure network connectivity throughout Anixter's LAN/WAN infrastructure.
  • Install and support LANs, WANs, network segments, Internet, and intranet systems.
  • Analyze, isolate, and resolve network issues.
  • Maintain network servers such as File servers, Domain Controllers, and SQL Servers.
  • Administer desktop computers, printers, routers, switches, firewalls, phones, software deployment, and security updates.
  • Support downtime recovery efforts and planned downtime maintenance when necessary.


  • Associates degree or higher in a technical field.
  • 3-5 years minimum working in a medium/large multi-site production networking environment.
  • Must have experience configuring switches, firewalls, and routers preferably Juniper devices.
  • Must have experience configuring Hyper-V environments and managing virtual servers, networks and desktops.
  • Must have experience configuring and Installing VDI environments.
  • A thorough understanding of Network Infrastructure and topology, LAN/WAN, TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, VPN, and Network monitoring tools.
  • Requires experience with Enterprise Wireless APs and security systems preferably Juniper devices.
  • The ability to quickly and thoroughly diagnose and resolve issues within the company's networks.
  • Must have experience with Windows Server Applications (Active Directory, Exchange Enterprise, IIS).
  • Must have experience with Windows Active Directory, DNS, DHCP. 
  • Must have the ability to travel between Anixter locations.

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