Senior Network Engineer

Country Financial Bloomington , IL 61701

Posted 7 days ago

At COUNTRY Financial, our Senior Network Engineer ensures the planning, selection, build, and maintenance of high quality technology solutions that meet defined and emerging business capability needs in a cost effective way. Focuses on building and implementing automation solutions for provisioning services around core network infrastructure including WAN/LAN technologies. Analyzes existing provisioning processes and seeks opportunities to gain efficiencies through the use of automation. Partners with IT Security Analysts and Enterprise Architects to establish, understand, and adhere to technical and IT security standards. Involved in all aspects of the technology lifecycle to ensure that non-functional and functional requirements are adhered to in design and build so solutions are agile, stable, secure, resilient, and perform well. Ensures that systems are maintained and supported to run effectively in production.


  • Design, build, implement, and support COUNTRY's IT solutions.

  • Ensure IT solutions meet requirements for security, availability, capacity, resiliency, and performance in a way that is efficient and supportable, reducing overall support costs.

  • Understand industry leading solutions and trends for assigned technologies and applying those as appropriate for COUNTRY.

  • Understand business needs and partnering with appropriate IT counterparts to recommend technology solutions.

  • Establish and maintain an IT multi-year strategy with a focus on continuous improvement. Create and maintain solutions architecture artifacts and other strategy and system documentation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Cisco WAN/LAN experience.

  • F5 Load Balancer experience.

  • Router/Switch hardware design and provisioning experience.

  • Wireless Controller experience.

  • Cisco Vulnerability Management experience.

  • Advanced knowledge of networking concepts and topology.

Required Qualifications:

  • Typically requires:

  • Bachelor's degree and at least 8 years of experience in information technology OR,

  • Master's degree and at least 6 years of experience in information technology OR,

  • At least 10 years of experience in information technology.

  • At least 1 year lead experience.

Physical Requirements:

  • Normal office environment.

  • Work may extend beyond normal business hours as business needs dictate. #LI-AH1

For more details about careers at COUNTRY Financial, please visit us online at

COUNTRY does not generally sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.

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