Senior Network Engineer / Architect
Milwaukee, WI  / New Berlin, WI 
Posted 12 days ago
Job Description

What we hope to find?
We’re seeking a hands-on “Senior Network Engineer / Architect” to join our creative-minded team of professionals. Our development department desires someone that is ready to take their career to the next step, from being a great network engineer to a great network engineer consultant. This position will not only be responsible for implementing new solutions and managing projects, but also assisting with our senior team with some mentoring our lower level engineers.   Are YOU ready for the next challenge? If so read on.

Join the Chaney Team!
At Chaney, we work hard to create an environment that employees love and want to be a part of – a company that displays true integrity through good leadership and the actions of our employees. With professional ethics, a team atmosphere, casual dress environment, flexible hours, variety of work and fun people…why would you look anywhere else? We work hard…but want to have fun doing it.

What we do?
Think of us as a “boutique” full-service IT Consulting firm, that offers services in three major areas; Infrastructure – Development – and Hosting. Each department within our boutique provides custom solutions specifically designed for the needs of our clients.  Solutions related to network upgrades/migrations, email, virtualization & storage solutions, onsite/cloud backups solutions, disaster recovery, custom web & desktop .NET solutions, hosting and managed services in our data center.

Reasons to work here?
Well, we feel there are many reasons you should work here. Some of our people say they like it here because we all work together and support one another, some really like the fact that we always put the best interests of our clients before profit, and still others say it's because of the family-like atmosphere and all the fun we have together outside of work. But, I think they like it here because our workday is always interesting and new.  But this isn’t about us… it’s about what YOU want in your next position.  So we invite you to read on and skim through the job description below, and if sounds like a good fit for you (and your family), send us your resume, we'd love to talk to you.

Technical Requirements: (applicants should have at least 5 of the following)
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Network / Systems integration and administration
  • Strong understanding of networking concepts (TCP/IP, routing, switching)
  • Extensive experience with our core focus areas:
    • Microsoft Server - 2003, 2008, 2012
    • Exchange Server -  2003, 2007, 2010
    • Virtualization technology knowledge (Hyper-V & VMware implementation)
    • SAN Storage Solutions
    • Cisco Products / Technology (a plus)
      • ASA Firewalls (including VPN)
      • Routers and Switches
      • Wireless site survey/implementation
    • Firewalls – Cisco, Fortinet, SonicWALL, etc.
    • System backup and disaster recovery solutions – Barracuda, Veeam , Symantec
    • Hardware knowledge for HP/Dell workstations and servers
  • Cloud computing solutions (Office 365, Google Apps)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft SQL maintenance and management operations
  • Experience with Data Center planning / managing (a plus)
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics CRM (a plus)
Consulting Skills Required:
  • Provide superior customer service at all times, both internal and client-facing.
  • Provide consulting and pre-sales support to our sales team, interfacing with clients to gather business and technical requirements and then translate them into appropriate solutions with accurate cost estimates.
  • Design, plan, install, configure, migrate to, support and document, independently and/or as part of a team, best practice solutions to meet current and future business and technical requirements of our clients using solutions from Microsoft, Cisco, HP, Dell, Apple, VMware, Citrix, Symantec, Fortinet, and others.
  • You have good verbal and written communication skills
  • A desire to mentor, coach, and motivate our team
  • A passion for technology, and desire to stay current on industry trends
  • You enjoy working in a fast paced, evolving, and dynamic environment
Your Personal Values or Beliefs:
  • You tend to learn new stuff on your own, often before everyone else
  • You’re a builder – you love to design and build client solutions and see live in action
  • You believe multi-tasking and balancing multiple projects at the same time is a “no-brainer”
  • You’re not afraid to go to the boss and share your ideas for improvements in your department or anywhere else in the company.
  • You believe that your family comes first and want to work with like-minded people
Certification(s) in one or more of the following is a plus:  Microsoft, Citrix, Fortinet, SonicWall, VMware and/or Hyper-V.  

We offer a competitive benefits package to all our employees and the starting salary for this position is based on the number of "technical requirements" (listed above) that the applicant has.   Salary range can vary from $90K - $100K depending on experience.

This is a field position, which means a valid driver’s license and verified car insurance is required for employment.


Job Summary
Start Date
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
1st Shift
Salary and Benefits
90-100K DOE
Chaney Systems continues to offer the industry leading benefits package which includes: Vacation, sick and holiday paid time off, health, dental, life, company matched 401k, bonus program, employee hardware/software discount and approved education reimbursement. It doesn’t get any better than this!
Required Education
Certification or Vocational
Required Experience
10 to 15 years
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