Network Engineer

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Date: Jun 12, 2024

Location: Franklin Park, IL, US, 60131

Company: Sloan Valve Company

Sloan is the world’s leading manufacturer of commercial plumbing systems and has been in operation since 1906. We are at the forefront of the green building movement and provide sustainable restroom solutions.  We manufacture water-efficient products including flush valves, electronic faucets, soap dispensing and sink systems along with vitreous china fixtures for commercial, industrial and institutional markets worldwide.



We have an immediate need for a Network Engineer at our Franklin Park, IL location. Network Engineers focus on maintaining, improving, and optimizing the network infrastructure at Sloan. You will perform complex technical and professional work involving the planning, design, implementation and management of networking and security solutions. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Network Manager. You will provide project leadership and supervision to professional and technical personnel in other departments during project assignments.  This is a great opportunity for a career path into management with the company.



  • Oversee and manage the telephony systems.
  • Responsible for technical documentation of Network infrastructure and topology.
  • Support of ITIL related processes for change, incident, event and problem management.
  • Oversee vendors, contract new services and support the network infrastructure for operations and project implementations. Understand support contracts, license renewals and governance/SLA review of vendor network providers.
  • Assist in implementation of new network services aligning to refresh cycle and approved architecture, improved services, or additional business requirements.
  • Manage the LAN / WAN environment including connectivity, routing, monitoring, and break/fix. This would include firewalls, routers, switches, access points, and any other network related hardware. Standardized on a refresh cycle for hardware, maintain maintenance contracts and provision services as needed to support business requirements.
  • Responsible for steady state operations of the network environment inclusive of all network connectivity. Responsible for daily performance and availability of the Sloan network. Address and resolve incidents per ITIL processes for break/fix related issues for the supported environment. Assist in managing the network including capacity, break/fix, network routing, monitoring, and availability. Assist other business units as needed with network isolation, firewalling malicious traffic and vulnerability management in the network space.



  • 5+ Years Relevant Experience in a network engineering role within an enterprise environment.
  • Experience with enterprise-level network design, engineering, and administration. Experience with common networking devices such as firewalls, switches, and fabric interconnects. Commonly used brands include Cisco, Meraki, Juniper, Checkpoint, etc. Knowledge IP Routing & Switching BGP, OSPF, MPLS, L2-VPNs, technologies, and protocols e.g. Spanning-tree protocol, LACP, BFD, UDLD, etc.
  • Knowledge with network firewalls, configuring and troubleshooting app-based, and destination IP based rule sets. Experience with Cisco and Meraki AP's and Wireless Controllers to assist with wireless coverage issues. Understand Fiber, Coax & Ethernet mediums and able to drive new site openings.
  • Develop multi-functional relationships with development and operations teams. Highly curious and strong troubleshooting skills. Ability to work independently under tight deadlines with little or no guidance and/or oversight from a project manager.
  • Manage vendor, plan & coordinate testing (whether done internally or by vendor) and evaluate PoCs. Must be able to work well individually as well as with a team. Excellent verbal and written communication skills a must. Travel- 25% Experience with technical project management skills, ITIL processes, strong analytical and organizational skill.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Certifications Cisco-- CCNA, CCNP (or similar work experience, other network certifications (e.g., Checkpoint).
  • Cloud and SaaS related experience.



We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, including:

  • A choice of Medical (with Health Savings Account), Dental, Vision, Rx Insurance for employees and their eligible dependents
  • Company paid Basic Life and AD & D Insurance, Basic Accident Insurance, Disability Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, and Well-being Programs.
  • Paid time off, Paid Sick Leave, Paid Vacation time, Paid Sick time, Paid Military Leave, and Paid Volunteer time away from work.
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Commuter Parking and Transit Accounts, and Tuition Reimbursement benefits.
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with a Company match.
  • Employee Service Anniversary Awards and Employee Recognition Programs


Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB):

We are intentional in building an inclusive culture that embraces different voices, ideas, and backgrounds. We commit to continuing this ever-growing journey with and for our employees, customers, partners, and community. We are better together when we can be ourselves.


We Are Proud Partners With the Chicago Cubs:

We are a Legacy Partner of the Chicago Cubs and we are proud to be the organization’s official water efficiency partner! Through this relationship, which includes the naming rights to Sloan Park, the Cubs’ Spring Training facility in Mesa, Arizona, we have had the opportunity to promote our brand and continue our water conservation efforts in the city of Chicago and around the world.




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We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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