Systems Engineer

Location: Chicago, IL

Department: Service Operations

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Systems Engineer - Mid Level (Chicago 60613)

Switchfast Technologies ( is a Managed Services Provider serving Chicago and the surrounding suburbs.  We've been named one of Chicago's Best and Brightest Companies to work for in 2017, and will continue to succeed by the dedication to our clients and employees.  We're looking to add an experienced Systems Engineer - one who thrives in a process driven, supportive environment.

It is vital to the Switchfast Management Team that employees are engaged, motivated, and happy. They will continually work with you to maintain the personal and professional growth you seek.  This includes continuing your education through industry certifications, providing you with training materials, full reimbursement for tests, and salary incentives with each new certification.

You will be successful in this role if you have the following skills, and qualities:

  • 2+ years in a similar Systems/Network Engineer role, preferably with a MSP
  • Systems Administration expertise - Windows, Hyper-V/VMware, Active Directory
  • Advanced Networking experience - vLANS, routing, VPNS, QoS optimization
  • Advanced Storage Solutions experience - Setup/configuration of SAN clusters, LUN management, performance optimization
  • Experience with IT security and best practices
  • Excel in a collaborative, customer service driven environment. Extraordinary attention to detail in tickets, email, and creating network documentation.
  • Ideal candidates hold current industry certifications applicable to this role.

This is a full-time (hourly + overtime) position.  Salary is based on your experience, technical aptitude (which we will test in our recruiting process), industry certifications you currently hold, and overall alignment to the needs of our team. We offer BCBS healthcare coverage with domestic partner option, company paid life & disability insurance, a quarterly bonus program, 401k with 4% employer match, financial health & wellness assistance, paid time off, and regular performance reviews.

All applications are reviewed promptly.  I will contact you if it is determined you could be successful in this role.  



Victor Kelly

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