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Senior Systems Engineer
Winston & Strawn LLP is an international law firm with nearly 1,000 attorneys among 17 offices in Beijing, Brussels, Charlotte, Chicago, Geneva, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Moscow, New York, Newark, Paris, San Francisco, Shanghai, Silicon Valley, and Washington, D.C.
Our firm serves the needs of enterprises of all types and sizes, in both the private and the public sector. The exceptional depth and geographic reach of our resources enable Winston & Strawn to manage virtually every type of business-related legal issue.
We understand that clients are looking for value beyond just legal expertise. With this in mind, we work hard to understand the level of involvement our clients want from us. We take time to learn about our clients’ organizations and their business objectives. And, we place significant emphasis on technology and teamwork in an effort to respond quickly and effectively to our clients’ needs.
Winston & Strawn has built its reputation on the quality and character of its lawyers, past and present, many of whom are recognized leaders in the American legal community. Our history of more than 150 years is a chronicle of individuals and events that have helped shape the firm and create the strong foundation on which we continue to build.
We remain committed to the traditions of client service, professional development, and community involvement instilled by our leaders of the past, while embracing the innovations driving the legal profession in the 21st century.
Winston & Strawn’s Chicago office in the center of the city’s downtown "Loop" serves as the firm’s world headquarters. The Chicago office is located on the top 15 floors of the Leo Burnett Building and overlooks both the Chicago River and State Street. It is home to 400 attorneys who provide the full range legal services to meet the needs of clients in virtually every business sector, from Fortune 500 corporations and financial institutions to small and midsize companies.
Winston & Strawn offers its employees a challenging work environment, emphasizes training and responsibility, and provides competitive compensation and progressive workplace policies. Because the firm believes that teamwork is an essential component in providing high quality legal services, we value the talents and skills of our entire staff. Staff contributions are recognized throughout the year with various staff appreciation programs. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled (EOE=Equal Opportunity Employer)
Senior Systems Engineer
The Senior Systems Engineer is responsible for the design, installation, and maintenance of the firm’s infrastructure and standards on a global scope. This individual is responsible for establishing high availability systems for the firm’s current size (1,800 users, 15 datacenters) and evolving such designs to match the firm’s planned growth worldwide. The infrastructure today includes leading edge technologies that reflect the mission critical nature of our network. Enterprise class data centers, Microsoft Windows based systems, EMC Storage Area Networks, HP & Cisco UCS server systems, VMWare VSphere & Citrix virtualization. As our need for system resources, availability, recovery, mobility, and security continue to grow, we expect this role to lead us to our next level of IT capability and security.
Must be specifically listed on resume in order to be considered for this position.
- High School Diploma or GED required.
- 5+ years of Enterprise level network engineering experience
- Strong knowledge of VMWare and Windows Server Active Directory (must be listed on resume) required.
Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Relevant technical certifications are highly desired. HP & Cisco Server hardware, data center design, data cabling, software and network management and monitoring tools. Ability to lead the troubleshooting of problems in relation to installation, configuration and general maintenance of network systems including data communications. Mandatory attendance of monthly off-hours network maintenance, and be available for unscheduled emergency maintenance. Ability to travel according to business requirements and support a 24/365 business. Clearance of Firm standard background checks required. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled (EOE=Equal Opportunity Employer)