Village of Northbrook

IT Systems Engineer
Village of Northbrook

The Village of Northbrook, Illinois (population 35,237), is a thriving, progressive community strategically located 25 miles north of Chicago. Home to several corporate headquarters, an upscale mall, a charming downtown, and several public transit resources, Northbrook is a prosperous village with a small-town feel. A family-oriented community, residents enjoy a variety of events and recreational opportunities, parks and natural areas, dining and retail choices, and high quality municipal services. Northbrook has a diverse blend of rich history and strong civic-minded leadership, making it a wonderful place to live, work, and play.

The Village of Northbrook is looking to fill an IT Systems Engineer position in the Information Technology Department. Reporting to the Chief Information Officer (CIO), the person in this role will play a key part in maintaining, supporting, expanding, and securing the Village’s modern technology infrastructure. Technologies includes virtual servers, wired and wireless networks, storage systems, backup systems, applications, databases, security systems, cloud services, and other technologies. Additionally, the IT Systems Engineer will act in a 3rd level support role for others in the IT Department. This position will also participate in an on-call rotation, as scheduled.

Qualified applicants must have knowledge of current versions of Microsoft Windows Server and VMWare, along with experience implementing and troubleshooting Cisco/Meraki wired/wireless network connectivity. Additionally, experience with backup solutions and storage systems is required, as is a familiarity with various security solutions. Candidates must be able to work efficiently, both independently and within a team. The ideal candidate is passionate about technology and has a curiosity that leads to the recommendation of new solutions. The IT Systems Engineer position requires excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and the ability to work with a variety of levels of staff with varying degrees of technical expertise. Successful candidates will have five or more years of experience implementing and supporting a variety of technology infrastructure solutions with a strong desire to learn more. A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field is desired, along with a proven set of technology skills.

The expected starting pay range for this position is $80,000 – $94,250 DOQ. The Village also offers a comprehensive benefits package, which includes pension (IMRF), health & dental Insurance, life insurance and generous leave benefits.

Applications are available on the Northbrook website Interested applicants may apply by emailing a cover letter and resume to with IT Systems Engineer in the subject field. Applicants are encouraged to apply by November 15, 2022, but the position will remain open until filled.

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