Information Technology Consultant

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Our sister company, Topel Forman Information Services (TFIS LLC), is seeking an Information Technology Consultant. As an IT Consultant, you will have several years of experience working in Information Technology to support a diverse client base with a wide range of desktop, server, networking, and security needs. TFIS LLC is a progressive, boutique IT Consulting company with prominent Chicago based clients.  You will have direct contact with clients via onsite office and home visits, as well as remote support.


We offer a competitive salary with full benefits, including health insurance, 401k, internet and cell phone payment and opportunity for continuing education. To learn more about our company, please visit our website at

Foundational Attributes:

  • Personable and approachable
  • Professional demeanor with a strong business acumen
  • Comfortable working with a high level of autonomy
  • Comfortable working and collaborating with a team
  • Engenders a high degree of project ownership
  • Ability to manage time well with a focus on generating billable hours
  • Excellent troubleshooting methodology with an ability to research solutions for new problems
  • Strong sense of operational security with a duty to maintain integrity of sensitive client data
  • Ability to liaise with vendors and manage project budgets
  • Excellent organizational and intercommunication
  • Eagerness to learn new technologies and methodologies

Technical Proficiencies

  • Ability to design, troubleshoot, and maintain IT Infrastructure
  • Strong working knowledge of workstation operating systems
  • Experience with VMWare, Hyper-V, Cisco, NAS/SAN Storage, VPNs, Exchange, O365, SQL
  • Configure and maintain Windows Server / Active Directory / Group Policy
  • Install and manage firewalls, switches, Wi-Fi, and other network hardware
  • Ability to troubleshoot & maintain Android and iOS mobile devices
  • Documentation of processes, standards, and procedures for client systems
  • Research and implement new hardware, applications, and IT related services

Job Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science or similar
  • 5-7 years working in the Information Technology field
  • Relevant software certifications are a plus
  • Microsoft, Cisco, VMWare, CompTIA, etc

Additional Requirements:

  • Valid driver’s license required
  • This position can be very active and requires physical activity at times such as standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, lifting, and climbing
  • Evening and weekend work may be required for business-critical operations and project-driven tasks