Job Title: Network Security Consultant/ Architect
Montvale, NJ 07645 OR St. Louis, MO 63102 OR Dallas, TX 75201 OR Atlanta, GA 30308 OR Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Duration: Contract to Hire
Years of Experience: 8 - 10 years
Type of Experience: Experience in an enterprise architecture
Experience in Network Security Design and Engineering, managing and supporting large scale projects and network automaton, preferably within a professional services firm or similar environment
Experience designing and implementing network security architecture and reference architectures; from business requirements gathering to technology rollout oversight, including capacity management, definition of scoring methodologies for technology selection, integration of multiple tools and technical documentation
Cisco CCIE, CCNP, CCDP or CISSP certification preferred
Deep understanding of TCP/IP and Routing & Switching
Switching technologies vPC, vPC+, OTV, VDC, VRF, VXLAN, VRF
Routing technologies, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, IPV4/V6, NAT, ACLs, DNS
Knowledge of NTP, SNMP, NetFlow, CEF, Security Protocols, network management tools
Technical knowledge of remote access technology MPLS, VPN, IP Sec and ACLs; NAC technology
Deep understanding of IDS/IPS such as SourceFire, and Palo Alto
Expert level in firewall technologies, Cisco ASA and Palo Alto is required
Deep understanding of Proxies and Content Filtering technologies such as Bluecoat proxies
Working knowledge of threat intelligent management products such as Arbor TMS, Akamai DDOS protection
Demonstrated experience in vulnerability scanning and related products
Knowledge of event correlation systems to diagnose and manage security events within the firm.
Knowledge or Hands-on experience with public cloud deployments like AWS, Azure is a plus.
Good knowledge of Network function virtualization Virtual router/Switch, Virtual FW, Virtual Load Balancers
Strong verbal/written communication, with ability to effectively interact with individuals at all levels of responsibility and authority.
Must be able to prioritize, delegate and foster the development of high-performance teams to lead/support an environment driven by customer service and team work. Strong trouble-shooting and organizational skills and ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
Ability to participate in resource planning processes based on defined organizational plans
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