Border Network Security Engineer

Category: Location: Chicago Job ID: 20270 Date Posted: June 3rd, 2020

Job Title: Border Network Security Engineer
LOA: 6 + months

Border Network Security Engineer

Provides technical design, implementation and life cycle support for network security solutions (firewalls, IDS/IPS, etc.) Applies IT knowledge, specialized technical experience, research, and analysis to create technical solution specification that meets requirements. Knowledgeable in common tools that support area of expertise. Drives implementation and provides technical support for escalated operational incidents and problems. Monitors and reports task assignment progress and status as required and escalates risks and issues to key stakeholders. Proactively identifies opportunities for continuous improvement by evaluating new technologies, tools and engineering methods that are applicable within area of responsibility and expertise. 4 – 7 years of experience.

Required Skills:
Minimum of Associate’s degree in technical discipline.
4+ years of experience with network and security planning, design, and implementing LAN, WAN, network security, and wireless network infrastructures.
4+ years of hands on and working knowledge experience with firewalls, proxies, routers, switches and WAN connectivity.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate technical subject matter to non-technical audiences.
Ability to understand enterprise security requirements, develop designs and solutions that align with and meet requirements for IT and business strategy.
Ability to work extended hours or weekends if necessary
Preferred Skills:
Certifications: CCNA, CCNP, CISSP
Working knowledge of network security connectivity with cloud providers.
Working knowledge of SD-WAN technologies
Understanding of micro segmentation
Experience in pharma, health care, or regulated industry

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