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Network and Security Specialist

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH125101
  • Location: USA, Nevada, Reno
  • Sector: Technology, Cloud, Hosting & Infrastructure, Power
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 14/11/2018
This vacancy has now expired.

 Design, configure, deploy, and maintain Network and security infrastructure in coordination with Global team.
 Analyze problems, recommend solutions to meet business objectives.
 Actively protect information technology assets and infrastructure from external or internal threats and ensure that the company complies with statutory and regulatory requirements regarding information access, security and privacy.
 Implement firewall solutions to properly secure Company's data and provide consultation on all new firewall implementations, firewall configuration changes, and projects requiring security operational support.
 Assist the end-user, other IT professionals, and external customers in requesting security variances and implementation of subsequent configuration change requests.
 Recommend best security practices to achieve stated business objectives, advises on risk assumptions for any variances granted, and provides alternatives to achieve desired end results.
 Assist in incident response for any breaches, intrusions, or theft.
 Monitor systems for any anomalies, proper updating, and patching.
 Monitor vendor websites for potential threat alerts and software upgrades.
 Evaluates and performs planning, testing, and implementation of software and hardware upgrades.
 Maintains system documentation and configuration data for regulatory and audit purposes.
 Coach and guide Service Desk and Desk Side Support technicians in their incident response, directing incident first responder actions, and appropriately escalating issues.


 Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field or equivalent work experience required. Master's Degree in IT preferred.
 Minimum of 6 years' experience of recent professional experience in network administration and minimum 6-year experience with network security protocols, hardware and software.
 Experience with network infrastructure design including telephones and video.
 Demonstrated experience with Cisco router and switch configuration.
 Demonstrated experience with one or more of the following firewalls: Checkpoint, PaloAlto, Fortigate. IDS/IPS and Syslog knowledge.
 CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification preferred.
 Demonstrated experience with VPN management and support.
 Demonstrated experience with Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS), and QoS.
 Demonstrated experience with wireless network configuration.
 Windows Server and Active Directory setup and troubleshooting experience.

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