Network and Security Specialist
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: : BBBH125101
Location: USA, Nevada, Reno
Sector: Technology, Cloud, Hosting & Infrastructure, Power
Date posted: 05/07/2018
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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