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Network and Security Specialist

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH128208
  • Location: USA, Washington, Seattle
  • Sector: Information Security & Technology Risk, R and D
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 21/09/2018
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

*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.
*Must be able to operate a vehicle in a safe manner and ability to travel to other locations.


REQUIREMENTS

*Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field or equivalent work experience required. Master's Degree in IT preferred.
*6 years of recent, professional experience in network administration.
*6 years of 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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