Network Data & Security Engineer


Irvine, CA

Industry: IT Consulting/Services


Not Specified years

Posted 363 days ago

  by    Emily Russo

This job is no longer available.

We are looking for Network Data & Security Engineer for our client in Fort Collins, CO / Irvine, CA

Job Title: Network Data & Security Engineer

Job Location: Fort Collins, CO / Irvine, CA

Job Type: Contract – 12 Months / Contract to Hire / Direct Hire

“US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time.”

Job Description:

  • Hands on experience on High end Switches (Cisco Nexus7K,5K,2K, Cisco 6500, 4500, 3750 and 2900 Series) and Routers (ASR and ISR platforms).
  • Should be able to handle complex issues.
  • Experience of designing & managing large scale networkinfrastructure and Data Centers.
  • In depth knowledge of configuring and troubleshooting switching technologies like STP, VTP, Multicast, QOS.
  • In depth knowledge of configuring and troubleshooting routing protocols (BGP, OSPF and EIGRP).
  • Detailed knowledge of network concepts such as MPLS, STP, HSRP/VRRP, Load Balancing, and WAN Optimization.
  • Ability to provide Data center solutions independently on the Cisco Nexus.
  • Extensive experience in Layer 2 & Layer 3 technologies Install and configure network solutions using routers, switches, and security devices from various vendors.
  • Demonstrate solid networking and securityexperience.
  • Good understanding of IPSEC VPN.
  • Good understanding of Incident and Change Management procedures.
  • Experience in information gathering, planning, and execution of large and complex networksecurity projects such as migrations and/or upgrades is an absolute requirement
  • Protects system by defining access privileges, control structures, and resources.
  • Find security gaps by performing routine audits of hardware and software entities on the network and closing those gaps.
  • Apply operating system updates, patches and make configuration changes to tighten security.
  • Upgrade, manage, and maintain VPN concentrators, routers, and otherNetwork equipment.
  • Monitor networks and make any necessary repairs utilizing available network tools before they cause network outages.
  • Knowledge of security best practice guidelines (ISO 17799, NIST, etc.)
  • Implements security improvements by assessing current situation; evaluating trends; anticipating requirements.
  • Determines security violations and inefficiencies by conducting periodic audits.
  • Upgrades system by implementing and maintaining security controls.
  • Maintains quality service by following organization standards.
  • Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing publications.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Relevant professional experience including working knowledge of the following technologies:
  • TCP/IPnetworking including IP classes, subnets, multicast, NAT.
  • WINS, DNS, and DHCP, Networktroubleshooting.
  • Microsoft OS and Server technologies 
  • Remote access methods.
  • Backup and disaster recovery methodologies.
  • Patch management technologies and processes.
  • Wireless protocols and services.
  • Network analysis tools.
  • Familiarity with UNIX a plus
  • Hands on experience with firewalls, routers, bridges, switches and gateway devices, appliances and software.