Prime

  • Network Security Administrator

    Job Locations US-MO-Springfield
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(8/20/2019 3:46 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-2301
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Information Technology
  • Overview

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    Prime, Inc. is looking for a motivated, team oriented professional to join our team.

    Responsibilities

     

    • Install, configure, harden, and maintain network components, including but not limited to NGFW, NIDS/NIPS, web proxies, switches, routers, wireless, and VPN devices at local and remote locations;
    • Monitor firewall, web proxy, and related tools for performance and resources, proactively increasing network uptime while enhancing security;
    • Plan and execute network incident response tasks as required.
    • Design, plan, an execute user and device network posturing and related security controls;
    • Conducts appropriate, routine tests to ensure the proper working condition and security of developed and purchased software/hardware;
    • Continuously educate peers on topics of network security, report testing results and recommend remediation actions
    • Coordinates and schedules installation of new network equipment or relocation of equipment physical or virtual;
    • Maintains an up-to-date technical and practical knowledge and understanding of security testing, analysis and best practices;
    • Act as an escalation point for other support teams and participate in the on-call rotation;
    • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of emerging tools and firewall, network security technologies;
    • Configure and harden enterprise WAN networking VPN, MPLS, and SD-WAN;
    • Participate in projects as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Any combination of education, training, and experience providing the following knowledge, skills, and abilities.

     

    Knowledge

    Requires a firm security centric understanding firewall, web proxy, WAN/SD-WAN technologies, WLAN, VOIP, routing protocols, and capacity planning. Requires Incident response planning and execution experience. Advanced knowledge of routing and routing protocols, specifically BGP, OSPF and EIGRP. Thorough knowledge of firewall technology and network security. Knowledge of desired state configuration (DSC). Knowledge of Security frameworks such as NIST CSF.

     

    Abilities

    Motivated and team oriented professional. Forward thinking and ability to adapt to evolving technology. Good troubleshooting and interpersonal skills. Self-motivated and willing to work extended hours or weekend if needed. Ability to effectively learn and acquire new knowledge and skills.  

     

    Experience, Education, and Training

    A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited University in Information Technology or related field is preferred; minimum 5 years of combined experience with routers, switches, and firewalls in an enterprise environment. Experience with Firewall and web proxy policies and rule sets to include Cisco and Palo Alto firewalls. Experience with Forescout is preferred.

     

    Physical Requirements

    This position requires being able to sit and remain focused and motivated for long periods of time. Being able to multitask between the computer, phone, and different projects is required.

     

    Working Environment

    Primarily indoors with heating and cooling regulated in a general office environment. Occasional travel to other offices.

     

    Licensing/Certification

    Current professional industry certifications preferred (CCNA Cyber Ops, CCNA Security, CCNP Security, PCNSE, GDSA).

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