IT Cyber Operations Systems Engineer in Durham, NC at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 1/15/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job ID: 55665

Our client in Durham, North Carolina is seeking an IT Cyber Operations Systems Engineer. 

Candidates who are eligible to work in the US without sponsorship are encouraged to apply.

Core Responsibilities
• Manage IT Security operations related technologies such as firewalls, IPS, proxy systems, logging, DLP, Anti-Virus, ATP, and other security devices/services.
• Manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders, vendors, and related technologies suppliers.
• Evaluate, plan, perform, and document system changes following formal change management process(es) in a regulated GxP environment

Practical hands on experience with the following technologies

  • Required
    • Check Point Firewalls
    • Cisco ASA
    • Palo Alto Firewalls
    • Zscaler ZIA, ZPA
  • Desired
    • Tufin
    • Algosec
    • BlueCoat Proxy, CAS, WSS
    • Splunk

• Ability to prioritize issues and work on multiple issues simultaneously
• Experience working with and oversight of Vendor Managed Service providers to include support of a 7/24 enterprise global operation.
• Expertise of network protocols, Internet standards including TCP, UDP, SNMP, SMTP, SSL and others.
• Excellent planning, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
• Proven ability to meet designated deadlines and professional business practices and demonstrated ability to manage multiple initiatives and project teams.
• Minimum 2+ years professional experience with Checkpoint, Palo Alto, and Cisco firewalls, TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, LAN/WAN, Routing, Switching, IPv4/v6, UNIX Admin and experience with switches, routers, etc. The individual will need to have a strong understanding of networking and associated protocols in a large-scale, highly available 24x7 corporate-wide IT environment.

Experience/Skills Required
• Two or more years delivering information security infrastructure support and related services with a minimum of 4 years IT experience.
• Knowledge of CheckPoint, Palo Alto, Zscaler firewall technologies required.
• Working knowledge of firewalls, load balancers and proxies and core services.
• Experience with the configuration of a network DMZs.
• Experience working with information security practices, software, and hardware.
• Expert knowledge of TCP/IP, common protocols and standards.
• Strong process oriented individual with experience in ITIL concepts.

Bachelors Degree Minimum

Fast Switch, Ltd. is a high-growth IT staffing firm, with headquarters in Dublin, Ohio and with offices serving the Columbus, Detroit, Boston, Cincinnati, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Hartford, Los Angeles, Tucson, San Francisco, Denver, and Cleveland metropolitan areas.  We have a staff of over 780 associates and have experienced growth while remaining profitable.

Compensation can vary depending on experience and capability, plus benefits which include healthcare, dental, and vision insurance, long term disability coverage, and 401(k) with match and IMMEDIATE vesting.  Our benefits package, in this day and age, is superb.

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