Jr. Network Security Engineer

Updated on: 25 Sep 2017
Flexible 40 hrs

Entry level position in the Network Security field requiring a solid IT background. Degree in a related field, and/or 4 years of experience required. Prefer McAfee Certified Product Specialist, however training will be provided for this position on the necessary products. A strong ability to learn new products rapidly, and people skills, are required. U.S. citizenship is also required.

The position will encompass supporting our Professional Services division. This will involve travel primarily across the U.S., but also has opportunity for international travel. All Professional services engagements are weekly projects and all of the travel expenses are covered. The goal of this position is to take an entry level position and, through training, transition to a Sr. Network Security Engineer. There is room for advancement in job responsibility and pay.

Must be able to pass a thorough background check, and drug screen.

Job Duties:

Establishes network specifications by conferring with users; analyzing workflow, access,information, and security requirements; designing router administration, including interface configuration and routing protocols.

Establishes network by evaluating network performance issues including availability, utilization, throughput, and latency; planning and executing the selection, installation, configuration, and testing of equipment; defining network policies and procedures; establishing connections and firewalls.

Maintains network performance by performing network monitoring and analysis, and performance tuning; troubleshooting network problems.

Secures network by developing network access, monitoring, control, and evaluation; maintaining documentation.

Prepares users by designing and conducting training programs; providing references and support.

Upgrades network by conferring with vendors; developing, testing, evaluating, and installing enhancements.

Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.

Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Skills : Network Performance Tuning, LAN Knowledge, Network Design and Implementation, Problem Solving, Strategic Planning, Multi-tasking, Quality Focus, Coordination, Technical Understanding, Quick Study, Technical Zeal, McAfee Product Experience

Qualifications : CCNA(or equivalent), BS Degree or 5 years experience, and Security + or equivalent meeting 8570 requirements. Prefer Intel Security Certified Product Specialist

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