Consulting Network Security Engineer - CDW (2)

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    17 days ago

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    6-12 Months

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Job Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Consulting Network Security Engineer - Network Security ( REMOTE) for an opportunity with a client located in Chicago, IL. Our client is looking for the ideal candidate who have experience implementing policy-based design for firewalls, experience designing, implementing and upgrading Cisco security solutions such as ISE, ACD, ASA firewalls and Anyconnect VPN technologies. This is a 6-12 month contract to hire and will be 40 hrs./week.


  • Provide client consultation: perform analyses of customer security needs and recommend, design, and implement secure server and network environments
  • Provide technology support: install, maintain, upgrade, and troubleshoot servers, networks, firewalls, VPNs, and other security products, providing solutions to complex hardware/software problems
  • Test LAN/WAN/WLAN security products: implement test plans, evaluate test equipment and design test networks, and aid in the development of automated test suites
  • Effectively communicate security policy and technology issues and product capabilities through both high-quality written documents unstructured interviews to all levels of client
  • Keep up to date with network security issues and products; develop and compete an education plan to grow your skills consistent with client needs
  • Participate in various IT projects intended to continually improve/upgrade converged network solutions
  • Follow life-cycle oriented processes and procedures
  • Troubleshoot, maintain, upgrade, and provide solutions to complex hardware/software problems
  • Assist in the management of projects using project management methodology
  • Regularly interface with technical and business staff of customers, including the project sponsor and stakeholders of projects in more complex engagements
  • Serve as technical point of contact on customer engagements
  • Create and execute test plans to meet project requirements for assigned components
  • Identify and communicate potential opportunities for cross-selling to the sales team
  • Manage time and expense to meet or exceed expectations defined in the Statement of Work
  • Provide high quality content deliverables using the appropriate document templates
  • Ensure solution is implemented as designed to the customer's satisfaction and approval
  • Work with Professional Services Managers, ATAE's, Project Managers and customers to manage expectations and timelines to ensure expectations and commitments are being met
  • Conducts/leads design workshops for complex designs to meet customer, business and technical objectives
  • Proactively develops plans and activities to avoid problems
  • Educates the customer on solution as appropriate throughout the life of the project or service life

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in business, computer science, a related technical degree or equivalent
  • Five years' experience delivering complex technical solutions including planning, development, implementation and support

Other Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years consulting experience
  • Experience designing, implementing and upgrading of Cisco security solutions such as ISE 1.x, ACD 3.x/4.x/5.x, ASA firewalls and Anyconnect VPN technologies
  • Experience designing, implementing and upgrading of Cisco SourceFire Solutions such as ASA intergration, IPS Appliances and FireAMP Endpoints
  • Experience designing and implementing IDS/IPS solutions
  • Minimum of one year experience in programming or analytical work
  • Knowledge of security specialty areas such as policy, disaster avoidance and recovery planning, technical investigations, or risk analysis
  • Ability to work weekends and/or off hours as necessary to meet clients' needs
  • Ability to effectively communicate with clients
  • Physically able to lift up to 50 pounds of equipment
  • Attention to detail on inventory and logistics is important

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience implementing policy-based design for firewalls a plus
  • Consulting experience preferred
  • Experience implementing, migrating, and upgrading Cisco IronPort Email Security Appliance - AMP, DLP, and Encryption a plus
  • Experience implementing, migrating, and upgrading Cisco IronPort Web Security Appliance
  • CCNA, CCNP or CCDP certification preferred

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.

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