Sr Network Security Engineer

North Aurora, IL 60513

Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Network Engineer Job Number: Na995371921 Compensation: $50-55 / hour

Job Description

Position:  Sr Network Security Engineer
Duration:  12+ months / Contract to hire
Location:  North Aurora, IL  60539 or St Charles, IL  60119 – MUST BE LOCAL TO CHICAGO AREA 
I am looking for a Sr Network Security Engineer (CCIE) with 10+ years of experience to be a SME for a migration of the existing Business Services firewalls to a new hardware platform and convert the existing firewall rules to zone-based policies.
In this role you will 
  • set up a site-wide network for Metasys/Pegasys Industrial Control Systems and deploy new firewalls.
  • Enhance security of VPN service with additional features of “scan before connect.”
  • Complete the upgrade of DNS Services into a new system supporting internal and external views for the DNS.
  • Assist with the design and implementation of the IPv6-only network and provide support to users during the transition to IPv6-only environment.
  • Create documentation for design and operations. 
  • Ensure knowledge transfer for completion of each project.
  • Cisco CCIE Certified with Collaboration preferred.
  • Experience with compliance with ISO20K Processes   
  • Deep knowledge of IP networking in large networks preferably based on Cisco products, deep understanding of TCP, UDP and layer-2/layer-3 network protocols, familiarity with Virtual Routing and Forwarding (VRF) technology.
  • 10+ years hands-on experience managing, maintaining, and troubleshooting issues in large networks with a mix of Cisco switches, routers, Palo-Alto firewall systems.
  • 5+ years managing Palo-Alto firewalls.
  • 5+ years managing Infoblox DNS appliances. 
  • A good understanding and working experience in IPv6 Networking
  • 5+ years of the most recent work experience with switching and routing protocols (OSPF, BGP, HSRP, SPT)
  • 5+ years of experience with Cisco IOS, NXOS software, configuring and managing Cisco switches and routers, familiarity with Cisco Nexus 7K/9K and Catalyst platforms.
  • Working experience with 802.1x port security and network access policy enforcement in large networks
  • Experience working within an ITIL framework and processes with successful outcomes within a large scale diverse global service management environment.  
  • Excellent communication skills including written, verbal and visualizations; ability to communicate and facilitate at all levels of the organization.
Did you know about Sterling?  As a Sterling W2 employee on contract, you are eligible to receive a Full Employee Benefits Package that includes paid time off, paid holidays, 3 medical plans to choose from, dental & vision plans, 401(k), and an Employee Stock Ownership (ESOP) plan.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.

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