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SENIOR NETWORK (CCIE) SECURITY ANALYST – PERMANENT

As the successful candidate, you will demonstrate high standards of network and system engineering skills to ensure maximum availability, reliability and security of our client’s local, wide area and application oriented networks infrastructure. Primary technical focus will be on introducing innovative technologies for the benefit of business, translating them to its business needs and successfully implementing them along with supporting existing enterprise wide application oriented network. The right skilled candidate will act as a technical escalation point and be the “go to” person for other technical and non-technical staff.

Responsibilities include: 

  • Foster an environment oriented to trust, open communication, creative thinking, and cohesive team effort
  • Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders and vendors as necessary
  • Serve as a focal point to communicate and resolve interface and integration issues with other teams
  • On-board innovative technologies to meet business needs and support ongoing application oriented network infrastructure
  • Plan, schedule and report project & support activities effectively and timely
  • Provide second-level on-call critical network infrastructure support

 

Critical to your success in this role: 

  • Positive and supportive attitude
  • Creative problem solving skills
  • Strong background in working with Network/System Security
  • Excellent customer service, relationship management and communication skills
  • Able to work effectively under challenging and fast paced environment
  • Quick and effective decision maker and able to strategies and plan effectively for long term business strategies.
  • Effective trouble shooting skill in a complex application oriented enterprise wide network environments
  • Ability to reprioritize work in order to deliver multiple projects within specified timeframes

 

 Must have hands-on technical experience in: 

  • Installing, Configuring and Administering of Cisco Catalyst and Nexus switches, Cisco Routers, F5 BigIP products such as LTM, GTM, APM and ASM, and Checkpoint firewalls
  • In depth and current technical knowledge of networking, security exposures, and mitigating designs and processes associated with them.
  • Hands-on experience with various load-balancing and security platforms & concepts
  • Network Security and vulnerability management along with log management
  • LTM, GTM, ASM, APM modules and SME for related configuration such as VIPs, writing iRules, Edge-client, web application level firewalling, global site load balancing and multi-tier data center.
  • Network Firewalls with (user/app/content-id), url-filtering, dynamic address groups, wildfire, sandbox technologies
  • Cisco VDC, VPC, OTV and layer 2 and layer 3 technologies and protocols such as; VTP, STP, OSPF, BGP, EIGRP
  • IPSEC, DMVPN, Cisco iWAN, Netflow, sFlow, RBAC, Packet capture and Analysis
  • Multi-tier and multi-site Data center design and best practices and map application business flow accordingly
  • Distributed and parallel firewall deployment and administration
  • Highly available and redundant infrastructure and its impact on the business
  • Windows and Linux
  • Very good communications skills. This position requires the ability to extract requirements from various clients and business partners in addition to helping them understand their needs.

Nice to have technical knowledge of:

  • Latest and innovative technologies and implementation of products such as NetOps, NAPALM, ANSIBLE, CI/CD
  • Distributed network testing framework
  • Network Monitoring, Performance & Fault management, Network monitoring and resumption SIEM, Elastic Stack, Extrahop and Netbrain

 

Must have following industry’s standard certification OR proven equivalent experience: 

  • Cisco Certified Internet Expert (Security/Routing & Switching/Datacentre)
  • Check Point Certified Security Expert

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