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*Role: Network Security Engineer - Expert* *Location: Pittsburg, PA * *Type: C2C or C2H * *Duration: Long Time* *Interview Process: Telephonic, Skype &/or F2F* *JOB DESCRIPTION:* The Network Security Engineer - Expert reporting into the Network Security group of CTS Data Communications is responsible for design, integration and daily operations of the security of the data transport network. This individual will also be responsible for implementation and administration of network security hardware and software, enforcing network security policies, and network compliance activities. The focus of this position will encompass elements of Enterprise Network Architecture performed by an individual with skills and experiences that are broader than Networking. Responsibilities: · Acts as Project Expert for assigned projects listed in the CTS Fiscal Year Goals and Objectives, or as assigned by the Manager, Data Communications, for the UPMC and affiliated/associated businesses, including the creation and updating of finite project plans using the ISD approved standardized project management software. Attends business planning sessions on these projects and provides project updates. · Adheres to service level agreements. · Aids in the development of process improvement (CMMI) to increase product and service quality. · Analyzes, troubleshoots, and corrects network problems remotely and on-site. · Assists with network security assessments for potential business partners · Assists with the development and reinforcement of service level agreements. · Assists with the development of documentation and provides introductory training for support groups, such as the ISD Help Desk and ISD Operations, as it relates to Data Communications support services. Coordinate and ensure that Data Communications support information is distributed (electronically or manually) to ISD organizations such as the ISD Help Desk, ISD Operations, and any other groups which require such information. · Coaches less experienced IT professionals. · Designs and implements remote connectivity solutions including but not limited to IPSec VPN · Designs standards and long-term strategy for the security of the network architecture based on organizational needs. · Keeps fully abreast of trends and changing technologies as they relate to IT and Network Engineering and Information Security fields. Engages in continuous process improvement. · Maintains and administers perimeter security systems such as firewalls · Monitors security system logs and reports on discovered anomalies or problems · Networking Planning and Engineering - Develops the UPMC Networking strategy, architecture, and Point of View. · Performs analysis of network security needs and contributes to design, integration, and installation of hardware and software. · Provides Level III support for problem requests escalated by the ISD Help Desk or ISD Operations and coordinates with UPMC personnel and vendors to resolve issues. · Provides guidance to the Senior and Intermediate level staff members pertaining to project priority, project assignment, special activities, and other initiatives. Ensures that projects are completed on time, or report any delays. Informs all concerned parties of project status, including providing any required documentation. · Provides on-call support during both business and non-business hours as established and in accordance with CTS Policies and Procedures. · Provides training to general staff regarding network security infrastructure. · Uses sniffers and other tools to troubleshoot and isolate network problems Qualifications · Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Engineering or equivalent experience. Professional certification in either vendor specific or industry standards in network or information security. · Minimum of 5 years directly related work experience in network, security administration/ engineering. · Prior hands-on professional experience with Enterprise Class firewalls (Juniper Firewalls, Palo Alto Firewalls, Cisco ASA), routers and network switchers. · Linux experience is a plus. · Understand both network and application layer firewall technologies. Apply knowledge to manage complex firewall policies that employ NAT, application layer gateways, and policy based VPN's. · Desired ability to manage Juniper firewalls and firewall policies using Juniper NSM central management software. · Understand tunnel mode and transport mode VPN technology. Manage main mode and aggressive mode VPN's on a variety of hardware platforms. · Demonstrate a high level of understanding of the TCP/IP protocol (TCP and UDP). · Utilize various sniffer products to decode network traffic to solve complex application issues. · Demonstrate a high level functional understanding of network routing and switching technology for the purpose of solving connectivity problems in a firewalled environment. · Demonstrate the ability to work independently on projects and prepare equipment for deployment in the corporate data centers and at remote locations. · Working knowledge of network security, intrusion detection systems, authentication mechanisms, encryption technologies, and networking protocols including SMTP, HTTP, DNS, TCP/IP, and SNMP. · Strong analytical, reasoning, and organizational skills are essential. · Excellent verbal and written communications skills are essential. · Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with all levels of personnel both internally and externally; e.g. leadership, executives, clients, vendors, and agencies. · Ability to work in and constructively contribute to team work environment and meet deadlines. · Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously. · Attention to detail and follow through including the ability to document work. · Ability to maintain the confidentiality of information is essential. Preferred Skills: · Juniper and Palo Alto highly preferred. *Thanks & Regards* *Ajit Rathore* *Sr. Technical Recruiter* *IDC Technologies | 1851 McCarthy Blvd. Suite 116, Milpitas, CA 95035 * *Email:* *ajit.rath...@idctechnologies.com <ajit.rath...@idctechnologies.com> | Direct: 408-418-5779 Ext-257* *ISO 9001-2008 Certified | **www.idctechnologies.com* <http://www.idctechnologies.com/> *"The best investment any firm will ever make is whatever it takes to get the best individual for the job"* *Disclaimer: * This message is for the named recipient(s) above and may contain confidential, proprietary or legally privileged information of IDC Technologies. If you have received this message in error, please immediately delete all copies of it, and notify the sender. Do not disseminate this message to anyone if you are not the intended recipient P Please consider the environment -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "REQSRESUMES" group. 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