Network Security Engineer - Full Time/Permanent Position
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Network Security Engineer - Full Time/Permanent Position
Ref No.: 18-00312
Location: Bridgeport, Connecticut

Atlantic Partners has a direct client located in Bridgeport, CT who has a need for a Network Security Engineer for a full time/permanent position. Don't miss out, apply today!!

Job Description:
Responsible for enterprise information by determining network and security requirements; planning, implementing and testing network and security systems; preparing network and security standards, policies, procedures.

Principal Responsibilities & Activities:

  • Evaluates current network and security systems to propose and implement network system enhancements on Network Switches, Routers, Internet Firewall Services, VPN and other Network Management devices.
  • Defines, designs, and implements network and security solutions. Creates and maintains standard builds/templates.
  • Applies advanced network and security engineering and architecture knowledge on complex and diverse problems where analysis of situations requires in-depth evaluation.
  • Designs, installs, supports, and maintains new network and security hardware and software infrastructure. May oversee network and/or security systems projects
  • Provides network and security solutions and advice to business and management requirements.
  • Allocates network resources, monitors network performance and usage, and ensures most cost effective and efficient use of network resources.
  • Ensures all IT equipment complies with industry and regulatory standards.
  • Troubleshoots, analyses, and resolves faults in operational networks.
  • Ensures routine preventative maintenance and license compliance is performed.
  • Develop network and security documentation, including diagrams and work instructions.
  • Track project milestones, deliverables and status.
  • Administrate procurement/contracts activities of network assets.

Position Requirements:

  • Minimum 8 years of experience working within network infrastructure.
  • Minimum 4 years' experience in firewall/security management.
  • CCNA, CCNP, Security Certifications Preferred.

Required Skills:

  • Cisco routing, Voice/Data communications, Network architecture and Network services such as DNS, DHCP, Systems security, Application Architecture, Network monitoring and alerting, Firewall configuration maintenance, and Network protocol traffic management.
  • Experience with advanced network engineering principles, utility industry standards and developing technologies.
  • Experience in creating network design diagrams and documentation.
  • Experience with packet capture and protocol analysis.
  • Exceptional analytical, troubleshooting, problems solving skills required.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, verbal, and time management skills.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; participating in professional organizations.