Apex Systems has an exciting, new Network Engineer with a local government agency. This is a contract opportunity that will be FULLY REMOTE until COVID is over. If you or someone you know is interested please apply today!
Position Description: Network and Cybersecurity engineering, design and implementation Cisco IOS - Routing and switching (BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, PfR, VPC, etc…) Load balancing/Malware/Content filtering Management Cisco Nexxus 9k and ISE engineering and implementation Cisco Wireless and Wire Environment through 802.1x, and other protocols (MAB) including BYOD, Guests (Web-auth) and Sponsor portals, profiling and posturing. Develop high availability, resiliency, contingency and recovery efforts and plans to ensure continuous availability and accessibility of network, security and infrastructure services. Reviews plans for accuracy, completeness, and content and ensures compliance with security and best practice requirements. Researches and identifies new solutions to automate/streamline the infrastructure and security in order to increase efficiencies Works with Information Security and Systems teams to ensure complete collaboration and transparency Mentors, teaches and trains junior personnel in network designs and architecture to ensure future requirements are planned for and met Determines the solution configuration needed to develop, modify, and implement the network architecture and operations that permit the effective sharing and transmission of information among customers. Develops recommendations that anticipate major effects on the IT systems and provide mitigation of adverse impacts. Researches and makes recommendations for the most appropriate types of assessment tools to use.
Skills and Requirements: Troubleshoots and investigates complex network and security system problems. Coordinates the resolution of system problems by identifying issues and meeting with users, managers, and hardware/software vendors to identify solutions. Provides expert guidance to management on network and security systems life-cycle including upgrades and potentially complete replacement of existing infrastructure with new technologies. Provides expert interpretations of network and security administration regulations and guidance, advises on the purchase and specification of new technologies as well as supporting infrastructure. Monitor usage and performance of environments for which responsible. Develops and modifies complex network and security systems, and develops subsystems to enhance the overall operational environment. Other duties as assigned Utilizing various monitoring tools, perform active monitoring and remediation of rouge intrusions Assess and resolve tier 2 and tier 3 operational and performance issues with the networking infrastructure, working with vendor support or other organizations as needed. AWS or other cloud computing experience desired All or any of the following a plus: CCIE (Cisco Certified Internetworking Expert) CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional) CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) CCSA (Check Point Firewall-1 administrator) CCSE (Check Point Firewall-1 Engineer) CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional)