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Network Security Engineer-Firewall( Direct Placement )
REFERENCE # 17-02071
TITLE # Network Security Engineer-Firewall

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Erin Chiz
Senior Technical Recruiter & Resource Manager
Phone: 860-674-1636 ext: 246
Email: echiz@itechsolutions.com
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LOCATION Farmington, CT
POSITION TYPE Direct Placement

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Erin Chiz
Senior Technical Recruiter & Resource Manager
Phone: 860-674-1636 ext: 246
Email: echiz@itechsolutions.com
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Network Security Engineer-Firewall
Farmington, CT

Currently seeking a Network Security Engineer for a great opportunity in the Farmington, CT area. The ideal candidate will be proficient in  FortiNet FortiGATE firewall administration and have at least 10 years of firewall management experience.
Responsibilities of the Network Engineer
  • Engage with internal client business units to evaluate network security issues, propose design options, and work with network engineers to implement new firewall deployments from a network and security policy perspective.
  • Responsible for the administration of firewalls including all aspects of design, procurement, installation and maintenance
  • Troubleshoot firewalls problems.
  • Perform other duties assigned.

Requirements of the Network Engineer
  • Bachelor degree in Information Technologies or Computer Science
  • CISSP or equivalent certification
  • Fortigate or similar firewall expertise
  • Must have Firewall administration experience
  • Skilled understanding of network routing protocols 
Nice to Have
  • Understanding of BlueCat or similar DNS/DHCP/IP address management system
  • Understanding of Azure and AWS architectures including the abilities to manage both network security and connectivity with the enterprise network
  • Strong network and routing knowledge including BGP
  • Comprehensive understanding of network security best practices and evaluating security requests for implementation
  • Knowledge of current cyber security threats along with steps and methods for mitigating these risks
  • Expertise in basic scripting languages (Perl, VBScript, PowerShell preferred)
  • Sound project leadership and organizational skills
  • Strong work ethic, enthusiasm and ability to adapt in a rapidly changing environment
  • Flexibility for rotational on-call duties
  For more information please contact Erin Chiz at 860-261-2840.

Since 1995, iTech Solutions Inc., has been providing IT Consulting and Direct Hire Services to the Insurance, Financial, Communications, Manufacturing  and Government sectors with local offices in Connecticut, Minnesota, Colorado,  Massachusetts, Tennessee, and New Jersey / Pennsylvania area. 

Our recruiting strategy is simple, if you want to find qualified IT professionals then use IT professionals to find them.   So at iTech Solutions,  our personnel are all career IT professionals with a wide range of IT experience.  We can honestly say our staff understands the technologies, the complexities of finding and selecting the appropriate personnel and the pressures of running successful IT projects.  

Employer will not sponsor applicants for any employment visas, at hiring or in the future, including but not limited to H-1B visas. Corp-to-Corp or subcontract personnel will not be considered for this position.

(Other Job Titles: Security Engineer, Security Consultant, Security Expert, Security Guru, Security, Engineer, Firewall administration, Firewall admin)
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