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Network & Security Architect
Ref No.: 20-00300
Location: Herndon, Virginia
 Note :: Need very strong candidate on checkpoint and Firewall
  • Need  LOCAL Candidate  and immediate joiner . Over the submission format  need confirmation for both
  • Resource should be ready to support on call when needed  ( Over weekend /weekdays ) or available for Adhoc calls and support

Position : Network & Security Architect

Location : Herndon, VA (near to Reston).

Job description :

 The Network & Security Architect, Onsite, will be responsible for the below duties, as well as any other duties as assigned.

•         For any new initiative or incremental build, meet with Business and Engineering teams to develop understanding of network & security requirements. Based on these requirements, Design the overall changes to the network solution across both Public and Private cloud including VPC & VLAN configuration, ports to be opened, ACLs, firewall rule changes. Work with stakeholders to obtain approval of design. Subdivide design into discrete tasks that can be delivered by client Shared Services team; set implementation timelines and track progress, escalating to SDM as necessary.

•         Acquire a complete understanding of a company's technology and information systems to be able to advise on overall security and network challenges.

•         Support customer Security Authority by engaging with GSOC and Shared Security Services to review and address all vulnerabilities and security incidents, recommending strategies and solutions for risk mitigation. On an ongoing basis, assess customer security posture with respect to: user administration, privileged identity management, intrusion detection, firewall configuration, DDOS, WAF and other security related components; continuously update customer on new vulnerabilities; assess risks and solutions and engage with third parties and OEMs as needed. Develop concrete plans, obtain customer approval, and subdivide plans into discrete tasks that can be delivered by client Shared Services team; set implementation timelines and track progress, escalating to SDM as necessary.

•         Support Security Authority in reviewing results of monthly Vulnerability Scans, engaging infrastructure and application teams as needed to address vulnerabilities.

•         On an annual basis, provide support for ISO27002 security audit and updates to security policy, security training program and vendor security requirements as required.

•         Manage Antivirus policies on servers and Endpoints. Update server and antivirus clients.

•         Plan, research and design robust security architectures for any IT project

•         Manage Network Firewalls, Web Application Firewalls and IDS/IPS

•         Research security standards, security systems and authentication protocols

•         Develop requirements for local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), virtual private networks (VPNs), routers, firewalls, and related network devices

•         Review and approve installation of firewall, VPN, routers, IDS and servers

•         Test final security structures to ensure they behave as expected

•         Provide technical supervision for (and guidance to) a security team

•         Define, implement and maintain security policies and procedures

•         Oversee security awareness programs and educational efforts

•         Jointly with Cloud Architect, produce an Annual Technology Plan

Any queries, feel free to reach Amar at or 760-307-4264 Ext. 420