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Network Engineer - AWS & Security
Ref No.: 17-01054
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Job Location: Atlanta GA  (No relocation assistance)

Job Type: Full Time W2 Employee (Greencard or US Citizen only)

Our client is hiring a mid-level Network Engineer to join our team in a traditional data center networking and Amazon Web Services environment.  You will be responsible for overseeing the preparation, planning, design, implementation, operation, and optimization of traditional and cloud-based networks. 
 
To be successful, you'll need a strong understanding of network protocols and security best practices as well as the ability to leverage tools designed to reveal, diagnose, and resolve network issues, translate customer requirements into working network topologies, and handle day-to-day and project-based work.
 
Some great benefits:
  • Rich medical, dental, vision and disability insurance plans
  • Matching 401k
  • Culture of teamwork, collaboration, and promoting from within 
Experience and skills required for success
  • Expertise with site to site VPN and MPLS technology
  • Knowledge of security best practices
  • Knowledge of application delivery services such as Citrix XenApp, Microsoft's RDS, as well as knowledge of web-based application delivery
  • Load balancing using hardware appliances (F5, Kemp, NetScaler, etc), or virtual appliances, and software solutions such as Nginx
  • Familiarity with Route53, and building fault tolerant networks
  • Ability to build AWS Security Groups, and identify safe traffic
  • Ability to upgrade and optimize switches, routers, and firewalls, with a focus on Cisco technology
  • Ability to configure and monitor an IPS, producing management-level reports
  • Available for on-call rotation in a 24x7 environment
  • Knowledge of Linux and Windows networking: configuration, and troubleshooting
  • Knowledge of security testing and verification, producing management-level reports showing current security posture
  • Hardening of all layers of OSI model required
  • Terms such as OAUTH, QoS, BGP, DMZ, ECC, MFA, MPLS, API, KPI, NetFlow should all be well understood 
Preferred skills and experience
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services
  • Security and best practice certification, such as ISO/IEC-27001, knowledge
  • Cisco CCNP or equivalent experience/education
  • Python knowledge
  • Nginx
  • Disaster recovery planning
  • ITIL