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Full time
Job Category:
Security Architect Engineer
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Job Description

Downers Grove, IL

Prestigious Organization is seeking a Security Architect who is also is strong in engineering of certain security products. We are looking for a knowledgeable team player with a strong security background. Candidate must possess a strong attention to detail, thorough understanding of security and networks; and be a logical thinker. Position would be to protect the network integrity of Company and its IT outsourcing client environments. This is an exciting, fast paced environment with numerous opportunities to take part in a variety of security designs on many different vendor platforms. Working on internal and external customer Firewalls will challenge your engineering and design skills

Position Summary:

  • Design, propose, & implement current best practice secured network environments
  • Configure, install, and troubleshoot Checkpoint, Cisco, Juniper, and Palo Alto solutions
  • Design/spec new environments to meet PCI, HIPAA, and SOX compliance
  • Troubleshooting of IP network communications
  • Be able to diagnose problems where Firewalls, IPS, Proxy, and load balancing devices are involved
  • Interface with vendors, clients and users to design security solutions

Skills Required:

  • Knowledge of IP protocols
  • Candidate should possess 5+ years of relevant experience with Checkpoint solutions or other security vendor.
  • Typically requires BS/BA or equivalent work experience.
  • Unix command line experience
  • Strong communication skills
  • Must be comfortable in presenting both details to technical teams as well as business impact and risk analysis to leadership

Skills Desired:

  • Checkpoint CCSE, Cisco CCSP, Crossbeam XOS, Juniper JNCIS, Palo CNSE certification
  • Any information security certifications (CISSP, CISM, GSEC, GCFW, SSCP, Security+, etc.)
  • Experience with Checkpoint Gaia, Secure Platform, & UTM appliances
  • Unix Shell Scripting and PERL experience
  • Windows and/or Unix network application troubleshooting experience
  • Security/Network Disaster Recovery experience
  • Experience troubleshooting applications with a Sniffer
  • Contingency Planning
  • Good documentation and process diagramming skills
  • Unix administration skills
  • Network security forensic skills/certifications
  • Vulnerability assessment & remediation knowledge
  • Ethical hacking or penetration testing skills


Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location