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Senior Cloud Network Security Engineer
Request Technology-Anthony Honquest | Downers Grove, Illinois
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Job Description

Prestigious Organization is seeking a Senior Cloud Network Security Engineer. The Cloud Network Security Engineer will ensure the stability, integrity, and efficient operation of the secure communications that support core organizational functions and Clients. This is achieved by monitoring, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing all networking functions and systems and Firewalls. This person will apply proven communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to help identify, communicate and resolve issues in order to maximize the benefit of IT systems. Have passion for improving processes and a commitment to Client satisfaction.


  • Provide day to day functional support of networking and Firewall services for cloud operations
  • Deploy and maintain new and existing virtual networking and Firewalls in support of current clients and future growth which includes networking updates and interacting with high level support and vendors
  • Manage small to medium-sized projects and/or portions of large projects and assist in resolving issues and planning for new network services and connectivity
  • Respond to incidents/requests regarding network and Firewall performance and configuration changes including an off hours, level 2, on-call rotation
  • Maintain network documentation, run-books, diagrams, and network assets in the configuration management database
  • Implement and act as the key technical liaison for the site to site connectivity over VPN or dedicated circuit between Cloud Clients and access to company
  • Develop guidelines and procedures for network and Firewall management including process and efficiency improvements
  • Monitor and tune network infrastructure to identify and eliminate issues and potential bottlenecks
  • Prepare periodic reports related to capacity and utilization
  • Understanding of multiple Scripting languages to develop solutions for automation and reporting


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering/Science or equivalent degree and/or work experience
  • Current CCNP and/or CCDP certification
  • 8+ years of extensive hands on networking and troubleshooting experience in large, distributed corporate environments
  • Extensive knowledge of TCP/IP, VLANs, Spanning Tree, multicast, VRF, QoS, BGP, OSPF, EIGRP as well as Metro Ethernet and MPLS connectivity/architecture, and Firewall implementation and troubleshooting
  • Experience with physical and virtual Cisco ASA/Checkpoint Firewall/Juniper Firewall, Palo Alto Networks Firewall/Blue Coat Technology
  • Experience with virtual and or software defined networking
  • Working knowledge of Sniffer analysis, WAN optimization appliances, and network monitoring tools/suites
  • Practical experience troubleshooting issues related to LAN, WAN, VPN, and Load-balancer infrastructure in a Cloud environment
  • Strong understanding of IT production environments, operational strategies and mission critical systems to include IT internal controls and regulatory compliance
  • Experience with Disaster Recovery
  • Excellent in Windows and Linux/Unix operating system
  • Experience with network configuration automation (Scripting with Pearl/Python/Bash or DevOps tools like Chef/Puppet)
  • Ability to mentor technical operations staff in appropriate technologies, as required
  • Experience with DevOps and Agile framework is a plus
  • AWS Certifications SysOps Administrator Associate, Solutions Architect Associate and or Professional is a plus
  • ITIL Foundations Certified is a plus
  • Understanding of the competitive landscape from both business and technical perspective is a big plus
  • Experience with Linux administration and Windows Active Directory preferred
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, to include resources, priorities, and timelines
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Results oriented team player who will work towards meeting team commitments

TRAVEL: up to 15%


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