Robert Half Technology has partnered wtih a client in search of a Jr. Network Security Engineer for a direct hire opportunity. The security engineer wtill work with the consulting services team to provide their clients the best options to drive their business forward. The Security Engineer will work closely with the current security services team to provide post-sales consulting and pre-sales engineering services, reporting directly to the Manager of Consulting Services. In addition, this position will focus on working closely with multiple territory account managers and leading other Security Engineers in building security services business.Essential Responsibilities Provide consulting services to customers on a variety of network security products including firewalls, VPNs, authentication, intrusion detection, PKI, anti-virus, load-balancing, data leak prevention, security information and event management, wireless networking, and web filtering Assess and design network and application architectures to provide security recommendations to clients Perform pre-sales engineering for security products along with facilitating and supporting these product demos and evaluations Support the sales process of professional services including assessment, consulting, and support services. Including, but not limited to responding to requests for proposal, creating statements of work, and other technical sales documents Expected to be 50% revenue billable with the remaining time devoted to administration and ongoing education and professional development Manage and execute an entire consulting engagement and/or execute discrete tasks in a larger engagement with guidance from senior staff members, including documentation and report writing 30% to 50% overnight travel will be required
Provide weekly time and status reports
Skills & Knowledge Requirements:
Experience on both Microsoft & Unix operating systems Experience with TCP/IP networking and troubleshooting
Advanced knowledge of computer and network security techniques and methodologies
Solid knowledge of networking and security systems; including routers, switches, firewalls, IDS/IPS, authentication systems, anti-virus, content filtering, log management, etc.
Advanced security, system, and network troubleshooting skills
Excellent written and verbal skills with public speaking ability
Solid report writing skills with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
Ability to manage a consulting project and lead other security engineers on a project Knowledge of security controls (e.g. firewalls, IDS/IPS, authentication, etc.) Experience with three or more of the following vendor product lines required: Check Point, Juniper, RSA, Blue Coat, Trend Micro, Websense, F5, Arbor Networks, Splunk, McAfee, Palo Alto
Qualifications Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience and practical security knowledge 2-4 years in industry experience and strong security exposure CISSP certification a plus Vendor product certifications preferred from the following vendors: Check Point, Juniper, RSA, Blue Coat, Trend Micro, Websense, F5, Arbor Networks, Splunk, McAfee, Palo AltoDesired Characteristics Dedication to 100% customer satisfaction Ability to work well alone or as part of a team
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