Senior Network / Firewall Engineer

  • Company: IBM
  • Location: Boulder, Colorado
  • Posted: December 13, 2017
  • Reference ID: 119848BR
IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences in cognitive, data analytics, cloud technology and mobile app development. With global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and get the competitive edge in the cognitive era in over 170 countries. Bottom line? We outthink ordinary. Discover what you can do at IBM.

The Public Service Sector consulting practice is a trusted advisor to federal, state and local governments, partnering to meet challenges and responding quickly to citizen demands, business needs, new economic conditions, and changing legislative priorities and policies.

As a member of the FIMS program, the Senior Network / Firewall Engineer will support projects and customers at the IBM Federal Infrastructure Managed Services program. This position focuses on managing and maintaining physical and virtual network devices and applications such as: • VMWare NSX • Cisco Nexus and Catalyst Switches • F5 and A10 Load Balancers • Arista Switches • Checkpoint Firewall Engineers are not expected to know all the listed applications, but experience with the listed applications, or comparable applications, is desired. Position will require day-to-day operations of the enterprise network solutions as well as assisting team members with additional system and network applications.

Responsibilities will be to maintain all aspects of the solution, to include on-going documentation, maintenance, training of operations staff, and continuing optimization of the suite to provide robust network services.  Role may require off hours support, occasionally.

This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Government security clearance of US DoD Secret.

Work location - Boulder, CO
Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.
Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. Company wide we kicked off an internal talent strategy program called Go Organic. At our core, we are committed to believing and investing in our workforce through:
  • Skill development: helping our employees grow their foundational skills
  • Finding the dream job at IBM: navigating our company with the potential for many careers by channeling an employee's strengths and career aspirations
  • Diversity of people: Diversity of thought driving collective innovation
In 2015, Go Organic filled approximately 50% of our open positions with internal talent that were promoted into the role. 

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