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Network Security Analyst

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Highland, IL
$1 - $1
Job Type
Direct Hire
Bachelor of Science
Jan 04, 2017
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JOB SUMMARY:  Monitors, evaluates, maintains and executes security controls to ensure the organizations data is protected from unauthorized users.     
REPORTS TO: Information System and Operations Manager                        
ESSENTIAL DUTIES:                                                             
*Researches, recommends, and implements changes to procedures and standards to enhance data systems security.   
*Performs configuration, maintenance and support of firewalls, intrusion prevention systems, proxies, and related network security infrastructure. 
*Maintains current security equipment with latest software and patches.
*Performs regular security audits, vulnerability and penetration testing and remediation as required.
*Evaluates network architecture and hardware/software configurations for security vulnerabilities.                                        
*Works with management to identify sensitive and critical data, understand company security needs, and researches, recommends, and implements changes to procedures and reports to accommodate those needs.                       
*Identifies potential threats and responds to reported security violations. Determines causes of security violations; recommends and implements corrective actions to ensure data security; communicates findings to management.                                                                 
*Participates in developing and communicating (training) security procedures and guidelines to users.                                         
*Administers user access and maintains records of authorized users.           
*Audits and maintains security of network attached systems such as fire-walls, web proxies, intrusion detection systems, intrusion prevention systems, wireless networks, virtual private networks, etc.                  
*Monitor network traffic activity corporate-wide.                            
*Works under minimal supervision on duties and tasks that are frequently non-routine, adapting procedures, techniques, tools, materials, and/or equipment to meet special needs.                                  
*Operate in a team environment including interaction with application development, deployment and support teams.                                   
*Identifies, diagnoses, and resolves problems affecting network performance/security.
*Participate in special projects and performs other duties as required.      
*Knowledge and experience of Cisco products. (Routers, Switches, ISE, Wireless, VOIP, Video, etc)       
*Knowledge of security and technologies, best practices, and user appropriate security controls and methods.                                           
*Thorough understanding of WAN/LAN, TCP/IP routing and network access control lists and devices.                                                                
*Extensive knowledge of MPLS Ethernet, network topology network products.     
*Good written, verbal, and interpersonal skills to maintain contact with users and vendors.                                                          
*2 years in security field.                                                  
*BS in Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, telecommunications or related field.       


Unless noted above, applicants MUST be authorized to work in the US without Visa Sponsorship. US citizens and Green Card holders ONLY. We do not provide relocation assistance for those living outside the continental US. Please only click apply if you meet the specific requirements of the job listing, you are able to work in the location listed, and are comfortable with the salary range indicated above. Thanks for your interest. We look forward to working with you.