Randstad Firewall Administrator in Chelsea, Massachusetts
salary:$55 - $60 per hour
date posted:Thursday, October 12, 2017
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is implementing a new system to replace an existing its mainframe application. A dedicated team of technical resources is in place and we require the services of a Network Security Engineer/Architect. This person will work closely with MassIT and MassDOT technical and business professionals to review designs and after MassIT approval implement and test firewall rule settings as well as provide troubleshooting expertise during incident response. The Security Engineering shall follow all applicable operational procedures as defined by the MassIT Security Engineering office. The Security Engineer will become proficient with Commonwealth of Massachusetts security policy and notify the project team if there are deficiencies in requested service prior to implementation activities. The Security Engineering will also review and comment on design documents and participate in team meetings either by telephone conference call or in person as necessary by the program or their supervisor.
BA or BS in Computer Science or related field
Minimum 5 years' experience with Enterprise Network and Security Technologies
Minimum 2 years' experience of Secure System Design and Firewall Administration
Extensive knowledge of Firewall, IDS, IPS (HIDS, NIDS, NIPS, HIPS) methodologies and concepts.
Be familiar with Security standards such as HIPAA, NIST, FISMA, etc.
Extensive knowledge and experience evaluating, designing, testing and supporting hardware and software based security
Extensive knowledge and understanding of Network Communications principals, technologies and systems
Strong knowledge and understanding of Network Operating systems
Strong knowledge and understanding of Desktop Operating systems
Strong knowledge and understanding of Internet, Intranet, Extranet and other Web technologies
Strong knowledge and understanding of Client Server technologies and software
Experience with Amazon AWS, EC2, S3 or Azure and continuous deployment and delivery
Ability to understand Internet Web Server software
Ability to exercise judgment and discretion in interpreting and applying applicable policies and procedures.
Excellent listening, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
Extensive knowledge and understanding of network and application protocols
Ability to deal with multiple levels of detail, depending on the requirements of specific projects
Ability to understand and follow sometimes-complex oral and written instructions
Ability to make periodic oral and written reports on the status of work being performed.
Proven ability in technical needs assessment
Ability to handle multiple tasks
Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships
Ability to work under pressure
Ability to perform related duties, as required.
Top Three Technical Requirements:
Excellent listening, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills and possess self-starter characteristics
Hands-on experience with leading vendor security products (i.e. Checkpoint, Fortinet, Juniper, PaloAlto, etc).
Experience with Amazon AWS, EC2, S3 or Azure and continuous deployment and delivery.