Network Security Specialist
Zycron - Nashville, TN

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Zycron is an International Information Technology services and solutions firm headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee. Since 1991, Zycron has offered IT solutions to a broad client base and is the primary provider for numerous Fortune 500 companies. Zycron offers a very competitive compensation and benefits package including accrued paid time off, holiday pay and matched 401-K retirement savings.
Zycron has a great opportunity for a Network Security Specialist . The selected candidate will be working with our client located in Nashville, TN. This is a 6 month contract (could be extended).

Job Description:
This position serves as junior level specialist for complex and difficult information systems projects and tasks and provides technical expertise, policy direction and coordination supporting information systems. Ideal candidate would have a good solid network background with a strong interest in network security and some level of experience in network perimeter security.

Management of firewall infrastructure
Management of VPN infrastructure
Management of URL filtering services
Identifies and leads resolution of problems to provide better service to information services customers.
Meets with customers to explore problem areas or opportunities for improvements in information handling requirements.
Researches and develops solutions to difficult issues, and presents alternatives to management.
Reviews literature, consults with experts, and coordinates with vendors to identify appropriate hardware and/or software solutions to complex problems.

Required Skills:
2-3 years experience with diagnostic tools such as Wireshark, NMAP, SSH, etc. to assist with troubleshooting.
2-3 years experience on networking and security principles.
2-3 years experience of information technology principles and practices.
Ability to exercise independent judgment in interpreting and applying procedures to specific cases
Ability to analyze complex information and solve difficult problems
Ability to deal with management, vendors, and others effectively in situations requiring tact and discretion, persuasion, and working through difficult issues
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships

Qualified and interested applicants should email their resume to

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