Senior Security Architect
Fast Switch, Ltd. - Columbus, OH

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Senior Security Architect. A contract position is immediately available with our Columbus, Ohio client for a Senior Security Architect who will be responsible for designing, developing, and implementing security infrastructure to provide highly-complex, reliable, and scalable security solutions and systems to meet the organizations objectives and requirements.

Familiar with a variety of the security-related technologies, environments, concepts, methodologies, practices, and procedures and rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
Able to perform a variety of complicated tasks with minimal or no direct supervision.
Proven experience defining security systems and architecture and provide vision, problem anticipation, and problem solving ability to organization.
Consult with the client to define needs or problems, conduct research, perform studies and surveys to obtain data, and analyze problems to advise on or recommend solutions, utilizing knowledge of theory, principles, or technology of specific discipline or field of specialization.

Required Skills / Experience:5 years of experience in the following:
Security related hardware, software and security monitoring tools
IT principles, methods and practices in IT security
Telecommunications capabilities and applications of network equipment including hubs, routers, switches, bridges, servers and related IT hardware
Local area and wide area networking principles and concepts
Performance monitoring methods
System administration methods and procedures
Operating systems installation and configuration procedures, technology design techniques, structured analysis principles
Complex problem solving
Identifying and addressing security vulnerabilities in a complex network

Fast Switch, Ltd. is a 16-year-old IT Consulting company with offices in Columbus, OH and Detroit, MI doing business in almost half the states in the union. Were a financially strong, privately-held company that is 100% consultant and client focused. You are our most important asset!
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Life Insurance (100% paid)
401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match
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Fast Switch, Ltd. is a Fortune 5000 fastest growing company.Fast Switch was formed in December of 1996 and currently has more over 400...