Sr. Network Security Engineer
Hitachi Data Systems 67 reviews - Englewood, CO

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Responsible for the overall global enterprise network and network security architectures and technologies, ensuring a cost-effective and efficient infrastructure that supports the applications and processes essential to business units and departmental operations.

Work with other network engineering peers and maintain close relationships with other IT departments in providing engineering support. In conjunction with the Network Operations group, troubleshoot and resolve network related problems in order to minimize client productivity loss caused by technical outages.

Design solutions and provide recommendations that are in line with budget, productivity, and quality objectives within the Network Engineering organization. Must have a thorough knowledge of networking components, configurations, and emerging technologies, including their interrelationship with existing network infrastructure.

Strong verbal and written communication and planning skills are required as well as a demonstrated ability to quickly learn new technology and solve complex problems.

· Conduct core network infrastructure planning and design to ensure consistent delivery of results based on overall organizational objectives
· Provide leadership and work guidance as well as problem resolution of complex problems to less experienced personnel
· Evaluate new and evolving technology, which enhance process efficiency, reduce cost and/or enhance customer and/or user satisfaction, for applicability and impact on operational goals
· Recommend data, voice, or video network investment decisions to management based on results of independent assessment of current and future network performance, stability, and network management issues
· Perform cost analyses and vendor comparisons to ensure cost-effective and efficient operations; measure feasibility of various approaches, make recommendations as appropriate
· Maintain technical knowledge and stay abreast of technical advancements in primary functional areas of responsibility
Desired Skills
      Hard Skills:
      Minimum of 10 years in the Network and Security Technology fields with specific experience in designing and delivering LAN, WAN, MAN and Data Center/Cloud networking solutions. In depth knowledge of TCP/IP, and Firewalls as well as security best practices. Technical writing and analytical experience in debugging and diagnosing complex network issues and reporting on prognosis and or break/fix specifics. Extensive experience with Cisco routers, switches, firewalls, IDS/IPS, Cisco VPN, Blue Coat Proxy Servers, and PKI.
      Soft Skills:
      Strong Leadership skills and work ethic. Self-starting with the ability to learn on the fly and respond to network/security issues with a high sense of urgency and ownership while understanding how they affect the bigger picture. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills. Ability to translate complex technological issues across skill sets and act as a liaison between teams.
      · Bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, management information systems, or related field preferred
      · Minimum of 10 years experience in a related discipline
      · Broad knowledge of IP network and security technologies
      · Demonstrated competency in developing efficient and effective solutions to diverse and complex business problems
      · Highly desirable Cisco certifications for this position include the following:
      - Cisco Certified Design Expert (CCDE)
      - Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
      o CCIE Security
      · Other desirable Cisco certifications for this position include the following:
      - Cisco Certified Internetwork Professional (CCIP)
      - Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
      - Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)

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