Network Security Specialist
World Wide Technology, Inc. - Providence, RI

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Network Security Specialist

World Wide Technology (WWT) continues our rapid growth and expansion into the Northeast. This growth has created an opportunity for a Network Security Specialist to join our team in Providence, RI. The Security Specialist is responsible for a wide array of support activities within the operations group. You must demonstrate extremely strong technical analytical skills while providing advanced analysis of network and network security related problems. The Security Operations Specialist will have a strong network and security background and is responsible for the support and configuration of devices and services. Primary responsibilities include configuration and troubleshooting of network infrastructure including managed firewalls, IDS and networking equipment, managing network escalations, process creation and improvement, documentation and initial support of owned platforms and technologies within the group.

WWT is a leading Systems Integrator and Value Added Reseller providing technology products, services, and supply chain solutions to customers around the globe. The company brings to market a powerful blend of people, processes, and partnerships to help its customers manage the planning, procurement and deployment of IT solutions. WWT’s proven processes span the technology implementation life-cycle as we provide customers with advanced technology solutions, such as Unified Communications, Security, Data Center, Wireless Mobility and ecommerce. Based in St. Louis, MO, WWT works closely with industry leaders, focusing on three market segments; Fortune 500 companies, Service Providers and the Federal Government. The company is also one of the world’s largest Cisco Gold resellers, and was recognized as Cisco’s North American Partner of the Year. Other Strategic OEM Partnerships include; HP, Dell, NetApp, EMC, Citrix, VMware and Sun. WWT employs over 2,300 people, and is proud to announce that we have been named # 24 on the 2013 FORTUNE “100 Best Places to Work For ® ” list.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum 5 Years Network Security Experience
Professional Qualifications:
  • One or more of the following certifications is desired, but not required.- CCNA, CCNP, CCSP, CISSP.
  • Excellent understanding of networking and firewall technologies.
  • Ability to multi-task projects
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Working knowledge of group dynamics
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
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