Network Security Engineer
Company Profile: Headquartered in Piscataway, New Jersey, and with further strategic locations across North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, ExterNetworks has rapidly expanded its operations and capacity since entering the market in 2001. By following a complete client-centric service approach, we offer highly flexible and entirely customized IT solutions that respond to multiple and varied requirements and help our clients accomplish their business objectives. We take into account key factors, such as budgetary constraints, time pressures, and project-specific requirements to continually adapt to clients’ needs and ever-changing market conditions. Note: Only W2 contractors can apply for this JOB. And no Corp2Corp or 1099. For H1B visa Holders: They can apply only if they can transfer their H1b visa with us. Project Name: Security Monitor, Tier 1.5. CANDIDATES MUST BE A US CITIZEN. The hours on this shift are Mon-Friday 3pm – 11pm eastern time. Managed Security Services Monitor Job Description:Security Monitor - A Security Monitor oversees the daily responsibility of managing the Remedy based ticketing system and incoming phone support. Tickets and phone support will be evaluated by ticket/call severity for further notification and processing to Tier 2 and Tier 3 staff. For Severity 1 and 2 (outage) type of tickets/events, a Security Monitor will have the responsibility of engagements with LEC per customer for Circuit testing and possible Vendor engagements for hardware/software dispatches. Job Description: CANDIDATES MUST BE A US CITIZEN. This is a customer facing assignment, clearance will be required for multiple customers including Public Trust Clearance. The candidate will be positioned in a Security Operations Center performing entry level troubleshooting skills to devices such as: - Cisco PIX firewalls - Routers - Switches - Checkpoint firewalls run on Solaris and Nokia IPSO platforms - WebSense URL servers - Lucent Brick firewall - Blue Coat and NetCache Proxy servers - Cisco Intrusion Detection - Enterasys Dragon Sensors - McAfee Anti-Virus - Trend Micro Anti-Virus - Baytech modems - US Robotics modems. This position comes with an opportunity to develop and grow your networking skill-sets for possible advancement into higher Tier 2 and Tier 3 support levels in the Client Network Security organization. Candidates must complete the Tier 1.5 Prescreening Questionnaire prior to submittal. They must answer at least 11 out of 16 questions correctly or they may not be submitted. REQUIRED CRITICAL SKILLS: Cisco Networking skills are required at Entry to Intermediate level (2-4 yrs experience). Candidate needs to possess good Customer Service skills for internal and external customers with the ability to follow mandated Standard Operating Procedures, process flows, and Network Documentation. All candidates must have fluency and command of the English language both written and verbal. Candidate must be able to work well with others, multitask efficiently, and be willing to be self sufficient in skills development growth. Desired BUT NOT REQUIRED SKILLS/CERTIFICATIONS: - Basic Unix skills - Network Security and firewall - CCNA or equivalent skill level TOUR: 24 x 7 support environment The assignment is for a Saturday, Sunday and Monday day shift BACKGROUND CHECK: A background (including county)and credit check will be required on all engaged candidates (Public Trust Clearance). The hours on this shift are Mon-Friday 3pm – 11pm eastern time. MUST BE US CITIZEN Required Tests: Test One: Credit Check Skill Experience Need 1) TCP/IP Expert Required 2) Checkpoint Firewall Intermediate Desired 3) Cisco Pix Intermediate Desired 4) Blue Coat Proxy Expert Desired 5) Security Technology/Experience Intermediate Required 6) Customer Service Expert Required 7) Cisco Router Configuration & troubleshooting Expert Required 8) Unix (Solaris/Linux) Intermediate Required 9) VPN (Nortel/Cisco) Intermediate Desired 10) Intrusion Detection Intermediate Desired
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