Job Description :
Role: Network Architect ( Computer System Analyst )

Work Location: Downers Grove, IL

Duration: 6-12 Months Contract

Education Details – Bachelor in Science /Engineering /Information Technology or related field

Job Description

9-15 years of Network Firewall, Load Balancers, VPN, WAN Accelerators-Riverbed experience

Must have Certification.
Proven work experience as a team leader or supervisor
In-depth knowledge of performance metrics
Good PC skills, especially MS Excel
Excellent communication and leadership skills
Organizational and time-management skills
Decision-making skills
Experience in Firewall & Proxy
Incident/Problem Management & Root Cause Analysis
Troubleshooting Routing and switching related issues
Performance Optimization
Hardware troubleshooting, break-fix maintenance
Troubleshooting L2 and L3 Circuits
Carry out Hardware upgrades
Routing Policies deployment
Change Management ownership
Work on Firewall policies
Link Loop Testing in co-ordination with the Supplier ISP
Work with Hardware Vendor to identify Failed hardware and work on it RMA
Timely Escalation of cases to Level 3 Team
Hands on experience on Cisco ASA''s version 8.4 and above on both CLI and GUI.
Knowledge on NATing i.e. STATIC/DYNAMIC.
Access list configuration for restricting traffic.
Failover mechanism and configuration knowledge of ASA.
IOS upgradation knowledge.
Worked on proxy SG in various deployment scenarios like INLINE, EXPLICIT and TRANSPARENT.
Knowledge on ICAP, IWA and BCAAA.
Policy configuration via VPM and CPL.
Proxy upgradation knowledge.
Knowledge on Proxy director to manage the various proxy boxes.
Reporting Weekly/Monthly/Quarterly
Maintain Knowledgebase, Sop`s

Day to Day responsibilities:

Day to day management and support
Being part of a team of technical specialists in service delivery and transitional projects;
Monitoring of the Networks , addressing any issues raised and ensuring that contracted services are met;
Proactive maintenance of the Network estate;
Patching & Upgrades
Implement service improvements.