Job Description :
Network Security Architect Contract to Hire)Maplewood, MN.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
- Support Check Point UTMs, Cisco ASA Firewalls, Cisco ASA VPNs and Juniper SSL gateways
- Support/Participate/Coordinate large network refresh projects.
- Determine client/user requirements.
- Assist/create procedural manuals and documents as needed.
- Maintain expertise in assigned area to fulfill position goals and objectives.
- Manage products throughout their lifecycles.
- Participate/run weekly service review meetings with clients/vendors.
- Mentor other team members

Basic Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s Degree or higher from an accredited learning institution
- Minimum of five (5) years of combined experience configuring, implementing, and/or troubleshooting security devices

Preferred Qualifications:
- CCSA and CCSE Check Point certifications
- Minimum of five or more (5+) years of supporting network technologies LAN Switching/Routing
- Minimum of five or more (5+) years of supporting routing protocols and network design
- Minimum of five or more (5+) years of participating in network projects and local area network design.
- Experience using Visio or comparable tool for documenting network design
- Knowledge of 3M’s internal systems
- Ability to manage individuals from different technical and personality backgrounds.
- Ability to manage a global team
- Experience leading network projects and local area network design.