Job Description :
he ideal candidate would have a robust background in network security, configuration, maintenance, troubleshooting and monitoring. This position interacts with all IT functional areas (e.g. architecture, design, network engineering, Helpdesk/Desktop support, application development and support The candidate will be someone who can administer, troubleshoot, review and audit all of the client's Firewall rules, provide recommendations on changes, document the process and drive the changes. The successful candidate must be highly self-motivated, excel at multitasking, and comfortable working in a demanding, state of the art environment.

Responsibilities

Designing and implementing new network solutions and/or improving the efficiency of current networks
Installing, configuring and supporting network equipment including routers, switches, wireless devices
Configuring firewalls, routing and switching to maximize network efficiency and security
Maximizing network performance through ongoing monitoring and troubleshooting
Provide critical thinking to complex problems in a 24/7, mission critical network environment.
Process, monitor and prioritize trouble tickets.
Automate the tasks, which should be automated.
Provide support and administration of customer firewalls and security appliances
Provide support and administration of customer network load balancing appliances
Arranging scheduled upgrades
Investigating faults in the network
Updating network equipment to the latest firmware releases
Reporting network status to key stakeholders
Troubleshoots network problems.
IP address auditing.
Establishes networking environment by designing system configuration and directing system installation.
Defines, documents, and enforces system standards.
Maximizes performance by troubleshooting network problems and outages and scheduling upgrades.
Thorough understanding of the TCP/IP protocol.
Detailed knowledge of the OSI layers 1-4 and 7 associated equipment.
Firewall: Palo Alto
Load Balancers
Switches : Cisco
Change management: Knowledge of ITIL procedure