22 days old

Security Architect

Englewood, CO 80112
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    $60 To $63

Randstad Technologies is seeking a Security Architect!

Provide subject matter technical expertise to the Network Engineering, Architecture and

Technology team. Develop an overall network security architecture for a large Multiple Service

Operator (MSO) IP network. Participate in new initiatives and service development for ensuring

network integrity. Develop network security requirements and policies for inclusion in product

requirements and functional specifications and review documents for compliance. Develop

security-related standard device configurations that include Access Control Lists (ACLs), packet

filtering rules, firewall policies, and other network security techniques. Track and maintain

vendor security announcements and enhancements for possible network impacts.

Job Requirements:

Successful candidate will have at least 10 years of network engineering experience, preferably

with a cable Multiple Service Operator (MSO), Internet Service Provider or other type service

provider. Experience with firewalls from Cisco (ASA) and Juniper (SRX/Netscreen) are a must.

Experience with Cisco IOS, Juniper JunOS and Alcatel TiMOS router security features desired.

Thorough knowledge of the OSI model and impacts to a network is required. Experience with

protocol analyzers and intrusion detection systems preferred. In depth knowledge of ICMP and

DNS protocols is expected. Knowledge and experience with FISMA and NIST guidelines for

information security is necessary. Understanding of routing protocols and experience with

Quality of Service (QoS), Voice over IP (VoIP) and Multi-protocol Label Switching (MPLS) is


The candidate must be a team player, with an inherent ability to work well under tight timelines,

and have strong problem-solving capabilities. Will be required to share experience, skill, and

talents with associates and serve as a mentor to others. Will be expected to work well with

minimal supervision. Will be required to coordinate and implement ad-hoc assignments. Will

require excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to communicate business

impact and risks to executives at the appropriate level of understanding. Will require strong

leadership skills.

Technical skills

? 10+ years of experience in Network Security

? Expert-level knowledge of DDoS mitigation methods and technologies

? Working knowledge of JunOS, IOS and networking

? Background in network service, content provider operation, or larger scale hosting

? Understanding of current security issues and threats

? Understanding of Python, Shell or Perl in order to push software and network interaction

? Understanding of risks that can manifest in larger scale complex systems

? Perimeter security controls - firewall, IDS/IPS, network access control and network


? Router, switch and VLAN security; wireless security

? Security concepts related to DNS, routing, authentication, VPN, proxy services and

DDoS mitigation technologies

? SIEM Products, exposure to AlienVault is a plus

? Windows, UNIX and Linux operating systems

? Network security architecture development and definition

? Network or web penetration testing skills a plus

? Written and oral English language proficiency

? Risk assessment procedures, policy formation and review

? ISO 27001/27002, ITIL, NIST and CSC top 20 frameworks

? Knowledge of best practices and methods of IT strategy, enterprise architecture and

security architecture

? Experience with HIPAA or similar regulations

? Knowledge of software & web application security best practices

? Knowledge of third party auditing and cloud risk assessment methodologies

? Familiarization with a variety of information and network security monitoring tools

(ArcSight SIEM, QRadar SIEM, Splunk, Arbor DDoS Mitigation, Cisco IDS/IPS, Netcool,

and Imperva WAF, among others) Working knowledge of Linux and syslog from CLI

Preferred Qualifications:

CISSP, CCSP and/or GSE security credentials are a desired.

JNCIE, CCIE, CCSA, CCNP network certifications are a plus.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree (B.A. or B.S.) from four- year college or university; or equivalent training,

education and experience.


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