Our Central New Hampshire client is looking for a professional Senior Network Security Engineer. In this role, you will design, implement and support a network and voice infrastructure that provides secure, reliable communications for all information systems and employees.

Unusually excellent benefit package!

This direct hire role is open to US Citizens or permanent residents only. We regret that C2C is not an option. 

Responsibilities

Networking:

  • Communicate regularly with management team and other stakeholders.
  • Design, plan and implement office and field network infrastructure that meets the current and future business requirements for security, reliability and performance.
  • Troubleshoot difficult networking and systems communication issues.
  • Train and mentor other network administrators.
  • Coordinate activities with other teams, contractors, and vendors.
  • Ensure that the network design, technology and processes align with the security program and regulatory requirements.
  • Participate as a technical lead or project manager in IT projects as needed.
  • Participate in and lead budgeting and planning discussions related to network infrastructure.
  • Produce and maintain technical documentation including network diagrams, design documentation, policies and procedures.

Security:

  • Design, plan, implement, and maintain network security solutions such as intrusion detection systems, vulnerability scanners, security event managers and network access control systems.
  • Collaborate with senior staff on strategic and tactical security guidance for all IS projects, including the evaluation and recommendation of technical controls.
  • Design, implement and monitor key security management processes such as threat management and vulnerability management.
  • Identify, assess, prioritize, and mitigate information security risks across information systems and networks.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Extensive knowledge of networking and security concepts
  • Extensive experience with Cisco networking equipment
  • Exceptional analytical thinking and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Project management
  • Clear, concise technical documentation and network diagrams
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Visio
  • Common industry security standards such as NIST 800-53 and CIS Controls

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in an IT discipline.
  • Industry-specific certifications such as CCNA, CCNP, CISSP are desirable.

Experience

  • 8-12 years of related experience

For questions regarding this role or to apply, please reach out to justin@compass-sys.com