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Network Security Architect

Downers Grove, IL 
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Network Security Architect 
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4 months 
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*** We are unable to sponsor for this permanent full-time role***

Prestigious Enterprise Company is currently seeking a Network Security Architect. This position will protect the network integrity of the company and its IT outsourcing client environments. This is an exciting, fast paced environment with numerous opportunities to take part in a variety of security designs on many different vendor platforms.


• Design, propose, & implement current best practice secured network environments

• Configure, install, and troubleshoot Checkpoint, Cisco, Juniper, and Palo Alto solutions

• Design / spec new environments to meet PCI, HIPAA, and SOX compliance

• Troubleshooting of IP network communications

• Be able to diagnose problems where firewalls, IPS, proxy, and load balancing devices are involved

• Interface with vendors, clients and users to design security solutions


• Knowledge of IP protocols

• Candidate should possess 5+ years of relevant experience with Checkpoint solutions or other security vendor.

• Typically requires BS/BA or equivalent work experience.

• Unix command line experience

• Strong communication skills

• Must be comfortable in presenting both details to technical teams as well as business impact and risk analysis to leadership

Preferred Skills:

• Checkpoint CCSE, Cisco CCSP, Crossbeam XOS, Juniper JNCIS, Palo CNSE certification

• Any information security certifications (CISSP, CISM, GSEC, GCFW, SSCP, Security+, etc.)

• Experience with Checkpoint Gaia, Secure Platform, & UTM appliances

• Unix shell scripting and PERL experience

• Windows and/or Unix network application troubleshooting experience

• Security/Network Disaster Recovery experience

• Experience troubleshooting applications with a sniffer

• Contingency Planning

• Good documentation and process diagramming skills

• Unix administration skills

• Network security forensic skills / certifications

• Vulnerability assessment & remediation knowledge

• Ethical hacking or penetration testing skills

Craig Johnson
Request Technology, LLC
200 East 5th Ave.
Suite 116
Naperville, IL 60563
Phone: (630) 717-5865
Fax: (630) 717-1109