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Network Security Consultant

Company: RKON
Location: Chicago
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

- ----Location: 328 S. Jefferson, Chicago, IL, 60661, ST450.Position Type: Full-time, exempt, W2, with full benefits.Since our inception in 1998, RKON has been focused on providing cutting-edge IT services to clients across the US. Through thought leadership and consistent client successes, the RKON team has become an established and prominent force in the IT industry, delivering innovative solutions for modern IT problems.Recognized by Okta's Core Value Awards as having the best company culture in the industry, and by Computerworld as one of the 100 Best Places to Work in IT, Rapid7's 2022 North American MSSP partner of the year, RKON takes pride in our cohesive and creative work environment. From the beginning we've attentively built our company culture, fostering an environment that promotes collaboration, ingenuity, and imagination, working with the knowledge that our products are only as good as our team. Position: Sr. Network Security ConsultantThe RKON Network Security Consultant is responsible for the support and maintenance of a multi-Tenant environment, both cloud-based and on-premises, requiring cooperative support from both our clients and members of the Professional Services team. As a high-level Security Engineer, you will be required to have experience and extensive knowledge of varying Network technologies, including, but not limited to Palo Alto, Check Point, Fortinet, Next-Generation Firewalls, Pulse Secure, Meraki, and Juniper. A clear understanding of network security and best practices.Your primary responsibilities will be to provide onboarding/project support to our clients, perform build and release, as well as, applying requested changes and modifications to the existing environment.Education/Experience

  • Expert level of Check Point troubleshooting and debugging
  • High level knowledge of Check Point Security blades including IPS, App Control and URL Filtering, Anti Bot, Sandblast threat prevention and Endpoint Security
  • High level understanding of Network Security architecture
  • High level understanding of TCP/IP and networking
  • Solid understanding of virtual router redundancy protocol (vrrp), Cluster XL technology and IP clustering for high availability and Cluster Control Protocol (CCP)
  • Site-to-Site VPN & Client to Site VPN troubleshooting
  • Other Firewall knowledge a plus (Cisco/Juniper/Fortinet/Palo Alto)
  • Working experience performing Security Assessments a plus
  • Multiple security certifications a plus
  • Check Point CCSA and CCSE certifications preferredRoles and Responsibilities
    • Perform technical assessments for our clients, and build out the recommended changes to their environment.
    • Having familiarity with a wide range of network security products (F5, Check Point, Palo Alto, Meraki, Juniper, Cisco).
    • Support and upgrade appliances, open servers, and infrastructure
    • Support Check Point VSX firewall virtualization
    • Support and build Site-to-Site VPNs & Client Site VPNs
    • Support and build Check Point Software Blade Technologies
    • Maintain an expert understanding and knowledge of the GAIA operating system
    • Support and implement Firewall security policies as needed.
    • Design and perform seamless upgrades of existing Management & Firewall infrastructure remotely and onsite
    • Operate in a team environment as well as self-directed
    • Collaborates with other team members as necessary to ensure customer service levels agreements (SLA's) are met
    • Execute defined Enterprise System strategies to support corporate initiatives
    • Some travel required (25%)
    • Mentoring other support engineers on your team.Expectations
      Ability to speak to and work with individuals of all skill levels from users up to "C" level executivesStrong ability to articulate details without losing sight of the audience you're communicating withStrong ability to multitaskStrong troubleshooting skillsCandidate must not be narrow-focused but consider all angles when providing guidance or recommendationsWhat RKON Offers
      Competitive payFlexible hoursFlexible working optionVacation/Sick/Personal timeTraining programsA team of highly skilled peers available to helpPowered by JazzHR

Keywords: RKON, Chicago , Network Security Consultant, Professions , Chicago, Illinois

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