Sr. Network Administrator/ Architect - New York City/ Hybrid

$80 - $100

Contract: Corp-To-Corp, Independent, W2, 12 Month(s)

  • Work from home
  • 10% Travel

Skills

Network AdministratorAzure Active Directoryfirewallsintrusion detectionlocal area networkssoftware installationsecuritysecurity architecturesbusiness strategiesanalytical skills

Job Description

*Please note these positions will allow consultants to work a Hybrid work schedule (2 days on-site). Therefore, consultants need to be local to New York City and able to travel to designated work locations without issue.  

This position is responsible for leading and assisting in the development, implementation, and support of security architectures and solutions including security frameworks and roadmaps within the corporate business and Operational units across the IT departments. It also includes securing enterprise information by determining security requirements, and planning, implementing and testing security systems in a team-player environment.

The following desired knowledge, skills, and abilities are required for this position: 

  • Knowledge of and experience in developing and documenting security architecture and plans, including strategic, tactical, and project plans.
  • Knowledge of common information security management frameworks.
  • Excellent technical knowledge of mainstream operating systems and a wide range of security technologies, such as network security appliances, identity and access management systems, anti-malware solutions, automated policy compliance tools, and desktop security tools.
  • Ability to develop, document, and maintain security policies, processes, procedures, and standards.
  • Knowledge of network infrastructure including routers, switches, firewalls, and the associated network protocols and concepts.
  • Strong analytical skills are required to analyze security requirements and relate such requirements to the appropriate security controls. Responsibilities include the following. 

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Determine security requirements by evaluating business strategies and requirements; researching information security standards; conducting system security and vulnerability analyses; studying architecture/platform; identifying integration issues; preparing cost estimates.
  • Plan security systems by evaluating network and security technologies; developing requirements for local area networks, wide area networks, virtual private networks, routers, firewalls, and related security and network devices; designing public key infrastructures, including the use of certification authorities and digital signatures as well as hardware and software; adhering to industry standards.
  • Implement security systems by specifying intrusion detection methodologies and equipment; directing equipment and software installation and calibration; preparing preventive and reactive measures; creating, transmitting, and maintaining keys; providing technical support; completing documentation.
  • Upgrade security systems by monitoring the security environment; evaluating and implementing enhancements.
  • Prepare system security reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends. Track and understand emerging security practices and standards by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, and participating in professional organizations.
  • Lead the evaluation, design, and development of Active Directory & Azure Active Directory technical requirements, solutions, and implementation roadmap to ensure a functional, reliable, secure, and cost-effective technology environment
  • Experience with automated provisioning of Dev/Test/Staging and Production environments using Infrastructure as a Code
  • Experience with VMWare Infrastructure and Hypervisor Security Hardening
  • Experience with Active Directory Hardening and Architecture Security
  • Management / Team Lead Experience
  • Capable of communicating and presenting complex information to technical and non-technical stakeholders, both verbally and in written form 

Interested candidates can submit their resume to

Tom