Title: Network Security Engineer
Duration: 6 month Contract to Hire Location: Horsham, PA
Interview Process: Phone Interview & Onsite Face to Face
U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. Our client is unable to sponsor at this time.Job Description
Strategy & Planning · Design and implement short- and long-term strategic plans to make certain network capacity meetsexisting and future requirements. · Develop, implement, and maintain policies, procedures, and associated training plans for network resource administration and appropriate use. · Develop and deploy methodologies for testing network performance and providing networkperformance statistics and reports. · Provide architectural consulting expertise, direction, and assistance to Network Analysts, Network Engineers, Network Administrators, and other Architects. · Conduct research on emerging technologies in support of network development efforts, andrecommend technologies that will increase cost effectiveness and network flexibility. · Develop, document, make recommendations, and communicate plans for investing in networktechnologies, including analysis of cost reduction opportunities. · Participate in the development of network strategies in collaboration with the executive team. · Conduct research and make recommendations on products, services, protocols, and standards in support of all network procurement and development efforts. · Ensure network services have sufficient capacity, stability, and agility to satisfy service level agreements with business units. · Create and maintain documentation as it relates to network configuration, network mapping, processes, and service records.
Acquisition & Deployment · Plan, acquire, and coordinate installation of in-house and remote network devices and appliances across the organization's network. · Conduct research and make recommendations on network products, services, protocols, and standards in support of network procurement and development efforts. · Design company LANs, WANs, IPT and Wireless networks, including routers, switches, appliances, Monitoring Solutions and other devices. · Participate in negotiations with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to secure network products and services. · Recommend improvements and/or alternatives on the company's existing systems architecture and technology portfolio. · Review new and existing network design projects and procurement or outsourcing plans for compliance with standards and architectural plans.
Operational Management · Establish and maintain regular written and in-person communications with the organization's executives, decision-makers, stakeholders, department heads, and end users regarding pertinent network activities. · Lead and administrate a contingent of network administrators and engineers. · Collaborate with end users and senior management to define business requirements for complex network development and gain buy-in for all network architecture plans. · Manage and set priorities for the architectural design, maintenance, development, and evaluation of all network infrastructures, including LANs, WANs, VMs, Internet, intranet, security, wireless implementations, and so on. · Ensure compliance of network devices to Company standards in regards to device configuration and deployments. · Define and maintain SOPs and quality standards · Conduct feasibility studies for various upgrade projects, improvements, and other conversions. · Ensure that the solutions being implemented are compliant with all relevant regulations, policies and procedures (i.e.: Sarbanes Oxley, privacy data practices, corporate policies).