Sr. Network Security Engineer - Exciting DIRECT HIRE job / Downtown Chicago Loop

Posted Under: Chicago, Illinois jobs in IT / Software / Systems; IT / Software / Systems jobs in zipcode 60601
Posted On: 2017-10-20 19:00:00

<span>Modis is currently seeking a <B>Network Security Engineer</B> for an exciting DIRECT HIRE job opportunity with our Global Legal client, located in the heart of Downtown Chicago / Central Loop.<br>&nbsp;<br>With 2500+ lawyers spanning offices in 50 countries across the world, our client is a proven leader in Legal Services, with a commitment to staying ahead of the game with the most cutting-edge infrastructure technologies. &nbsp;This is a fast-paced environment, with some off-hours support required to partner with various time zones, globally.<br>&nbsp;<br>This Network Security Engineer will be joining a large Network Infrastructure Team as a main point of contact for evaluating, designing, and maintaining Network and Systems Security for the US and locations across the globe. <br>&nbsp;<br><B>Daily responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):</B><br>&nbsp;<br>- Serving as a technical liaison and coordinator between the Core Network and Security groups.<br>- Taking on various projects to improve and enhance the current infrastructure<br>- Working on NEW! Implementation projects, which will involve product evaluations and product testing, network designs, actual hands-on implementations and performance evaluations.<br>- Spearheading various projects to evaluate and test out new technologies for the infrastructure. &nbsp;<br>- Designing, implementing and configuring enterprise Cisco and/or CheckPoint Firewalls<br>- Conducting Firewall Management for Cisco ASA and CheckPoint R76 Devices.<br>- Troubleshooting advanced network issues related to security (requires strong Routing and Switching expertise with Cisco equipment.<br>- Coordinating with Managed Services to ensure all Tier 1 support is handled appropriately<br>- Working occasional nights/weekends to support system upgrades and cutovers<br>&nbsp;<br><B>REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS</B><br>&nbsp;<br>- Required Bachelor&rsquo;s Degree in an IT-related field (required)<br>- CISSP, CCSP, CEH certifications are all preferred (not required)<br>- CCNA/ CCNP Certifications are also a plus<br>- 3-5+ years hands-on experience supporting &amp; configuring Cisco PIX Firewalls<br>- 3-5+ years hands-on experience supporting &amp; configuring CheckPoint R75-R76 Firewalls<br>- Advanced experience with VPNs<br>&nbsp;<br><B>ADDITIONAL INFORMATION &amp; HOW TO APPLY</B> <br>&nbsp;<br>Salary range for this team-member position is $80,000 - $110,000, and includes a generous comprehensive benefits package (PPO Medical / Dental / Vision benefits package, voluntary benefits, 401K match, generous paid time off plan, performance bonus structure, commuter benefits, continued training &amp; education reimbursement, $ towards certifications, and more!<br>&nbsp;<br>If you are interested in this or other Network Security jobs available through Modis, please apply directly with your updated Word Resume, or visit to view and apply for any of the jobs Modis has available across the US (Updated daily!) <br>&nbsp;<br>&nbsp;<br>&nbsp;<br></span>