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Firewall and Data Center Technician

Posted by: Verizon Wireless

Posted date: Sat, 1st Jun

Location: USA - Texas


Candidate will be responsible to manage, maintain, and configure security network hardware (ex. Firewalls, IDP devices, Logging Systems, Security Provisioning Systems, and Routers/Switches for ACL work) when necessary. Responsibilities will also include ensuring that the security hardware is properly configured to interact with the company s troubleshooting gear such as network based (Layer 1) taps, sniffers, IDP systems and the distributed logging and NetVCRs in each location. Provide higher tier technical support to the various Operations and Transport Engineering teams on all security related networking issues.


Minimum Associate s degree in Electrical Engineering/Computer Science/Information Technology, two-year technical degree, relevant military experience, equivalent special electronics training, or equivalent work experience is required. Bachelor s preferred. Previous data security and networking experience required, preferably with a Wireless Service Provider environment. Must possess the experience and ability to lead and participate in technical sessions and to coordinate technical, implementation and/or troubleshooting discussions with their peers in the other NNO organizations. A strong understanding of structured network design and the OSI Interconnect Model, especially how it relates to the design and deployment of structured networks, is required as well as strong project management skills, strong interpersonal and communications skills (written and oral), and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously. Minimum 2 years experience in network security in a telecommunications environment is required including expert knowledge of TCP/IP with a specialization in network security, and security best practices. Minimum 5 years experience configuring firewall platforms from the industry s top 5 security vendors as well as experience with configuring and troubleshooting various issue related to VPN concentrators. Candidate must have proven experience in Data Center Security implementation, overall security best practices, IDS, IDP and packet capture methods and technologies. Candidate must also possess experience with IP address allocation strategies, awareness of security impacts based on IP design, and the ability to work with project teams and vendors to learn new platforms and develop scalable IP designs. Candidate should have familiarity with data network and security design of voicemail systems, wireless gateways, VoIP systems, Network Extender concepts and the methods for securing them and other voice and wireless data systems network applications. Candidate must possess strong knowledge of wireless data architecture and principles, networking security (i.e. firewalls, IDP, IDS, hacking methods and strategies, SecureID, security protocols, Radius, packet capture technologies and analysis), SNMP, network management, HP Openview, Concord eHealth, and network equipment MIBs. VoIP experience is desirable. Minimum 3-5 years experience in IP addressing and subnetting(IPv4 and IPv6), BGP, OSPF, MPLS, VPN concepts, VLAN configuration and concepts, PPP, L1/L2 switching technologies, Frame Relay, ATM, PNNI, T1, T3, Metro E, CAT5/5e/6 cabling, Fiber connectivity, ATM transport technologies, Sniffer products, QOS, and the creation of managed services architectures in service provider networks. Experience with Layer 1 switches and network packet capture and analysis tools are required. A working knowledge of IPv4 and IPv6 ACLs is also required for this position; experience in dealing with Cisco IOS/IOS-XR as well as JUNOS ACL syntax is a plus.

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