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Senior Technical Specialist

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Up to $850 / day
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Petrina Hudson
4 months ago
The successful candidate will be required to act as a project technical prime, being responsible for all technical components around IP network design of the project including the scoping, design, testing, documentation and all steps required for the successful implementation in the production network.

The position requires an excellent knowledge of routing / switching technologies with the ability to accurately document network designs and deploy network configurations in production. The role requires the ability to generate solution designs independently and to review the designs completed by others. A sound understanding of Information Security risk managements and the standards framework used to manage this. Good hands-on experience with the configuration of network devices including Cisco routers and Checkpoint, Fortinet Firewall is essential.

Key accountabilities:
  • Develop well-prepared, accurate engineering network design documentation.
  • Consulting on Information Security risks and specification of appropriate mitigating controls
  • Perform assessment of existing network elements and implement design updates as required to ensure all network components meet the network design specifications.
  • Specify, define, and document design processes, standards and practices related to the data network to ensure engineering best practices are maintained.
  • Interface to co-ordinate and resolve network design and/or process related issues.
  • Perform configuration deployments to production devices
  • Generation of network design, testing, implementation documentation.
  • To provide recommendations concerning technical solutions and IP network strategy.
  • Provide recommendations regarding future security technology and platform growth strategies.
About you:
  • A technical qualification (degree) in Telecommunications Engineering (or related Engineering discipline) or equivalent
  • Security certifications such CISSP or equivalent
  • Cisco / Juniper certification (desirable) Required experience, understanding
  • A minimum of 10 years' experience in telecommunications.
  • Extensive experience in a technical role in one or more of the following areas: Core IP Network, Firewall and Network level security controls, server and application security methodologies,
  • At least 5 years' experience in an IP Network Design or Security role
  • Checkpoint, Crossbeam and Fortinet hardware and Software knowledge
  • IDS/IPS, Tufin and RSA Envision hardware and software knowledge Cisco / Juniper Router configuration experience
  • Sound knowledge of TCP/IP, Routing / Switching, MPLS, Traffic Engineering, EoMPLS, L2 and L3 datacentre technologies
  • Experience with network test tools / procedures, IXIA and Spirent application level test set knowledge
  • Product development and/or customer design experience
  • Sound understanding of InfoSec policy and industry standards in managing Information Security risk
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