Senior Network Security Engineer

at Levi, Ray & Shoup, Inc. in Springfield, Illinois, United States

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LRS seeks a seasoned Senior Network Security Engineer who will serve as a technical expert when working with our clients. This role is ideal for a professional who excels in network security and network infrastructure design, advanced troubleshooting, and client engagement. Your role will be pivotal in not just implementing client network solutions, but also in providing feedback and mentorship to junior members of the team and recommendations for improvement of the services we provide.

Key Responsibilities

+ Design and implement comprehensive network infrastructures, ensuring robustness and security.

+ Engage in pre- and post-sales activities, offering technical guidance and driving solution-focused discussions with clients.

+ Deliver consulting services, including network design, installation, and troubleshooting, with an emphasis on client engagement and solution customization.

+ Drive the sales process by collaborating with sales representatives and clients to estimate consulting needs.

+ Maintain and exceed the technical knowledge standards required to advise our clients effectively.

+ Stay updated on emerging security threats and technologies to continually enhance the security posture of the organization.

+ Act as a mentor, fostering a collaborative environment and enhancing the skillset of team members.

Performance Objectives

+ Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of various network technologies and security solutions.

+ Apply network programming skills to enhance network applications and outcomes.

+ Provide leadership in technical pre-sales, consulting on network solutions tailored to client needs.

+ Offer expert-level support in network and network security infrastructures across diverse environments.

+ Educate and collaborate with the LRS Sales Team on network solutions, promoting a unified approach to client engagement.

Candidate Profile

+ 15+ years in networking and network security technologies, with a significant focus on Cisco security solutions. Fortinet product expertise is also beneficial.

+ Current Cisco CCIE certification or ability to obtain within six months of start date is required.

+ Expert knowledge of networking concepts (LAN/WAN, routing, firewalls, cloud services) and security.

+ Proven experience in enterprise-level network design and administration across a variety of customer verticals.

+ Strong skills in interfacing with clients, translating technical requirements to non-technical stakeholders.

+ Proficiency in Cisco routing & switching, network protocols, QoS, NAC, and the entire Cisco security suite of products.

Success Factors

+ Self-motivated, flexible, and detail-oriented with a persistent approach.

+ Excellent relationship-building skills, with an ability to listen and tailor solutions to client needs.

+ Strong communication and presentation abilities.

+ Analytical and problem-solving skills are essential.

+ Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and manage multiple priorities under tight deadlines.

+ Understanding of modern network infrastructures and their implementation in varied environments.

Organizational Structure

You will report to the Security Strategist and Technical Manager in a team that’s a part of LRS IT Solutions. This position offers a dynamic interface with various levels of management and teams, providing ample opportunity for career growth and impact.

LRS Commitment

LRS is an equal opportunity employer, committed to embracing diversity and offering a supportive and inclusive workplace. For more details about LRS and this role,

Salary range: $145,000 – 155,000 base annual salary plus full benefits. This range represents the low and high of the base salary for this position. The salary will vary depending on factors including, but not limited to, experience and performance.
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Job Posting: JC254392672

Posted On: Jan 29, 2024

Updated On: Mar 02, 2024

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