Reference # 19-00745 Title IT Infrastructure Specialist
Location Phoenix, ARIZONA
Position Type Contract
Experience Level Contract
Start Date / End Date 09-12-2019 --- 30-06-2020
Description
NO VENDOR BRANDING ON RESUMES.

POSITION SUMMARY
The candidate will be primarily responsible for assisting in infrastructure projects and initiatives running across a broad range: enterprise systems support and enhancement, system integrations, network and cloud infrastructure, and security initiatives.
The ideal candidate will be familiar with current and emerging technologies including the areas of mobility, cloud, and collaboration. Motivated, self-starting, continuously learning candidates will enjoy the best of both working and learning in a tight-knit team and having individual responsibility, and assignments

RESPONSIBILITIES
" Serve as a member of Network Services team performing varying security duties including threat awareness, network analysis and incident response.
" Collects and prepares documentation from various systems and collaborates with network services team to support O365, Azure, and On-Premise systems and infrastructure.
" Tracks the status of security exposures, and works with Network Services team and other stakeholders to remediate them.
" Performs IT Audit activities and testing of controls.
" Works with Information Security management to develop and maintain security policies, practices and standards.
" Support vulnerability scanning activities, interprets the results, and validates potential exposures. Experience with tools such as Nessus, Qualys, Burp Suite, NMAP, Metasploit and other similar tools is a plus.
" Support infrastructure including Active Directory, VMWare, Storage Arrays, and Network equipment.
" Work within the ADE ticketing system as needed to address certain support activity tickets meeting manager expressed SLA.

REQUIREMENTS
" Knowledge of network architecture design principles, best practices, implementation and LAN/WAN maintenance.
" Experience with Cloud App Security implementation and policies
" Expeirence with Azure Threat Protection implementation and policies
" Knowledge of Microsoft Cloud Security models
" Maintenance of firewalls, routers, and switches leveraging Layer 2 and Layer 3 technologies.
" Experience in Next-Gen Application aware firewalls.
" Palo Alto Networks (AV, Threat Protection, URL Blocking, and Global Protect), Cisco routers and switches (ISR, Catalyst 4500, 2960), and Cisco Wireless, Extreme Wireless.
" Host level security knowledge (Windows and VMWare).
" Solid knowledge of Active Directory and Group Policy.
" Knowledge of security regulations, standards, and processes including CIS, PCI, FERPA, FFIEC, and NIST.

PREFERRED
" Experience in the public sector is preferred.
" Experience working on an Agile/Scrum team is preferred.
" Familiarity with assessment and security logging tools such as Nessus, Security Center, Acunetix, nmap, Splunk, and other similar tools.

SOFT SKILLS
" Ability to effectively collaborate with IT and business experts.
" Ability to work as part of a self-directed team, in which tasks are determined daily in coordination with co-workers, rather than being assigned.
" Ability to excel in a collaborative and distributed team environment.
" Ability to work with a minimal amount of direction while being pro-active in keeping their management informed of project related issues.
" Ability to work under pressure.
" Ability to respectfully question ideas and share a point of view with others in support of the business requirements and needs.