Accudata Systems is seeking an individual with proven experience in planning, architecting, implementing, and supporting network security technologies.  The ideal candidate has 3+ years’ experience with next-generation firewall deployment and support, as well as familiarity with advanced next-generation firewall concepts.

What you need for success:

  • Enthusiasm about developing new skills/adding to your skill set, eager to learn, and unafraid to take on new challenges
  • Highly organized with concentrated attention to detail preferred
  • Proven track record working in a team environment and independently
  • Ability to manage a number of simultaneous activities while demonstrating accountability
  • Strong attention to detail and problem solving skills with quick adaptation to change
  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills – a personable, effective communication style with presentation experience
  • High emotional intelligence required for internal/external relationship development and management
  • Ability to document processes, procedures, and network designs clearly and accurately – not only within our group to share the knowledge and understanding of our own systems, but for distribution to other internal teams and to our customers

Experience with the following required:

  • Providing operational support service activities
  • Providing first and second-level support for security technologies
  • Troubleshooting and analyzing network- and security-related performance issues
  • Providing feedback to improve existing architecture to deliver a scalable, highly-reliable network
  • A background in network technologies (LAN/WAN/wireless)
  • Participating in an on-call rotation schedule
  • Developing and implementing ongoing processes and procedures
  • Staying current with latest trends in technology and the management and integration of those technologies
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and/or military experience
  • At least three years of experience working with complex, high-performance networks with many sites (data centers and/or branch locations) that require high availability
  • Experience with routing protocols such as OSPF, BGP, and EIGRP is required
  • Experience with HSRP, Radius, Tacacs+, and SNMP

Optional but recommended:

  • Experience with web gateway, email gateway, DLP, network access controls, and intrusion prevention systems
  • Network operational support experience preferred
  • Cisco Certification preferred: CCNA, CCNP, etc.
  • Experience administering and deploying Cisco ASA or Palo Alto firewalls

This position will be based in Houston but will require some travel to support projects based in other Accudata Systems locations. Accudata offers an excellent compensation plan, a benefits package that includes medical, dental, life, AD&D, flex and 401k, and a challenging yet stable work environment.

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