Job Title : Systems Engineer - Access Services Location : Bridgewater, NJ Duration : 2+ Months
To support the increasing need of collaboration with outside companies to support business area goals, there is a strong need to develop a set of globally consistent extranet services.
To develop the global extranet services for client's business partners and collaborators, Back-End components require standardization but also consistent global operation in order to deliver consistent access to applications, maintain and participate to the overall security of the company data: Those components include Load balancers, Access gateways, SSL VPN, reverse proxies, Firewalls etc.
An engineer is required to ensure following global standards in the services offered, which should be considered mission-critical services upon which the company depends. Consistent evolutions to these services must be regularly managed in accordance to technological advancements and changing business requirements through a single Service owner, as well.
This individual must have a high degree of technical expertise in load balancing, proxy support and firewall maintenance but also possess a very strong understanding of dependent technologies and processes such as Identity management and associated processes, AD, servers, Network components, application development etc..
The primary responsibility of the Access Services Engineer is to support the operational requirements and projects in the three main areas.
Knowledge of Cisco Operating systems, TCP/IP addressing, Routing Protocols, Network Hardware and related network technologies.
Strong Background in related IT technologies SSL Access gateways, load balancers.
Proven and successful track record managing complex projects within a global environment
Excellent communication and interpersonal Skills
Strong global/multi-cultural experience
Familiarity with industry methodologies for service management, operations frameworks, process frameworks (ITIL)
Strong relationship management skills
Excellent ability to manage projects and activities in a matrix organization
BlueCoat skills around proxy SG, Web filter, BCAAA and IWA direct. ThreadPulse is a plus.
F5 BigIP skills around LTM and ASM modules. APM is a plus
Firewalling skills around Check Point technology and products (Gaia, Provider-1, Software blades AB, IPS, URL ..)
General understanding of DMZ concepts, exposure of application & data to the internet/cloud.
Be able to "translate" generic ITPL needs in term of 'External Access' into architecture proposal/design to be implemented by a 3rd party.
Strong Background in related IT technologies proxys, load balancers, firewalls
University Bachelor's Degree
Graduate Degree in Business or Management considered a plus
5+ years of experience in information Technology & Networking technologies