IT Network and Security Architect Posted Oct 13
Request Technology - Robyn Honquest , Lincolnshire, IL
IT Architect Engineer-Network & Security

This position is a team member working closely with all IT verticals to manage, maintain, deploy and support network and security infrastructures. Candidate must be familiar with the following technologies: Cisco routing/switching/WLAN/ACE/VOIP/iWan, Checkpoint Firewall, Nagios, Splunk, BlueCoat Internet Proxy. The individual will be required to perform after hours support and must be able to travel at least 40-50%


Must be a self-starter demonstrating the willingness to address/resolve ambiguity and conflict within complex business change projects.

Candidate must be able to travel for site implementations up to a week at a time.

Must be experienced with wiring vendor management and infrastructure deployments

Create and manage Statements of Work (SoW) for cabling and infrastructure jobs

Configure, deploy and document new infrastructure for new facilities, applying rigorous standardized configurations and procedures.

Adhere and champion infrastructure standards

Responsible for location infrastructure deployment and associated project management

Effectively support a wide range of issues, including secure architectures, secure electronic data traffic, network security and privacy to meet customer and business needs.

Coordinate all level 2 network and security changes with appropriate teams to ensure uninterrupted service

Acknowledge and resolve user and system-generated production issues (Remedy Incidents) for assigned applications within established SLOs

Diagnose, identify root cause, and resolve the most unique and complex network and security (level 2) problems

Maintain documentation for all operational/support processes for the systems supported by the Network and Security team; automate repetitive processes where appropriate

Guide successful completion of network security for major programs and may function in a project leadership role

Stay current with new technologies and techniques as appropriate

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, related field or equivalent experience.


10+ years' hands-on experience with a broad range of enterprise-class technology solutions.


Must be able to work well in a team environment and manage large project load.

Strong understanding of OSPF and BGP routing protocols

Working experience with TCP/IP, MPLS and Ethernet

Linux/VMware experience desired,

Cisco IPT experience

Cisco Call Center Experience

Must be thorough and detail oriented.

Excellent communication skills, written and verbal

Self-directing individual demonstrating teamwork, organization skills and well-structured working approach given multiple priorities.

Experience working with cross-functional teams

Travel 40-50%

Employment Type: Permanent
Work Hours: Full Time

Pay: $100,000 to $115,000 USD
Pay Period: Annual
Other Pay Info: Bonus

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