Network Engineer (Information Technology)

Assured Information Security, Inc. (AIS) - Rome, NY

Assured Information Security (AIS) is seeking a Network Engineer for our IT department. In this role, the candidate is responsible for installing and maintaining computer communication networks at AIS. They also ensure networks are running smoothly, upgrade networks to provide maximum performance and security and proactively monitor remote site bandwidth and tunnels.

Roles and Responsibilities:
Install computer networks; local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), the Internet, Intranets, and other data communications systems.
Install CISCO and other vendor hardware and software infrastructures.
Setup IPSEC Tunnels between remote sites
Oversee Wired and Wireless networks.
Setup user accounts and passwords on all Networking hardware.
Monitor network usage and security.
Enhance FirePower utilization
Ensure networks are running smoothly with minimal outages.
Troubleshoot and restore systems after crashes.
Undertake routine preventative measures and implement, maintain and monitor network security.
Ensure Network compliance with industry standards.
Keep internal and remote networks running smoothly.
Manage Network system back up.
Develop and Document/Change Management Network Infrastructure.
Support Corporate, Research, and Remote office networks and other computing infrastructure.
Install and maintain network services, equipment, and various devices.
Develop network failover and load-balanced networks
Investigate new Networking Technologies

Required Education and Skills

Bachelor's degree in Computer Information System, Computer Science, Computer Engineering and 3 years work experience that utilizes the technical skills required of these positions, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Security administration experience in the following areas of expertise: internet security, application security, security design and implementation, information security/IT auditing, information security/IT policy development, risk assessments, federal regulatory compliance for information protection, information security training.
Network disaster recovery planning and testing, auditing, risk analysis, and contingency planning.
CISCO (Firewalls, Routers, Switches) and other vendor networking infrastructure solutions
Ability to obtain/maintain CISSP, CCNA, CompTIA A+, Network+ and/or Security+ certifications within 18 months of hire.
Ability to obtain/maintain DoD Clearance