2018-1494

NikSoft - Morrisville, NC3.5

Full-timeEstimated: $79,000 - $110,000 a year
EducationSkillsBenefits
Overview
NikSoft Systems Corporation is a recognized Information Technology solutions provider. Founded in 1998 and based in Reston, Virginia, NikSoft is a CMMI Level 3 Certified company with an established reputation for excellence and on-time delivery with a consistently high customer satisfaction rating from its Federal Government and private consulting contracts.

NikSoft is currently conducting a search for a professional and experienced Network Analysto to add to its team in support of our PRIME cybersecurity program.
The candidate will be rresponsible for enterprise level information security protection by determining network and security requirements; planning, implementing and testing network and security systems; preparing network and security standards, policies, procedures.

Responsibilities
Evaluates current network and security systems to propose and implement network system enhancements on Network Switches, Routers, Internet Firewall Services, VPN and other Network Management devices.
Defines, designs, and implements network and security solutions. Creates and maintains standard builds/templates.
Applies advanced network and security engineering and architecture knowledge on complex and diverse problems where analysis of situations requires in-depth evaluation.
Designs, installs, supports, and maintains new network and security hardware and software infrastructure. May oversee network and/or security systems projects
Provides network and security solutions and advice to business and management requirements.
Allocates network resources, monitors network performance and usage, and ensures most cost effective and efficient use of network resources.
Ensures all IT equipment complies with industry and regulatory standards.
Troubleshoots, analyses, and resolves faults in operational networks.
Ensures routine preventative maintenance and license compliance is performed.
Develop network and security documentation, including diagrams and work instructions.
Track project milestones, deliverables and status.
Administrate procurement/contracts activities of network assets.
Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree in Business, IT or related field.
Minimum 8 years of experience working within network infrastructure.
Minimum 4 years’ experience in firewall/security management.
CCNA, CCNP, Security Certifications Preferred.
Cisco routing, Voice/Data communications, Network architecture and Network services such as DNS, DHCP, Systems security, Application Architecture, Network monitoring and alerting, Firewall configuration maintenance, and Network protocol traffic management.
Experience with advanced network engineering principles, utility industry standards and developing technologies.
Experience in creating network design diagrams and documentation.
Experience with packet capture and protocol analysis.
Exceptional analytical, troubleshooting, problems solving skills required.
Excellent interpersonal, written, verbal, and time management skills.
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; participating in professional organizations.
Netflow/ PCAP Skills required
**US Citizenship with US based residency for at least the past 5 years to qualify for the USPS sensitive security clearance**

BENEFITS:
NikSoft’s competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.

NikSoft Systems Corp is fully committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity and affirmative action in all aspects of employment. NikSoft is an EOE M/F/Disability/Veteran employer. For more information about our other openings, please visit www.niksoft.com