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ken.lasky@staples.com
2015-02-17, 20:31
Staples is looking for a Network Security Architect to work in our Corporate headquarters in Framingham, MA. This role provides high visibility into a great many projects and business units throughout Staples locations world-wide. It's also a great opportunity for someone to be very creative in solutions they develop.


Network Security Architect


Responsibilities:
Architect, Implement and operate secure infrastructure for critical applications
Define infrastructure security requirements for the implementation of new applications and projects
Work in collaboration with other departments or organizations to develop and analyze systems in support of their projects or mission, then upgrade or enhance the infrastructure security to meet their requirements
Provide 3rd level technical support for complex production systems and services
Lead projects and efforts that require specialized infrastructure security skills
Work with the various project stakeholders to facilitate implementation and completion of the projects
Proactively monitor security and network infrastructure for optimal performance and provide input for capacity planning and fine tune infrastructure when needed
May act as project manager in area of expertise
Lead in the evaluation of new products and services
May execute specific activities related to the improvement or performance of systems infrastructures
Identifies areas where existing security policies and procedures require change or where new ones need to be developed and works the appropriate teams to implement.
Participates in related security industry organizations and special interest groups
Maintains relationships with 3rd party technical support engineers/teams
Rotating off hour on-call support required
Limited travel required

Minimum Requirements:
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field or 12 years of equivalent experience
Minimum of 10 years IT experience and minimum 8 years of experience in Network Security

Preferred:
Expert knowledge of enterprise security technologies required, including but not limited to: firewalls, IPS, VPN, desktop security, vulnerability and risk assessments, and IAM.
Expert understanding of TCP/IP and common network protocols is required.
Experience with routing, switching, and IP subnetting
Experience with Checkpoint, Fortinet, and Palo Alto firewalls on an enterprise level.
Technical writing experience required.
Strong troubleshooting skills required.
The individual must also be able to demonstrate strong communication and inter-personal skills .
Proven ability to succeed in a multi-task, team-oriented environment.
Demonstrated ability to pay close attention to detail.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with limited supervision.
Project management experience desirable.
CISSP, CISA and /or GIAC certifications highly desirable

For more information, please contact Ken Lasky at ken.lasky@staples.com, or, 508-253-3947