Apex Systems, Inc. IT Security Engineer (Cisco Web Security Appliance) in Chicago, Illinois

This job was posted by https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov : For more information, please see: https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/ada/r/jobs/6423223 For more information on this opportunity, please contact Jacob McLurkin at jmclurkin@apexsystems.comn6 Months Contract w/ possible extentsionnDowntown ChicagonThis position is to be part of a team that performs IT Security for a Financial Services organization.nIdeal candidate will have experience and enthusiasm for supporting Cisco WSA (formerly IronPort) web contect and traffic monitoring systems.nWhile serving as the WSA SME, will also partner with other team members on Cisco ASA, ISE, FirePower technology solutions.n• 3+ years’ experience supporting and implementing Cisco security solutions.n• Excellent customer service and communication skills.n• Strong analytical skills with the ability to solve complex technical problems.n• Ability to work individually as well as part of a team.n• A passion for learning technology.n• Ability to provide necessary written documentation and knowledge transfer to customers during and after project implementations. Experience with the following products required:n• Cisco network security design, configuration, and tuning of Cisco security appliancesn• Content security (Cisco/Ironport ESA/WSA/Cloud/OpenDNS/Umbrella) security testingn• Excellent understanding of VPN (site-to-site, remote access client, IPSec, IKE, tunnel modes, SSL/clientless/AnyConnect, tunnels between firewalls, routers)n• ASA/FTD firewalls and FWSMs (NAT, ACL configuration, IPSec and SSL VPN, configuration of IPS, IPS appliances and in-line modules, tuning alerts)n• SourceFire / FireSight / AMPn• Network Access Control (NAC) / Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) integration with wired data, wireless infrastructure, and VPN, as well as posture and client provisioningn• Working knowledge of network engineering and local and wide area (LAN/WAN) technologies and topologiesn• Working knowledge of routing protocols, switching, firewall configuration, security best practices, etc.nOptional but recommended:n• CCNP/CCIE in securityn• Relevant industry certifications (CISSP, CISM, CISA, CEH)n• Experience working with Cisco TAC to create and follow up on trouble ticket creation, escalation, resolutionnEEO EmployernApex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.nVEVRAA Federal ContractorWe request Priority Protected Veteran & Disabled Referrals for all of our locations within the state.We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. The EEO is the Law poster is available here.