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Senior Security Consultant (Iselin, NJ) in Woodbridge Township, NJ at Presidio, Inc.

Date Posted: 5/23/2018

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Job Description

At Presidio, we think, architect, implement and support the practical reality of IT every day. We bring together the best minds in the industry to deliver IT excellence and support the answers to our clients’ IT challenges. As one of the largest IT-as-a-Service solution providers in the U.S., we combine experience and stability with regional expertise and the unique ability to cover local and global business needs. For more information about Presidio visit our website at
Our Tri-State practice is growing and we have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Security Consultant to be a part of a dedicated Security overlay team within our Core Network Practice. This team will support our client base throughout the entire TriState region (Northern New Jersey, New York, and Connecticut).
This individual’s primary responsibility will be to execute multi-faceted high-end security engagements for our customers. This individual will manage small to large projects on their own, from design to implementation to troubleshooting, as well as being a team member on complex engagements involving multiple technologies. The engineer will be responsible for projects/moves, adds, changes, and repair at multiple customer sites across the New York TriState area.
This is a hands-on role and the individual will ensure services are completed fully and efficiently, and have met or exceeded client expectations. In this role you will act as a focal point for client security problem resolution, lead design workshops and support pre-sales activity for highly complex security solutions when needed. You will consistently evaluate, develop and refine technical deployment methodology & documentation. The ideal candidate will have functioned in a senior information security role or as a client-facing security/risk management consultant. This individual should have the ability to interface with management in order to align business objectives and risk management strategies, as well as security engineers to validate security related designs and configurations.
Required Skills
Required Experience / Capabilities
Potential candidates must possess experience and demonstrated expertise in at least one or more of the following areas:
  • Cisco Network Security design, configuration, and tuning of Cisco security appliances
  • Excellent understanding of VPN (site to site, remote access client, IPSec, IKE, tunnel modes, SSL/clientless/AnyConnect, Tunnels between Firewalls, Routers)
  • Firewalls
    • ASA Firewalls and FWSMs (NAT, ACL configuration, IPSec and SSL VPN, configuration of IPS, CX, BotNet modules; CSM and Next-Gen features HA configurations, multi-context, transparent mode)
    • Palo Alto Firewalls
  • IPS appliances and in-line modules, tuning of alerts
  • SourceFire / FireSight / AMP
  • Network Access Control (NAC) / Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE) integration with
  • wired data, wireless infrastructure & VPN as well as posture, client provisioning, pxGrid,
  • Content Security (Cisco/Ironport ESA/WSA, WebSense, etc.)
  • Security Testing and Audit Platforms (Nessus, NMAP, etc.)
  • SIEM Platforms (Splunk, McAfee Nitro, LogRythm, etc.)
  • RSA
  • Working Knowledge of the TCP/IP protocol suite, TCP/IP headers and packets, the OSI model, and commonly used TCP/UDP ports and associated services.
  • Working knowledge of network engineering and local and wide area (LAN/WAN) technologies and topologies.
  • Working knowledge of routing protocols, switching, firewall configuration, and security best practices, etc.
  • Working knowledge of common OS and domain structures (Red Hat Linux, Oracle/Sun,
  • Windows, Active Directory, etc.), servers, services, and associated vulnerabilities.
  • Experience with Windows, Linux, Red Hat, etc. hosts, operating systems and applications.
Required Qualifications
  • Cisco® CCNP/CCIE certificate or equivalent experience
  • Relevant Industry Certifications (CISSP, CISA, CISM, CEH)
  • Experience with security solutions that align with customer’s compliance requirements and industry standards like PCI, HIPAA, ISO 27001, NIST, CSF, ITIL, COBIT, Sarbanes
  • Oxley, ISO, SANS 20, etc.
  • Working knowledge of host/network common vulnerabilities and exploits (CVEs, IAVAs,
  • etc.), hacker methodologies and tactics, and the tools used.
  • Previous experience successfully positioning professional services, managed services &
  • SaaS solutions to fulfill needs regarding risk management, risk assessments, compliance assessment/remediation, information security architectures is desired
  • Strong industry knowledge and expertise in building comprehensive solutions.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Solid documentation experience with Microsoft® Visio, Word, and Excel
  • Ambitious and goal-oriented, with initiative to work until job is complete
  • 5 years of related experience with project Deliverables from a VAR/Integrator experience mandatory
  • Prior experience working closely with customers and collaborating with IT staff
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience and/or military experience
Individual with strong technical and leadership skills, that will provide insight to current security initiatives and products to drive differentiation in the market place. Must possess excellent troubleshooting and communication skills. Flexibility and having a car are a must for this position as the successful candidate will be visiting client sites on a regular basis.
Presidio, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/ VEVRAA Federal Contractor.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for this position regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, ethnicity, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state and local statutes, regulations and ordinances.
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RECRUITMENT AGENCIES PLEASE NOTE: Presidio has a strict PSL in place and will only accept applications from agencies/business partners that have been invited to work on this role through the Presidio portal.  Candidate Resumes/CV's not submitted through the Presidio portal or submitted directly to Hiring Managers will be considered unsolicited and will be treated as gifts and no fee will be payable. Thank you for your cooperation.