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Network & Security Engineer (Evanston, IL)

ZS is the world’s largest consulting firm focused exclusively on improving business performance through sales and marketing consulting solutions, from customer insights and strategy to analytics, operations and technology. Together, we design and implement strategies that lead to greater market share, more competitive operations and increased use of today’s latest technologies. From our worldwide offices, ZS professionals draw on deep industry and domain expertise to deliver impact where it matters for clients. We are particularly known for our expertise in the pharmaceutical and health care sectors, yet work across a range of industries.

ZS’ Corporate Support teams operate the firm’s core internal enterprise functions. Our global teams comprise team-oriented, pragmatic and results-driven people who thrive in a challenging work environment. Our people come from diverse backgrounds, but share a passion for quality customer service and dedication—whether our customer is a client or another ZS employee.

ZS IT Support teams are aligned with the company’s business strategy and operating model and aims to provide its 5000 plus employees and their clients the right tools and information for high performance. The IT organization focuses on providing products and services to ZS to ensure successful business outcomes. This involves providing a scalable, sustainable and reliable IT infrastructure, customized applications, messaging and collaboration products, Business Intelligence and Database administration support along with a reliable 24*7 uninterrupted high-quality technology support services.

NETWORK & SECURITY ENGINEER

We seek a Networking & Security Engineer that will attend to day to day operational issues/ tickets and have them resolved within the requisite SLA’s. Work along with the project teams to implement new tool and technologies.

Responsibilities:

  • Hands on experience on LAN/WAN/MAN/WLAN voice and data network topologies;
  • Hands-On experience on Switching and Routing;
  • Knowledge in port security services like 802.1x authentication, Cisco ISE;
  • Experience with Voice related services including VoIP;
  • Formulate Network & Security architecture recommendations and design security services;
  • Assist in responses to external audits, penetration tests and vulnerability assessments;
  • Conduct risk assessments, penetration tests and diagnose internet/extranet security, intrusion attempts;
  • Interpret, analyze, and report all events and anomalies;
  • Producing quality documentation for both new and existing solutions;
  • Provide on-call support as required for any network & security related issues;
  • Troubleshooting wireless deployments and troubleshooting;
  • Experience in working with compliance and regulatory program requirements;
  • Experience for a wide range of security technologies including, but not limited to: Palo-Alto, Check-Point, Cisco ASA;

Qualifications:​

  • 7+ years experience 
  • BA/BS degree required with strong academic performance, Master’s preferred;
  • CCNA certified required, CCNA Wireless will be added advantage;
  • Must be a team player, dedicated, and proactive;
  • Must possess excellent communication, problem-solving, and organizational skills;
  • Ability to clearly present technical approaches or findings in oral and written format;
  • Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language;
  • Highly self-motivated and directed;
  • Very strong customer service orientation

Certifications

  • CCNA – Cisco Certified Network Administrator
ZS is a global consulting firm; fluency in English is required, additional fluency in at least one European or Asian language is desirable.  

Candidates must possess work authorization for their intended country of employment.  An on-line application, including a cover letter expressing interest and a full set of transcripts (official or unofficial), is required to be considered.

ZS offers a competitive compensation package with salary and bonus incentives, plus an attractive benefits package.

NO AGENCY CALLS, PLEASE.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago