Sr. Infrastructure Specialist, Networks & Security - Atlanta, Georgia

Sr. Infrastructure Specialist, Networks & Security
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Sr. Infrastructure Specialist, Networks & Security
Date Posted:  7/8/2021
Job ID:  Job #3933
Employment Type: Contract
Location: AtlantaGeorgia
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The Network & Security Specialist will work within a team to support the business globally. The successful candidate will work closely with senior members of the Network Tribe to deliver top operational service as well as project delivery. The ability to communicate effectively with other teams (technical and non-technical) through clear documentation is very important to this role, as such we would expect the successful candidate to provide evidence of previous work if selected for interview.


STAND 8 provides end to end IT solutions to enterprise partners across the United States and with offices in LA, Atlanta, New York, Raleigh, and more.


  • Assist the Network & Security Team Lead to manage the data network costs, by ensuring 3rd party network costs are appropriate for services provided.
  • Assist the Network & Security Team Lead to ensure data links contracts and maintenance are all fit for purpose, kept up to date and cancelled promptly when appropriate.
  • Act as a technical contact for key technical areas and an ambassador for the team.
  • Manage the provision of services from third-party infrastructure service suppliers as assigned.
  • Provide estimates on costs for projects. These include resource estimates as well as hardware and services.
  • Ensure that the operational service is maintained resulting in zero downtime through constant management of the network & security environment


  • Bachelor’s Degree with 7 -10 years of IT experience
  • Strong Network and Security background, with strong analytical and problem-solving skills and a can-do attitude for delivering IT support
  • Proven technical solution design skills, and a good understanding of technology developments.
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent technical and business focused documentation skills.
  • Good knowledge of project management practices, project delivery and timekeeping experience.
  • Strong knowledge of e-Commerce environments and Load Balancers, BIG IP F5 LTM, GTM and APM.
  • Excellent knowledge of Cisco IOS, supporting Routers and Switches and at least CCNP certified
  • Excellent knowledge of Checkpoint Smart console, FW1, ideally CCSA qualified.
  • Proxy experience preferably Bluecoat
  • Excellent knowledge of Cisco equipment within HP blade enclosures (C Class)
  • Experience with vendor management and network carrier procedures.
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent technical and business focused documentation skills.
  • DNS/DHCP (ideally using Infoblox devices)


  • Routing protocols in OSPF and BGP
  • Wireless technologies (Access Points, Controllers, OEAPs)
  • APC UPS, Physical Rack Hardware, and site monitoring
  • Network Monitoring (SolarWinds/ NetMRI)
  • Good Knowledge of Cisco NexOS
  • Exposure to virtualized environments utilizing VMWare, Thin Client (Citrix), connection broker.
  • Firewall technologies (Juniper, Checkpoint, ASA)
  • zScaler
  • Citrix NetScaler (SDX)
  • Microsoft Azure (Networking – ExpressRoute, LB, Gateways, WAG, VNets, NSGs)


  • QoS, PBR
  • Cisco (DMVPN/IPSec)
  • Imperva WAF
  • F5 APM and ASM, iRules
  • Remote Access incl RSA SecureID and Radius authentication
  • Linux administration
  • Knowledge of HP blade enclosures (C Class)
  • Cloud technologies, Azure, AWS etc
  • Automation, Puppet, Chef, Cisco ACI etc
  • Scripting, Java, PowerShell, Python etc