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Network Security Architect

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Network Security Architect
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Nashville,  TN 37221
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Network Security Architect

Conexess Group is seeking a Network Security Architect to help grow one of our clients’ Security Practice. This is an immediate full-time opening that’s able to pay 185-200K total comp. Your main responsibility will be providing network security architecture and engineering.  Architecture will consist of creating detailed designs, development runbooks for engineers and lead projects for our customers.  Engineering will consist of hands-on delivery and implementation for our customers.  Priority of work is as follows: delivery, sales enablement, and integration creation.

  • Perform delivery work for our customers on architecture and/or engineering.
  • Work across all our practices, solution architects, and sales teams.
  • Assist with responding to RFI’s, RFQ’s and RFP’s.
  • Assist with responding to BOM’s, SOW’s and LOE’s.
  • Develop and present customer demos/POC’s.
  • Create design configuration templates.
  • Create pre-sales collateral.
  • Vet new technologies and OEM’s in our lab and create cross platform integration(s).
  • Train and educate our security team and solution architects

  • 5 years+ of experience in network security focusing on firewalls, IPS/IDS, web application firewall, VPN, SSL and content filtering.
  • Subject Matter expert in Fortinet and Palo Alto.
  • Current Fortinet NSE 7 a must, preferred NSE 7 enterprise firewall or SD-WAN or Secure Access.
  • Strong written and verbal skills that range from creating High Level Designs (HLD), Low Level Designs (LLD), architecture diagrams, advisory gap assessment reports, and presenting to all levels of an organization.
  • Analyze and assess customer requirements and challenges, identify recommendations for solutions or process improvements, and define a plan to successfully implement proposed solution.
  • Co-Develop and Co-Deliver workshops and executive briefings as it pertains to network security.
  • Approximately 50% professional services delivery/billable time
  • Approximately >25% travel may be required, depending on demand.

Nice to Have
  • Cloud Network Security experience a plus
  • CASB, SASE and/or SSE experience a plus
  • Network experience a plus
  • Cisco Firepower or related technologies a plus
  • Palo Alto Network Security Administrator or Engineer certification a plus
  • Experience with enterprise data security, common enterprise security deployments and infrastructures


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