Jr. Network Engineer

Oak Brook Terrace, Illinois 60181

Employment Type:
Date Added:
June 25, 2015

Jr. Network Security Engineer

Palace Gate Corporation is currently seeking a Jr. Network Security Engineer for our premier client in Oakbrook, IL. This is a 3+ month contract position in the logistics industry.


Security Department (reporting to team lead under CISO)

Job Description

The Network Security Engineer will perform network analysis and implementation of network based security platforms and restoration approaches. Develop systems specifications, technical implementation plans and coordinates complex installation projects with clients and vendors. Participate with vendors and network engineering in the identification and resolution of complex network problems. Provides tactical and strategic input on overall network security planning and related projects. Ensures network security standards are met and ensure “industry best practices” are implemented. The Network Security Engineer will have excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills with strong solution-oriented approach skills towards problem solving. The Network Security Engineer will be required to manage projects, and to work independently.

  • Implement new Network Routing, Switching and Security Strategies
  • Build, test and support routing, switching, firewall and intrusion detection components, DNS, Load Balancing and Internet proxy appliances
  • Document network security changes, policies and procedures and drawings
  • Provide on-call support according to assigned schedule

Education and Training

  • High school diploma or equivalent, Bachelor of Science in Telecommunication or related preferred
  • Network / Security Certifications highly desired

Required Skills

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a network or security engineer support role
  • Strong firewall experience required – Cisco ASA and Palo Alto Next Gen, McAfee EPO
  • Strong experience with routing, switching - Cisco experience preferred
  • SIEM experience

Palace Gate Corporation is an information technology consulting firm that provides innovative staffing solutions to industry leading companies across the United States. Our experienced team uses new and unique approaches to deliver the right technology solutions and meet the most demanding enterprise needs. We strive to enable our clients to continue their success and achieve their business objectives by providing expert IT consultants. Our company approach is simple: match the right people with the right opportunity.

Palace Gate Corporation offers full medical and dental insurance, 401K, as well as weekly direct deposit. For more information or to view all our open jobs, please visit www.palacegatecorp.com

Qualified candidates may send their resume to: oliver@palacegatecorp.com