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Network and Security Architect
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TCI has an immediate need for a Network and Security Architect in Louisville, KY. This is a direct hire W-2 opportunity.  REMOTE work is available for candidates living in GA, IN, KY, OH, MI, and TN.

Please note that this position requires US Citizenship or Permanent Residence.


Our Client is the Midwest’s leader in transforming businesses through advanced technical consulting services.  Their technical experts work with clients providing technical consulting, training, and support.  Our Client is, first and foremost, a Technology Advisor delivering easy access to expert consulting for all datacenter needs. They deliver customized data solutions to businesses across the Midwest and across the stack.

As the Network and Security Consultant you will design, deploy, and support Cisco-based advanced network and security solutions for complex commercial customers. This is a remote position with some travel and customer facing responsibilities.


  • Design and deploy Cisco-based network and security solutions for complex commercial customers.
  • Work collaboratively with Sales, Professional Services, and Operations to ensure seamless transition of needs based solution design through to project delivery.
  • This position offers a healthy mix of PreSales, Architecture, and Project Delivery.
  • Analyze and understand customer requirements or pain points to translate how solutions can be applied to meet their needs.
  • Develop, present, and/or respond to proposals for specific customer requirements, including request for proposal responses and industry-specific solutions.
  • Remote work available for candidates living in GA, IN, KY, OH, MI, or TN.


  • 5+ years of expertise in implementing, administering, and troubleshooting network infrastructure devices, including: firewalls, routers, switches, wireless access points and controllers, and monitoring applications.
  • Current CCIE certification required, and CCNP, CCNA certifications a plus.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience of Core Routing and Switching design, configuration, and troubleshooting, and usage of Cisco Products and Best Practices in:
  • Routing protocols OSPF, RIP, ISIS, BGP, EIGRP, 1Q VLANs, LACP, LLDP,  MPLS traffic engineering design, configuration, and troubleshooting.
  • Deep knowledge of TCP/IP, HTTP, Load balancers, proxies and firewalls.
  • Strong understanding of network security including, DDoS, Firewall, IDS, IPS, anti-virus and common exploits.
  • Proven ability to provide hands on technical product demonstrations and training.
  • Familiar with network monitoring tools such as Solarwinds, PRTG, Netflow, Cisco Prime, Firesight, Lancope/Stealthwatch, Cisco ISE and provide metrics in this area.
  • Adhere to compliance controls as assigned (e.g. Internal Security Audits).
  • Install and Maintain a highly available and scalable network environment.
  • Assist with technical issues, project management, design, analysis and implementation of network solutions.
  • Design, Develop and execute New Installation and mitigation plans for technical issues.
  • Prepare periodic maintenance plans and comply with change management procedures.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in Network Security, including design, configuration, and tuning.
  • Extensive knowledge in Network Management, Security, Planning, Traffic Engineering and Implementation.
  • Extensive technical experience working with VPN technologies (IPSEC, SSL VPN, WebVPN, AnyConnect, DMVPN, etc.).
  • Extensive knowledge in application transport and network infrastructure protocols (SSL/TLS, DNS, DHCP, WINS, NTP, FTP, HTTP, SMTP, CIFS, LDAP, and Microsoft AD), and a deep understanding of how to support these applications/protocols when access through VPN and firewall appliances.
  • Documents technical diagrams and maintains data analysis reports.
  • Ability to produce and adhere to documentation - Visio, run books, etc...
  • Remote work available for candidates living in GA, IN, KY, OH, MI, or TN.

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