Network Security Architect

Mid-Atlantic region, NC, VA, MD, DC, WV, DE, PA, Or NJ

Posted on 4/5/2024

GuidePoint Security

GuidePoint Security

501-1,000 employees

Provides cybersecurity guidance and integration services



Pennsylvania, USA + 5 more

Required Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related fields.
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in enterprise security architecture with a focus on Fortune 500 companies.
  • Certified in Cisco CCIE, Palo Alto PCNSE, or Fortinet NSE 5 or equivalent.
  • Proficiency in route/switch architectures and extensive knowledge of zero trust frameworks.
  • Expertise in working with security products such as Zscaler, Netskope, Cisco, Fortinet, Check Point and Palo Alto with a proven track record of successful implementations.
  • Strong understanding of industry regulations and compliance standards.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to convey complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Design, develop, and architect enterprise network and network security solutions that align with the business objectives and adhere to industry best practices.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to assess, design, and deploy secure network architectures, ensuring the integration and alignment of security solutions.
  • Conduct comprehensive network security assessments and risk analysis to identify potential vulnerabilities and propose mitigation strategies.
  • Design and implement zero trust architectures to enhance the security posture of the organization’s network and systems.
  • Act as a subject matter expert in architecting and designing network security solutions such as Cisco, Palo Alto Networks, Fortinet, Check Point, Zscaler/Netskope, Micro-segmentation solutions, and Zero Trust Architectures.
  • Lead the evaluation and selection of security technologies and tools that align with the company's security requirements and objectives.
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to junior team members, fostering a culture of continuous learning and development within the security team.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders, executives, and IT teams to communicate security strategies, recommendations, and risk assessments in a clear and concise manner.

GuidePoint Security specializes in providing expert guidance for navigating the cyber landscape, offering services that include insights into the evolving threat landscape and aligning product decisions with resource capacity. They also assist with product comparisons and integration to optimize cybersecurity resources, focusing on technologies such as threat intelligence, security assessments, and cybersecurity product integration.

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Herndon, Virginia



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