Network Engineer

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About Nuspire Networks:

Nuspire is a state-of-the-science, managed network security service provider with nearly two decades of industry experience, providing network management, monitoring, and security services for some of the largest and most distinctive companies in the world.

Nuspire utilizes big data, cloud driven technologies, custom-built and integrated with unique threat intelligence, and human analytics to meet the managed security needs of enterprise organizations with geographically dispersed networks. Solutions are delivered with service level commitments for network security, performance, and compliance. Nuspire is the benchmark for managed security services and maintains unparalleled cybersecurity technologies deployed globally.


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Network Engineer

Position Description/Responsibilities:

This is a fast-paced position with tremendous opportunity to gain knowledge and experience in a Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP). As a Technical Assistance Center (TAC) Network Engineer you will work directly with various other technical departments and customers.  We are seeking mid-level to senior level network technicians to support Nuspire customer’s networks and infrastructure.

Required Skills: 

  • Remote troubleshooting and diagnosis of network connectivity issues
  • Previous Firewall Configuration (Fortinet, Watchguard, SonicWALL, Cisco, Palo Alto)
  • Working with a variety of customers and vendors 
  • Must be able to communicate technical jargon to non-technical people
  • Research and design work for new opportunities
  • Develop network proposals and implement proposed solutions
  • Cross training of peers, fellow team members, and possibly entry-level network technicians
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Adhere to policies, procedures, and security practice
  • Configuration and Troubleshooting of the following topics:

·       IPV4/ IPV6 Addressing and Subnetting production experience

·       Routing – Static and Dynamic; design and troubleshooting experience

·       VPN -  IPSEC / SSL Triage and Configuration

·       NAT- Static / Dynamic / PAT

·       Access Control List

·       Switching – VTP / STP

·       802.11 a/b/g/n

·       Cloud API familiarity (Azure AWS)

·       TCP/UDP Comminucation flow

·      Experience with different authentication methods such as SSO or RADIUS

·       Common Router functions (DHCP, SNMP, Syslogs)

·      Ability to analyze traffic patterns using raw log or PCAP files

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with Linux Platforms (Ubuntu, Red Hat, etc)
  • Knowledge PCI DSS, HIPAA, FISMA, SOX, GLBA, ISO 27000
  • Utilizing network diagnostic tools (Wireshark, Netflow, NMap, etc)
  • Basic understanding with management utilities (e.g.  SNMP, Syslog, etc.)
  • Production experience with SIEM environment
  • Production data center experience, both networking and security
  • Understanding of TLS and IBE as it relates to mail service

Education/Certifications/Training Required:

  • Associate Degree in any IT related course of study, or equal experience in production environments.

Education/Certifications/Training Desired:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Security+, CEH, CEPT

Work Environment:

  • Great experience and growth with a global leader in network security
  • Locations in: Commerce Twp., MI – Walled Lake, MI – Cincinnati, OH
  • Nuspire provides a top work environment, as recognized by Crains Detroit, Golden Bridge "Best   and Brightest," and the Detroit News.
  • Full benefits including but limited to: 6 different Blue Cross Medical HMO and PPO Options, MetLife Dental, Vision, Short-term and Long-term disability, Life Insurance, 401k and Monthly PTO accrual from your first day of employment along with many opportunities to earn additional PTO through monthly awards and participation in ‘Nuspire Good Time’ Events.
  • Nuspire is an Equal Opportunity Employer
  • ‘Nuspire Good Time’ events 2x per month to build team cohesion. 

Awards & Recognition:

  • Gartner Inc. included Nuspire in “2010 & 2011 Magic Quadrant for MSSPs, North America” 
  • Selected as a “Top Workplaces” winner in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2015
  • INC Magazine “One of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies” 
  • Nuspire was highlighted as a "Michigan's key IT story” in 2009 and 2010 in its 'Upper Hand' commercials featuring Jeff Daniels.
  • Tech Culture Award, 2016
  • Crain’s Detroit Business Best as a “Coolest Places to Work” winner 2008
  • Corp! Magazine’s ‘Economic Bright Spot’ winner, 2017
  • Best & Brightest Places to Work in Metro Detroit Winner 2011, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Best & Brightest Places to Work National Winner 2011 and 2017

About Nuspire Employee Culture:

At the core of Nuspire's business model is its emphasis on the human component of business. Nuspire provides network management, monitoring, and security as a service to large organizations. Nuspire's people, expertise, and experience are critical to our success; this ideal is not only reflected in how Nuspire delivers services to its customers but also how it treats its employees. The culture is focused on building team cohesion and employee career growth through a blending of traditional programs and unique outside the box experiences.

Nuspire's continued growth for over 19 consecutive years allows employees to have constant opportunities to grow with the company. Nuspire has also signed managed services solutions contracts in South America, Europe and Asia while continuing to expand its network operations centers and data centers in North America and Michigan.

Nuspire strives to be an industry leader; the employees it hires have the drive and talent to be leaders. Nuspire's employee culture reinforces these ideals; rewarding excellence while providing a unique and exciting business environment.