Sorry! This position is no longer accepting applications.

IT Management Consultant - Network Integration and Security

IBM Middle East

Cairo, Egypt

Ref: RP805-365

Job description / Role

Job Description

Over the past 100 years, IBMers all over the globe have helped make the world work better and smarter. In this new era of Cognitive Business, IBM is helping to reshape industries by bringing together our expertise in Cloud, Analytics, Security, Mobile, and the Internet of Things: Changing how we create, collaborate, analyze and engage. From transforming healthcare to improving the retail shopping experience - it's what IBMers do. As we tackle the world's biggest challenges, our company continues to grow, we're looking for talented professionals to join us in this new era.

Join us and be part of a diverse and global team of thinkers and doers - people who want to make an impact, cultivate their expertise and collaborate with some of the world's top business and technology professionals.

IT Management Consultant - Network Integration and Security

- As an IT Management Consultant you will design and implement LAN / WAN / Wireless / Security solutions
- You will design, implement and troubleshoot NGFW devices including Palo Alto, Fortigate and Mcafee StoneGate firewalls
- You will manage multiple projects simultaneously; you will project delivery and operations and demonstrate leadership skills within each area across custom and complex solutions



- Bachelor in IT, Computer Science or relevant area
- Cisco Certified CCNP Security
- Cisco Certified CCNP Routing & Switching
- Other Security certifications are highly valued (Fortinet/PaloAlto)

Experience and Skills required

- 4-6 years experience designing and implementing Network & Security Solutions
- Experience in providing network/security professional services is a must
- Strong experience with Cisco security devices (ASA, Sourcefire/FTD, ISE large deployment, Email and Endpoint security)
- In-depth knowledge of Security technologies and concepts, Infrastructures, Cloud and Data Center
- Solid experience with Network Switches, Routers, Firewalls, and Load Balancers, with emphasis on Cisco Nexus, Cisco Catalyst, Cisco A/ISR, Cisco ASA, Palo Alto Firewalls, Juniper SAxxxx, Juniper Firewalls and F5 products
- Knowledge of IT security technologies (Symantec or McAfee Antivirus, URL web Filtering, VPN, IPS/IDS, Cisco ISE, Cisco WSA)
- Experience with multi vendor Security solutions (F5, Cisco, PaloAlto, Fortinet..etc)
- Design and Implement logical design models (L2/L3, spanning tree, VTP, VLANs, physical cabling), network control protocols (QOS, PoE, NTP, DHCP), network management protocols (CDP, FTP, TFTP, SNMP), and security protocols (SSH, AAA)
- Implementation and integration of Vblock networking components, including but not limited to Cisco Nexus devices and UCS blade servers into customer environments
- Establishing the networking environment by designing system configuration, directing system installation, defining, documenting and enforcing system standards
- Good knowledge with ACI is a plus
- Excellent communication and presentation skills - professional, dependable, and flexible team player
- Problem-solving and analytical skills

Required Technical and Professional Expertise


- Bachelor in IT, Computer Science or relevant area
- Cisco Certified CCNP Security
- Cisco Certified CCNP Routing & Switching
- Other Security certifications are highly valued (Fortinet/PaloAlto)

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience


EO Statement
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Preferred Education: Master's Degree Commissionable: No

Key Job Details

- Country: EG
- City: CAIRO
- Category: Technical Specialist
- Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
- Position Type: Professional
- Employment Type: Full-Time
- Contract Type: Fixed Term - Short Term

About the Company

For more than six decades, IBM Middle East & Pakistan has played a vital role in shaping the information technology landscape of the region. Today, IBM is part of the region's technological fabric, solving real-world business and societal challenges, through its offices in UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait and Pakistan, and also a diversity of centers across the region.

Within the region, IBM currently has groundbreaking initiatives in cloud computing, analytics, mobile, security, as well as nanotechnology, eGovernment, healthcare and many more, collaborating with leading educational institutes and governments. IBM supports hundreds of clients to drive transformation through technology, contributes to regional research & development programs and has an active Corporate Service Corps (CSC) program.

Reinvention is a keyword in the company's history and, today, IBM is much more than a "hardware, software, services" company. IBM is now emerging as a cognitive solutions and cloud platform company.

Get personalised updates on latest vacancies