CCIE Network Security Engineer / Consultant

Mindsight is a fast growing firm that will be in need of a CCIE Network/Security thought leader. This position is a client facing leadership role within the Mindsight organization.  We are searching for a candidate who understands the importance of listening closely to business and technical issues and provide leadership and opinion as to a path for success. 

Mindsight is Chicago’s leading consultative solutions provider offering thoughtfully-crafted and thoroughly-vetted perspectives to clients’ toughest technology challenges. We have Chicago’s largest team of expert-only engineers and serve some of the top- brand, national and international organizations in our space.  Mindsight’s recommendations come from its experienced and talented team and are based on a solid understanding of its clients’ unique business and technology challenges. Mindsight believes in being transparent and candid, which means more productive interactions and less pretense. The company provides the best thinking to achieve the best result. 


  • Must have completed Cisco CCIE 
  • Presales/consulting experience or interest a plus
  • Must be disciplined, organized and efficient
  • Must take ownership, pride and accountability in work
  • All employees must be patient, personable, transparent and enjoy a consultative role
  • Strong listening, problem-solving and communication skills; ability to deliver solid strategic opinions 
  • Minimum five-year, deep experience with designing and deploying enterprise-grade VPN concentrators and firewalls, access control servers, routers and switches, wireless IPS/HIPS
  • Experience on Cisco Switching Nexus 9000, 7000, 5000 and Catalyst 3000, 4000:  Cisco Routers ASR 1001, 1002, ISR 4200-4400
  • Must have experience and knowledge on MOST of these technologies:  IPsec, 802.1q, 802.1x, 802.1p, BGP, SMTP, DNS, DHCP, OSPF, RIP, HSRP, EIGRP, AAA, NAT, SD WAN
  • Experience in other data center technologies (i.e. virtualization, storage, servers, active directory)
  • Interest/experience performing audits and writing roadmaps and assessments a plus
  • Security interest/certifications a plus (e.g. CCNP Security, CCSP, CISSP, MCSE Security, Certified Ethical Hacker)
  • Experience with securing application services and/or professional ethical hacking and penetration testing, social engineering experience a plus
  • Stable job history
  • Must pass a criminal background check prior to employment