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Network Security Architect


Providence, RI, US, 02903

Requisition ID:  8056

IGT (NYSE:IGT) is a global leader in gaming. We deliver entertaining and responsible gaming experiences for players across all channels and regulated segments, from Lotteries and Gaming Machines to Sports Betting and Digital. Leveraging a wealth of compelling content, substantial investment in innovation, player insights, operational expertise, and leading-edge technology, our solutions deliver unrivaled gaming experiences that engage players and drive growth. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has approximately 10,500 employees. For more information, please visit


IGT is searching for a Network Security Architect who curious, reliable, and highly motivated to join our growing Network Security Team. As a member of this team, you will make the organization more secure by protecting system boundaries, keeping computer systems and network devices hardened against attacks and securing sensitive data. 
The key function will be to provide level 3 support to IGT network security operations (who protect our production and enterprise network perimeter) using security tools for firewall management/ analyzer, IDS and DDOS. 

Job Summary and Responsibilities

  • Monitor network infrastructure for security issues and threats, identify emerging threats and diagnose them to prevent security incidents, and manage and maintain security network devices  
  • Automate the action of logging on network devices
  • Use the centralized solution for existing firewall infrastructure, intrusion prevention IPS and intrusion detection IDS and DDOS protection infrastructure to provide ongoing security support
  • Guarantee network security best practices are executed through auditing: router, change control, switch, firewall configurations, and monitoring
  • Recommendations on network impact of vulnerability information supplied through vendor updates and core security engineering scans
  • Work under strict change control processes to ensure only authorized changes are made to devices
  • Support process for configuration management, hardening and patch management run by operations
  • Develop relationships with core security engineering team and network engineering to continually develop our security network solutions and current infrastructure
  • Periodic network vulnerability testing


Key Attributes

  • Analytic Ability: Can work with multiple sources of data to make the right decisions and escalations
  • Learning Agility: Rapidly acquires new knowledge and learns new skills
  • Business Results Orientation: Gets results that have a clear, positive, and direct impact on business performance
  • Support: Applies knowledge to highlight network support issues easily and fast. Allowing operational support staff quick alert processes and messaging to understand network security issues with limited technical knowledge
  • Decision Making: Considers the benefits and impact of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.  Ability to remain calm while multi-tasking and working under pressure in a fast-paced environment

Basic Qualifications

  • Degree from an accredited college/ university in communication engineering or computer science, or other closely related field
  • Fortinet network security engineer level 5 or greater

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • At least 3 years of professional experience in both technical and commercial aspects of telecommunications security at a senior level
  • Good knowledge of IP routing, DNS, SSL, VPN, HTTP
  • Knowledge of Fortinet Firewall and IPS with associated Fortinet Manager and Fortinet Analyzer 
  • Network Access Control techniques and network detection rules
  • Experience of working with automation tools, such as Ansible and scripting languages such as python
  • Knowledge of Cisco ASA/ Firepower Firewall, Checkpoint Firewall and Juniper edge router an advantage
  • Knowledge of A10 load balancers an advantage
  • Team player, self-confident, motivated, and independent with good communication skills

Keys to Success

• Building collaborative relationships
• Decision making
• Drive results
• Foster innovation
• Personal energy
• Self-leadership




IGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, creating a fair and inclusive culture that enables all our employees to feel valued, respected and engaged.  IGT is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, and any other personal attributes protected by federal, state, or other laws. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.


At IGT, we consider a wide range of factors in determining compensation, including background, skills, experience, and work location. These factors can cause your compensation to vary. The estimated starting compensation range is $67,200 - $164,500. The actual pay offered may end up being higher or lower. The Company will comply with all local pay requirements and collective bargaining agreements, where applicable.


Base pay is only one part of our Total Rewards program.  Sales roles may be eligible for commission payments, while other roles are eligible for discretionary bonuses .  In addition, we offer employees a 401(k) Savings Plan with Company contributions, health, dental, and vision insurance, life, accident, and disability insurance, tuition reimbursement, paid time off, wellness programs, and identity theft insurance. Note: programs are subject to eligibility requirements.


IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming. For more information, please visit

Nearest Major Market: Providence
Nearest Secondary Market: Rhode Island