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Network Security Engineer

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Job Description

Job Title: Network Security Engineer

Location: New York

Duration:6-12+ Months


Key Must Haves: Palo Alto experience, Cisco ASA experience, Cisco or Arista routing and switching. load balancing, experience with AWS.


Job Description:

•             The individual will need to be very organized, flexible, results-oriented, and able to multi-task to meet the demands of our dynamic environment

•             The candidate should be a self-starter, be able to work with minimal supervision, properly and effectively communicate project/work status to management and peers, take full ownership and responsibility of the tasks

assigned to her/him, and work them through completion.

•             The candidate should be able to demonstrate both technical capabilities and in-depth knowledge of various security and network concepts, technologies, and best practices.

•             The candidate should have the ability to convey in non-technical terms complex technical explanations related to problems, designs, etc.

•             5+ years of firewall configuration experience to include: 

•             Policy, NAT, and VPN (L2L, RA, SSL) configuration

•             Palo Alto and Cisco ASA experience a plus

•             5+ years of cisco routing and switching experience.  

•             Should have an excellent understanding of L2 &L3

•             3-6 years of experience in overall IT network and security engineering and support

•             Must be comfortable with Linux and command-line tools/troubleshooting RHEL.

•             Should have a solid understanding of SSH port forwarding. 

•             Good understanding of security technologies such as firewall, load balancing, proxy, authentication methods

•             Technical experience with SNMP based monitoring systems and working knowledge of such systems is highly desirable (Nagios, Grafana, Zabbix)

•             Troubleshooting know-how of network and security systems with minimal guidance is required. Low-level (packet-level) network and application protocol analysis and troubleshooting experience are required.

•             Excellent oral and written communication and documentation skills are essential.

•             Should provide examples of written documentation

•             Should provide examples of any network diagrams they drew or maintain.

•             The successful candidate will need to have a good understanding of industry-leading network and security technologies from a design, engineering, and troubleshooting perspective.

•             Among these technologies, knowledge of Arista network design, configuration, and troubleshooting is a definite plus

•             Provide technical support for the network, security, and monitoring systems.

•             Assist other Infrastructure engineers with network / security-related issues.

•             Share the responsibility for operational support issues and ad-hoc request processing.

•             Opening support cases with various hardware/software vendors, and telecom providers/carriers and working on the cases through complete resolution.

•             Work / coordinate with end-users, as needed.

•             Provide after-hours and weekend support as per the On-call schedule and/or as needed.

•             Provide technical support for the network, security, and monitoring systems.

•             Work with internal and external IT auditors to provide necessary audit evidence and documentation (SOX, PCI, Cybersecurity)

•             Manage the monitoring system(s) for the network and security infrastructures, develop monitoring requirements, maintain alerting and escalation policies, and produce periodic system health and utilization reports.

•             Strong collaboration with other infrastructure teams, various application development groups, other members of global technical services, and business unit representatives to oversee and coordinate new

implementations, as well as provide ongoing support of applications in the network and security environment.

•             Analyze the requirements, provide design and implementation recommendations by the company’s standards and best practices, and provide the necessary documentation in the design, implementation, and system

maintenance relevant to the applications.

•             Enforce and follow policies and procedures for projects and task management, exercise best practices in system installation, configuration, redundancy, and system monitoring.

•             Collaborate with the local/global IT teams to accomplish short- and long-term goals, manage the project plan and execution processes, and actively participate in all project phases.

•             Manage the remediation of the network and security environment issues regularly to meet all business requirements.

•             Knowledge of scripting languages such as Perl or Python is a definite plus

•             Knowledge of configuration automation tools like Ansible, Puppet, or Chef

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