Sr. Network Security Engineer

Corps Team / Mom Corps
Published
May 6, 2022
Location
Houston, TX
Category
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Description

Our client, a leading independent investment management firm, is seeking an experienced Sr. Network Security Engineer for a 6+ month contract to hire position in Houston, TX, or Atlanta, GA. Candidate must be vaccinated against Covid 19.

Summary:

The Sr. Network Security Engineer is the network security SME in the analysis, assessment, development, and evaluation of network security solutions and architectures to secure networks, applications, operating systems, and databases. This position is a SME position on the network infrastructure team and is the team security liaison for Palo Altos firewalls. This role is hands-on with the design and implementation of various network security stack architectures. Additionally, the Sr. Network Security Engineer assists in the development of network security requirements, technical regulatory compliance efforts and evaluates security services and technologies. This role reviews and documents information security policies and procedures as well as provides monitoring and oversight for alerts in this environment then trains a dedicated Ops teams to manage day to day. The Sr. Network Security Engineer has a broad, generalist knowledge of on-prem infrastructure security and knowledge in public cloud infrastructure and automation. They will ideally have a specialist area in network security (firewalls, DMZ, Segmentation, ADC, WAF, DDOS, redundancy architectures, endpoint security, etc), but are able to turn their attention to and learn something new rapidly. This role will include capabilities in presenting network security solution design options for securing Internet and Partner facing architectures, container security, multi-cloud, and endpoint security awareness.

You will be responsible for:

  • On-prem segmentation, Internet edge, third party and cloud Palo Alto infrastructure
  • Understands network and cloud topologies
  • Architecting and Engineering of Internet-facing network stack applications SME for network security architectures
  • Understanding various vendor solutions that are used to secure various architectures
  • Proactively identify and determine priority for any network security gaps
  • Mentors other Network Engineers for security standard methodologies
  • Works with security teams to build and/or steer processes for identifying and remediating vulnerabilities and risk
  • Bridge the gap between security engineering and network engineering departments
  • Serve as point of escalation point for network security solutions
  • Keep abreast of new cloud and automation developments, evaluate alternative approaches and recommend new software or modifications which improve operations and development activities
  • Find opportunities and make recommendations to improve availability, reliability, efficiency, performance, and overall service within the distributed computing environment and associated departments
  • Provide clear documentation of technical solutions and communicate plans to management and customers Perform related duties as required or assigned

The experience you bring:

  • 7-10 years’ experience managing various network architectures
  • 5+ years of technical experience with network security technologies (ex. Firewalls, proxy, and network segmentation)
  • 5+ years’ experience on Palo Alto firewalls and securing Internet-facing applications
  • 3+ years of experience in Public Cloud technologies including AWS and Microsoft Azure specifically in networking and security solutions and implementation
  • Understanding of DevOps scripting and automation using tools such as Ansible, Puppet, Chef, and/or Terraform
  • Experience with DLP, WAF, DDOS, IPS/IDS
  • Experience with Palo Cloud, SOAR, Twistlock, Redlock and Prisma Access
  • Experience with various endpoint security solutions
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