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Network Security Engineer

  • Location: New York, NY
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
  • Ref No: 20-02233
  • Date: May 01, 2020
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Job Description - Network Security Engineer

The Network Security Engineer will be responsible for the administration of the Firm's network and security infrastructure. This Network Security Engineer will work as a member of a highly technical engineering team in the design, implementation, and operation of the enterprise-wide network infrastructure. The Network Seciroty Engineer will report to the Network Infrastructure Manager. An ideal candidate must be very strong in technical design, presentation and troubleshooting of complex environments.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Define, document, and enforce established network and security policy standards
  • Work with the latest technologies and products we have in place to protect our networks
  • Establish a sound and stable networking environment by monitoring performance, troubleshooting network problems and outages, and scheduling upgrades
  • Create and add content to a knowledgebase by documenting issues and the causes and fixes for those issues
  • Manage different perimeter security solutions consisting of Cisco ASA, Juniper and Palo Alto firewalls
  • Work in conjunction with other IT departments to securely plan, deploy, design and troubleshoot issues and implement new functions
  • Provide networking and security architectural and engineering support across local, regional and global areas
  • Evaluate new technologies as appropriate and required to help build, maintain, improve and document as our environment grows
  • Manage communication and coordination of resources during outage situations. Guide engineers from different groups to work together to resolve outages and restore business functionality as quickly as possible
  • Provide leadership to junior engineers and network operations team


  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science or related field required
  • CCNP or above with comparable working knowledge competency
  • Excellent working knowledge of network protocols and concepts such as Spanning Tree, EIGRP, BGP, HSRP,, TCP/IP, 802.1q, 802.1x, MPLS, DNS, Syslog, TACACS, SD-WAN, OSPF
  • Strong knowledge of network security devices such as Cisco IDS/IPS devices, Firepower, Palo Alto, ASA, and Client with an understanding of how to baseline and set alerting features of IDS signatures and work with Palo Alto security policies
  • Demonstrated ability on WAN infrastructure consisting of a mixture of MPLS, Point to Point, Internet and DMVPN technologies utilizing SD-WAN appliances
  • Strong knowledge of Proxy, F5 Load Balancers, 
  • Experience with network access control technologies such as 802.1x and Aruba ClearPass NAC appliances
  • Experience with Python, Ansible, and Rest APIs
  • Working knowledge of remote access VPNs (IPSEC, AnyConnect, DMVPN)
  • Proficiency with monitoring and logging tools for access management and troubleshooting using tools such as Syslog, Client, NetFlow (Plixer Scrutinizer), SolarWinds and protocol analyzers
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and within a team environment to ensure performance, reliability and security in a dynamic 24/7 production network environment
  • Ability to participate in an on-call rotational schedule for after-hours support
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


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