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IT Engineer - Network Security (Checkpoint and Cisco)
Ref No.: 16-06800
Location: Franklin Lakes, New Jersey

This is a member of the Network Service and Security Engineering team (NSSE). This team is responsible for engineering and support of all network security focused technologies and concepts.

  • Ensure adherence to Client's network security design principles and information protection policies.
  • Works as an escalation point for issues related to network security technology.
  • Able to troubleshoot and assist in the remediation of complex network security related issues.
  • Works with network security engineering team to understand and assist with documentation and support of new capabilities.
  • Documents and provides capability turnover to level 1 support team.
  • Helps to recommend areas of focus for network security engineering team based on current security infrastructure and services.
  • Mentors L1 network security engineers.
  • Assists in the support and execution of network security related lifecycle programs.
  • Consults with IT application owners on security issues and architecture.
  • Monitors ongoing performance and capability of systems and recommends requisite engineering items.
  • Plans and executes changes to network security infrastructure.
  • Works closely with the risk management organization (incident response, vulnerability management, audits, design, new capabilities, etc.)
  • College degree in Information systems/security, related technical field or equivalent work experience
  • 5-8 years' experience in network security concepts, tools and support.
  • The Applicant should demonstrate good working knowledge with management/troubleshooting of some of the following technologies and concepts
  • Application delivery and load balancing technology (configuration, design, troubleshooting, etc., F5 experience a plus)
  • Firewall and DMZ environments (troubleshooting, policy design and administration). Check Point experience a plus)
  • VPN technology (remote access, site to site, IKE/IPSEC lifecycle, troubleshooting, concepts, etc.)
  • E-mail and SMTP security (basic SMTP protocol knowledge, routing, SPAM, phishing, targeted attacks, spoofing, troubleshooting, etc.) Proofpoint experience a plus
  • DNS, DHCP & IPAM (DDI) protocols and security (Basic DNS and DHCP concepts, IPAM, IP addressing, VLANs). Infoblox experience a plus
  • HTTP/S proxy servers and security (web proxying, HTTP protocol knowledge, troubleshooting, browser interaction, web security, filtering/authentication) Bluecoat experience a plus.
  • WAF (Web Application Firewall) systems and concepts (application onboarding, latest application vulnerability concepts, etc.) Imperva or ASM experience a plus
  • DLP (Data Loss Prevention) technology and concepts (endpoint, network, SMTP, web, DB, etc.) Websense/Forcepoint DLP a plus
  • Familiar with risk management and governance concepts such as digital forensics, incident response, threat and vulnerability management and support for regulatory audits
  • TCP/IP based networking (addressing/sub netting, troubleshooting, routing, OSI model, etc)
  • Packet capturing and protocol analysis (TCP, UDP, ICMP, packet dissection, etc)
  • Basic administrative experience with Unix/Linux operating systems
  • Advanced problem solving skills and the ability to work collaboratively with other departments to resolve complex issues with innovative solutions
  • Strong ability to clearly document solutions and conduct knowledge transfer to L1 engineers
  • Familiarity with health care of PBM industry helpful
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule to accommodate project deadlines
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Is Relocation Available?
Yes, nationwide
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