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Network Security Engineer
PC Network, Inc. is currently seeking a Network Security Engineer to be a member of a network security operations team supporting multiple enterprise data centers for a large public sector client. This person will be a coordinator, firewall administrator, trainer, and advisor on network security for the client. This position enables the client to meet their business objectives by increasing the security of the Client Networks while lowering the risk of misuse of information and denial of service.
The Network Security Engineer responsibilities involve the following:
Implements and maintains security policies at access points to Client networks including the Internet, Remote Access/VPN, Enterprise Data Center, and Business Partner connections.
Implements and documents procedures for identifying network security policy violations. Automates the review of firewall logs. Devises and documents appropriate actions and channels of communication in the event of suspected violations of network security.
Assists in planning, implementation, installation, administration, monitoring, maintenance, and performing upgrades of Client firewalls (Checkpoint, Provider-1 Environment, Cisco ASA/FWSM, Juniper SRX).
Functions as technical resolver on complex network troubleshooting issues.
Experience with application load balancers – Cisco CSS, CSM, Citrix NetScaler's.
Experience in implementing Nexus switches 2K/5K
Experience with code upgrades (Firewall/Load Balancers)
Focus on operational changes, incident response, and problem management using ITIL aligned procedures and tools (ITSM).
Works with vendors concerning security and network access requirements. Serves as a central point of contact to coordinate and implement network access and ensure network security. Assists in security efforts regarding the development and implementation of secure Client systems and applications.
Provides support for Enterprise VPN (Juniper) systems through access controls in firewall policies and monitoring of firewall logs.
Assess current and proposed network designs and proactively makes recommendations based on customer requirements.
Will perform other duties as assigned.
Participate in solution architecture & design & security policy meetings with EISO and appropriate groups
Conducts periodic audits of new and existing implementations to ensure compliance with Clients security standards in such areas as: networks, applications, software distribution, version control, optimization, documentations, and user access to computing resources and applications.
Supports security functions with understanding and experience in the areas of current Active Directory technology, LAN and WAN topology and technology, and host-based security agent's implementation.
Provides technical support and backup functionality within the Security & Voice/Video Operations Section.
Must pass an extensive background check.
Cisco certifications highly desired (CCNP, CCDP, CCSP, etc)
Proven operational experience with high availability networks.
Excellent communication skills both oral and written to clearly communicate with clients are a must.
5+ years of experience as a Network Engineer with emphasis on data center routing, switching, and network security standards/best practices, design, and implementation
Knowledge and hands-on experience operating network equipment (firewalls, load balancers, routers, switches) in a high availability, high capacity environment.
Have ability to participate in an on-call rotation.
This position requires a successful drug screen and background check. To be considered for the position you must be eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship. We do not provide relocation assistance.
Be a Part of the PCN Team
Inquisitive. Honest. Collaborative. Our customers use these words to describe the PCN team. We understand that our employees are the foundation of our success now and in the future. Because of this, we encourage our team members to be individuals, supporting teamwork, entrepreneurism, and authenticity. We look for individuals who seek enriching experiences and challenges in their projects and career. Our philosophy of a successful employee includes making resources and tools readily available such as mentors and continuing education to facilitate long term success.
PCN is a rapidly growing IT services company based in Center City Philadelphia. We support our customers in over 20 countries and strive to be the top DDI managed service provider in the world. Visit our website www.PCN-inc.com for more information.
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement
PC Network provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, PC Network complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
PC Network expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of PC Network employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including termination.
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