Network Security Engineer
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Network Security Engineer
Ref No.: 18-05459
Location: New York, New York
Global Financial Firm in New York, NY
8 Months Contract
Network Security Engineer


The network security team is part of the global security team focused on engineering, design, certification testing, deployment, and management for network security solutions and products. The position is fast-paced, dynamic, and challenging and the varied combination of technical skills and soft skills allows for ongoing career development. This position is to be part of a global team (New York, London, Hong Kong) with global responsibilities, reporting to the Head of Network Security Engineering team in New York.

Responsibilities:
- Rigorous certification testing of infrastructure proving interoperability with other technology in mission critical plants.
- Creation/supplementation of detailed documentation for operational handover of products.
- Operational support to help resolve advanced issues or outages that may be related to ForeScout/NAC product and solutions.
- Training both teammates and other parts of the Security Technology and IT Security organization.
- Interface with clients such as CERT, trading technology teams, and the Enterprise Infrastructure group to understand business drivers, so products and solutions can be integrated meeting the requirements and needs of clients.
- Aligning global strategies with regional needs and demands. Developing roadmaps and articulating product vision.
- Technical requirements gathering, marketplace evaluation, and lab evaluation of new products.
- Building business cases to justify product selections and articulating the security value of the control to senior management.

Required skills:
- 2-5 years of experience working with some of the below technologies:
- Experience working with ForeScout and other Network Access Control solutions, preferably with lab testing, design, and operational support.
- Strong expertise with Cisco switches, including 802.1x and RADIUS.
- Strong knowledge of fundamental networking/distributed computing environment concepts including routing, switching, load balancing, VLANs, STP, etc.
- In depth understanding of IP protocols including IP, TCP, UDP, FTP, DNS, ARP, DHCP, etc.
- Experience with engineering and designing solutions based on client needs.
- Experience with management and proactive monitoring of production ForeScout/NAC solutions.