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Technical Consultant - II
Ref No.: 18-13463
Location: Foster City, California
Job Title: Technical Consultant - II (Network Security Design Engineer)
Location: Foster City, CA
Duraiton: 18 Months


Network Security Design Engineer
  • The Senior Technology Engineer, Network Security Systems is a member of the Network Engineering team and is accountable as the lead engineer for implementing, supporting and maintaining Network Security portfolio of products and for providing best in class support and service delivery across all worldwide Client sites and locations.
  • Effective partnership and teamwork with business partners, peer IT team members, IT Security, and all other Client IT service teams is a key success factor. The Network Security suite portfolio of products includes Palo Alto Firewalls, Blue Coat proxy servers, Cisco VPN gateways, F5 Load Balancers, and other network security devices and services.
  • The Senior Technology Engineer, Network Security Systems provides oversight for implementation, maintenance and operations of these tools in a high regulatory and compliance environment.
Specific Responsibilities and Skills:
This role will be accountable for, but not limited to the following key responsibilities:


1. Network Security Systems Management and Operations
  • Responsible for providing the ongoing maintenance and operations for network security platforms, systems, and tools and maintaining these systems in a supportable, healthy state.
  • Responsible for performing periodic reviews on systems per system documentation and that systems remain in a compliant state as needed.
  • Responsible for providing support for network security platforms, systems, and tools and providing documentation and guidance to tier 1 and tier 2 support teams.
2. Network Security Systems Projects
  • Works with Network Services Management Team, Solutions Architects, IT Security, project managers, and end users on communications related projects. Ensure that projects results in highly reliable and supportable systems and tools.
  • Contribute to high-level project test approaches, methodologies and technology strategy roadmaps in the area of network security platforms and tools.
  • Works with Network Engineering Manager and IT Director to develop and monitor progress on network security systems against IT and Business strategy.
  • Works on specific projects under direction from management and in conjunction with technology roadmap.
  • Work cross-functionally as a key contributor to the overall success of a global dynamic IT function to effectively guide projects from concept to deployment.
3. Network Engineering Collaboration
  • Serves in a key role of the extended Network Services team to assist in critical incident response, direction setting, project participation and oversight, and overall network operations.
  • Works closely with Network Architects and Engineers to define product solutions and implement new solutions in the Client compute infrastructure.
Required Skills & Job Qualifications:
  • 8-10+ years prior experience in a network engineering position, with heavy network security experience including firewalls, IDS, VPN devices, web proxies, load balancers, and routers and switches.
  • Possesses experience in implementing established solutions to support the effective operations of an element(s) of the infrastructure.
  • Technical expertise in IP networks security, firewalls, intrusion detection, VPN technologies, and IP routing and switching.

Additional Position Requirements
  • Experience with a variety of IT infrastructure and network security systems such as Windows Servers, Palo Alto Networks and Cisco firewalls, Bluecoat web proxies, F5 load balancers, Cisco VPN gateways, and Cisco router and switches.
  • Knowledge and understanding of establishing/improving/maintaining operational procedures and processes for IT Infrastructure.
  • Experience working with a managed service provider
Education:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration or other related field is preferred. 12+ Years with BS/BA, 10+ Years with MS/MA or MBA