Sr Network Security Engineer

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  • Published date: July 25, 2020
    • Ohio, United States

Sr Network Security Engineer-Palo Alto Networks Specialist

12 month contract

Cincinnati, Ohio - REMOTE

5yr PAN firewall experience
PAN Panorama experience
PAN Expedition rules optimization experience
Firewall migration experience  

Department Name: LAN, Network & Security Services

Reports to (Job Title): Project Manager

POSITION SUMMARY: Reporting to the Account Project Manager, this position is
responsible for understanding the business requirements and ensuring that the
network and security infrastructure needs align. The incumbent will be
responsible for leading and developing a team of senior network and network
security engineers to support the project?s strategic objectives. This
candidate must be a forward thinker and champion of change management, and
poses excellent communication skills at all levels. Technical responsibilities
include planning, scheduling, implementing a network infrastructure
consolidation away from distributed switch ACLs and custom IPTables firewall
appliances to a globally normalized External and Internal Palo Alto Firewall



?            Required: CCNA, CCNP or CCIE

?            Beneficial:  RHCSA, PCNSE, LFCS or LFCE


Technical Experience:

?    CentOS Linux

?    IPTables

?    Quagga

?    Palo Alto Network NGFW

?    Cisco Catalyst

?    Dell Force10

?    Network Migration

?    LAN/WAN Architecture

?    OSPF Routing

?    IPAM



?           7+ years? experience in the following:

?           Must be knowledgeable in all activities relating to security
solutions provisioning

?           Install new / reverse engineer existing firewalls, network
routers and switches, and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings,
etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements.Working
with enterprise network infrastructure systems

?           Successful leadership of a telecomm infrastructure team required.

?           Extensive design and architecture experience with a focus on
network infrastructure and progressive improvement

?           Hands-on experience managing and configuring enterprise-wide
telecomm networks

?           Strong project management skills and substantial exposure to
project-based work structures, project lifecycle models, etc.

?           Capable of prioritizing resources to achieve short-term
(tactical) and long term (strategic) plans

?           Ability to create an innovative vision for the organization by
understanding and leveraging core technologies

?           Previous experience with network virtualization, SDN & Micro
Segmentation is highly desirable

?           Considerable system integration skills and knowledge.
Specifically in server and network architecture with their related
software/hardware requirements

?           Strong management, organizational, and communication skills.

GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (This is a representative list of the
general duties the position may be asked to perform, and is not intended to be

?           Manages all day to day activities pertaining to network and
network security

?           Sets departmental goals and objectives and ensures individual
staff meets these standards.

?           Provides technical assistance and is involved in the new design
of any system which requires LAN, WAN, IPAM, and Palo Alto Firewalls resources.

?           Develop strategic plans to make certain data network capacity
meets existing and future requirements

?           Develop, implement, and execute network re-architecture plan,
procedures, and activities

?           Practice network asset management, including maintenance of
network component inventory, life cycle management and related documentation

?           Work with vendors, clients, carriers and technical staff on
network implementation, migration and optimization

?           Provide high-level support and technical expertise in networking
technology, including LAN/WAN hardware, switches and routers

?           Ensure effectiveness of security solutions, including firewalls,
network access control solutions, and Pal Alto firewall systems

?           Establish and maintain regular written and in-person
communications with the company executives, decision-makers, stakeholders,
department heads, and end users regarding pertinent network activities


·        20% -  Leadership & Administration

·        80% -  Hands-on Technical

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