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Network Engineer

  • Location: Irving, TX, 75063
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 22 days ago

Position: Network Engineer
Location: Irving, TX
Contract Duration: 12 months

Responsibilities include:

  • Plan, build and execute technical solution designs for the delivery of both high performance and resilience information security technologies to support client's Low Latency Electronic Trading environments.
  • Produce high quality documentation, schematics and presentation materials as needed
  • Participate in various reporting functions, analysis of metrics, key performance indicators and vulnerability remediation initiatives
  • Ensure the continued stability and resilience of the infrastructure by adhering to strict change management guidelines
  • Provide individual leadership in the realm of change, incident, and problem management
  • Form collaborative working relationships across geographical boundaries with other internal functions for the purpose of managing internal or external client requirements in alignment with business needs and company policies/standards
  • Troubleshoot complex connectivity issues often involving multiple support teams
  • Adhere to corporate and Information Security and other functional standards and controls

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Years of Related Experience: 6+
  • Professional to expert level proficiency, hands-on skillset including command-line and central management platform
  • Network knowledge of routing, switching and wide area networking with understanding of industry standard command line syntax, inclusive of modern network virtualization concepts to a professional level proficiency
  • A hands-on practical familiarity with Network Security capabilities including: Firewalls, ACL’s, intrusion detection, proxies, vulnerability scanning, DNS, DDoS Mitigation, SIEM platforms

Also desired/emphasized are:

  • A good level of understanding of service management fundamentals such as ITIL for change management and incident management
  • Any operational exposure working within a bank or financial institution would be a positive as would basic scripting capabilities i.e. Perl, Python, Bash, Powershell and basic understanding of Unix/Linux CLI
  • Basic to intermediate knowledge of well-known public cloud environments (IaaS, PaaS) and cloud native security controls that are available to protect cloud based resources.

Relevant Certifications: Juniper, Check Point, Palo Alto firewalls. CISSP or CCNA/CCNP as a plus.

Education Level Required: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related fields preferred.