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Security Engineer

  • Location: Albany, 10001
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 15 days ago

Title: Security Engineer
Location: Remote
Type: Contract - 6 months

Our client is seeking a L3/L4 Security Engineer. 


Skills and attributes for success

  • Create designs based on industry best practices, sound solid engineering principles incorporating both local and global requirements while clearly understanding that one size does not fit all
  • Advanced skills in planning, designing, and troubleshooting complex security environments including delivering projects within scope and budget
  • Able to make technical decisions in support of Architecture, Strategy, Service Management, and Operations functions within the project and escalated troubleshooting contexts
  • Demonstrated experience in dealing with external vendors and suppliers in the network industry
  • Excellent knowledge of perimeter security and border protection technology, environments, management and monitoring tools associated with EY security systems

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • You must be a self-starter who can operate without direct supervision on multiple complex projects and tasks in parallel
  • Present complex and difficult messages skillfully, using a variety of media and methods.
  • Produce writing that contains clear, precise descriptive language.
  • Experience with infrastructure implementation/management, service/operations management, etc.
  • Maintains awareness of related new and emerging technologies.
  • Technology requirements;
    • Check Point Firewall (also Palo Alto/Fortinet Firewalls)
    • AlgoSec Firewall automation platform
    • Zscaler Cloud Security
    • SD-WAN awareness preferably Versa
    • Cloud technologies, SAML Integrations, Azure AD
    • SonicWall/Pulse Secure/Prisma VPN technologies
    • In-depth understanding of networking concepts, including IoT, IPv4, and IPv6, and how to deploy and configure in the security product set.

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline such as Engineering or Computer Science or a related discipline, plus an industry accreditation or equivalent work experience
  • Demonstrable experience in various aspects of Security technology infrastructure design and implementation.
  • Security related Professional qualifications [Check Point CCSE, Blue Coat BCCPA]
  • Service management qualifications [ITIL Foundation]

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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