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Senior Network Security Engineer

  • Location: Texas, 77046
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

Position: Senior Network Security Engineer
Location: Houston, TX 77046
Term: 6 months
Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • On-prem segmentation, Internet edge, third party, and cloud Palo Alto infrastructure.
  • Understands network and cloud topologies.
  • Architecting and Engineering Internet-facing network stack applications SME for network security architectures.
  • Understanding various vendor solutions that are used to secure various architectures.
  • Proactively identify and determine priority for any network security gaps.
  • Mentors other Network Engineers for security standard methodologies.
  • Works with security teams to build and/or steer processes for identifying and remediating vulnerabilities and risks.
  • Bridge the gap between security engineering and network engineering departments.
  • Serve as a point of escalation point for network security solutions.
  • Keep abreast of new cloud and automation developments, evaluate alternative approaches and recommend new software or modifications which improve operations and development activities.
  • Find opportunities and make recommendations to improve availability, reliability, efficiency, performance, and overall service within the distributed computing environment and associated departments.
  • Provide clear documentation of technical solutions and communicate plans to management and customers.
  • Perform related duties as required or assigned.
Is this a good fit? (Requirements):
  • 7-10 years of experience managing various network architectures.
  • 5+ years of technical experience with network security technologies. (ex. Firewalls, proxy, and network segmentation)
  • 5+ years’ experience on Palo Alto firewalls and securing Internet-facing applications.
  • 3+ years of experience in Public Cloud technologies including AWS and Microsoft Azure specifically in networking and security solutions and implementation.
  • Understanding of DevOps scripting and automation using tools such as Ansible, Puppet, Chef, and/or Terraform.
  • Experience with DLP, WAF, DDOS, IPS/IDS.
  • Experience with Palo Cloud, SOAR, Twistlock, Redlock, and Prisma Access.
  • Experience with various endpoint security solutions.