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Firewall/Network Security Engineer

Company: Primient
Location: Mount Prospect
Posted on: September 10, 2023

Job Description:

Firewall/Network Security Engineer Role

Firewall Network Security Engineer role will report to Primient's Security Team and will be responsible for next generation firewall management (Palo Alto) maintenance, troubleshooting and configuration, and have the ability to aide with the following areas: NAC; VLAN/LAN/SDWAN; and network security for cloud (Azure). This work could also include conducting, or working with others to conduct, risk based technical security configurations and rules for network security controls. The successful candidate will have experience in firewalls, proxy, packet filtering, routing protocols, next-gen functions, and security rules. Other activities include maintaining and ensuring compliance with security policies, procedures and standards related to the performance of technical activities in support of the security program service levels and objectives.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Education: Bachelor's degree in a related field of study or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience: 5+ years of Network Operations experience in complex environments and a working knowledge of computer networking and platforms, including (but not limited to) network operating systems, NGFW's, wireless security, proxies, DNS/DHCP, routing protocols (LAN/WAN/VLAN), VPN (Global Protect), NAC, and network architecture
  • Hands-on experience in implementation, troubleshooting & administration of Palo Alto firewalls, threat prevention modules, Panorama mgmt. platform
  • Knowledge on cloud solutions for Network Security (Azure)
  • A high level of demonstrated organizational skill supporting business and process analysis and process implementation in moderately complex environments
  • Strong prioritization skills and able to handle multiple tasks effectively
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently
  • Active problem solver, working across multiple IS and business teams for solutions.
  • Strong business knowledge / acumen.
  • Articulate appropriately both in written and oral form, and collaborate with multiple teams regarding security and privacy obligations and duties Desirable:
    • CCNP - Security
    • CISSP

Keywords: Primient, Mount Prospect , Firewall/Network Security Engineer, Engineering , Mount Prospect, Illinois

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