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Network Security Engineer in Washington, DC at SNI Technology

Date Posted: 9/11/2018

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Job Description

Our direct client is seeking a tenured Network Security Engineer for their IT department in downtown Washington D.C. Apply today!

The Security Engineer has accountability for researching, designing, engineering, implementing, and supporting network security solutions. This role utilizes in-depth technical knowledge and business requirements to help design and implement a secure solution.


RESPONSIBILITIES:


* Monitor, maintain, support, and optimize infrastructure, software and associated operating systems
* Responsible for understanding business needs and designing solutions that meet business requirements while maintaining confidentiality, integrity and availability of information and systems
* Apply proven communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to help identify, communicate, and resolve issues in order to maximize the benefit of IT systems investments
* Collaborate with network staff to ensure smooth and reliable operation of software and systems for fulfilling business objectives and processes
* Assist in Security Engineering Design and Implementation. Plan, research, and design robust security architectures based on current security best practices and industry frameworks.
* Create Security Architecture Specifications for multiple Information Security Domains including but not limited to; Governance, Cloud, Wireless, Infrastructure and Software
* Participate in application and infrastructure projects to provide security planning and guidance
* Implement and maintain corporate security policies and procedures.
* Adhere to ISO 270001 and GDPR compliance policies and standard operating procedures.
* Perform risk analysis and security assessments.
* Work with outside security firm for vulnerability and penetration testing and remediate findings.
* Manage and maintain network infrastructure including LAN, WAN, WWAN, and Internet connections
* Manage security integration projects for custom, key applications and systems
* Manage encryption keys and SSL certificates and authorities
* Manage Endpoint Security solutions for all devices
* Monitor network security to protect against external, internal, and/or programmatic attacks
* Assist in defining overall network security strategies and procedures
* Utilize network monitoring software to ensure timely alerts and response to network issues
* Integrate servers, including database, e-mail, print, and backup servers and their associated software into enterprise systems
* Serve as an escalation point for network systems operational issues
* Maintain primary and secondary data center including power, cooling, cabling and security.
* Create and maintain documentation as it relates to system configuration, mapping, processes, and service records
* Investigate developing network technologies and provide recommendations regarding the future application of such technologies and related productivity gains
* Participate in on-call rotation and respond to after-hours issues in a timely manner based upon severity and/or business impact


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:


* CCNA and VCP certifications desired
* College degree preferred
* Minimum three (3) years of relevant network security experience
* Proficiency with CheckPoint hardware and software security solutions required
* Windows 2012 and 2016 Server, Windows 10 workstations, and networking experience in a complex, multi-vendor network environment
* Knowledge of web security technologies
* Experience with VMware in a Windows Server 2012/2016 environment
* Experience with Cisco UCS and Cisco VOIP solutions
* Proven experience and success with LAN, WAN, WLAN and WWAN configuration management and administration
* Experience with Citrix Load Balancer XenApp and Access Gateways


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:


* The ability to communicate professionally and effectively, both in oral and written form
* The ability to multi-task, prioritize/coordinate deadlines and track progress of tasks
* Ability to organize work flow and use time efficiently
* Ability to demonstrate attention to detail and accuracy
* Must maintain confidentiality of work related information and materials
* Must establish and maintain effective working relationships in or out of a team environment
* Understands and adopts the organizational structure
* Possesses the attitude of collaboration and sharing
* Skills in analyzing complex problems, troubleshooting and resolving them
* Ability to create and consistently maintain, reliable systems documentation
* Willingness to learn and adopt new methodologies
* Flexibility and willingness to respond to issues during and outside of core business hours