Senior Network Security Engineer

Job Type : Contract
Job Location : Costa Rica
Job Title : Senior Network Security Engineer
Posted 3 months ago

A Senior Network Security Engineer is responsible for provisioning, deployment, and configuration of network and security-related hardware and software. This role gives you exposure to several network security threats and their workarounds.

    Job Requirements
    • Experience in a Cisco environment to include in-depth background in Routing and Switching.
    • Expert or Advanced level of experience with Palo Alto firewalls. Ability to function as the Palo Alto SME.
    • Hands on implementation and troubleshooting experience configuring Palo Alto Firewalls , Palo Alto Panorama.
    • Hands-on experience with and knowledge of IT security architecture and design firewalls, intrusion detection systems, virtual private networking, virus protection technologies, and LAN/WAN design.
    • Expertise in threat and vulnerability analysis, routing protocols, routing, intrusion detection systems, intrusion protection systems, Domain Name Service, or network traffic analysis.
    • Expertise in host and network log sources to apply to investigation, IR methodology in investigations, and the groups behind targeted attacks and tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs).
    • Experience with programming and scripting languages (Python, Powershell) used to administer and manage the network via APIs are preferred.
    • Experience with ACI,DNA,ISE,SD-WAN.
    • Experience with CheckPoint firewalls is a plus.
    • Experience with Cisco Meraki is preferred.
      Experience

      6+ years

        Job Description
        • Performs day to day configuration and operation of security products in production and test networks from firewalls to end point security applications.
        • Identify advanced security systems and controls to ensure the monitoring and configuring of security appliances.
        • Support incident handling and response, triage of events, network analysis and threat detection, trend analysis, metric development, vulnerability information dissemination.
        • Assist in the investigation and reporting of security incidents.
        • Plan, engineer, and monitor the firewall arrangements for the protection of the network systems.
        • Maintain and support LAN/WAN/VOIP network hardware, software, and applications
        • Research and recommend measures to reduce risks associated with new viruses.
        • Report performance against established security metrics by monitoring, measuring, testing, and reporting on the effectiveness and efficiency of information security controls.
        • Work with software manufacturers to ensure the implementation of best practices.
        • Regularly create and maintain high quality documentation for changes and procedures.

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