Network Security Engineer

  • GDT,
  • Dallas, TX
Network Security, Cisco Security, Cisco Firewalls, Palo Alto Firewalls, Fortinet, ISE, Identity Services Engine, Load Balancing, F5
Full Time, Full-time
Depends On Experience
Telecommuting not available Travel required to 25%.

Job Description

GDT is seeking a Network Security Engineer Lead to join our Professional Services Team. This person will be one of our Security Experts within our Delivery / Implementation Team and have will be expected to have excellent consultative skills as well as the ability to engage with our clients across a wide range of domains / industries.


Ideally we are seeking a Network Security Engineer with strong Cisco Security expertise within ASA Firewalls, and/or Sourcefire, and/or ISE.  Additional Security expertise from other vendors is a significant plus (i.e. Palo Alto, Checkpoint, Juniper, etc.).


Candidates must be able to facilitate customer engagement, uncover business requirements, design and deliver solutions to that provide positive business outcomes for customers.  Successful candidates should be able to leverage their knowledge of industry best practices and methodologies and ensure that solutions are delivered with quality and efficiency.  Successful candidates should be able to work collaboratively with other business partners and stakeholders to effectively deliver projects.


In this role you will you will be responsible for the following:

  • Perform complex (senior level) network and network security analysis, design, planning, and implementation work.
  • Act as the Subject Matter Expert within Cisco Network and Network Security for solutions in commercial enterprise as well as service provider applications.
  • Provide specialized Network Security solutions for our clients in a Delivery / Implementation capacity.


We are GDT. We are the 6th largest Cisco VAR in North America. We are a multi-award winning Integration Partner and we pride ourselves in hiring the brightest minds who thrive in an autonomous environment. Our talented employees all share key characteristics:


Warrior Spirit– accepts, tackles, conquers challenges, thrives in an autonomous environment, be a leader while accepting leadership.

Thought Leaders– “Out of the box” mentality and approaches, total cost of ownership on each and every project, continual drive to pave the way to the cutting edge.

Highly consultative skills – engage with you peers, but also just as comfortable engaging with your client on project status and best practices.


Knowledge / Skills / Experience / Certifications:

  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in designing, deploying and managing Cisco security solutions in complex network environments.
  • Specialization in Security and networking technologies.
  • Design and deployment of ASA Firewalls, Load Balancing, Wireless, and network access control solutions. 
  • Cisco CCNP or CCIE Security Certifications or equivalent knowledge.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Good oral and written communication, customer service, and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Cisco Firewall Solutions.
  • General Security Best Practices and Procedures.
  • Working technical knowledge of network and Security control protocols (802.1x, Radius, SSH, HTTPS, AAA, IPSec, etc.) and network management protocols. 
  • Strong knowledge of general networking (route/switch, etc.).
  • WAN/LAN and transport technologies (Ethernet, MPLS, TDM circuits).
  • Strong Analytical, Troubleshooting, and Problem Solving Skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in groups.
  • Self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail.
  • Able to effectively prioritize tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Must be able to Integrate into customer staff, culture, and processes as well as provide expertise with project scoping and network design.


Desired Skills / Experience:

  • Palo Alto Firewalls.
  • Cisco ISE expertise.
  • Sourcefire.
  • Other Firewall experience a plus- Checkpoint, Juniper, Fortinet, etc.
  • RSA Archer expertise and/or experience.
  • Iron Port Expertise.
  • RSA Data Loss Prevention Suite.
  • RSA multi-factor authentication.
  • DMVPN.
  • Cloud Security.

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Dallas, TX, 75247

Dice Id : 10328997
Position Id : 686373
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