Principal Network Security Engineer (palo Alto)

Network, Security, Engineer, Networks, Linux, VPN, Perl, Windows, Cisco, CISSP
Full Time
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Job Description

Principal Network Security Engineer (Palo Alto)
REF#: 33203


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




CBS Corporation is a mass media company that creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. The Company has businesses with origins that date back to the dawn of the broadcasting age as well as new ventures that operate on the leading edge of media. CBS owns the most-watched television network in the U.S. and one of the world's largest libraries of entertainment content, making its brand - "the Eye" - one of the most-recognized in business. The Company's operations span virtually every field of media and entertainment, including cable, publishing, local TV, film, and interactive and socially responsible media. CBS' businesses include CBS Television Network, The CW (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Entertainment), Network 10, CBS Television Studios, CBS Studios International, CBS Television Distribution, CBS Consumer Products, CBS Home Entertainment, CBS Interactive, CBS Films, Showtime Networks, CBS Sports Network, Pop (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Lionsgate), Smithsonian Networks, Simon & Schuster, CBS Television Stations, CBS EcoMedia, and CBS Experiences.


The Principal Network Security Engineer will play a critical role in the development and management of CBS's global information security, supporting the day-to-day operations of firewalls, proxies, intrusion detection/prevention and other security applications/appliances.

  • Manage Palo Alto firewalls both locally and globally.
  • Manage Linux based firewall and VPN rules using iptables, web and email security appliances, and VPN appliances
  • Maintain security-related scripts
  • Assist in troubleshooting problems for security systems, assist other teams in troubleshooting
  • Stay abreast of current security trends and research and test new security tools
  • Analyze logs to improve system and network performance, isolate and detect failures, and identify malicious activity
  • Implement solutions to optimize operations; rapidly respond to failure or degradation of service, and, service/system instability
  • Assist in maturing network security engineering and maintenance practices
  • Assist in troubleshooting problems for security systems, assist other teams in troubleshooting
  • Provide an engineering perspective in solution, system, network, and process design and implementation




  • 5 years Palo Alto administration experience
  • 5+ years Linux systems administration experience
  • Command line iptables experience
  • Scripting experience (esp. bash and Perl)
  • Working knowledge of Windows and Mac systems
  • Possess excellent troubleshooting, problem solving, and verbal/written communication skills
  • Ability to maintain solid relationships with colleagues and clients
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Experience with network sniffers (tcpdump, wireshark, ngrep) and other security tools (nessus, snort, etc) a plus
  • Working knowledge of the OSI model, dynamic routing protocols (esp. OSPF and BGP), and subnetting, including CIDR notation a plus
  • Experience in commercial security systems, such as Cisco, Juniper, F5, Sourcefire, a plus
  • Undergraduate degree in a related field or equivalent experience.
  • Preferred:
  • Security certifications such CISSP, GIAC a plus


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
Dice Id : RTL129517
Position Id : 33203
Originally Posted : 8 months ago
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