Senior Network & Cybersecurity Engineer (Palo Alto Networks)

Architecture, Design, Implementation, Optimization, and Administration of Network, Endpoint and Cloud Security systems, Palo Alto
Full Time
$120,000 - $160,000
Work from home not available Travel required to 10%.

Job Description

The Senior Network & Cybersecurity Engineer (Palo Alto Networks) will work collaboratively across multiple IT functions, employees, and vendors to ensure that IT operations for cloud and on-premises global security infrastructure is properly architected, secure, reliable, optimized and scalable. Planning and implementing programs to enable global cybersecurity technology to operate effectively and scale reliably.

Position Responsibilities may include, but not limited to:

  • Engineer with experience in Architecture, Design, Implementation, Optimization, and Administration of Network, Endpoint and Cloud Security systems (Palo Alto Networks - Primary, Check Point, Fortinet, Cisco, Symantec, others)
  • Provide Engineering and Operational support for Network Security Products and Services with a focus on major Firewall related projects (new deployments, hardware refresh/upgrades, migrations, feature implementation, and other duties relating to manufacturer technology)
  • Security policy administration on various products
  • Project management and organizational skills to assess various solution technical and non-technical deficiencies and provide detailed and documented recommendations for remediation
  • Recognize, identify and prioritize cybersecurity opportunities in accordance with customer business requirements, organizational policies and operational impact
  • Passion for technology and innovation with a thirst for knowledge and solving challenges
  • Other projects or duties as assigned

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years working experience, proficiency and advanced knowledge on Firewall platforms (Palo Alto Networks) with next-generation features such as Application-ID, User-ID, Threat Prevention, Remote Access, Central Management, and more
  • Experience with Firewall Management Solutions a plus (Tufin, Firemon, Algosec, Skybox)
  • Strong understanding and experience in Switching, Routing (Dynamic and Static), NATing, VPN’s, Content Filtering, SSL Interception/Decryption, PKI, IDS/IPS, NAC, and AAA
  • Experience with VMware ESXi, vCenter, vSphere, and NSX
  • Cloud (PaaS, IaaS) experience a plus with Azure, AWS, and Google
  • Proficiency of the OSI Model, TCP/IP, Packet tracing, analysis using Wireshark and TCPDUMP, and general troubleshooting skills
  • Possesses excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of an organization
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with scripting in PowerShell, Python, PERL and/or Shell
  • This position must pass a post-offer background and drug test, in addition to client screening as required

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science with a major in Information Technology or equivalent on-the-job experience required

Posted By

Patrick Smyth

825 Corporate Woods Parkway Vernon Hills, IL, 60061

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Position Id : 5921592
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