Sr. Security Operations Center Engineer

Network Engineering; Juniper JUNOS
C2H W2
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

The Neustar Security Operations Center (SOC) provides DDoS detection and mitigations services for Neustar’s and Customer’s Networks. We are seeking a staff level engineer to help with the monitoring and DDoS mitigation response. This position will allow the right candidate to apply their skills while continuing to grow.

Focus on tactical efforts to mitigate DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks on NeuStar networks, using network tools and techniques (e.g., Arbor Peakflow); design and engineer robust, reliable network solutions based on NeuStar business requirements and long-term business road map. 

Responsibilities/Key Tasks:

  • Respond to DDoS issues related to production network services with a sense of urgency in a 24/7 operation environment (25%)
  • Actively participate in planning for DDoS detection and mitigation efforts, including industry research (25%)
  • Design and implement network infrastructure based on business requirement and industrial best practice in a cost effective manner (10%)
  • Proactively identify and eliminate network single points of failure (10%)
  • Seek opportunities for automation, and implement where practical (10%)
  • Perform network monitoring and capacity planning, ensure network performance meets SLAs (5%)
  • Evaluate, test and recommend new technology that will increase network performance and reliability (5%)
  • Mentor and provide training, methods and procedures for NOC staff (5%)
  • Maintain and update detailed network diagrams and related documentation (5%) 

Qualifications/Education Requirement:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Computer Science preferred
  • 5 - 7 years of experience with Network Engineering
  • Knowledge in DDoS detection and mitigation
  • Experience in vendor product evaluation (hardware, software, service provider)
  • Ability to work in high-pressure operations environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Knowledge in large and complex network design and implementation in large enterprise or ISP environment
  • Strong network problem isolation and troubleshooting skills
  • Knowledge of DNS
  • Strong knowledge of TCP/IP protocol stack
  • Expert knowledge of Cisco IOS and CAT OS
  • Strong knowledge of Juniper JUNOS
  • Working experience in Arbor Peakflow or Cisco Guard DDoS detection and mitigation platform
  • Knowledge in dynamic routing protocol OSPF and BGP
  • Working knowledge of T1, T3, Sonet, Frame-relay, and Ethernet
  • Hands-on experience in Cisco routers/switches/load balancers/firewalls, Juniper routers, F5 load balancers, traffic generators
  • Hands-on experience in implementation and maintenance of VOIP and MPLS networks


Additional Information:

Candidates must be flexible and open to work any/all Shifts. Shifts can rotate and change:

Sunday to Wednesday Shift

6 AM - 4 PM, 1 PM - 11 PM, 10 PM - 8 AM

Thursday to Saturday

7 AM - 8 PM and 7 PM - 8 AM

Dice Id : RTL131282
Position Id : R-1038
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