Network Engineer

Information Technology
in Lake Mary
, FL
Reference: 19-03185


Our client has an immediate opening for an experienced Network Engineer with a focus in network security to install, maintain and support enterprise networks, Silverpeak SDN and Palo Alto network security components both on-premise and in the public cloud. The ideal candidate will have a solid ‘hands-on’ background in deploying and managing enterprise network and security solutions. This person will possess a high degree of self-management, personal accountability and a strong collaborative mindset.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work as a security SME and member of the infrastructure engineering team
  • Provide senior level expertise on decisions and priorities regarding the network environment with a high emphasis on implementing secure architectures
  • Work collaboratively with Information Security implementing necessary changes supporting security governance and serve as escalation for security related issues
  • Drive solutions to problems impacting mission critical systems and implement required changes to prevent reoccurrence
  • Schedule and perform network maintenance and upgrades on a regular basis
  • Acts as the liaison and subject matter expert between the architecture and engineering teams to integrate technical solutions to existing multifaceted, complex, customer facing production environments
  • Mentor and train network support staff
  • Acts as the top-level escalation point for all network security related technical issues.
  • Respond, analyze, and follow up on outstanding network security issues at all levels; ensure timely problem resolution
  • Responsible for provisioning and support of the LAN, WAN and Security infrastructure for Enterprise and Production environments
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Technical degree or work experience equivalent
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in a production environment supporting Panorama and Palo Alto security appliances
  • Thorough understanding of the latest technologies, security principles, and protocols
  • Demonstrated troubleshooting skills through resolution; understanding problems from the network, OS, and application levels
  • Good verbal & written skills with ability to communicate and report network security incidents and issues to the upper management
  • Thrives in a collaborative team environment and effectively collaborates across teams and organizations

Preferred Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field
  • Experience designing, implementing and managing network security solutions
  • Possess a strong working and design knowledge of both application and network security protocols
  • Palo Alto and Cisco vendor specific experience in an enterprise environment
  • Experience architecting, implementing and managing public cloud security in both AWS and Azure
  • Experience with Network monitoring tools including Solarwinds, Extrahop and Netflow
  • Experience working in regulated and/or high-security environments and industries (PCI, HIPAA, HITRUST)