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Network Security Engineer, Firewalls, IDS, IPS, SIEM, VPN

Apollo Solutions Ltd

Posted on Nov 5, 2020 by Apollo Solutions Ltd

Newburgh, NY 12550
Immediate Start
$75k - $80k Annual

Network Security Engineer, Firewalls, IDS, IPS, SIEM, VPN, NAC, hands-on,

One of the US's biggest services providers is seeking a Network Security Engineer based to help support, implement, and perform network security-related tasks across the wider network for customers.

The role:

The Security Engineer will be responsible for analysing external and internal threats to protect sensitive data within the network.

Security Engineer will administer, manage and support network security infrastructure and controls, including, but not limited to Firewalls, VPN, intrusion detection/prevention, Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM), Network-based Behaviour Anomaly Detection, Advanced Malware Protection, TACACS, netflow based tools, URL filtering, Network Access Controls (NAC) etc.

Perform incident handling, incident response, and escalation management

Ticket handling of the security events, ongoing tuning of security solutions, review security infrastructure

Assist in developing and implementing security incident response and operations processes.

Create incident reports, documentation for security events as necessary. Assist with gathering and reporting metrics regarding security events, vulnerabilities, and alerts.

Maintain and enhance the threat/vulnerability management and remediation process. Work with business and technical teams to review vulnerabilities, plan remediation strategy, and track items to complete resolution.

Support periodic network and application security penetration testing activities, including scheduling, resources, tool execution, and reporting.

Skills required

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Telecommunications or Information Technology is required. Master degree is a plus

Solid technical hands-on security experience preferred

Experience with Firewall technologies, IPS/IDS, VPN, SIEM, netflow, NAC, vulnerability scanning tools, URL filtering, DLP and another security tool

Familiarity with Cybersecurity and Risk Management frameworks such as COBIT, NIST, and ISO 27001 is a plus

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with an ability to assimilate, analyze and correlate large amounts of forensic data from the various network, operating system, application, and security devices, logs, and alerts

Routing and switching is a plus.

Security incident handling, operations, and forensics preferred

Handling security for a large enterprise network or service provider network preferred

Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Security certifications such as CISSP, CISA, CISM, CRISC, OSCP, and SANS GIAC is a plus

Network Security Engineer, Firewalls, IDS, IPS, SIEM, VPN, NAC, hands-on,

Reference: 994625840

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