Network Security Engineer

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Network Security Engineer Bloomfield, CT STRATEGIC STAFFING SOLUTIONS HAS AN OPENING Strategic Staffing Solutions (S3) is currently looking for a Network Security Engineer consultant for a contract opening with one of our largest Healthcare clients located in Bloomfield, CT/ REMOTE to start This is aContract Opportunitywith our company thatMUSTbe worked on aW2 ONLY, NO visa sponsorship or C2C eligibility for this position. The details are below. Network Security Engineer Role Summary This role is part of a team responsible for the continuous operation and performance of the enterprise security network including security systems such as Web Application Firewalls (WAF), traditional L3 firewalls, DDOS/IDS/IPS appliances, VPN, and Internet gateways. This position will provide operational support for network security changes, network security problem determination and subsequent resolution in a multi-business and international enterprise data network. This position will ensure high quality security service delivery through daily monitoring of vendor performance, responsiveness to security problems, crisis management, and adherence to service levels and security service improvement initiatives. This position will be responsible for joint planning and vendor oversight for security-related change activity. A person in this role is expected to respond to high impact issues on a 24x7 basis along with other team members. Initial primary role is to work with application and security teams to configure F5-ASM policies from concept to protection and subsequent tuning. Specific areas of responsibility are: Administration of F5 security policies, pools, nodes, health monitors, iRules, Certs, firmware upgrades, and hotfix patching in ASM, APM, LTM, and GTM environments. Primary responsibilities included but not limited to deploying, configuring, upgrading, maintaining and troubleshooting network security infrastructure. Provide tier II/tier III operational support for incidents or problems involving network security devices. Prepare and document standard troubleshooting and recovery procedures for lower-level support staff. Troubleshoot and provide remediation for a variety of security equipment and technologies. Document in detail all information regarding incidents, responses, and root cause analysis. Manage the implementation and maintenance of security policies on network security devices. Work with security engineering team to develop technical solutions and new security tools to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks. Works with external vendors for chronic issues, bugs, and feature enhancements. Provide consultation on projects requiring security operational support. Develop processes to improve network security service reliability and availability Operate and improve services in accordance with business needs, priorities and SLAs. Drive process improvements and procedures that will improve overall Security Service Delivery to the customer. Ensure uniformity of security service delivery and attainment of all business and customer objectives. Manage the configuration aspects of network security devices such as configuration file management, inventory management, and software management. Skills: Understanding of security vulnerabilities and industry standard mitigation practices. Prior experience with a large enterprise network. Sound background experience working with networking protocols involving routing, switching, and wireless connectivity. Knowledge of security protocols and implementations. Experience with F5 load balancers to include the ASM, GTM, LTM, APM and BigIQ platforms. Experience with the configuration and support of the some of the following firewalls: Cisco ASA, Juniper SRX, Palo Alto, Fortinet, Checkpoint and VMWare NSX. Experience with DDOS/IPS/IDS security appliances and services such as Arbor, Akamai, Palo Alto, Checkpoint, and Cisco. Experience with configuration and support of IPSEC VPN site-to-site tunnels Experience with configuration and support of client-to-site VPN tunnels. Experience with Cisco AnyConnect client support a plus. Knowledge and understanding of WAF technologies. Experience with routing protocols OSPF, BGP, & EIGRP. Experience in the use of multiple network tools and management systems such as; SevOne, Qradar, Splunk, and Spectrum for network troubleshooting and reporting. Ability to quickly learn new technologies and network security products. Well versed in crisis management and root cause analysis techniques. Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment. Maintain departmental documentation for standards, processes, and communications. Experience with applications such as ServiceNow, Jira, Tufin, Panorama, CSM, Able to conduct research into security networking issues and products as required. Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment and make sound decisions in emergency situations. Ability to present ideas in a user-friendly language. Highly self-motivated and directed. Understanding of general ITIL practices. How to Apply: send resume and contact information to Patrick Gudknecht, Sourcing Specialist, at . The S3 Difference Strategic Staffing Solutions (S3) prides itself on being an international IT Staffing and Solutions company with 28 years of experience recruiting and managing exceptional IT and Business consultants for customers in the Financial, Energy, Public Sector and Retail Distribution industries. A privately held, financially strong, woman-owned company, S3 is a full service IT firm, with 24 major market locations in the U.S The global mission of S3 is to build trusting relationships and deliver solutions that positively impact our customers, our consultants, and our communities. The four pillars of our company are to: Set the bar high for what a company should do Create jobs Offer people an opportunity to succeed and change their station in life Improve the communities where we live and work through volunteering and charitable giving As an S3 employee, youre eligible for a full benefits package that may include: Medical Insurance Dental Insurance Vision Insurance 401(k) Plan Vacation Package Life & Disability Insurance Plans Job ID: JOB-166815 Publish Date: 09 Feb 2021

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