Network Security Engineer


Boston, MA

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


Less than 5 years

Posted 29 days ago

  by    Jennifer Keane

Attention Network Security Engineers or Network Engineers that are interested in Security

One of our favorite clients in the Boston area is searching for a new Network Security Engineer.

This client offers a tremendous opportunity to learn and they encourage their employees to utilize the additional training that they offer to their staff.

Duties & Responsibilities

The Network Security Engineer will play a significant role in determining future networksecurity related direction. This includes platform strategy and providing for holistic network visibility to inform security related response actions. Additionally, they will take a leadership role in establishing operational processes and procedures that improve the efficiency and performance of the overall network firewall infrastructure.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions*):

  • Perform security analysis and design, develop, and implement security solutions for both cloud and on-premise infrastructures
  • Research, recommend, implement, and supportnetworksecurityinfrastructure solutions that support the mission of enabling teaching, learning, and research
  • Perform traffic capture and traffic analysis activities across a significant and complex network
  • Perform networksecurity assessments as requested by various teams within the organization.
  • Acts as a subject matter expert and engineering resource for security remediation projects, incident response activities, and forensics information gathering
  • Execute internal and external network firewall, host-based firewalls and ACL service requests
  • Provide customer consultation as needed for new and existing firewalls/ACLs and works with customer to maintain compliance as network changes and migrations occur
  • Conduct firewall and ACL incident troubleshooting utilizing network traffic flow analysis to identify routing issues across multiple network devices
  • Establish and maintain operational processes and procedures that improve efficiencies and performance of the Network Security Firewall and UTM infrastructure (70+ FWs). Ensure that all appropriate devices are being monitoring, inventoried, receiving updates, licensed and life cycled.
  • Establish standards for firewall maintenance activities for all engineers to follow so that a consistent operating environment is maintained
  • Provide infrastructure operational securitysupport for Infrastructure Technology Services which includes accurate identification, documentation, and testing of security controls for system assessment
  • Work with all the Infrastructure teams to ensure that comprehensive monitoring (availability, performance, capacity utilization, etc) of all networksecurity environments is in place
  • Ensure that adequate documentation exists and is maintained for all core networksecurity systems and actively share knowledge with the team and the broader IT Infrastructure organization

Basic Qualifications

  • A degree in information security assurance, computer science, computer information systems or mathematics and/or equivalent work experience is required
  • Experience in designing networks or systems for high availability, security, manageability, and reliability
  • Two to Five years of progressive experience in Information Security

Additional Qualifications

  • Technical knowledge of systems securityinfrastructure, such as IDS, IPS, DLP, proxy servers, tap, and/or logging/SIEM solutions
  • Strong consulting skills and ability to work with other teams to find common solutions or coordinate cross-discipline activities
  • Proven experience in Network Infrastructure Security
  • Demonstrated experience with Information Security Incident response processes
  • Familiar with DevOps and/or DevSecOps methodologies
  • Knowledge of CheckPoint or other related enterprise firewall technologies.
  • Security-related certification – CISSP, CTIA, OSCP, GPEN, CEH a plus.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of emerging technologies, technology trends and their applicability in a professional setting

They are targeting the 110-115k range plus bonus- Monday- Friday


$110K - $115K