Network Security Engineer, Firewall

Express Scripts   •  

Franklin Lakes, NJ

Industry: Healthcare


5 - 7 years

Posted 156 days ago

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The Network Security engineer is a technical position within the Technology organization of Express Scripts. The position reports to a Sr. Manager responsible for securityinfrastructure.


  • Ensure adherence to Express Scripts security design principles and information protection policies.
  • Act as a technical lead for complex securityinfrastructure projects. Use existing and new capability in order to improve security, reduce overall attack surface, and provide security related visibility into network systems and services.
  • Develop, document, and implement security best practices.
  • Mentor operations team engineers.
  • Develop and implement processes to ensure control effectiveness of securityinfrastructure.
  • Consult with IT applications owners on security related issues and architecture.
  • Monitor ongoing performance and capability of systems and recommend updates or modifications according to the current threatlandscape.
  • Work closely with the risk management organization on security related issues (incident response, vulnerability management, regulatory audits).


  • 5-8 years of experience with a Bachelor’s degree; 3-5 years of experience with a Master's degree; 11-14 years with no Bachelor's degree.
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in networksecurity concepts, tools, and design
  • Strong experience with design, implementation, and maintenance of Cisco ASA and/or Check Point firewalls in a large enterprise environment.
  • TCP/IP based networking (addressing, routing, OSI model)
  • Basic administrative experience with Windows/Linux operating systems
  • Knowledge of advanced network engineering principles, communications industry standards, and developing technologies
  • Analytical Abilities - Analytical and information gathering skills allow for effective assessment of business risks and exposures. Problem-solving skills including working collaboratively with peer technical teams to resolve cross-platform problems or to develop securityrisk solutions.
  • Communication skills - Strong verbal & written communication skills. Communications are complete & understandable to target audience. Demonstrates effective listening skills.
  • Independence - Works independently with only general direction; appropriately keeps management informed of relevant issues.
  • Mentoring - Mentor to other analysts and operations personnel
  • Administration - Handles some routine daily administrative tasks associated with data security and specific project assignments including creating documentation.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects and initiatives prioritizing work as needed