Network Security Engineer


Rochester, NY

Less than 5 years

Posted 177 days ago

  by    Emily Russo

This job is no longer available.

We are looking for Network Security Engineer for our client in Rochester, NY

Job Title: Network Security Engineer

Job Location: Rochester, NY

Job Type: Contract ? 12 Months / Contract to Hire / Direct Hire

?US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time.? 

Job Description:

Top 3 "must haves" for skills:

  • Firewall
  • Strong Networking
  • Juniper SRX Series, Pulse, ForcePoint
  • The Information Security Systems Analyst will perform a variety of tasks to support and maintain the network defense and security device posture within our enterprise infrastructure. 
  • This opening is a network-centric (Firewall, VPN, IPS, and network DLP Hardware/Software) equipment based engineering role.


  • Perform configuration, set-up, and maintenance of Palo Alto and Juniper firewalls, Tipping Point IPS, McAfee IPS, McAfee DLM, ForcePoint (WebSense) URL filtering, and Pulse Secure SSL-VPN devices as required
  • Support daily incidents and change requests for the above-mentioned systems will be the main responsibility of this position. 
  • Review documentation to ensure that it meets testing standards, document trouble shooting, and restoral activities
  • Create test plans which will allow for a proper evaluation of hardware and software being considered for implementation
  • Prepare specifications for commercial off the shelf (COTS) hardware, software, and services
  • Evaluate Vendor submissions for compliance with customer's specifications
  • Prepare and present training information to technical staff and user personnel
  • A minimum 2-5years of related Network or Firewall Engineering experience?
  • A minimum of 3years?experience in troubleshootingnetwork devices such as firewalls, IDS/IPS, web proxy, active directory, group policies, etc.?
  • A minimum 2years?experience with the following Operating Systems: Palo Alto, ScreenOS, JUNOS or IVE OS, or Cisco?
  • A Minimum 2 years?experience in a system engineering approach to designing solutions?
  • A B.S. in Information Systems, Computer Sciences, or equivalent experience?

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Extensive hands-on experience with Palo Alto or Juniper firewalls
  • Familiarity with ISO20000 
  • Familiarity with ITIL, or an ITIL v3 Certification
  • Experience with Unified Access Control is highly desirable
  • Commitment to maintaining the highest standard of customer service with outstanding oral and written communication
  • Strong problem-solving and trouble-shooting skills
  • Ability to work in fast paced stressful environment and adapt quickly to changing situations