Systems Security Engineer

Confidential Company  •  Melbourne, FL

5 - 7 years experience  •  IT Consulting/Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/22/17 by Cynet Sytems
Confidential Company
Melbourne, FL
5 - 7 years experience
IT Consulting/Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/22/17 Cynet Sytems

We are looking for Systems Security Engineer ?for our client in Melbourne, FL

Job Title: Systems Security Engineer

Job Location: Melbourne, FL

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:

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Duties include:

  • 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


  • Minimum 4-5years of related Network or Firewall Engineeringexperience
  • Minimum of 3years’ experience in troubleshootingnetwork devices such as firewalls, IDS/IPS, web proxy, active directory, group policies, etc.
  • Minimum 2years’ experience with the following Operating Systems: Palo Alto, ScreenOS, JUNOS or IVE OS, or Cisco.
  • Minimum 2years’ experience in a system engineering approach to designing solutions

Preferred / Additional Skills:

  • B.S. in Information Systems, Computer Sciences (A Degree Is STRONGLY preferred), or equivalent experience
  • Extensive hands-on experience with Palo Alto or Juniper firewalls (Juniper experience is strongly preferred)
  • 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 environments and adapt quickly to changing situations
  • Ability to effectively handle stressful situations
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