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Senior Network Security Engineer
Ref No.: 18-00027
Location: San Francisco, California
Position Type:Right to Hire
Experience Level: 5 Years
Start Date: 05/01/2018
Senior Network Security Engineer

Staff Perm is supporting a Network Engineering team that is looking for a dynamic team member to play a pivotal role in the Network Security Engineering group. Focus is on leveraging best of breed security products, reducing risk, and maintaining a secure and performant infrastructure. The team is small but professional. They work hard, have fun, and are extremely passionate about network stability and security.

The successful candidate will serve as a key member of the team by supporting ongoing security engineering, security tools, policy implementation, and monitoring.

Location: San Francisco or San Jose CA
Position: 90-day temp to perm
***No 3rd party or sponsorhsip for this role.

  • Implementation of network security policy utilizing Palo Alto Networks next generation firewalls
  • Implement, upgrade and monitor various network security devices/software/services
  • Implement, upgrade and monitor network intelligence tools like visibility switches, netflow, and packet capture
  • Leverage company core and security products for network monitoring and troubleshooting
  • Assist the SOC team in the creation of monitoring and detection solutions using Splunk products
  • Assess and mitigate network security threats and risks, validate network security requirements, verify compliance with network security requirements, and perform network certification
  • Act as liaison with other departments and business units to support ongoing network security operations and maintenance
  • Collaborate with third-party support and service vendors to ensure that the network stays operational

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science or a related discipline
  • 5+ years network engineering or information security experience focused on network security
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills (packet capture and network forensics a strong plus)
  • Security engineering experience, including implementing IPSec VPN, intrusion detection, firewall policy, virtualization security, SIEM tools and log management
  • Strong experience with network security technologies including firewalls, IDS/IPS systems
  • Must be self-directed, with the ability to work alone or in teams, with minimal oversight, driving positive results in difficult circumstances while maintaining attention to detail
  • Able to efficiently manage and deliver on multiple tasks
  • Ability to effectively engage and communicate as directed with a variety of audiences both technical and non-technical staff
  • Must be able to explain complex systems and technical topics to others who may have minimal technical knowledge using oral, written and visual presentations
  • Fosters and builds a collaborative working relationship with operational and business stakeholders

Nice to haves:
  • Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Engineer (PCNSE), 6 or newer
  • Network forensics experience
  • Certifications such as GNFA, CCIE, CompTIA Network+

About Staff Perm
  • Staff Perm is a Certified Small Business Enterprise that is BBB Accredited utilizing a staff with over 20 years of staffing and placement experience to simplify the employee recruitment process.
  • Staff Perm LLC | One Galleria Tower | 13355 Noel Rd. Suite 1100 | Dallas, TX 75240
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