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Senior Security Engineer
Ref No.: 17-00197
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 5 Years
Start Date / End Date: 05/16/2017 to 05/29/2017
Security Engineer will provide expert support, analysis and research into complex problems and processes relating to deployed Palo Alto equipment. Will serve as the technical expert on executive-level project teams within the customer providing technical direction, interpretation, and alternatives. This is a highly technical, hands-on role and will be required to develop and maintain an expertise on the products and solutions deployed within the Customer's network.    
 
Responsibilities:
  • Analyze logs and events from the solution and provide threat analysis reports.
  • Build custom security policies and application signatures. 
  • Interact with TAC to troubleshoot and diagnose cases.
  • Mitigate web-based threats in a timely manner.
  • Maintain the solution and provide guidance on code upgrades, etc.
 
Requirements:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Minimum 5 years experience with IDS/IPS solutions and technologies.
  • Minimum 3 years experience managing security solutions in large environments.
  • Extensive knowledge of different security threats. 
  • Strong understanding of core Internet protocols and applications.
  • Detailed technical experience in the installation, configuration and operation of high-end firewall appliances specifically PA-3000 and PA-5000 series (5060, 3020)
  • Experience with Cisco technologies a nice to have, any Cisco to Palo Alto migration experience would be ideal
  • Strong TCP/IP networking skills.
  • Extensive background in internetworking, LAN, and WAN technologies required.