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Network Security Engineer

Closing date
27 May 2024

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Job Role
Network Security
Job Type
About Client:

The client provides information technology (IT) services, including business outsourcing, infrastructure technology, and application services. The application service offered by the company includes application development, maintenance, and support. The markets served by the company are financial services and insurance, healthcare, manufacturing, government, transportation, communications, and consumer and retail industries.

Rate Range: $60–$65/Hr

Job Description:

Network security engineer is part of the Network team responsible for the design, build and run global footprint of network security infrastructure to align with the existing operational support 24x7 high available and compliant environments for on–premises and cloud–based.

Works closely with Infrastructure, DevOps, IPSecurity, and other functional area specialists to ensure adequate network security solutions are engineered and deployed across environments, together with other platforms to mitigate network security risks sufficiently to meet business objectives and regulatory requirements. Participate in sessions with internal and external audit teams to delivery status on network security on PCI and PCI DSS compliance activities.

Diverse network experience with leveraging on–prem, virtualization, and cloud Amazon Web Services (AWS) to support business and information technology needs. Proven results necessary to be successful in a rapidly changing technology while delivering cost–effective, creative, scalable, resilient, and secure network technology solutions.

10+ years network experience with proven success building and delivery world–class compliant network solutions

Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast–paced environment, and prioritize highly varied work to maintain required productivity levels

Maintain, establish, and present performance and capacity metrics in association to the availability, performance of the environments and workload of the team

Shared responsibilities of the network security product change lifecycle from definition through development, delivery, and results assessment

Drive the efficient and effective delivery of our committed strategic plans with high availability, zero trust network access (ZTNA) and edge authentication

Experience with PCI and PCI DSS compliance activities leading sessions with internal compliance teams ensuring zero deviations and vulnerabilities .

Maintain, deploy, upgrade, and troubleshoot network security infrastructure solutions including firewalls, load balancers, client VPN, wireless, IP and access layer controls

Lead extensive troubleshooting effort including switch, router, and firewall analysis

Collaborate with Security, Infrastructure, Compliance and Operations teams to develop consistent technical solutions, implementation activities and support processes

Participate in the design, lifecycle management, and total cost of ownership of network security appliances, applications, and services

Work closely with Compliance team to review vulnerability assessments and penetration testing

Prioritize and manage execution of day–to–day operational network security changes to firewall, IDS/IPS, ACLs and other network security device configurations

Participate in definition of network security strategies and policies

Develop and refine network baseline security standards and management procedures

Creation and maintenance of network security diagrams

Best practice network security methodology

Business Continuity and Capacity Management

Communicating and collaboration to executive management and across support teams

Working knowledge in a mature ITSM environment

Support the incident and problem responses with network security solutions

Self–motivated with a hardworking and proactive approach

Assist with on–call support as needed

Technical Skills:

Cisco datacenter switches, ASR routers, multicast routing, access points (AP), Client/NAC

F5 Big–IP GTM, load balancing

SD–WAN/SDN, WAN optimization

Next Gen Firewalls and Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA)/Network Access Control (NAC)

Proxy/IDS experience/port security/VPN, DNS, DHCP, IPAM

Technology Stack:

Forcepoint, PulseSecure, Firemon, PaloAlto Panaroma, Netskope

Viptela SD–WAN


Cisco Client/NAC


Bachelor's Degree in technology Focused Field

Licenses/certifications preferred: CCNA, CISSP, CISM, CCSP

About ApTask:

Join ApTask, a global leader in workforce solutions and talent acquisition services, as we shape the future of work. We offer a comprehensive suite of offerings, including staffing and recruitment services, managed services, IT consulting, and project management, providing unparalleled opportunities for professional growth and development. As a member of our dynamic team, you'll have the chance to connect businesses with top–tier professionals, optimize workforce performance, and drive success for our clients across diverse industries. If you are passionate about excellence, collaboration, and innovation, and aspire to make a meaningful impact in the world of work, come join us at ApTask and be a part of our mission to empower organizations to thrive.

Applicants may be required to attend interviews in person or by video conference. In addition, candidates may be required to present their current state or government issued ID during each interview.

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