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Senior Network Security Engineer

Employer
Nesco Resource, LLC
Location
Melville
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
22 Jun 2024

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Sector
IT
Job Role
Network Security
Job Type
Permanent
A major client of ours in the healthcare industry has an permanent opportunity for a Sr. Network Security Engineer. This position is a hybrid role with 1–2 days in the office in Melville, NY. There is the possibility of remote if the candidate is not local.

This position is responsible for the design, installation, and maintenance of complex network security systems to provide a stable, dependable, and efficient network environment.

Key Responsibilities

Advise and make key decisions on technical issues based on input from project team members and available resources.

Contribute significantly to the design, implementation, and maintenance of all new network security hardware and software.

Lead the development and deployment of Company standards on all network security related equipment.

Identify requirements for the administration and maintenance of all network security gear and oversee the deployment of systems to ensure those needs are met.

Contribute with troubleshooting, configuration of backups, reboots and technical support of the environment.

Design and perform seamless upgrades of existing equipment.

Conduct project planning, cost analysis and vendor comparisons.

Specific Knowledge & Skills

Experience with disaster recovery planning.

Advanced understanding of current version of Palo Alto Networks PAN–OS

Basic understanding of current and past Microsoft server operating systems

Basic understanding of current Linux based operating systems.

Advanced understanding of core IT infrastructure and systems including but not limited to Active Directory, virtualization and networking equipment.

Advanced understanding of networking concepts, (TCPIP, DHCP, DNS, BGP, OSPF, VLAN, VPN, PCAP, SDWAN)

Ability to analyze system logs.

Experience with the installation of highly available enterprise security equipment.

Ability to perform routine audits of systems and software and perform maintenance upgrades.

Maintain the level of proficiency necessary for competence in the position.

Experience with the following technologies: Palo Alto Firewalls, Global Protect, Panorama, Prisma, Citrix Load Balancers, Splunk, SolarWinds, Service NOW, VeloCloud, Cisco IOS, Wireshark

Certifications a plus including PCNSE, PCCSE, PCSAE

General Skills & Competencies

Excellent understanding of industry practices

Strong proficiency with tools, systems, and procedures

Strong planning/organizational skills and techniques

Strong decision making, analysis and problem–solving skills with ability to multi–task

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Strong presentation and public speaking skills

Strong interpersonal skills

Strong conflict resolution skills and ability to deliver difficult messages

Ability to build partnerships at all levels within the company, ability to build partnerships externally

Good negotiating skills

Resolve complex issues in effective ways

Project management, consultative skills and ability to manage a budget

Minimum Work Experience

Typically 6 to 8 or more years of increasing responsibility in terms of any applicable professional experience.

Preferred Education

A Bachelor's Degree or global equivalent in Information Technology or related technical discipline. Master's degree or global equivalent a plus. Typically hold one or more industry certifications.

Nesco Resource provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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