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Network Security Engineer

Pyramid Consulting, Inc
Closing date
22 Jun 2024

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Job Role
Network Security
Job Type
Immediate need for a talented Network Security Engineer. This is a 12+ months Contract opportunity with long–term potential and is located in Plano, TX (Onsite). Please review the job description below and contact me ASAP if you are interested.

Job ID: (phone number removed)

Pay Range: $50 – $55/hour. Employee benefits include, but are not limited to, health insurance (medical, dental, vision), 401(k) plan, and paid sick leave (depending on work location).

Key Responsibilities:

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.

Key Requirements and Technology Experience:

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

Our client is a leading IT industry, and we are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar contract positions. If you are interested in this position, please apply online for immediate consideration.

Pyramid Consulting, Inc. 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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