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Network Security Engineer

Employer
EDI Staffing
Location
Bridgeton
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
19 Jun 2024

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Sector
IT
Job Role
Network Security
Job Type
Permanent
MUST BE LOCAL TO BRIDGETON, NJ AREA

The Network Security Engineer will be responsible for developing and maintaining the security infrastructure of the organization's computer network. The engineer will design, implement, and monitor security measures to protect the network and its data from unauthorized access, cyber–attacks, and other security threats.

Position Description

MAJOR FUNCTION:

The Network Security Engineer will be responsible for developing and maintaining the security infrastructure of the organization's computer network. The engineer will design, implement, and monitor security measures to protect the network and its data from unauthorized access, cyber–attacks, and other security threats.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education & Experience:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field or equivalent experience.

At least 5 years of experience in network security engineering.

Direct hands–on experience with NAC solutions such as Clearpass or Cisco Client.

Experience with vulnerability assessment and penetration testing tools.

Knowledge & Skills:

Strong knowledge of network protocols and security technologies, including firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention systems, and VPNs.

Strong analytical and problem–solving skills.

Position Responsibilities

Design and implement network security solutions, including firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention systems, and virtual private networks (VPNs).

Monitor and analyze network traffic for potential security breaches and take corrective actions.

Perform vulnerability assessments and penetration testing to identify network security weaknesses and develop mitigation strategies.

Develop and maintain network security policies and procedures to ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations.

Collaborate with other IT teams to ensure network security is integrated into all aspects of the IT infrastructure.

Respond to security incidents and provide support for remediation efforts.

Stay current with emerging trends and technologies in network security and proactively make recommendations to enhance the security posture of the organization.

Education: Bachelors Degree

Skills/Work experience required:

Direct hands–on experience with NAC solutions such as Clearpass or Cisco Client (3 years)

Network Security Engineering (5 years)

Salary Range: $77k–$95K

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