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Lead Network Security Engineer in Tempe, AZ at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 5/17/2019

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Job #:  971512
We are seeking a Lead Network Security Engineer for our Tempe, AZ location. If interested please contract Kelsey Metzler at
The Lead IT Security Analyst will serve as Network Security Engineer and be responsible for: design, implementation, and administration of all the network security hardware and software including: Firewalls, Intrusion Detection/Prevention, Wireless Security, Web Content Filtering, etc. Role will be responsible for developing and enforcing enforcing the network security standards; and complying with requirements of external security audits & recommendations. Analyzes, troubleshoots, and corrects network problems related to network security, including firewall policy, firewall interfaces and routing. Performs analysis of network security needs; contributes to design, integration, and installation of hardware / software. Is familiar with Next Generation Firewalls (NGFW) / Unified Threat Management (UTM) solution. Works as liaison between Security and Network teams to ensure collaboration between the organizations. Evaluate security tools and potentials vendors, makes recommendations on technologies and implementation/support partners. Modifies and maintains network security standards, and reviews existing security controls to ensure compliance. Implements and maintains remote connectivity solutions including IPSec VPN and SSL VPN. Monitors security system logs (i.e., intrusion detection system, firewall system logs, etc.) and reports on discovered anomalies or problems (i.e. insufficient disk space, inappropriate access patterns, etc.). Assists with network security assessments for potential business partners. Keeps fully abreast of trends and changing technologies related to network engineering and information security fields. Conducts violation / vulnerability report review; coordinates IT risk mitigation. Investigates IT security violations, known vulnerabilities, and data breaches. Performs vulnerability assessments; conducts compliance activities in response to internal and external audits. Performs security research & vendor evaluations at the direction of the ITRM Security Architect; assists with testing and implementation of security solutions related to network security. Maintains / enforces security policies and standards. Acts as interface with and liaison to business and IT application owners; ensures applications, infrastructure components, and access are appropriately assessed. Assists IT Security Architect with IT security reviews and signoffs for new systems development projects. Executes security incident response procedures in accordance with threat levels. Monitors the schedules for upgrading, repairing, modifying, or replacing IT security systems, devices, and applications; monitors eCommerce-related processes and equipment. Communicates effectively (both written and verbal). Learns new tools and technologies quickly. Manages multiple priorities and follows a project plan to meet project deliverables.
•Required Qualifications:
• 5+ years experience in information technology. Recent direct experience working within an information security function as a network security/firewall specialist. - Direct experience managing one or more of the following: Firewalls (Fortinet) Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) / Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS) Web Content Filtering Solution VPN
•Preferred Qualifications:
• - Bachelor's Degree CISSP certification - Experience in the following areas: Multi-factor authentication solutions Data Leak Prevention (DLP) solutions Vulnerability management solutions and security information and Event Management solutions. experience working in an organization that provided exposure across multiple IT functional areas (i.e., infrastructure, networking, security, data management, and application development).
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