Network Security Engineer

Grand Central, NY 10017

Employment Type: Contract Industry: IT/Infrastructure/Network Job Number: 2850

Job Description


We are hiring for a long term Network Security Engineer consultancy.

In a very hands-on capacity you will responsible for the engineering, support and administration of several core network security tools... interesting projects, very professional and high-end environment working at a firm in midtown Manhattan.

Information Assurance tasks:
  • Manage firewall policy and configuration review processes.
  • Manage vulnerability management program.
  • Manage threat hunting program using Carbon Black Response to track and contain suspicious activity on the network.
  • Oversee external penetration testing and perform internal tests.
  • Manage incident response program, incident playbooks and various procedures and workflow for incident and crisis management.
  • Deliver executive reports on security posture and emerging industry threats to senior management.

Operations tasks:
  • Work with team on day-to-day incident response tasks.
  • Client VPN and Multi-Factor Authentication, and IP space administration
  • Manage different perimeter security solutions consisting of Palo-Alto and Cisco Nexgen firewalls.
  • Performed policy modification of file integrity solution Carbon Black Protect (Bit9).
  • Maintain and improve monitoring solution – LogRhythm SIEM; implemented new AI Engine rules and tune existing ones.
  • Support identity access management solutions – Cisco ACS, ISE.
  • Work as an escalation point for tier 1 and 2 SOC.

Audit tasks:
  • Respond to internal and external audits.
  • Review compliance for various government regulations (FFIEC, SWIFT CSP, OCC,…).
  • Participated in internal investigations and preparation of executive summaries for management.

Requirements include:
  • 3+ years of work experience supporting enterprise security solutions including experience with next generation firewalls such as Palo Alto and Cisco FireSIGHT/FirePOWER
  • Must have in-depth knowledge of network security best practices and various tools (Cisco VPN, Palo Alto VPN, Cisco ACS, Cisco ISE, NGFW, Solarwinds, IP Management tools, WireShark,...). 
  • Palo Alto Minemeld, Demisto, Snort, Security Onion, Tenable, Nessus, Cuckoo, LogRhythm, Carbon Black/Bit9
  • Strong understanding of routing protocols (OSPF, BGP, EIGRP,...).
  • Ability to create accurate system diagrams and documentation for design and planning network security systems.
  • Knowledge of application transport and network infrastructure protocols.
  • Scripting, penetration testing, and vulnerability management tools is preferred but is not required.
  • CCNP Security and/or CISSP preferred
  • Completed Bachelor’s degree with Computer Science or related (math, engineering,...) course of study
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