Job Description :
Network Security Engineer
Bethlehem, PA
06-10+ Months Contract

Phone and Face-Face Interview Required

Position Objective:
This position requires technical expertise to ensure corporate security infrastructure complies with policies, relevant regulation and industry best practices, and provides highest level of availability. This position is recognized as a senior security engineer, possessing a broad understanding of firewall architectures, including other perimeter security solutions such as proxies, VPNs, IDS/IPS etc and the inter-operability of technologies in the current and planned infrastructure. This position keeps apprised of the changing security landscape, and is integrally involved in implementing best practices in a dynamic environment and managing security policies in both physical and virtualized (cloud) data centers.


Skills and Knowledge:
Solid design and implementation experience on Checkpoint and Cisco Firewalls.
Experience with AWS security groups implementations a plus.
Experience with NSX implementations a plus.
Ability to perform security system configuration, system updates, policy compliance, and security assessments.
Advanced knowledge of networking and communication protocols along with deep packet analysis.
Ability to work independently and with limited guidance, ability to identify problems and resolve collaboratively with other functional teams and vendor partners
Experience with firewall analyzer tools to perform policy optimization, risk analysis and change monitoring.
IT forensic investigations and incident handling.
Advanced understanding of common IT security controls and protocols.
Proxy experience with Bluecoat a plus as well as Cisco SSL VPN, Clean Access and ACS
Experience with migrations of both physical and virtualized data centers a plus, as well as knowledge of Amazon Cloud (AWS) security architecture.
Solid troubleshooting skills, good communications skills both written and oral, ability to multitask in a fast, dynamic environment supporting multi-vendor security controls.
Good team player, willing to work weekends occasionally and willing to be on call as needed.
Ability to work independently and with limited guidance, ability to identify problems and resolve collaboratively with other functional teams and business partners
Checkpoint Firewall certification preferred, but not required.


Education and Experience:
BA/BS Degree or equivalent experience, preferably in Computer Science.

Experience:
Must have 5+ years experience with networks and security
Must have 3+ years experience deploying Checkpoint firewalls
Must have 2+ years experience deploying Cisco firewalls and AnyConnect VPN
2+ years experience with installation and configuration of IDS/IPS a plus
2+ years experience in administering and supporting Bluecoat proxies a plus
AWS / cloud security experience a plus