Network Security Engineer


Los Angeles CA


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Job ID: EB-1400546010
Category: Technology
Location: Los Angeles, CA

The Network Security Engineer will make things more secure by improving existing security measures and/or come up with new ones while providing a seamless experience to our end-users, support teams and MSSP. Qualified candidates will have a background in cybersecurity or network engineering.

In this capacity, the Network Security Engineer will:

• Primary goal will be to work with stakeholders and Managed Security Service Provider to troubleshoot issues with firewall;
• Strong functional knowledge on VPN, zone/layer 7 firewall and routing and switching protocol;
• Assist with the design of Secure Architecture of the network;
• Integrate security tasks and activities into system development methodologies (e.g. planning, design, implementation, operations, maintenance, and disposal);
• Perform validation of security controls to ensure consistency with industry standard methodologies; and
• Identify and verify security requirements are met throughout the process.

In addition, the Network Security Engineer will be expected to have experience with the following areas of responsibility:

• Prepare and document secure system development standard operating procedures and protocols;
• Perform vendor technical solution acceptance verification and validation;
• Develop technical solutions and new security tools to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks;
• Assess gaps in existing policy and propose amendments to existing policy or new policy to address these gaps;
• Participate in the development and implementation of enterprise-level technical standards and procedural directives and other guidance materials;
• Write comprehensive reports including assessment-based findings, outcomes and propositions for further network security enhancement;
• Participates in the development, implementation and review of security controls for the network under their purview;
• Coordinates with Infrastructure owners to resolve security issues through system lifecycle; and
• Provides guidance and support to self-testing, security control assessment, preparation of remediation plans, and development of continuous monitoring plans.


• Minimum of 8 years’ experience (preferred); (At least 5 years of experience with cybersecurity or information assurance);
• BS/MS degree in Computer Science or related field (required);
• Engineer, implement, and monitor security measures for the protection of the network and critical assets using Network Firewalls alongside IPS/IDS;
• Experience in managing playbooks for security Automation and Orchestration using a XSOAR tool;
• Experience in managing policies for CASB using Palo Alto networks CASB;
• Experience in managing remote access solution and provide reports using Panorama and Splunk;
• Strong understanding of PKI infrastructure;
• Detailed technical knowledge of network, load balancers, DMZ, VMware from a security standpoint;
• Experience providing O&M and engineering support to complex, mission-critical systems; and
• Experience with network security, networking technologies, and network monitoring tools

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