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Network Security Engineer

Ref: US_EN_6_914737_1479419

Posted on 26 January 2023
$100,000 - $150,000

At Akkodis, we use our insight, knowledge, and global resources to make exceptional connections every day. With 60 branch offices located strategically throughout North America, we are positioned perfectly to deliver the industry's top talent to each of our clients. Clients choose Akkodis as their workforce partner to solve staffing challenges that range from locating hard-to-find niche talent to completing quick-fill demands.

Position: Network Security Engineer

Type: Direct Hire

Location: Los Angeles, CA 90071

Position Summary

We have an opening for a Network Security Engineer.

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.
  • Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience (preferred); (At least 5 years of experience with cybersecurity or information assurance).
  • BS degree in Computer Science or related field (required); MS degree (preferred).
  • 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.
  • Employees will be provided with an excellent career opportunity in a collaborative environment, in addition to a generous total compensation package with the opportunity to earn bonuses based on individual contribution and firm profitability.

    Eligible employees can participate in the Firm’s comprehensive benefits program, which include the following:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life/AD&D, Long Term Care, and Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Voluntary 401k plan and profit sharing
  • 10 paid holidays per year, and a generous PTO program
  • Family Support including Paid Parental Leave and Fertility coverage
  • Bright Horizons (Back-up childcare, elder care, and online tutoring)
  • Dependent Care
  • Wellness programs (Employee Assistance Program, mental health, and well-being events)
  • Anniversary Bonus Program
  • Professional Development Programs
  • Transportation Allowance and Commuter Benefits
  • Auto/Home/Legal Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Employee discounts
  • And more!

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