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Security Network Engineer in Remote, NC at GDH

Date Posted: 12/5/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

GDH Consulting is seeking candidates for a remote Security Network Engineer position.  Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree and 10+ years of IT experience with firewalls.

Perimeter Management Core Technologies

  • Firewalls – Checkpoint, Juniper, Fortinet
  • Intrusion Detection/Inspection – TippingPoint, Juniper IDP
  • Web Application Firewalls – Citrix

Position Overview

  • Firewall / IDS Engineer plans and conducts the hardware refresh of EOL Perimeter equipment. 
  • Requires keyboard experience to actually build a firewall from scratch. 
  • This position will require weekend off hours work to perform the upgrades.  A limited number may be done mid-week.

General Skills

  • The Individual must possess the ability to analyze and understand a variety of existing and emerging business requirements, interface with technology engagement teams as a fully seasoned and proficient perimeter solutions engineer, in providing best in class firewall/IDS/WAF solutions that align to meet business and technology requirements.
  • This highly dynamic position will require the ability to manage multiple technical project engagements requiring the candidate to be a “team player” whom can also work independently in managing to multiple deadlines, priorities and diverse set of applications and requirements.
  • Candidate will be a strong engineering minded individual with polished collaboration, written, and communication skills and a proven track record interacting with various levels of management, clients and technical team members in delivering technical perimeter solutions.

Engineering Skills

  • In depth engineering experience in perimeter solutions, including the design, low level engineering, and delivery of new hardware systems for client applications across the enterprise DMZ.
  • Development and maintenance of  High Level and Low Level Design diagrams/documentation
  • Building/operating various firewall platforms (Checkpoint/Nokia, Juniper Netscreen, Juniper SRX, Fortinet)
  • Working with Provider 1 management GUI software (smartview manager, tracker)
  • Working with IDS/IPS products (e.g., TippingPoint)
  • Working with Web Application Firewall products (e.g., Netscape or Citrix)
  • Strong knowledge of network routing/switching (routing protocols, multicast, other LAN protocols)
  • Functional understanding of diverse set of networked applications requiring perimeter management solutions, including HTTP, HTTPS, SSH, FTP, DNS, NTP, ANYCAST services, and others. 
  • DMZ Network infrastructure knowledge including topology, security policies, firewalls and the L2/L3 switch and router infrastructure is required.
  • Programming skills a plus: SH, Perl, Python, Golang, C, C++.
  • Administrator level ability with UNIX (Linux or other variant) is highly desirable.