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Network Security Engineer

Irving, TX



$57.69/hr - $62.69/hr

Our client is seeking a Network Security Engineer for a 9+ month contract in Irving, TX. Will be working on an Onsite schedule. 

Contract Duration: 9 Months

Required Skills & Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field.
  • 3 to 5 years of related Network Security experience.
  • At least one entry-level vendor certification (with non-entry-level preferred) in the Network Security arena (Palo Alto PCNSA/PCNSE preferred, Cisco CCNA/CCNP Security, Juniper JNCIA-SEC/JNCIS-SEC, etc.).
  • Skills with both Palo Alto and Juniper firewalls.

Desired Skills & Experience
  • Master’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • At least one entry-level vendor-neutral certification in the Information Security arena (GICF, GSEC, CISA, CEH, etc.)

What You Will Be Doing
  • Responsible for all aspects of Network Security.
  • Expected to continue developing your professional knowledge of security concepts and apply company policies and procedures to resolve a variety of issues of moderate scope in appropriate ways, in all the following domains.
  • Receive general technical direction for all but complex tasks, with more detailed guidance on new assignments:
    • Firewalls and network filters, in both Enterprise, Stores, and cloud networks.
    • Intrusion Prevention policies.
    • Site-to-site and remote-access VPN connectivity.
    • Network Access Control.
    • Authentication, Authorization and Accounting (to include multi-factor authentication).
    • Web access proxy servers and URL filtering.
    • PKI and certificate issuance and management.
    • DNS Security.
    • Threat research, vulnerability remediation, and creation of compensating controls.
    • Network Security policy creation, exception documentation and approval.
    • Management of multi-factor authentication tokens.
  • Participate with team lead/manager in creating your professional development and training plan.
  • Prioritize taskings and projects assigned based on importance to accomplishment of business objectives. Seek assistance from senior teammates as needed.
  • Solve issues of moderate complexity and scope where analysis of situations and data requires a review of a variety of identifiable factors.
  • Exercise judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate actions.
  • Work on projects with senior engineers, to advance partnership opportunities between Network Security team and other business areas.
  • Implement compensating controls and mitigations to identified security risks.
  • Assist in performing network security platform testing, vulnerability remediation, and operating system hardening to reduce attack surface.
  • Maintain network security policies, standards, processes, and workflows.

You will receive the following benefits:

  • Medical Insurance - Four medical plans to choose from for you and your family
  • Dental & Orthodontia Benefits
  • Vision Benefits
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Voluntary Life Insurance, Long-Term & Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Hospital Indemnity Insurance
  • 401(k) including match with pre and post-tax options
  • Paid Sick Time Leave
  • Legal and Identity Protection Plans
  • Pre-tax Commuter Benefit
  • 529 College Saver Plan

Motion Recruitment Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including Veterans/Disability/Women. All applicants must be currently authorized to work on a full-time basis in the country for which they are applying, and no sponsorship is currently available. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Motion Recruitment Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

Posted by: Jamie Prater