Network Security Engineer: 19-00263

San Franscisco, CA 94117

Posted: 03/28/2019 Job Category: Quality Assurance and Testing Job Number: 11773881
Akraya is looking for a   Network Security Engineer for one of our clients. If the job description below is a fit, please apply directly or call Ashish at 408-907-6402. If this position is not quite what you’ re looking for, visit akraya.Com and submit a copy of your resume. Our recruiters will get to work finding you a job that is a better match at one of our many clients.

Primary Skills: Network Security (50%)/ Network Engineering (50%) PAN Firewalls, Cisco firewalls, PAN VPN, Cisco Client, Radius servers and IDS, Cisco and Palo Alto Enterprise Routers, Switches, WLCs, WAPs, DHCP a
Duration: Full time
Contract Type: W2
Job Responsibilities:
Network Security (50%)
  • Installation, maintenance, configuration, troubleshooting, and analysis of security infrastructure equipment including PAN Firewalls, Cisco firewalls, PAN VPN, Cisco Client, Radius servers and IDS.
  • Provide maintenance and support for PCI environment.
  • Research, develop, and recommend planning & implementation of information security systems and services.
  • Recommend institutional security policies and standards based on best practices.
  • Incident response, handling, and reporting.
  • Coordinate security designs and projects with other departments.
  • Periodic vulnerability scanning of networked devices and systems.
  • Review and analyze IDS, firewall, NAC, and system logs.
  • Gather statistical information, analyze, and create trending reports.
Network Engineering (50%)
  • Installs, configures and programs Cisco and Palo Alto Enterprise Routers, Switches, WLCs, WAPs, DHCP and integrated network devices into existing infrastructure.
  • Provides in-depth, detailed design, implementation and support of LAN/WAN network architecture, including all related network hardware and software.
  • Implements new designs and performs modifications to existing infrastructure.
  • Independently and using his or her own judgement, responds to escalations, project tasks, and alerts from monitoring systems and ITS Help Desk tickets issued to the ITS Network Team.
  • Provides resolution information and works with other teams to complete impact analysis where appropriate.
  • Performs complex network troubleshooting tasks utilizing high level network troubleshooting tools such as WireShark, TCPDump, NMAP, AirMagnet, etc.
  • Makes recommendations for new system, service or software purchases required to support USF' s organizational goals.
  • Implement firewall security policy management, Network Address Translation (NAT), and Port Address Translation (PAT).
  • Train, guide, and advise other staff on the appropriate course of action during the identification and troubleshooting of complex LAN/WAN technical issues to minimize network downtime.
  • Utilize ServiceNow application to document and track project and tasks as assigned.
  • Participate in 24x7 on-call support rotation (average 1 week per month).
  • Performs other tasks as assigned.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Experience / Skills:
  • Three (3) years or more in network security and maintaining and troubleshooting Cisco production data networks.
  • Knowledge of Ethernet 802.3 switching, 802.1d/q/p/x, 802.11; TCP/IP, OSPF, BGP
  • Knowledge of network security concepts and tools, ACL, firewall, VPN, IDS, vulnerability scanning, encryption, virus/worm detection and prevention.
  • Equivalent experience that includes, seven (7) years of network engineering experience, which includes:
    • Four (4) or more years' experience designing networks and working with routing protocols in a multi-area distributed environment utilizing Cisco technologies including high-end routing, Ethernet switching, 802.1d/q/p/x, 802.11; TCP/IP, OSPF
    • Three (3) or more years' experience configuration and implementation network firewall and security systems, preferably.
    • Three (3) years or more in security and maintaining and troubleshooting Cisco production data networks.
  • Strong hands-on technical background with at least 7 years in a 24/7/365 operational role.
  • Work independently and manage time effectively to meet deadlines and expectations.
  • Highly effective interpersonal communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work in a team environment and promote cohesion and pride with the team.
  • Sharp problem solving, communication and analytical skills.
  • Pay close attention to details and be able to perform multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Work as part of a team with other engineers and managers, as well as fellow employees who do not have a background in computer science or technology.
  • Communication Proficiency - Ability to describe technical information in easy-to-understand terms.
  • Enthusiastic and Results Driven.
  • Excellent Judgment.
Education / Qualifications:
  • Bachelor' s degree in a subject area related to computer science or engineering field.   Experience can substitute for field of study. (5 to 7 years' experience in areas above if no Bachelor' s degree)
  • Certifications from Cisco and Palo Alto Networks are highly desired
  Please apply directly with your updated resume or call Ashish at 408-907-6402
About Akraya
Akraya, Inc. Is an award-winning staffing firm that works with many of the leading, technology-based companies around the world. We have been ranked as one of the “ Best Staffing Firms to Temp for” by Staffing Industry Analysts on multiple occasions and are a preferred staffing vendor within numerous staffing programs. Please visit akraya.Com to search through all of our current openings or to submit your resume to our recruiting team.

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