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Network Engineer - Palo Alto

Location: Santa Clara, CA
Job # 9120606
Date Posted: 03-26-2017
  • Design, implement and provide support for all network related hardware/software.
  • Ensure system uptime and backup for network related equipment.
  • Work with the team on establishing network design principles, practices, implementations, documentation and LAN/WAN maintenance
  • Conduct security assessments (with security team) and make recommendations on data/voice network (LAN/WLAN/WAN/DMZ/Internet), disaster recovery, remote access, network appliances, servers, and directory services security
  • Conduct incident triage and response, including working with firewall and device logs, investigating security events, protecting forensic value of data and establishing monitoring and incident reporting and response procedures.
  • Work on establishing consistent metrics and collection methods for device log aggregation and review procedures
  • Assist with defining the objectives of network implementations including developing and reviewing proposals and presentations
  • Oversee security of hosted services and applications including security requirements and architecture, risk analysis, and periodic change reviews
  • Work closely with engineering to help report issues and manage project deliverables and provide status and progress reports
  • Provide comprehensive and timely support to all SOX and internal audit issues as they relate to Security Operations including analyzing data privacy requirements and implementing business process and IT controls
Skills Required
  • 10+ years’ experience in networking and security roles
  • BSCS or related field, MS preferred
  • Expert knowledge of networking and routing protocols such as, TCP/IP, BGP4 (multi-homing), OSPF (multi-area), RIP, ISIS, etc.
  • Expert working knowledge in the operation of Ethernet LAN switching protocols and standards including, VLANs, VLAN aggregation, Ether Channel, PVLANs, Spanning Tree & Rapid Spanning Tree, 802.1Q
  • Extensive background in planning and designing projects and analyzing existing network systems and procedures for efficiency and effectiveness
  • Experience with Load Balancers, F5 preferred, Reverse proxy Bluecoat
  • 1e, and CAT and fiber cable distribution systems.
  • Expert knowledge of data center design, build-out, and best practices
  • Experienced in designing and implementing Business Continuity Plans and Disaster Recovery Plans and facilities
  • Experience performing configuration and troubleshooting of Cisco & Arista routing/switching platforms
  • Expert knowledge of firewalls technologies (PANW preferred), including VPNs and routing
  • Experience with multi-tier architectures, including best practices around tier isolation (for databases, etc)
  • Ability to analyze network packet traces (PCAP).
  • Extensive knowledge of network security systems, intrusion detection systems and protocols including, ACE, ACS, VPN, GRE, IPSEC, IKE, TACACS, RADIUS, ACLs, 802.1x, audits, log files etc.
  • Basic knowledge of shell scripting and programming languages such a PERL, Ruby, PHP, or Python
  • Advanced knowledge of DNS and DHCP and Microsoft AD infrastructure.
  • Extensive knowledge of network security systems, IDS’ and protocols including, ACE, ACS, VPN, GRE, IPSEC, IKE, TACACS, RADIUS, ACLs, 802.1x, audits, log files
  • Strong analytical skills for interpreting business requirements and translating them into technical specifications
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to write network and security documentation, policies, and guidelines
  • Experience with automation/scripting/coding will be a big plus
  • Ability to work nights and weekends and provide 24/7 on-call support
  • Well-versed in commercial InfoSec requirements, guidance and standards
  • Certifications:
  • CCIE, CCSP, CCDP, preferred
  • CISSP, CISM, CISA, SANS, ISO17799 preferred but not required.
Megha Ananthakrishna
Technical Resource  Manager | MatchPoint Solutions | Office 925-829-7755 |  Email
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