CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Network Security Engineer in Sacramento, California
Network Security Engineer
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City:Sacramento, California, United States
Employment Type:Full Time
The Network Security Engineer designs network solutions and implements firewalls, access lists, and other tools as appropriate in order to provide LAN segmentation, Network Access Control (NAC), and perimeter security. Your goal is to segment the enterprise network according to business access requirements while protecting it against unauthorized access and internal and external malicious threats.
Your future duties and responsibilities:
Analyze network segmentation and host locations to validate VLAN assignments or recommend changes. Work with project manager and internal organizations to implement recommendations.
Evaluate network infrastructure and configurations to determine required network changes for ideal implementation of network segmentation and NAC solutions.
Coordinate with Network Operations for implementation of network changes required to install new devices or otherwise enforce network segmentation and NAC.
Configure and install firewalls, routers, switches, and NAC appliances while considering optimal hardening, monitoring, and maintenance of those devices.
Close coordination with project manager, application owners, Cybersecurity, Network Operations, and other internal organizations to develop, review, implement, and test firewall/ACL rules and NAC policies.
Validate ACLs/firewall rule set and NAC policy effectiveness, and optimize configurations to improve security posture and/or performance.
Analyze network device logs and network packet captures to troubleshoot functional or access problems.
Develop documentation, including design diagrams, operating procedures, standard configurations, problem root cause analysis, reports, inventories, and audit response.
Train and/or transfer technical knowledge to Network Operations team for ongoing support.
Required qualifications to be successful in this role:
Extensive hands-on experience with firewall administration activities including modification of firewall rules, NAT, and VPN.
Strong working knowledge of Cisco operating systems and technologies and experience with industry design best practices. Certification (CCNA, CCNP) is a plus.
Expert knowledge of the TCP/IP protocol suite with understanding of networking protocols and standards such as 802.1x, IPSec, BGP, EIGRP, STP, etc.
Positive and professional demeanor exhibited with team members and clients.
Detail oriented with excellent organization and time management skills.
Strong verbal and written communication skills with ability to coordinate work activities with remote teams.
Willingness and desire to openly exchange ideas and facilitate knowledge sharing.
Understanding of and ability to work within corporate processes while meeting the needs of clients.
Ability to travel nationwide (up to 50%) to perform firewall implementations and network changes at remote offices.
DESIRED Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Competencies:
Operational experience with Fortinet FortiGate firewalls and/or Cisco ASA is preferred.
Experience with ForeScout NAC solutions is highly desired.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level (requires U.S. Citizenship).
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