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Network Security Engineer in Raleigh, NC with Greene Resources

Date Posted: 1/22/2019

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Job Number: 31929

Network Security Engineer

Job Description:

Our client, located in Raleigh, NC, is seeking a skilled Network Security Engineer lll to add to their team! This individual will assist with planning, design, and (some) implementation phases of projects. You will also work in the service and system capacity planning, including base-line development and management, trend analysis and proactive initiation of lifecycle and upgrade activities. This is a full time, contract opportunity!


  • Change Management peer review senior engineer guidance. Hold weekly meetings with team to review planned changes, provide feedback, and plan release of changes according to release calendar.

  • Regular network service and infrastructure lifecycle maintenance planning and activities. Including developing reports to immediate leadership team, explaining status of current service and system capacity; highlighting any concerns.

  • Communication to incident manager or problem manager for major incidents, including drafting and submitting IT Incident Reports.

  • Escalation of requests or tickets that are not resolved within existing processes.

  • Regular check-in on P1 priority tickets. Comfortable with recognizing and reprioritizing up or down based on defined prioritization guidelines.

  • Diagnose and troubleshoot Infrastructure issues (Routing, Switching, Network Firewall, Network IPS, Internet Proxy, Network Access Control technologies, VPN, and AAA Services) quickly and efficiently.

  • Design and configuration of Network Firewall, Network IPS, Internet Proxy, Network Access Control technologies, VPN, and AAA Services.

  • Documenting design, processes, and being responsible for the continued maintenance of such documentation.

  • Ongoing maintenance and operational process development and improvement.

  • Solution architecture assignment for multiple projects, as designated by manager, with adherence to overall enterprise architecture and network, service and system architecture standards.

  • Engagement with vendors for system operation, detailed design, and best practices evaluation regarding project initiatives and escalated incidents or problems.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent.

Desired Background/Skills:

  • Must have a minimum of 2 years of prior experience working with Cisco ISE implementations.

  • Understanding of Cisco Routing and Switching including VLANs, Ethernet, WANs, LANs, Spanning Tree, Port Channels, and industry best practices.

  • Able to identify and document the root cause of network issues and outages, as well as recommended after-action changes to prevent further recurrence.


  • Solid communication skills.

  • Ability to translate end-user concerns to technical needs for communication within team or with other IT teams.

  • Good collaboration skills, within team and with others.

  • Must be able to manage requirements gathering, technical definition and task tracking to be successful.

  • Understanding of TCP/IP. Specifically, how do systems communicate over an IP network, the differences between TCP and UDP communication, and what applications / OS'/ NICs are responsible for in the communication stack.

  • Firm grasp of client application uses (MS Office, Putty, etc). Understanding of valid use-cases with these tools.

  • Awareness of web applications and use-cases for them. Understanding of web browser configuration and caching implications on connectivity to web applications.

  • Firm understanding of operation of network firewalls and IPS systems, where they are positioned, and impact they could have on communication between areas of the network.

  • Understanding of enterprise data center services, and interoperation between applications and databases.

  • SME-level knowledge with at least 2 technical solutions.

  • Must be able to understand detailed technical systems, how they interoperate, what functionality they provide, and the interoperation of them.

  • Able to effectively guide other junior engineers, working alongside of them when necessary to show them the key factors to manage throughout their project/task.

  • Able to review, analyze and translate business requirements into the appropriate technical solution, providing design that adheres to enterprise architecture standards.

  • Ability to develop task-lists for major projects, including developing phases, recognizing LoE, business risk and predecessors / dependencies.

  • Proficient in the configuration, implementation and troubleshooting of Network Access Control Lists, Network IPS Filtering Policies, Internet Access Web-Filtering Policies, Network Access Endpoint Posture and Profile Policies, VPN Client and Point-to-Point technologies, Web-App Firewall and Network Authentication Services (AAA).

  • Ability to understand Layered Security architecture, Security Zone architecture, Enterprise Application Platform architectures, and Stateful Traffic Flow.

  • Ability to understand the 7 layers of the OSI network model.

  • The ability to understand IPv4 networks and subnet masks and calculate CIDR boundaries.

  • Able to open a support case and work with vendor TAC services to resolve open issues.

Other Information:

  • Greene Resources is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.