Job: Cloud Network Security Engineer
Location: Hartford, CT - REMOTE
6 Months contract to direct hire
Green Card or Citizen Only
About the Opportunity:
currently looking for a Cloud Network Security Engineer for our client. The Cloud Network Security Engineer is responsible for the design, implementation, and engineering support for our client's firewall, web proxy, and DNS environments both on-premise and in the Cloud as a member of the Internet Engineering team. The Engineer position would collaboratively work with team members to support all Internet Engineering infrastructure platforms/services under the Network & Collaboration umbrella.
The Cloud Network Security Engineer provides network security expertise in the analysis, assessment, development, and evaluation of security solutions and architectures to secure applications, operating systems, databases, and networks. Additionally, the Cloud Network Security Engineer assists in the development of network security requirements, assists in technical regulatory compliance efforts, evaluates security services and technologies, and reviews and documents information security policies and procedures as well as provides monitoring and oversight for alerts in this environment.
The Cloud Network Security Engineer has a broad, generalist knowledge of public cloud infrastructure and automation in multiple cloud provider environments. They’re able to develop infrastructure software in teams and are comfortable with modern approaches to testing and code reviews. They will ideally have a specialist area in network security (firewalls, web proxy, DNS/IPAM) but are able to turn their attention to a research spike and learn something new rapidly. This role will include capabilities on Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and GCP. This is a 6-month opportunity with the possibility to go full-time for the right candidate.
Consult with and train other units to ensure that problems are resolved, and effective knowledge transfer has occurred when new PC and/or server hardware/software is introduced to the environment
Anticipate and document the financial implications of assigned work
Serve as point of escalation for less experienced staff, involved in the determination of the need for vendor assistance in problem resolution
Provide team leader functions for projects (system upgrades, changes)
Train others on their own team to enable them to support the environment
Keep abreast of new cloud and automation developments, evaluate alternative approaches and recommend new software or modifications which enhance operations and development activities
Identify opportunities and make recommendations to improve availability, reliability, efficiency, performance, and overall service within the distributed computing environment and associated departments
Mentor less experienced team members by instructing, assisting, directing, responding to questions, and serving as an escalation point for problem resolution
Provide clear documentation of technical solutions and communicate plans to management and customers
Perform related duties as required or assigned
3-5+ years of experience in Public Cloud technologies including Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, and/or GCP, specifically in networking and security solutions and implementation.
3-5+ years of experience in DevOps scripting and automation using tools such as Ansible, Puppet, Chef, and/or Terraform
3-5+ years of technical experience with network security technologies (ex. Firewalls, proxy, and DNS/IPAM environments)
Experience with Cisco Network Security Technologies
Experience with McAfee or Forcepoint proxies
Experience with Infoblox
Information Technology/Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Information Technology/Cisco Certified Network Professional Security (CCNP)
Information Technology/Linux+ Certification - Computing Technology Industry Association (Comp TIA)
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science