McAfee Network Security Engineer

PRI Global | 17 d ago
Published date Posted on WorkingNomads on Jul 14, 2021

TITLE: Network Security Advisor

LOCATION: Remote - based anywhere in the USA

FED Role - Citizenship Required


We are currently seeking a Network Security Advisor to join our Federal Cybersecurity Engineering and Operations team. The Advisor will join ***s Security & Resiliency Office with the responsibility to support ***s Global Chief Security Officer in all matters of organizational management and execution. The ideal candidate will be adaptable and fast-moving, with the ability to independently lead projects in addition to being responsible for daily activities that ensure the overall health of the organization from an administrative and staff management perspective.

Key Responsibilities:

The Network Security Advisor serves as an operational engineer for the Proxy/VPN/Firewall technologies supported by Federal Cybersecurity. The Advisor ensures all system components are maintained, updated, monitored, accessible, and available according to Federal Cybersecurity standards; while partnering with other engineers in the evaluation, testing, and implementation of diverse solutions.

Prepare and implement firewall and security device policies & changes

Works across the various global IT teams and business units and coordinates resources to effectively perform maintenance and response tasks

Pro-actively researches CVEs to identify required product upgrades

Identifies and recommends process improvements

Provides security control enhancement recommendations based on regulatory and best practice procedures

Communicates and builds effective relationships with people at all levels

Communicates and educates information security risks to management and internal/external teams

Designs and coordinates cohesive plans to enhance and upgrade the suitability of the environment

Reviews, analyzes and resolves difficult and complex information security problems

Develops new approaches and techniques for use by others

Documents and communicates findings

Creates, updates, and maintains internal architecture diagrams and security baselines

Monitors the environment for failures and takes corrective action

Attends internal and vendor training as required

Essential Requirements:

Bachelors degree in Information Technology, Information Security or related major; or equivalent professional experience in a similar role

4+ recent years of experience with Network Security technologies such as Proxy/VPN/Firewall (implementing, monitoring, and configuring)

o McAfee proxies

o SonicWall

o Palo Alto

4+ recent years of direct experience in the field of cybersecurity

Strong understanding of IT and Cybersecurity technologies

Strong understanding of networking and cybersecurity fundamentals e.g. TCP/IP, DNS, SSL, Routing & Switching, Firewall Policy & Configuration, IPS

Experience integrating with Splunk

Experience with security processes and documentation

U.S. Citizen who will be working in the *** Federal environment, must go through a vetting process

Desirable Requirements:

  • Industry certifications relevant to the role such as: CISSP, CCNA, CCNP/CCIE, SNSA/SNSP
  • Knowledge and understanding of Federal compliance requirements, including DFARS ***, ITAR, NIST 800-171, and CMMC Level 3

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