Network Security Engineer

  • Location: Phoenix, AZ
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #245314

Job Title: Network Security Engineer

Location: Greater Phoenix Area (Hybrid, 1-2 days a week in office)

Position Type & Duration: Contract, 6-12 months

Job Summary:

A client is seeking a skilled Network Security Engineer to join their team in the Greater Phoenix Area. This role focuses on maintaining and enhancing network security infrastructure.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain firewalls and manage web applications, controls, and VPNs.
  • Demonstrate advanced firewall knowledge.
  • Manage web applications, proxies, and filters.
  • Provide a solid security background with a deep understanding of network security.
  • Handle authentication and Identity Access Management (IAM).
  • Work with Palo Alto firewalls, transitioning from Cisco.
  • Utilize Netskope for web filtering and Aruba ClearPass for AAA.
  • Migrate to GlobalProtect and away from ASA AnyConnect.
  • Troubleshoot system misconfigurations.
  • Work with cloud security and cloud VPNs.
  • Check and enforce security policies.
  • Assess risks and work with service providers to mitigate them.

Qualifications:

  • Expertise in firewalls (especially Palo Alto).
  • General networking experience.
  • Cybersecurity experience, including threat assessments, controls, and IAM.
  • Effective troubleshooting skills.
  • Knowledge of authentication, IAM, and risk management.
  • Familiarity with network security principles.

Nice to Have:

  • Experience in government or highly regulated industries.
  • Cybersecurity and network certifications.

 

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