Network Security Engineer

We are looking for an Engineer to play an important role in creating and maintaining the strategic partnership between business needs and technology delivery.

Required Experience:


+ Years
Job Locations:

Chicago, IL/Remote

Location Restrictions:


Basic Qualifications and

The applicant's role is to plan, design, develop and launch efficient systems and solutions in support of core cyber security functions. This individual will apply proven communication, analytical and problem-solving skills to help identify, communicate and resolve issues, opportunities or problems in order to maximize the benefit of IT and Business investments. The applicant must be experienced and self - sufficient in performing their responsibilities requiring little supervision, but general guidance and direction.

  • Experience with security programming using REST API’s and automation & scripting using PERL, Python, Ruby or Ansible.
  • Strong DevOps experience & Cloud certification (AWS, Azure)
  • Strong understanding of on premise and cloud based Web Application Firewall Technologies.
  • Develop, maintain, test and troubleshoot WAF, policies, and rule sets. Monitors systems activities and fine tunes system parameters and configuration to optimize performance and ensure security of systems.
  • Experience with responding to WAF events and developing incident response plans. Ability to improve effectiveness in incident response practices. Be a champion of continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Install and tests new hardware and software releases. Evaluate and install patches, perform system upgrades and resolves security issues.
  • Knowledge of information security concepts, OWASP web application vulnerabilities and web-based attacks.
  • Good understanding of Linux or Cent OS command structure and experience creating shell scripts.
  • In-depth understanding of communication protocols (mainly TCP/IP) and routing protocols (e.g. BGP, OSPF). Expertise in networking firewall concepts and configuration
  • Knowledge and ability to support infrastructure, cloud security engineering & automation initiatives.
  • Strong background in implementing and maintaining event management best practices.
  • Ability to ensure the adoption and governance of standard operating procedures.
  • Able to conduct research and support development of information security policies, standards, procedures, and/or guidelines.
  • Good working knowledge of information security risk identification, assessment and reporting activities.
  • Support business continuity risk management and disaster recovery planning activities.
  • Adept at security monitoring, and investigation activities.
  • Provider tier 3 support as needed.
  • Ability to demonstrate technical knowledge and consultative skills. Strong communication skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Technology.

Required Skills and Experience
  • 5+ years of networking experience, including configuring, analyzing & troubleshooting complex TCP/IP networks.
  • 2+ years of working in a Security Operations Center (SOC).
  • 2+ years of tier 3 network & WAF support experience.
  • 2+ years of experience working on projects with agile methodologies.
  • 2+ years of experience with cloud technologies like AWS, Azure, GCP.
  • Experience with cloud automation in security domain.
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