Network Security Engineer in Hollywood, FL at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 2/5/2020

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Network Security Engineer Summary:

Signature Consultants is looking for a Network Security Engineer to work on a contract position with one of our clients located in Hollywood.

The incumbent in this position is responsible for serving as an architect and lead Network Security Engineer for our Client. This individual is part of the Information Security Team and works closely with Network and Systems Infrastructure teams to design, implement, configure, and maintain, firewall policies, network segmentations and network security platforms. This position reports to the Information Security Manager, and is an exempt position.
This role will participate in ensuring and providing local, regional, and company-wide networking services that includes configurations, implementation, testing, monitoring, troubleshooting for firewalls, related networking and connected platforms. A key focus will be to establish governance over the organization's security posture with use of network security management framework.

  • Designs, implements, configures, and maintains Firewall architecture including access policies and dependencies to ensure protection of computing environment.
  • Designs, adopt, and implements security standards for networking infrastructure across all network platforms and their associated software.
  • Research and develops strategy for improving network security and segmentation for multiple office locations and data centers, including Cloud enablement.
  • Designs, implements, configures, and maintains both North/South and East/West network segmentation for a variety of unique business use cases, including regulatory compliance requirements (HIPAA, PCI-DSS, FERPA, etc.)
  • Research, implement, and monitor current and new Firewall policies across all platforms, and ensure security best practices are applied consistently.
  • Develop Firewall policy documentation and educate internal Information Technology team on threats and network security concerns.
  • Collaborates with Applications, Systems and Network teams to design, implement, and secure internal and public-facing applications, Cloud computing, and third party services.
  • Ensures network security best practices are implemented on all routers, switches, applications, servers, host, firewalls, and other computing systems.
  • In-depth knowledge of network security and information security operations, including but not limited to Firewall management, threat management, incident response, intrusion detection and prevention systems.
  • Participates in implementation, configuration, and ongoing tier-1 support of all Firewall network infrastructure hardware and software, including Cisco route/switch, Cisco IP telephony, security, and remote access systems.
  • Provides analysis and recommendations for the continuous improvement of Cloud network and security
  • Maintain, deploy, upgrade and troubleshoot network security infrastructure solutions including firewalls, load balancers, VPN, intrusion prevention systems,
  • Work closely with other teams such as Public Safety, Public Works, Systems Infrastructure, and Networking, to develop and maintain end-to-end security based on organizational structure.
  • Adhere to best practices and regulatory requirements in establishing security policies (e.g., HIPAA, CJIS, PCI-DSS, and E.U. and U.S. Privacy Shield).
  • Participates in managing new network security projects and existing network security infrastructure.
  • Lead and assist with on-call escalations as needed internally and with third parties.
  • Influence best practice standards for network security.
  • Establishes technical credibility and provides leadership to junior support staff. Mentor team members in the network security architecture and other solutions implemented.

About Signature Consultants, LLC
Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.