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Network Security Consultant

Company: Kforce Technology
Location: Round Rock
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

RESPONSIBILITIES:Kforce Inc. is seeking a full-time Network Security Consultant to remotely support our enterprise technology client based in Austin, TX. Overview: We are currently seeking a Network Security Consultant to join our Cybersecurity Operations team. The Consultant will join our client's Security & Resiliency Office with the responsibility to support the company'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. Responsibilities:

  • The Network Security Consultant serves as operational engineer for the VPN/Firewall/Proxy technologies supported by Cybersecurity
  • Ensures that all system components are maintained, updated, monitored, accessible, and available according to 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
  • The Network Security Consultant provides security control enhancement recommendations based on regulatory and best practice procedures
  • 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
  • The Network Security Consultant develops new approaches and techniques for use by others Job Requirements:REQUIREMENTS:
    • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Information Security or related major, or equivalent professional experience in a similar role
    • Industry certifications relevant to the role such as: PCNSE, CISSP, CCNP/CCIE, SNSA/SNSP
    • 8+ recent years of experience with Network Security technologies such as VPN/Firewall/Proxy (implementing, monitoring, and configuring)
    • 8+ recent years of direct experience in the field of cybersecurity
    • Palo Alto - must have recent experience with implementation/upgrades/conversions/configuration
    • SonicWall experience - preferred
    • McAfee Gateways experience - preferred
    • Strong understanding of IT and Cybersecurity technologies
    • Expert understanding of networking e.g. TCP/IP, DNS, SSL
    • Experience integrating with Splunk
    • Experience with security processes and documentation
    • Applicants must be fully authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: Kforce Technology, Round Rock , Network Security Consultant, Professions , Round Rock, Texas

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