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Network Security Engineer

Company: Brightspeed
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description At Brightspeed, we are reimagining how people live, work, play and connect by providing fast, reliable internet connections and an awesome customer experience in twenty states throughout the Midwest and South. Backed by funds managed by Apollo Global Management, - our vision is to accelerate the upgrade of copper to fiber optic technologies, bringing faster and more reliable internet service to many rural markets traditionally underserved by broadband providers, while delivering best-in-class customer experience. Be a part of the team that will make this vision a reality---.designing and building a world class fiber network and creating a customer experience second to none. Check us out on the web! Job Description We are currently looking for a Network Security Engineer to join our Operations team! As Network Security -Engineer, you will report directly to the Manager, Network Security Operations. You will be a key member of the Network Security team that is directly responsible for the protection for all networks (internal, customer-facing, Telcom, etc.) for Brightspeed. -In this role, you will -be involved in the team's day-to-day security engineering and operations. You -will be a technical expert in network security and highly acquainted with security architecture. You will work directly with IT on various projects and should have the ability to foster inter-organizational relationships while managing project activities such as milestones and timelines. As Network Security Engineer, your responsibilities are:

  • Design, implement and lead the enterprise cyber security network protection programs, with expert knowledge in Palo Alto firewalls
  • Review and design firewall rules to ensure strict adherence to corporate security policies
  • Design, review and execute network security solutions to protect the Brightspeed networks
  • Key member of Network Security team responsible for the overall security of Brightspeed networks, including device hardening initiatives which include monitoring for baseline configuration, compliance, security best practices, and managing remediation
  • Take ownership of all network protection applications/platforms
  • Manage implementations, upgrades, configurations, changes, and tier 3 support for all network security devices
  • Responsible for working with the SOC and incident response teams on resolving network security incidents
  • Responsible for documenting, implementing, and maintaining all network security devices
  • Participate -in organizational projects, as required
  • Determine an appropriate strategy for related information security policy, standards, and procedures
  • Proven interpersonal skills including strong verbal and written communications; ability to effectively work with various stakeholders
  • Responsible for management of the enterprise's Network Security Systems (Firewalls, IDS, DDOS, RADIUS, TACACS+)
  • Participate -in an on-call rotation for 24/7 coverage
  • Stay updated with the latest cyber security threat landscape, including following recommended security best practices.
  • Embrace mentorship and provide guidance to Network Security Analyst and knowledge sharing Qualifications WHAT IT TAKES TO CATCH OUR EYE:
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Cyber Security, or a directly related field or -previous related work experience and cyber security certifications (CISSP, CISM, Security+, CEH, Azure Security Engineer, etc.)
    • 5+ years working in the Network Security field
    • 5+ years of firewall management and architecture experience
    • 3+ years of experience with IDS
    • 3+ years of experience with Cisco routers
    • 3+ years of experience with Zscaler
    • Experience in multiple domains of network security
    • Experience with network security hardening
    • Experience with securing Office 365, Azure AD, Email is required.
    • TACACS+, RADIUS, Wireless Networks, Sensors, DDOS, ZScaler (ZPA), WAF
    • Must have a technical network security background
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with competing time-sensitive priorities
    • Strong attention to detail to ensure that policies and standard procedures are followed
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Experience with TCP/IP routing and switching, along with network design best practices
    • Moderate level understanding of BGP, OSPF, Network Security, Switching topologies, and Cloud networking
    • Experience in working with Palo Alto Global Protect BONUS POINTS FOR:
      • Working knowledge of Zero Trust architectures -
      • Experience with security in GCP and Azure -
      • Scripting experience -
      • Experience in incident response -Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Engineer (PCNSE)
      • Azure Security Engineer
      • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
      • CISSP, CISM, Security+, CEH #LI-SS1 Additional Information WHY JOIN US? We aspire to contemporary ways of working. We are committed to being a leader in defining -a new way to work -because we recognize the changing mindset of today's workforce. We meet you -where you are...wherever you are, by providing sensible remote and hybrid work arrangements. Why? Because -our purpose is to reimagine how people work, learn, play and connect! We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits. Our benefits and paid time off programs reflect our underlying belief in promoting overall wellness through -physical, emotional and financial health. We are committed to building a team as diverse as the customers we serve. Diversity, equity and inclusion - are at the center of our grounding belief in -Being Real . - When we bring our authentic selves to work, everyone is better as a result. A diverse team helps us be -fierce advocates -for more -accessible, -inclusive -and high-quality internet, because we -believe doing so promotes -equity -in the communities we serve. Brightspeed is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Brightspeed, Charlotte , Network Security Engineer, Engineering , Charlotte, North Carolina

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