Security Engineer II (Network Security)

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GENERAL PURPOSE:
The Network Security Engineer II is responsible for envisioning and taking steps to implement security improvements to protect Ross' information and assets. The Network Security Engineer leads initiatives that harden Ross's Network security posture and capabilities from concept through delivery, defining and following discreet procedures and protocols to ensure integrity and compliance. The Network Security Engineer leads the product area strategy, roadmap, application design and vendor/product due-diligence functions.
The Network Security Engineer serves as a liaison to the other Information Security and IT functional groups, influencing outcomes as appropriate. The Network Security Engineer operates as the Network Security Subject Matter Expert (SME), and provides 3rd level production support for application.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

• Research, evaluate, and develop Network Security designs and standards following industry best practices.

• Ensure that business strategy, IT enterprise security and implementation are aligned. Provide input to technical designs in enterprise security solutions, specifically around tools and systems that would best support the design.

• Work with the other IT organizations to design, develop, and implement Enterprise Security solutions to support new initiatives.

• Provide technical expertise to solve production issues related to security applications, recommend solutions or process enhancements and root cause Analysis.

• Recommend improvements to company's security posture through technological, administrative, or physical controls. Work with project teams regarding security architecture and technical implementation.

• Ensure that security solutions are acquired, configured and implemented correctly.

COMPETENCIES:

• Planning

• Listening

• Communication

• Problem Solving

• Customer Focus

• Drive for Results

• Self-Development

• Time Management

QUALIFICATIONS AND SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED:

• Strong knowledge of Network security products such Palo Alto (PAN) IPS, Forcepoint DLP solutions, Firewall - Palo Alto. Juniper and Firewall Auditing solutions like Skybox. Proxy URL / Content Filtering - Forcepoint (Appliances & Servers), WAF - Citrix NetScaler and Network Authentication - Fortinet, Advanced Network Threat Protection - NX

• Strong knowledge of current security space with general understanding of current security threats, techniques, and landscape, as well as a dedicated and self-driven desire to research current information on the security landscape.

• At least 7 years of Information Security experience and at least 5 years with a large organization.

• Three years of experience creating and deploying Rules on state-full Firewalls

• Experience working with Firewall logs to troubleshoot issues

• Solid understanding of fundamental networking protocols & concepts: TCP Handshake, IP subnets, VLANs, ARP, DNS, UDP, static routing

• Experience implementing Forcepoint policies

• Experience with Proofpoint

• Bachelor degree preferred or Senior level certification with equivalent demonstrated relevant experience.

• Working experience with security tools

• Able to work independently and creatively problem solve complex technical problems.

• Able to provide leadership, guidance and training to others.

• Able to provide accurate estimates of timeframes and cost estimates necessary to complete potential projects and develop milestones and project implementation plans.

• Excellent organizational and time management skills.

• Ability to work in a group setting and independently.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/ADA:
Job requires ability to work in an office environment, primarily on a computer.
Requires sitting, standing, walking, hearing, talking on the telephone, attending in-person meetings, typing, and working with paper/files, etc.
Consistent timeliness and regular attendance.
Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically.
This role requires regular in-office presence, including to engage in in-person team interaction, meetings and collaboration, client support, mentoring, coaching, and/or feedback. However, this role can perform duties effectively using a combination of in-office and remote work.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
N/A

DISCLAIMER:
This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at management's discretion.

Ross is an equal employment opportunity employer. We consider individuals for employment or promotion according to their skills, abilities and experience. We believe that it is an essential part of the Company's overall commitment to attract, hire and develop a strong, talented and diverse workforce. Ross is committed to complying with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, physical, mental or developmental disability, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), veteran status, military status, marital or registered domestic partnership status, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics), genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, as well as any other category protected by federal, state or local laws.