Securus Technologies

  • Senior Network Security Engineer

    Job Locations US-TX-Carrollton
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  • Overview

    Job Purpose:


    Responsible for designing, monitoring, and maintaining the security of the WAN/LAN environment, mentoring junior engineers, writing implementation plans, planning/managing installation projects, and resolving complex production issues.


    Essential Duties:

    • Perform analysis of network security needs and contribute to design, integration, and installation of hardware and software.
    • Analyze, troubleshoot and correct network problems.
    • Maintain and administer perimeter security systems such as firewalls and intrusion detection systems.
    • Perform vulnerability assessments, security testing, and work with operations teams on remediation.
    • Evaluate systems to verify system security settings and configurations.
    • Provide reoccurring reports for network and host-based security solutions.
    • Maintain and update relevant system and process documentation and develop ad-hoc reports as needed
    • Implementation and maintenance of security devices
    • Troubleshooting firewall and access issues
    • Mentor less experienced engineers on the team
    • Writing implementation plans
    • Managing projects and tracking/reporting status to management
    • Provide and maintain configuration standards for the infrastructure
    • Create network diagrams


    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Advanced experience with firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and other security devices
    • Advanced experience with network design, install, configuration, and troubleshooting
    • Advanced experience with Internet based data transmission
    • Must be able to work unsupervised, be well organized, and able to multi-task
    • Ability to manage complex projects
    • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
    • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve issues in a high-pressure environment
    • Good written and verbal communication skills
    • Availability during evenings and weekends for P1 issues and scheduled change controls
    • Availability to provide 24x7 on-call support as scheduled
    • Availability for occasional travel to remote offices/data centers


    Minimum Qualifications:

    • High School Diploma
    • 5 years networking experience
    • 5 years Cisco firewall experience
    • 5 years IDS/IPS experience


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • CCNP Security
    • Bachelor Degree


    Physical Requirements:

    Ability to install network/server equipment in a data center environment.  May be required to lift up to 50 pounds.


    It is the Company’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals. Securus will not discriminate against any associate or qualified job applicant with respect to any terms, privileges, or conditions of employment because of that person’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected under local, state or federal law, ordinance or regulation.


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