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Senior Network Security Engineer

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Date Posted: Jan 17, 2023

Location(s): Cary, NC, US, 27513

Company: MetLife

Job Location: United States : North Carolina : Cary  

Alternate Job Location: Not Applicable : Not Applicable 

Work Arrangement: Hybrid 

 

Role Value Proposition: 

The Senior Network Security Engineer is responsible for enterprise-wide efforts to implement, and manage security solutions, primarily focused on data centers.  The role-holder must have the ability to review and recommend security safeguards and configurations in a highly complex Network infrastructure with demonstrated ability to recognize and appropriately incorporate layered security safeguards within the data center network perimeter, internal network, application, and data layers. The incumbent will represent the operations organization in a wide array of IT application and infrastructure projects requiring broad knowledge of security.  Projects will vary from individual system deployments to large scale network consolidation initiatives spanning multiyear timelines.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide multi-disciplinary knowledge, skills and experience in technical security architecture and management.   Serve as the subject matter expert on a number of security technologies and security centric standardizations.
  • Provide hands-on knowledge for a wide range of security technologies including, but not limited to: General Web Filtering Technologies, Palo Alto URL Filtering, Cisco NAC and ISE Posturing, and Active Directory (and related authentication / authorization controls).
  • Candidate must also demonstrate proficiency in understanding and execution of Data Center class firewalls and VPN technologies. Product and solutions coverage required are Palo Alto, and Cisco. Fundamental working knowledge of routing and switching is a plus
  • Consult on current and upcoming IT technologies and techniques that cover all levels of Network and IT security architecture, including those that affect business processes, data, applications, and network infrastructure.
  • Assist in defining security strategies for infrastructure system design, optimization, and research, analysis and solution delivery.  Recommend solutions taking into consideration a security perspective when evaluating options. 
  • Develop and deploy new solutions related to an array of Network Security technologies. Some may include but not limited to, Zero-Trust architectures, cloud and container security, DNS Security, and others.
  • Assist and develop processes and procedures to enable rapid solution and resolution delivery to the business.
  • Train and develop associate and junior engineers.

 

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

Required:

  • 6+ years of IT & Network Security Operations experience working in an infrastructure or security architecture environment with expert level skills with Palo Alto
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience with Layer 4 thru Layer 7 technologies and expert level understanding of mainstream protocols such as TCP, HTTP, SSL, FTP and DNS
  • 3+ years of experience in Firewall, VPN, and/or URL filtering, planning, implementation, and continued management
  • 6+ Years’ experience in networking related to switching, routing protocols, TCP\IP
  • Experience with Cloud networking and security concepts

 

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, information Systems or related field
  • Professional certification: such as CISSP, PCNSE, or other relevant industry certification is a major advantage
  • Experience with scripting, automation and orchestration products.
  • Must have strong analytical skills, excellent understanding of application and network architecture, and must be able to assess security designs independently
  • Understanding of virtualization technologies as it pertains to security and Data Centers is also desirable. 

 

At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.

 

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MetLife:

 

MetLife, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, is one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to help its individual and institutional customers navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

 

We are one of the largest institutional investors in the U.S. with $642.4 billion of total assets under management as of March 31, 2021. We are ranked #46 on the Fortune 500 list for 2021. In 2020, we were named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the fifth year in a row. DJSI is a global index to track the leading sustainability-driven companies. We are proud to have been named to Fortune magazine’s 2021 list of the “World’s Most Admired Companies.”      

 

MetLife is committed to building a purpose-driven and inclusive culture that energizes our people. Our employees work every day to help build a more confident future for people around the world.

 

We want to make it simple for all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities with MetLife.  For further information about how to request a reasonable accommodation, please click on the Disability Accommodations link below.

 

MetLife is a proud Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at MetLife without regards to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.

 


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