Senior Network Security Engineer

Red River New York, New York State
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November 23, 2022
Red River
New York, New York State

Red River is seeking a Senior Network Security Engineer to join our growing team. The Senior Network Security Deployment Engineer’s primary responsibility is to provide effective security and administrative services for Red River’s growing customer base.  The Senior Network Security Engineer will provide consultative Engineering services for customers and assist our Professional Services Operations team during installations throughout the United States. The Senior Network Security Engineer will work closely with existing technical staff to support Red River’s Service Delivery customers. The right candidate will be comfortable as both a leader and a contributor of projects but have experience taking a lead role for engagements of all sizes. Collaboration with sales, other engineers, and project management will be critical to the success of more complex projects. For the right individual, this position has significant growth potential.

Specific Job Responsibilities:

  • Support, troubleshoot, install, and configure next-generation firewall (NGFW), network access control (NAC), and secure access service edge (SASE) solutions.
  • Develop and refine security configuration documentation for customers and internal projects to help improve the quality of our security service delivery.
  • Maintain industry certifications as required to retain strategic OEM partnerships.
  • Review and approve new opportunity statement of works (SOW’s) and level of efforts (LOE’s) related to the growth of our Infrastructure Security practice.
  • Work closely and collaborate with design engineering resources when scoping larger security related projects and programs.
  • Assist pre-sales with customer engagements when applicable
  • Assist in developing, improving, and automating our delivery methodologies
  • Other business duties as assigned

Minimum Education/Certification/Experience Requirements:

  • 7+ years related experience in a field role 
  • Exposure to, and familiarity with, comprehensive security designs including network security services such as multi-vendor NGFW, NAC, and SASE platforms.
  • A strong sense of urgency including self-governance on task priority
  • Technical Lead experience or Senior Engineering level experience
  • Ability to communicate effectively across technical and nontechnical teams

Preferred Education/Certification/Experience:  

  • Cisco (DevNet/Security), Palo Alto, Fortinet Partnership experience is highly desired 
  • CCNP Security or CCNP Enterprise (Route / Switch)
  • Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Engineer (PCNSE)
  • Four-year BS in Computer Science or related field, preferred 

Other Desired Skills :

  • Experience deploying and managing Palo Alto Network Security solutions, including but not limited to, the NGFW platform, Panorama, Global Protect, Prisma Access, and Virtual Firewall Platforms.
  • Experience deploying and managing Cisco Network Security solutions, including but not limited to, Identity Services Engine, Firepower, ASA, Stealthwatch, Umbrella, AnyConnect, DUO, Virtual Firewalls Platforms.
  • Experience deploying other security OEM platforms preferred, Fortinet, Crowdstrike, RSA, etc.
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite to maintain internal and external documentation.   
  • Communication skills (written and verbal) to create, maintain, and present project documentation in a professional manner both virtually and on-site.  
  • Experience deploying and managing network solutions a nice to have, including but not limited to, the Cisco Catalyst, Nexus, and ASR/ISR platforms. Juniper, Extreme, Aruba

Essential Elements (Mental; Physical; Equipment used):  

This position requires the following:

  • Ability to install networking equipment and lift upwards of 75 pounds. 
  • Basic proficiency with tools necessary to install network equipment.
  • Ability to sit/ stand at a desk for up to 8 hours
  • Ability to fly or drive domestically for upwards of 8 hours at a time to support Red River business.
  • Ability to work nights and weekends as necessary to support customer requirements.

Special Requirements:  

  • Travel to both regional and national customer sites as required to support Red River business initiatives. 
  • Travel estimate for this position is 50% of the time, but additional travel may be required to meet customer requirements. Travel may include airfare and overnight stays, as necessary.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $165,000.00 per year


  • 8 hour shift

Work Location: Remote

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