Network Engineer in Coppell, TX at Open Systems Technologies

Date Posted: 11/18/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

A financial services company is seeking a Network Engineer to join their team in Coppell, TX.

Knowledge and Skills Required: 

  • Experience with translating business, regulatory, and security requirements into technical infrastructure solutions 
  • Expert in Palo Alto Network Firewalls (VM Series and Physical) and Panorama devices (Mandatory) 
  • Expert with Global Protect, LSVPN, Site to Site
  • Expert on Palo Alto Cloud based firewalls (Azure, AWS). 
  • Deep Understanding on Palo Alto UserID/Role Base functionality 
  • Deep Understanding on Palo Alto Concepts, Features 
  • Strong Knowledge on Check Point firewall Products (MDS, GAIA Firewalls, VSX) 
  • Familiarity with AlgoSec integration to Checkpoint and Palo Alto Networks 
  • Requires excellent analytical ability for network traffic manipulation and flows, strong judgment and probe analysis techniques, an in-depth knowledge of business unit’s functions and applications 
  • Broad knowledge of telecommunication/LAN technologies including TCP/IP, AIX/UNIX/LINUX, Windows and extensive knowledge of network security tools. 
  • Must be able to provider leadership to network engineering teams for problem solving and new initiatives. Leadership capabilities 
  • IP networking skill-set including IP addressing, switching, routing 
  • Familiarity with adherence to standard Change Management procedures when introducing technical changes to production environments 
  • Proficient in analyzing sniffier captures 
  • Communication Skills 
  • Nice to Have Cloud Certifications in AWS or Azure 

NOTE: Looking for someone with solid Palo Alto experience and with IBAC Identity Awareness skills as well. 

Principal Responsibilities: 

  • Leads and collaborates with other IT asset SMEs in efforts to design, implement, and enhance network security control solutions in cloud and on-prem environments using next generation security technologies to satisfy corporate and regulatory requirements for data segregation and protection 
  • Provide thought leadership to technical engineering team on network security designs featuring Checkpoint and Palo Alto Network firewalls 
  • Transition developed solutions to operational teams including delivery of documentation, educational training sessions, and continued Level 3 support. 
  • Develops and collaborates with peer teams to shares best practices on next generation security technoligies 
  • Performs analysis, basic system design, documentation, testing implementation and on-going level 3 support for extremely complex networks which have been built and interconnected over an extended time period leading to 
  • Provides highly technical consultation in identifying and implementing next gen network security technologies in line with strategic guidelines, which assists the Network teams in meeting tactical project objectives. 
  • Collaborates with management and peers to communicate change impact to end users


Job category:
  • Information Technology
Job keywords:
  • Network Engineer