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Network Security Analyst (Remote or Hybrid)

3700 S. Stonebridge Dr. McKinney, Texas
Job number: 4613

Job Description:

Network Security Analyst (Remote or Hybrid)

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

The Network Analyst role works under the Security Architect supervision, and performs tasks from detailed instructions and established procedures.  This role will work with multiple product/project teams to capture and document their communications requirements, identify exceptions to security policy, advise on best practices, and facilitate configuration of network security infrastructure to implement required network connectivity controls.

Responsibilities include regular collaboration with program/project teams to understand business and technical requirements for internal and inter-application communications, creating/assisting with communications/network flow documentation/diagrams, providing advice and guidance on network enterprise architecture standards and security best practices, assisting with the solution design/implementation process, designing and implementing firewall rules, security groups, application delivery controllers, and web application firewall rulesets, facilitating the efforts of other IT delivery teams, providing regular status communication with project/product managers, setting/meeting delivery timeline expectations, assisting in firewall rule cleanup, and conducting routine firewall policy reviews to ensure protection strategies are properly implemented.

The candidate needs to understand fundamental networking concepts and awareness of common network communication protocols, will need to be able to produce effective and concise technical documentation and diagrams, and must have a commitment to industry best practices, security related concerns and a willingness to work toward the satisfactory resolution of conflicts toward meeting the business needs

Responsibilities

  • Attend project/product planning meetings to understand communication requirements, advise on policy and best practice, and provide status updates on deliverables.
  • Follow Change Control processes to implement Firewall and ADC changes (including occasional after-hours changes).
  • Evaluates network security reports and studies to assist in the identification and resolution of potential security vulnerabilities and misconfigurations.
  • Facilitate the efforts of other IT delivery teams, particularly Identity/Access Management/Provisioning, DNS, and networking teams, as pertains to network connectivity requirements.
  • Adheres to current security engineering practices, best practices, and enterprise architecture standards and patterns.
  • Assists in firewall rule cleanup efforts.
  • Conducts routine firewall policy reviews to ensure protection strategies are properly implemented.

Conduct research into network, server, storage, virtualization issues, standards, and products.

Required Skills

Soft Skills

  • Technical Writing and Diagramming
  • Knowledge and experience with ITIL processes.
  • Troubleshooting - Identify the root cause of failed firewall change requests to determine necessary changes to the requests or overall process.
  • Communications - Ascertain the level of depth the audience of a communication is needs and either detail the specifics or summarize the high points. Tactful, to the point, updates during outages so to not waste time. Keep team and management informed of what is going on as soon as an issue arises.
  • Time Management - Keep track of up to a dozen different initiatives while dealing with standard support issues. 
  • Versatility - adapt to an ever changing list of responsibilities and priorities. Help out where ever needed, when necessary. Adjust to projects that are beyond the scope the job responsibilities.
  • Accessibility - Available to support the fulfillment of Firewall Change Requests (FCRs) to support business needs.
  • Reliable and predictable attendance of your assigned shift
  • Ability to work Full-Time and/or Part-Time based on the specific position for which you're applying

Regulatory/Compliance

  • Familiarity with current security protocols, standards, and methodologies, including but not limited to PCI, HIPAA, FFIEC, Sarbanes-Oxley Act, and ISO 27001
  • Understanding of export control regulatory compliance requirements and Technology Control Plans.

Technology

  • Firewall Administration experience (Palo Alto and/or AWS native services experience preferred)
  • Application Delivery Controller / Load Balancer experience (F5 Big-IP LTM and/or AWS native services experience preferred)
  • Web Application Firewall (F5 Big-IP ASM and/or AWS native services experience preferred)
  • Networking (Cisco route/switch and/or AWS native services experience preferred)
  • Working knowledge of LAN/WAN concepts and systems (TCP/IP, BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, GLBP, Traffic engineering, L2/L3 VPN, multicast & class of service)
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory
  • Working knowledge of DNS

Required Knowledge & Experience

  • 4-year degree or equivalent work experience
  • 2+ years IT experience in a relevant discipline (security, networking, firewall, load balancing, cloud infrastructure)
  • Ability to effectively manage relationships with other design teams, application teams, stakeholders, business and customer representatives.
  • Proven analytical, strategic vision and strong problem-solving abilities.
  • Good understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives.
  • Establish and maintain key relationships with strategic suppliers.
  • Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language appropriate to both executive and managerial audiences.
  • Strong business knowledge, with the ability to quickly convert business needs into technology solutions.
  • Proven ability to maintain high levels of customer satisfaction within a high stress environment
  • Must be self-managed, responsive, and dedicated to success (a go-getter, able to roll with the punches)
  • Excellent organizational, presentation, and communication skills – both verbal and written
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with change and work in a rapid pace, dynamic environment
  • Willingness to work extended hours to reach business deadlines
  • Reliable and predictable attendance of your assigned shift
  • Ability to work Full-Time and/or Part-Time based on the specific position for which you're applying

Location: 3700 S. Stonebridge Dr. McKinney, Texas

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Savings and Investment Plan (401K) - Eligible employees may begin participating in the plan on the first day of employment.

Pension Plan - Eligible employees who complete one year of service with the Company become participants in the Pension.* (Not available to Cleveland Employees)

Medical - Benefits are available to all eligible employees and qualified dependents the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Dental** and Vision - Eligible employees and qualified dependents are able to enroll the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) - Our FSA has two components, Health Care and Dependent Care Accounts. These accounts allow employees to set aside a portion of their earnings on a pre-tax basis to cover out-of-pocket medical and dependent care expenses. Participation is elected on a calendar year basis and is available to all eligible employees the first of the month following the completion of 30 days of continuous service.

Health Savings Accounts (HSA) - A pre-tax Health Spending Account (HSA) is offered to those who enroll in the High Deductible Plan. It allows you to pay for many of the health care expenses not covered by your medical plan including deductibles and co-pays. Participation is elected on a calendar year basis and is available to all eligible employees the first of the month following the completion of 30 days of continuous service. Company contribution to HSA ($4500 family, $2500 single plans)

Short-Term Disability - Eligible employees may be entitled to salary continuance during periods of temporary disability. Benefits are based on employee status and years of service.*

Group Life and Long-Term Disability** - Eligible employees may elect life insurance and long-term disability coverage the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Vacation and Paid Holidays - Employees are eligible for vacation upon the completion of six months of employment. In addition, the Company offers eight paid holidays.

Education Assistance - The Company supports employees who wish to continue their education to secure increased responsibility and growth within their professional careers. We offer a reimbursement program for expenses incurred through approved institutions of learning. In addition, Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI) and International Claim Association (ICA) program courses are offered after the completion of six months of services at no cost to the employee.

Fitness Reimbursement - Eligible employees are able to receive up to 100% reimbursement for monthly dues (employee only).

Supplemental Plans** - Cancer, Heart/Stroke, Accident.

*Please note, some benefits may vary by subsidiary. Please be sure to clarify with the Human Resources Department.
**Company paid benefit

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Now that I've applied, what happens? - You will receive an immediate response from our system. Someone from our Talent Acquisition Team will review your qualifications and skills. If you're a good fit, we'll contact you to conduct an initial interview by phone, followed by assessment testing and an in person interview(s).

How do I get the contact information of the hiring manager for the job I am interested in? - It is our policy not to give contact information to external applicants. If, after you apply, it is determined that your skills and qualifications match our hiring needs, you will be contacted directly for an interview by someone on our Talent Acquisition Team.

I've been interviewed, what's next? - If selected, we'll extend a conditional offer. Then, pending a successful background check and drug screen, we'll confirm a start date.

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