Added Jul 27, 2022 Network Security Engineer (24849) Kansas City, MO | Temp to Perm Apply

Job Description

LRS Consulting Services is seeking a Network Security Engineer for an exciting fully remote, contract to hire opportunity with one of our clients in Missouri. LRS Consulting Services has been delivering the highest quality consultants to our clients since 1979. We've built a solid reputation for dealing with our clients and our consultants with honesty, integrity, and respect. We work hard every day to maintain that reputation, and we're very interested in candidates who can help us. If you're that candidate, this opportunity is made for you!

Our client is seeking a Network Security Engineer to join their Network Security Infrastructure team. This role will involve implementing firewall changes and troubleshooting firewall issues for various business units within their internal enterprise environment and external customers. You will be responsible for working tickets out of the two main help desk ticket systems as well as installation, upgrades, and decommissioning of firewall equipment. This is a fast-paced, critical position that requires the ability to adhere to best practices, adhere to internal standards and procedures, and work under demanding deadlines. There will be on-call rotation required as part of the position and company provided cell phone will be provided for urgent customer calls.

Day To Day Responsibilities Will Include:
- Researching, recommending and implementing changes to enhance systems security.
- Designing and building various network monitoring systems and tools.
- Providing assistance to less experienced team members.
- Responding to alerts and security related issues.
- Performing incident response and handles escalated cases; identifies unauthorized access to systems; may inventory computers for unauthorized programs and policy violations.
- Providing moderately complex troubleshooting and customer support regarding security related issues.
- Configuring firewall rules for both internal and external customers
- Conducting life-cycle management of firewalls within the environment
- Ensuring documentation for all firewall rules are completed in accordance to internal policies and other industry regulations.
- Completing security-related projects as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements:
- Minimum of 4 years of experience in network technology, firewall, and/or information security in a large enterprise environment is required
- Cisco NGFW (Next Generation Firewall) experience on migration and configuration

Even Better If You Have:
- Any Networking and Security Industry Standard Certifications

This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status.