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Firewall Automation Engineer (Remote)

Job Title
Firewall Automation Engineer (Remote)
Job ID
27687727
Work From Home
Yes
Location
St. Louis,  MO 63134
Other Location
Description
Our History:
From our start in 2009, Conexess has established itself in 3 markets, employing nearly 200+ individuals nation-wide. Operating in over 15 states, our client base ranges from Fortune 500/1000 companies to mid-small range companies. For the majority of the mid-small range companies, we are exclusively used due to our outstanding staffing track record.

Who We Are:
Conexess is a full-service staffing firm offering contract, contract-to hire, and direct placements. We have a wide range of recruiting capabilities extending from help desk technicians to CIOs. We are also capable of offering project-based work.

Conexess Group is aiding a large healthcare client in their search for a Firewall Automation Engineer in a remote capacity. This is a long-term opportunity with a competitive compensation package.

******We are unable to work C2C on this role******

Responsibilities:
  • Partner with infrastructure and network teams to govern secured automation logic for firewall policy requests thereby minimizing manual labor demand
  • Responsible for the design and creation of Firewall Automation for a complex network environment with a continued awareness of strategic enterprise objectives.
  • Support the unification of legacy company firewall policy review practices; outline and execute a migration path to unified best in class solutions; assure security scrutiny is upheld and improved upon with deployment of automated processes
  • Serve as an information security expert and trusted advisor to partners in technology and the business enabling them to make informed risk management decisions
  • Maintain strong working relationships with individuals and groups involved in managing information risks across the organization.
  • Produce a logic-based risk decision workflow to automate the security assessment of firewall policy and the delivery of structured patterns for ingestion into the Enterprise Automation and Orchestration tool.
  • Perform other security duties as assigned
Qualifications:
  • 5-10 of experience with regulatory compliance and information security management frameworks (NIST 800, etc.)
  • Minimum 5+ years of comparable security experience
  • Demonstrate knowledge and practical experience with enterprise network segmentation, zero trust model principles in enterprise networks.
  • Demonstrate practical knowledge of container isolation and cloud logical access management
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of basic risk scoring methodologies, applied formularies, and risk tuning
  • Demonstrate experience with acquired subsidiary networks and complex architecture designs
  • Ability to prioritize impactful changes and articulate value while steering the program forward
  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding of fundamental information risk management concepts
  • Ability to document and explain technical details in a concise, understandable manner
Preferred Skills
  • Firewall automation tools, such as Algosec.
  • Software-Defined Networking
  • Knowledge of AWS EKS, OpenShift, Azure cloud platform infrastructure, Hermes, Infrastructure as Code (IAC)
  • CISA
  • CISSP
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional
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