Network Security Engineer- proofpoint

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Network Security Engineer- proofpoint
Location: Northborough MA 01532
Duration: 12 Months [w2 contract]

Interview mode: Onsite interview @ client location Northborough MA
Required Skills :
ProofPoint or IronPort
Job Description :

We re using ProofPoint for web and email gateway security.
Email will be live by Dec 1st so this person would need to support in BAU.
We ll have email encryption, URL defense, outgoing and incoming emails through ProofPoint.
Specifically we need someone to:
Fine tune ProofPoint once in BAU in Dec: update/change settings on domains
Triage trouble tickets and resond/troubleshoot
Support upgrades, patching
Support incident investigations with our Cyber Security Incident Response team
Support security breaches, events, alerts and email outages, etc. on call

Roles and responsibilities:
Performs analysis of network security needs, responsible for design, install, configuration and maintenance of network and security systems and applications.
Maintaining and administering perimeter security systems such as firewalls and intrusion detection systems.
Fault handling and escalation (identifying and responding to faults, liaising with 3rd party suppliers, handling escalation through to resolution).
Provisioning (IP assignment, network configuration, monitoring and graphing).
Maintaining hardware serial audits.
Maintenance of technical documentation of processes and procedures used throughout normal operations.
Monitor, diagnose, and resolve complex network and computer system issues
Management of system performance, capacity, service quality.
Lead initiatives for the optimization and restructuring of network architecture.
Qualifications, Experience and Skills:
Bachelor s degree -OR- 4+ years experience in enterprise network support and large-scale network operations.
Ability to structure and draft technical documentation
Work well in a busy team, with ability to deal with a wide range of issues.
Self-motivated, Strong analytical skills and able to collate and interpret data from various sources.
Ability to assess and prioritize faults and respond or escalate accordingly.
Experience with multiple vendor hardware platforms including Cisco, Juniper, and Checkpoint.
Competent in one or more; IPS, IDS, authentication servers, proxy servers, hardware technologies, operation systems.
Experience with Network Security and Email and Web Gateway tools is highly desired.
Demonstrated knowledge of Layer2/3 technologies and protocols, including, RSTP, VLAN, VTP, ARP, OSPF, BGP, TCP/IP, UDP.
Knowledge of application level protocols such as SNMP, telnet, FTP, HTTP, HTTPS, DHCP, DNS.
Demonstrated ability to analyze complex situations and utilize troubleshooting skills, systems and tools, and creative problem-solving abilities under pressure.
Solid understanding of enterprise network design, infrastructure, and operational best practices.
Ability to work in fast-paced and dynamic environments with limited supervision.
Strong attention to detail with excellent time management and organization skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication.
Ability to effectively communicate technical problems and solutions to technical and non-technical individuals.
Willing to participate in a 24x7 on call rotation
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