Network Security Engineer

Full Time
Austin, TX
Areas of Interest: Network Services
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Job Summary 
The responsibility of the Network Security Engineer is to work with stakeholders both leadership and subject matter experts to design, enhance and implement security solutions, including network appliances, routers, network switches, proxies, firewalls, Intrusion Detection System, remote access VPN and desktop VPN clients.
Essential Job Functions 
  • Plan and work with network teams to drive implementation of the technology and its capabilities. Responsible for the architecture of the technology in Network Security, such as NG Firewall, Proxy/Reverse Proxy, IDS/IPS, Network Segmentation, SDN, SDP, etc.
  • Drive the development of security specifications, standards, and processes to ensure adequate protection of corporate network
  • Proactively identifying network capacity and performance issues to ensure uninterrupted service
  • Work with other architects to design the security solutions for applications or systems, and/or provide expertise and consulting to the project teams on security controls needed
  • Help governing security standards and architecture directions when supporting business needs and establishing business capabilities
  • Serve as an information security advisor to key technology and business stakeholders, establishing trust relationships through active engagement and collaboration
Physical Actions 
Required job duties are essentially sedentary work consisting of occasional walking, standing and lifting and/or carrying 10 lbs. maximum, and seeing.
Physical Environment 
Required job duties are normally performed in a climate controlled office environment.
Education Requirements 
  • 4-year college degree in a Computer Science, Information Technology, or Computer related discipline or related experience. 
Experience Requirements 
  •   5+ years IT work experience in a global information technology infrastructure environment.
Special Skill Requirement 
  • Experience in designing and implementing technical solutions for network security, including firewall, proxy services, VPN/remote access, intrusion detection/ prevention, and software-defined network security
  • Ability to design end-to-end network security solutions across large enterprise IT ecosystems
  • Experience leading implementation programs for improved network security, including segmentation, perimeter and in-depth monitoring, and active response
  • Familiar with:
    • Network segmentation and isolation techniques and strategies
    • Remote access methods and technologies
    • Encryption methods and technologies (data at rest and in transit)
    • Public Key Infrastructure
    • Network (wired and wireless) Security
    • Intrusion Detection (within and from outside the perimeter)
    • Mobile Device Management
    • Denial of service mitigation strategies and supporting technologies
    • Patch Management strategies and supporting technologies
    • Network and Host Firewalls
    • Palo Alto Networks
Farmers is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce. 


Primary Location: United States-California-Woodland Hills 
Other Locations: United States-Texas-Austin 
Organization: Farmers Insurance 
Job: Information Technology 
Schedule: Full-time 
Job Posting: 06/06/17


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