Network Security Engineer - Raleigh

Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, US

Full Time
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Posted 3 weeks ago

At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities
Working at IBM as a Firewall Administrator, you will work with a squad of security professionals who provide 24x7x365 coverage, both in seat and on call, which may include work hours on day or night periods, weekdays, weekends and holidays and some on-call availability.

You will be responsible for day-to-day operation of Palo Alto Next-Gen firewalls, including firewall device health and availability management, configuration, rule/policy implementation, service-level reporting, and respond to security events and event mitigations.

After covid, this role is located ONSITE in an IBM office located in Raleigh, North Carolina. There is no remote or work-from-home option post covid.


Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Firewall configuration and operations experience
  • Working knowledge of general security technologies (SIEM, DLP, WCF, IPS)
  • Prior experience supporting network infrastructure including routers, switches, firewalls
  • Working knowledge of networking concepts including protocols, connectivity, and cybersecurity

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Previous experience working as a firewall admin
  • Certification in an industry-leading firewall (Cisco, Fortinet, SonicWall, Barracuda, Sophos, Check Point, Forcepoint, Juniper)
  • A Palo Alto certification would be preferable: PCCSA - Palo Alto Networks Certified Cybersecurity Associate or PCNSA - Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Administrator or PCNSE - Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Engineer
  • Degree in either Engineering, Networking, Security, Computer Science, Cybersecurity or equivalent level of industry related experience

About Business Unit
The IBM Finance organization is responsible for driving enterprise performance and transformation.  We are the financial stewards of IBM, delivering IBM’s financial strategy, developing new business models, and mitigating enterprise risk. Do you have a passion for creating business value? Join our team in accounting, financial planning, pricing, business controls, tax, treasury, business development (acquisitions & divestitures), and global financing.

Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM
IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement
IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future.  Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.

Being You @ IBM
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Job tags: Finance Firewall IPS Network security SIEM Strategy
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