Network Security Engineer - North Central (Remote)


GuidePoint Security LLC

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GuidePoint Security provides trusted cybersecurity expertise, solutions and services that help organizations make better decisions and minimize risk. By taking a three-tiered, holistic approach for evaluating security posture and ecosystems, GuidePoint enables some of the nation’s top organizations, such as Fortune 500 companies and U.S. government agencies, to identify threats, optimize resources and integrate best-fit solutions that mitigate risk.

Role and responsibilities:

• Primary responsibilities include performing project-based engineering, design, installation and troubleshooting of data/security solutions
• Working with the engineering team to successfully implement secure network solutions
• Security configuration and deployment in medium to very large environments
• Provide security engineering consulting services, including assessment, design and implementation of data and secure networking environments
• Assist clients through planning, design and implementation of secure data communications environments
• Develop comprehensive graphical and text-based design documentation and effectively manage the implementation process from design to customer acceptance
• Performs assessments of client environments and develops detailed documentation including deliverable reports and summary presentations based on industry and vendor best practices   Experience/Education/Certification requirements:   Advanced-level knowledge and experience with security design, implementation and support with at least four (4) or more of the following in order of priority: • Firewalls/VPNs (Palo Alto is a must. Cisco ASA/Firepower and Fortinet a plus) • IDS/IPS solutions (Palo Alto is a must. Cisco ASA/Firepower, Fortinet, FireEye a plus) • Malware Prevention (Palo Alto is a must. Cisco ASA/Firepower, Fortinet, FireEye a plus) • Solid understanding of routing and switching architectures (CCNA level knowledge is desired, CCNP+ preferred) • Cloud Edge Security including Transit Architectures (Palo VM in AWS, Azure, GCP a huge plus) • Cloud Visibility and Core Security Solutions (Palo RedLock(Prisma Cloud), Redseal, Dome9 a plus) • Container and Serverless Security Solutions (Aqua, Twistlock, Pursec, Lacework a plus) • Endpoint Security: Next Gen AV (Palo Traps, Crowdstrike, Sentinel One, Cisco AMP a plus) • On premise Virtual Infrastructures (VMware ESXi/NSX, Microsoft HyperV, KVM a plus) • BS in CS or EE and/or 2-4 years related experience with specific focus on Next Generation Firewall design and implementation • Palo Alto PCNSE 10+ Strongly Desired. ACE/PCNSE 6/7 Considered • Industry security certification such as CISSP & CEH - Desired • CCNA Preferred. CCNP/CCIE Security and/or R&S a plus

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Why GuidePoint?

GuidePoint Security is a rapidly growing, profitable, privately-held value added reseller that focuses exclusively on Information Security. Since its inception in 2011, GuidePoint has grown to over 750 employees, established strategic partnerships with leading security vendors, and serves as a trusted advisor to more than 3,000 Enterprise-Level customers.

Firmly-defined core values drive all aspects of the business, which have been paramount to the company’s success and establishment of an enjoyable workplace atmosphere. At GuidePoint, your colleagues are knowledgeable, skilled, and experienced and will seek to collaborate and provide mentorship and guidance at every opportunity.  

This is a unique and rare opportunity to grow your career along with one of the fastest growing companies in the nation.

Some added perks….

  • Remote workforce primarily (U.S. based only, some travel may be required for certain positions, working on-site may be required for Federal positions)
  • 100% employer-paid medical premiums (employee only $0 deductible and HSA plans) along with 75% employer-paid family contributions
  • 100% employer-paid dental premiums (employee only) along with 75% employer-paid family contributions
  • 12 corporate holidays and a Flexible Time Off (FTO) program
  • Healthy mobile phone and home internet allowance
  • Eligibility for retirement plan after 2 months at open enrollment
  • Pet Care plan


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Tags: AWS Azure CCNP CEH CISSP Cloud CrowdStrike Endpoint security Firewalls GCP IDS IPS KVM Malware Network security Twistlock VMware VPN

Perks/benefits: Career development Flex hours Flex vacation Health care

Region: Remote/Anywhere
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