Network Engineer- Nashville, Full Time Hybrid in Nashville, TN at Vaco

Date Posted: 1/25/2023

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Title: Network Security Engineer

Why is this position open? Building Network Segmentation team to service 400 client sites focusing on firewall installation

Pay/Salary/Benefits/Perks: $90k-$105k, Health/Dental/Vision Insurance, company match 401k, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Assistance Program, Employee Discounts

Position reports to: Mgr, Network & Telecom

Work from Home Policy: 2 days onsite (Tues, Wed) if local, remote for anyone living 45 mins from Antioch

Interview Process: 1) Tech eval with team 2) video call with IT Mgrs

Best Personality Match for this Role - self starter, collaborative, strong cross functional communication, willingness to speak up

Screening / Background checks Required: Background check

Job Description

Responsible for delivering on engineering responsibilities pertaining to data center technologies and systems that are compliant with company standards, security policies, and best practices. The technical responsibilities for this position will focus primarily on firewalls, Network Segmentation, and security-related functions, and might include data center routing, switching, load balancing, ACI, and VPN technologies as related to security.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Perform installation, maintenance, and upgrade of security-related network equipment such as firewalls- (Fortigate, Palo Alto, Cisco) analytics, and proxy devices.
  • Monitor network connectivity and ensure high quality data transmission.
  • Provide technical security support to various departments and users with regards to LAN/WAN and cloud networks
  • Serve as a liaison with vendors and other third-party providers.
  • Research network security requirements; prepares detailed architectural and installation plans.
  • Conduct internal studies of network security and traffic analysis.
  • Automate routine tasks using scripting and writing basic computer programs for systems software configuration and enhancement.

Additional Duties- Network Security:

  • Perform installation, maintenance, upgrade, and monitoring of single- and multi-factor technologies (e.g., Cisco ISE) and other NAC solutions.
  • Monitor firewall activity, IPS and relevant policies to ensure secure data transmissions.
  • Protect the firewall infrastructure by implementing best practices and correct hardening standards.
  • Review and mitigate vulnerabilities as reported by security vulnerability notifications and assessment reports.
  • Determine and diagram the physical layout which illustrates the physical location of and the connections between security devices participating on the network.


Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years of relevant experience including experience in an environment of comparable size/complexity.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Network certifications such as CCNA, CCNP, CCIE, JNCIS, JNCIE, NSE, PCNSE or similar.