Network Security Engineer

Only the passionate need apply.
We're looking for much more than qualified applicants.
We want individuals who believe that anything worthy of their effort is worthy of their best effort. That anything we produce should not merely compete but truly dominate its category.
Kasasa employees are dedicated to helping community banks and credit unions compete and win. Like the Spartans in the Battle of Thermopylae, we stand together and inspire others to join us in our mission.
Stronger as a whole and united by core values, we are more than a team. We are a phalanx. Are you ready to join an amazing group of people who genuinely love their jobs, in an environment that inspires greatness?
 
Our Benefits Include:
Work/Life Balance
·        Working for one of the Best Places to Work in Austin!
·        Open Paid Time Off
·        Gym Membership Reimbursement
·        Tuition Reimbursement
·        Spartan Development Plan
·        Love Fund - established as a way for Spartans to give back to their co-workers in need
·        13 paid Holidays
·        Stocked breakroom with excellent choices for snacks, breakfast and lunch options
 
Company Culture
·        Bar Camps - Internal groups for like-minded employees to support any cause or common goals
·        End of the month breakfast and catered lunch
·        Beer:30 Fridays - Sudsy social hour each Friday where we mingle and hang out
·        Chat & Chew - Thursday afternoon breaks with co-workers at extended snack bar
·        YouEarnedIt - Recognize and Reward your coworkers in meaningful ways
·        Philanthropic and Community Support
·        Sponsored Volunteer Days
 
Health & Welfare
·        PPO/HSA options for Medical, Dental, Vision with a substantial contribution from Kasasa
·        Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Short Term Disability and Employee Assistance Program all provided in full by Kasasa
·        401K plan with matching contributions
·        Flex Accounts - Medical and Dependent
 
SUMMARY OF PURPOSE:
The primary purpose of the Network Security Engineer at Kasasa is to plan, install, coordinate and document the physical and logical networks of our customer offerings. Secondary is the day to day administration as excellence in the primary function results in the ability of the full team to perform administrative tasks with confidence and competence while embodying the Patch Values. 
 
The Network Security Engineer is responsible for the overall security pertaining to network infrastructure in our colocation and AWS cloud deployments. The position also provides backup for internal network administrators. The position works closely with systems engineers, network administrators, and developers on the design and implementation of solutions as well as the continuous improvement of existing deployments. 

Essential Functions

  • Infuse the Patch Values into your work ethic, every day and every interaction
  • Engineer perimeter and internal network security infrastructure at Kasasa's colocation facility (Firewalls, Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems, DDoS Mitigation, Web Application Firewalls, Network Access Control, Virtual Private Networks, etc.)
  • Engineer perimeter and internal network security infrastructure for Kasasa's Amazon Cloud infrastructure (Virtual Private Cloud, Firewalls, Security Groups, Shield, WAF, etc)
  • Provide level two support on network administration tasks to systems engineering and development teams
  • Collaborate with Architecture and Development teams to create and enforce network security layers
  • Report to the CISO to assess security and compliance risk that may be presented to the board
  • Evaluate, engage and work with consultants to periodically review network architecture
  • Design, implement and improve network security monitoring, alerting and incident response
  • Provide first responder services (on call) on network security incidents as a subject matter expert within the Kasasa Incident Management Framework
  • Perform technical and cost analysis as necessary to evaluate, select, and recommend network security technologies for customer facing business objectives
  • Maintain architectural documentation and change requests in accordance with organizational policies and Technology Change Management Procedures
  • Provide performance, compliance, security violation and other reports (number of probes/penetration attempt metrics, web access reports, etc.) for network security components (if/when requested)
  • Inform, establish and maintain appropriate information security standards and controls in collaboration with Kasasa security governance and compliance needs

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in technologically relevant field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in designing and implementing secure enterprise network infrastructure
  • Certification in networks/Information Security (Juniper, AWS)
  • Expertise with Juniper firewalls (SRX).  Expertise with Palo Alto firewalls would be a plus
  • Expertise with network gear including Extreme X460s and Dell PowerConnects would be a plus
  • Expertise with AWS networking constructs and their application is a must have skill
  • Excellent written and verbal skills, interpersonal and collaboration skills, and ability to communicate risk-related concepts to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Knowledge and understanding of regulatory requirements is strongly preferred (FFIEC, NIST, PCI-DSS) is a big plus
  • Demonstrable experience leading cross-functional teams to achieve tactical and strategic goals
  • Demonstrable ability to balance security priorities with business priorities in terms of risk and reward

  • PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Sitting for extended periods of time; approximately 5-6 hours per day
  • Simultaneous use of hand, wrist and fingers
  • Daily operation of standard office equipment
  • Frequent use of oral communication to perform work
  • Lifts and moves up to 20 pounds occasionally


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