Network Security / Cyber Security Architect

  • Full-Time
  • New York,NY
  • Cognizant
  • Posted 4 days ago – Accepting applications
Job Description
Cyber Security architect
Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or proven record of success as a team member in the following areas:
Manage network security perimeter of remote offices and datacentres
Possessing experience with Palo Alto Firewall - Design and implementation as per industry leading practices
Possessing experience in Intrusion Prevention / Detection policy creation and Fine-tuning
Troubleshooting and resolving complex network security incidents, to include packet capture and analysis, log review, and critical thinking
Solving complex technical problems through engineering, including requirements analysis, design, development, implementation and testing
Possessing knowledge on Network Load Balancers, Routing Protocols and Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Drive progress in deploying Carbon Black or Crowdstrike to all endpoints within client s environment. Lead systematic troubleshooting for any technical issues encountered during the deployment.
Expert knowledge on Windows/Linux operating systems.
Apply technical skills to recommend, implement, support, improve, and operate information protection technologies with limited supervision

Mandatory requirements:
Minimum of 4 years of experience in a role as a network security engineer
Minimum of 4 years of experience in developing and managing policy for one of these firewall technologies: Check Point, Palo Alto , Cisco ASA or Fortigate
Minimum of 4 years of experience with network architecture and routing principles
Minimum of 4 years of experience in deploying an EDR solution like Carbonblack or Crowdstrike
Minimum of 6 years of experience in Endpoint security solutions

Nice to Have:
Ideal candidate must be hand-on within the PaloAlto firewall security suite for public cloud & on-premises datacenter
IT security experience > 9 years
Understand client business strategy for security stack migration or green field implementation
Nice to have industry recognized IT security certifications (PCNSE, PCNSA, CCSA, CCSE) or Cloud Security-specific certifications (Azure & AWS)

Technical Skills
SNo Primary Skill Proficiency Level * Rqrd./Dsrd. 1 AlienVault Threat Intelligence PL3 Required 2 Check Point Endpoint Security PL3 Required 3 Check Point Firewall PL3 Required Domain Skills
SNo Primary Skill Proficiency Level * Rqrd./Dsrd. 1 Investor Operations NA Desired 2 Fund Operations NA Desired * Proficiency Legends
Proficiency Level Generic Reference PL1 The associate has basic awareness and comprehension of the skill and is in the process of acquiring this skill through various channels. PL2 The associate possesses working knowledge of the skill, and can actively and independently apply this skill in engagements and projects. PL3 The associate has comprehensive, in-depth and specialized knowledge of the skill. She / he has extensively demonstrated successful application of the skill in engagements or projects. PL4 The associate can function as a subject matter expert for this skill. The associate is capable of analyzing, evaluating and synthesizing solutions using the skill.
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