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Title:  Sr. Network Security Engineer

Location:  USA - North Carolina - Research Triangle Park
Requisition ID:  6649

Job Summary

As a Senior Security Engineer you are part of a team that is responsible for ensuring the security of NetApp's systems and the overall security posture of the company. The department is responsible for maintaining and administering security systems, investigating and recommending security technologies and supporting security investigations. In your role you will work closely with the Security Architects and Incident Response Analysts to review current status resulting in reported recommendations for improvement based on new technology reviews; engineering on security infrastructure; focus on proactive analysis and prevention of failures or compromises through system improvement; and actively mentor and support less senior members of the technology team.

Job Requirements

- Excellent oral and written communication skills.

- Project management skills.

- As a subject matter expert, act as a leader with other Security Engineering team members to support ongoing and long-term initiatives and projects.

- Strong understanding of documentation procedures for systems, changes and desk level procedures.

- Solid operational knowledge of common security technologies and advanced support and complex change configuration ability in at least one security platform; competent at intermediate change configurations in more than one security platform.

- Operational experience with multiple security platforms that can affect change management, security management, audit and control, encryptions, ect.

- Administrative experience in multiple versions of operating systems such as Windows, Solaris, BSD, Linux, SCO, HPUX, etc.

- Solid scripting ability in Shell, PERL, Python, or other similar use language.

- Demonstrated technical writing skills required for documentation, troubleshooting guides, acceptance procedures, upgrade procedures, and process.

- Ability to follow documented daily procedures and policies; monitoring tools and response guidelines, escalation and notification processes; and Trouble/Ticket management processes and guidelines.


- The tasks this individual is responsible are often unstructured and the issues addressed are less defined requiring new perspectives and creative approaches.

- This individual will apply attained experiences and knowledge in solving problems that are complex in scope requiring in-depth evaluation.

- Demonstrate good judgment in solving problems as well as identifying problems in advance, and proposing solutions.


- This individual must work effectively with Staff to Vice President level employees within the function, across functions and with external parties.

- Limited supervision and direction is provided, as this individual can operate and drive results and set priorities independently.

- The ideal candidate will be a proactive contributor and subject matter expert.

- To be successful, this individual must demonstrate favorable results through regular leadership and influencing others.

Education and Experience

- A minimum of 8 years of experience is required; 9 to 11 years of experience is preferred.

- A Bachelor of Arts or Sciences Degree is required; or equivalent experience. A Graduate - - Degree is preferred.

- Demonstrated ability to have completed multiple, complex technical projects.

- Experience with Cisco, RedSeal, and Palo Alto Networks security products preferred.

- Certifications in CISSP, CCSP, CISA, GSEC, CCIE, CCNP, or others are preferred.

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