Network Security Engineer

Advantage Resourcing
October 7, 2020
Jacksonville, FL
Job Type


One of the world’s largest communication companies, our client has an opening for Network Security Engineer to work onsite in Jacksonville, FL.    This is initially a 6 month contract position and it has the potential to be extended well beyond that. 

Imagine everything that you could learn to advance your career while working at a global communication and IT services company focused on connecting people to the power of the digital world.  Inquire about this opportunity and you could end up on a diverse and inclusive team where you’ll not only be valued but feel inspired to give your all to get the job done.

 Position Overview:

  • This is an on-site position in Jacksonville, FL that will be supporting a customer that utilizes Cisco products to include Cisco Identity Service Engine (ISE), Firepower Threat Defense (FTD), Firepower Management Console (FMC), Advanced Malware Protection (AMP), SSL inspection, PKI, and SNMP.

  • Familiarity with the issue tracking software JIRA is a plus.

  • Ability to provide guidance, advice, analysis, engineering and issue resolution a must.

  • Solid understanding of information security.

  • Administration experience of ISE, FTD and FMC is required.


  • Management of ISE, FTD/FMC

  • Establish remote and local means to access FTD/FMC and networks required for support

  • Implementation proactive policy configurations

  • Support FTD/FMC troubleshooting and feature configuration throughout the engagement

  • Review alerts issued by the FTD/FMC devices and work with customer upon encountering network traffic patterns that may indicate suspicious activity

  • Assist in tuning FTD/FMC policy to reduce 'alert noise' and maintain a reasonable confidence in alerts that are fired

  • Support establishment of FTD/FMC/ISE reporting to management

  • Assess current Cisco security controls adequacy and determine additional controls appropriate to customer information security capability

  • Recommend and implement additional Cisco security controls deemed necessary for customer environment

  • Review current Cisco ISE deployment configuration, support current deployment and recommend improvements and expansion to the Cisco ISE platform

  • Support, administer and configure ISE identity and access control policy, platform policy and user access

  • Work with customer in using ISE information/alerting to make proactive governance decisions

    The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Knowledge of ISE, FirePower, ASA, Snort, PKI, AMP and SNMP

  • 6+ years of IT Security experience with Associates Degree, or Relevant ExperienceOR 4+ years of IT Security experience with Bachelor’s Degree

This is a W2 position with Advantage Resourcing.  Will not accept resumes from recruiters or agencies.

We offer benefits for purchase that include: Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance as well as an excellent 401k plan.

Advantage Reference # 1061137

About Advantage Resourcing

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