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Web Application Firewall Security Engineer

Bloomfield, CT 06002
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job summary:

The Web Application Firewall Security Engineer will be responsible for the packet capture technology along with the decryption of data, the individual will perform discovery, business case development, and definition of client issues, and design, document and present corresponding technical solutions. Responsibilities cover security design for all major initiatives and projects related to Voice, Data and Contact Center-related projects. The office responsibilities also include evaluation of next-generation and complementary technologies for adoption, and the ongoing optimization of architecture and design for continuous improvement of security and cost reduction. As such, the Cryptography Security Engineer should possess the knowledge and skills to design world-class solutions using leading-edge technologies.

location: Bloomfield, Connecticut
job type: Contract
salary: $53 - 63 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelors

Major Duties, strategy and core competencies

  • Lead Security engineer for WAF technologies such as F5, Imperva, CloudFare, Akamai
  • Daily caring and feeding of rules and policy enabling
  • Work with application teams to ensure all rules have been tune properly
  • Ensure rules against OWASP top 10 have been enabled
  • Configuring, Conducting and managing tools such as F5 ASM.
  • Develop and maintain customized iRules and powershell scripts
  • Apply In-depth knowledge of encryption standards and methodology.
  • Provide best practices recommendations across the enterprise
  • Technical and documentation testing of significant maintenance, operational, process & updates.
  • Able to process PCAPS for data inspection
  • Perform audits to ensure security tools are able to see decrypted data and protect HIPAA,PHI,PCI
  • Communicating with multiple areas within IT and some business areas
  • Conflict management, problem solving, customer service skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to ensure activities are in alignment with the business objectives and risk management framework
  • Ability to anticipate, recognize, and resolve technical (hardware, software, application or operational) problems via tcpdump or wireshark
  • Appliance health and metrics reporting
  • Assist in recruiting, training, and forming teams for security development
  • Participate in a 24x7 on-call rotation with team members
  • System engineer (architecting solution) 20%
  • Operations (O&M) 60%
  • Identifying other WAF solutions 20%

Stakeholder and Line of Business Alignment

    • Serve point of contact for Information Protection Network Services interaction
    • Engage and collaborate with Data/Voice teams to review business needs and network strategies, and prepare for necessary changes.
    • Responsibility for maintaining relationships and communications with senior technology and business leaders on matters relating to network security.


Bachelors degree in Computer Science or a related discipline, at least eight, typically twelve or more years of solid, diverse work experience in IT, or the equivalent in education and work experience.


Knowledge & Experience (Preferred)

  • 10+ years WAF experience
  • 2+ Years of scripting or programming experience
  • System administrator experience with various web server technologies 5+ years
  • Knowledge of Palo Alto, Fortinet, Firepower, FireEye, Gigamon preferred

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.


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