IP Network Engineer, Security

  • Redmond, WA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Job Description

Who We Are:
Nexius is a technology solutions provider, integrating community-sourced, software-driven innovations, to create more intelligent networks, from inception to execution.  We are fearless liberators of network potential, agitating for the infinite network.​

Who We’re Looking For:
An IP Network Engineer for security to join our growing team in Redmond, WA. The Engineer will be responsible for evaluating and deploying new security technologies/capabilities to enhance and protect data centers.

What You’ll Do:
  • Configure, manage and troubleshoot firewall platforms (Checkpoint ,Juniper, F5  and  Palo Alto firewalls) and rules
  • Configure and troubleshoot Site to Site VPN (IPSec), SSLVPN, and Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS)
  • Develop detailed plans for configuring, testing and upgrading network elements as well as carry out associated hands-on tasks
  • Manage, maintain and troubleshoot IP bearer and OAM network for design, deployment and operations
  • Work closely with various project managers in defining, tracking and reporting tasks and milestones
  • Participate in projects, provide security guidance and document the deployed solutions
  • Travel periodically     


The Qualities You Possess:
  • A curious mind, identifying new trends and diving into new learning opportunities to help your career grow.
  • A talent to communicate in various forms to express (in writing and presentation) and listen as a team player; and a knack to document and present your accomplishments.
  • A desire to seize opportunities, take initiative and collaborate to solve problems, and follow through until closure.
  • The art and science of organization, planning, implementing and tracking everything you do.
 The Skills and Background You’ll Bring:
  • In-depth knowledge on firewall rules and ability to troubleshoot SRX, STRM, Checkpoint, or F5 FW products.
  • Deeply understand existing data center switching and routing architecture for service provider networks both at high and low level
  • Excellent understanding and working experience of dynamic routing protocols (BGP and OSPF).
  • Experience in implementing IPv6 networks in data center environments including associated routing architecture in data centers
  • Good understanding and experience with MPLS at the telecom scale.
  • Experience working on security solutions in conjunction with router/switch configurations
  • Relevant vendor-specific or vendor-neutral security and firewall certifications.
  • 5+ years of experience in large scale routing and switching.
  • B.Sc. in computer science, electrical engineering or similar fields (advanced degree is a plus).
Please Note: This job description is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties or skills and due to the changing nature of the job is subject to review and change at any time, with or without notice. This position is exempt based on the FLSA laws. Nexius uses E-verify and third party background check services during the hiring process.

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