LAN/WAN Engineer (Contract) – Alhambra, CA

This is a long-term contract with one of our large public sector clients in the LA region (approx. 12 mth, can extend YoY). Our client is seeking a Consultant to assist the Information Technology Division – Operations & Infrastructure with configuring and securing Public Works Azure cloud network infrastructure and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) environment.

Description of Duties

  • Create policies in Microsoft Azure to provide security and segmentation for production and test environments using the following tools and resources:
    • Azure Web Application Firewalls
    • Azure Virtual Network (VNet)
    • Network Security Groups (NSG)
    • Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB)
    • Geographic Restrictions
    • VPN Gateway for Cloud
    • Software-Defined Network Architecture.
  • Create policies on the Palo Alto Networks firewalls based on best practices to achieve the following operational benefits for the SCADA environment:
    • Increased situational awareness that promotes faster incident response and security policy improvement.
    • A least-privileged access model that reduces the attack surface, promoting safe IT/OT/IoT integration and use of web/SaaS.
    • Tightly integrated threat prevention that deters modern malware and advanced persistent threats across the attack lifecycle.
    • Inventory identification and asset management with advanced heuristics.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Current and verifiable Cisco Certified Network Professional Certification in Security, Routing & Switching, or Data Center.
  • Current and verifiable Microsoft Certified Azure Administrator Associate Certification.
  • Four (4) years of Network Administration experience within the last five (5) years.
  • Four (4) years of experience within the last five (5) years with Cisco routing and switching technologies including the use of native management and configuration tools.
  • Three (3) years of experience within the last five (5) years in designing, testing, and implementing network security architectures in a hybrid cloud environment with more than 1000 users.
  • One (1) year of experience within the last five (5) years administering and creating policies on Palo Alto Networks.
  • One (1) year of experience within the last five (5) years administering and creating security policies on Microsoft Azure.