20 days old
2017-11-022017-12-02

Lead Network Security Specialist (TriCare)

MetLife
Cary, NC
**Job Location:** Cary, NC







**Role Value Proposition:**







The Lead Network Security Analyst is responsible for network wide efforts to implement, and manage security solutions, primarily focused on Data Centers. The role holder must have the ability to review and recommend security safeguards and configurations in a highly complex Network infrastructure with demonstrated ability to recognize and appropriately incorporate layered security safeguards within the Data Center network perimeter, internal network, application, and data layers. Represent operations organization in a wide array of IT application and infrastructure projects requiring broad knowledge of security. Projects will vary from individual system deployments to large scale Network consolidation initiatives spanning multiyear time lines.







**Key Responsibilities:**







+ Provide multi-disciplinary knowledge, skills and experience in technical security architecture and management. Serve as the subject matter expert on a number of security technologies and security centric standardizations.



+ Provide hands-on knowledge for a wide range of security technologies including, but not limited to: General Web Filtering Technologies, Palo Alto URL Filtering, and Active Directory (and related authentication / authorization controls).



+ Candidate must also demonstrate proficiency in understanding and execution of Data Center class firewalls and VPN technologies. Product and solutions coverage required are Palo Alto, Juniper and Cisco. Fundamental working knowledge of routing and switching is a plus



+ Consult on current and upcoming IT technologies and techniques that cover all levels of Network and IT security architecture, including those that affect business processes, data, applications, and network infrastructure.



+ Assist in defining security strategies for infrastructure system design, optimization, and research, analysis and solution delivery. Recommend solutions taking into consideration a security perspective when evaluating options.







**Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:**







Required Experience







+ 10+ years of IT & Network Security Operations experience working in an infrastructure or security architecture environment.



+ 5+ years of hands-on experience with Layer 4 thru Layer 7 technologies and expert level understanding of mainstream protocols such as TCP, HTTP, SSL, FTP and DNS.



+ 5+ years of experience in Firewall, VPN, and/or URL filtering, planning, implementation, and continued management.



+ Must have strong analytical skills, excellent understanding of application and network architecture, and must be able to assess security designs independently



+ Experience in working with cross-functional teams globally



+ ADP or equivalent certification preferred, or must be obtained within 6 months of employment. US citizenship is a requirement for certification.







Preferred Experience







+ Bachelors degree in Computer Science, information Systems or related field



+ 2+ years of Working knowledge of programmability APIs, XML, JSON, Python scripting and any other automation tools is highly desirable



+ Professional certification; such as CISSP, CCIE, PCNSE, or other relevant industry certification strongly preferred



+ Understanding of virtualization technologies as it pertains to security and Data Centers is also desirable.







**Travel**







_5%_







**Business Category**







_Global Technology Enterprise Infrastructure & Architecture- Service Operations_







**Number of Openings**







_1_







**At MetLife, were leading the global transformation of an industry weve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, were dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.**







MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.







MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.







**For immediate consideration, click the Apply Now button. You will be directed to complete an on-line profile. Upon completion, you will receive an automated confirmation email verifying you have successfully applied to the job.**







Requisition #: 79022

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