Senior Network Security Engineer - R0007679

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Senior Network Security Engineer - R0007679

The Senior Network Security Engineeris responsible for assisting with operational activities of the network security policy management solution while participating in a diverse and agile Cyber Security team and executing on specialized projects with minimal oversight. As a member of the Architecture & Engineering team you will be responsible for building relationships with business and operational units, as well as analysts and engineers across the organization, and for promoting security principles and practices. Also, you will learn to identify, evaluate, and document cyber security risk in all areas of the enterprise and will have an opportunity to influence, build, and assist with information security solutions to enterprise challenges within Blackbaud.

What you will be doing:

  • Identifying, evaluating, and documenting cyber security risk in network security

  • Influencing, building, and assisting with solutions and core security projects related to network connectivity, firewalls, and segmentation

  • Managing a network security policy management (NSPM) solution and generate reports

  • Audit the NSPM solution to ensure compliance with Security and Compliance guidelines

  • Manage security settings implementations to enhance security posture without affecting system availability

  • Working closely with application, infrastructure, networking, and security teams to provide guidance on various topics related to network security

  • Promoting security practices through cross functional work with Blackbaud’s network, product, and application teams

  • Deliver secure network solutions that enable secure operations and highly available products and services for our customers

  • Monitoring the general security landscape and researching current trends in the industry to optimize and align our Cyber Security processes to their respective reference frameworks

  • Conducting detailed assessments of network security systems and access rules to ensure they are appropriate, secure, and defensible

  • Identifying and implementing solutions to complex network security problems

  • Participate in project management, planning, and implementation on specialized projects with minimal oversight

  • Enhancing Blackbaud’s network security posture to better protect against attacks and detect new threat vectors

  • Streamlining operational tasks, such as firewall rule reviews and approvals, as required to better support internal customers while ensuring security is maintained

What we are looking for:

  • Familiarity with common security frameworks

  • Experience with cloud and datacenter technologies, including how they are designed, how they are built, and how they can be defended

  • Ability to understand highly complex network security environments

  • Experience with network security solutions, including daily operational activities

  • Experience with conducting firewall reviews, including firewall rule audits and risk assessments

  • Familiarity with incident response processes

  • Familiarity with Multi-Factor Authentication solutions and VPN architecture

  • Experience researching, designing, and implementing defensive security systems for a globally distributed environment

  • Possess a strong understanding of host and network-based access controls

  • Possess in-depth knowledge of network protocols (TCP/IP, computer networking, routing, and switching) and Unix based systems

  • Experience in security tools and technology (next-gen firewalls, IDS/IPS, vulnerability management, log management/SIEM)

  • Experience with Change Management life cycle and solutions such as ServiceCloud and ServiceNow


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