• Network Security Team Lead (Ogden or STC)

    1344 West 4675 South
    Position Status
    40 HR
    Mon- Fri
  • Overview

    Assist Network Security Administrators in hardening and securing the credit union networks, servers, desktops, and other systems, including administration of firewalls, intrusion detection systems, antivirus, VPN, and other security applications. Train, mentor, and provide leadership to junior network security administrators.


    1. Assumes responsibility for effective training, project management and mentorship of security administrators.
    • Assigns projects to security administrators.
    • Assists Cybersecurity Manager with training requirements and project budgets.
    • Mentors security administrators in areas of firewalls, IPS, VPN, WAF, proxies and other security processes.
    • Assists Cybersecurity Manager with performance reviews.


    2. Assumes responsibility for effective maintenance of Palo Alto firewalls.
    • Assists in maintaining firewall software and hardware.
    • Patches firewalls when necessary.
    • Maintains firewall rule set through regular audits of firewalls rules.
    • Creates, deletes, and modifies firewall rules when needed and does so using established policies and procedures.
    • Ensures firewalls are properly monitored by internal monitoring systems.
    • Assists in monitoring firewall logs.
    • Tunes and configures firewalls for peak performance.
    • Maintains and configures application firewalls.


    3. Assumes responsibility for effective maintenance of intrusion prevention systems.
    • Maintains intrusion prevention system rule sets, including keeping rule sets current.
    • Monitors alerts and logs generated by intrusion detection systems.
    • Ensures proper placement of various intrusion prevention sensors and servers.


    4. Assumes responsibility of SSL and IPsec VPN systems.
    • Maintains, configure, and troubleshoot SSL and IPsec VPN connections, including both site-to- site and client connections.
    • Ensures VPN systems are up to date.


    5. Assumes responsibility of Web Application Firewall.
    • Maintains, configure, and troubleshoot Web applications that are behind the application firewall.
    • Ensures new services are built behind the application firewall.


    6. Assumes responsibility of Web Application Firewall.
    • Maintains, configure, and troubleshoot Web applications that are behind the application firewall.
    • Ensures new services are built behind the application firewall.

    7. Assumes responsibility for securing wired and wireless networks.
    • Works with network administrators to ensure wired and wireless networks are secure.
    • Ensures wireless networks are up-to-date and secure against new, evolving threats.


    8. Assumes responsibility for establishing and maintaining effective communication, coordination, and working relations with area staff and management.
    • Keeps management informed of significant problems and of progress attained in reaching established objectives. Provides recommendations for establishing new and more effective programs and future equipment needs. Suggests related procedural changes.
    • Assists and supports the rest of the team as needed.
    • Prepares reports of activities, records, and other required documents.
    • Attends and participates in meetings and committees as required.
    • Works with server, desktop, and laptop administrators to ensure their systems are fully patched and follow established security hardening procedures.


    9. Assumes responsibility for related duties as required or assigned.
    • Stays informed of changes in security technology.
    • Keeps work area clean, secure, and well-maintained.
    • Completes special projects as assigned.
    • Assists with security assessments of credit union systems, including application-based attacks such as fuzzing, injection, etc.
    • Assists with the security assessment of various software purchases, external vendors and technology service providers.



    • College degree preferred.
    • PaloAlto PCNSE certification preferred.
    • Cisco CCDE certification preferred.
    • Security + certification preferred.


    Required Knowledge

    • Advanced understanding of firewall and intrusion prevention system administration.
    • Advanced understanding of TCP/IP.
    • Use of advanced security assessment tools.
    • Understanding of antivirus systems and how they operate.
    • Understanding of web and email proxies.
    • Advanced understanding of Linux, BSD, and Windows operating systems.
    • Ability to tune and harden various operating systems.
    • Bash, Perl, Python or other scripting experience.
    • Understanding of SSL and IPsec VPN technology.
    • Ability to use security systems to correlate and respond to security alerts and events.
    • Strong understanding of LDAP, and other authentication systems.
    • Advanced understanding of wireless network security.
    • Strong understanding of cryptography.
    • Understanding of application firewalls.


    Experience Required

    • Five to ten years’ experience administering firewalls and intrusion detection systems.
    • Five to ten years’ experience administering SSL / IPSEC VPNs.
    • Five to ten years’ experience administering wireless and wired security.
    • Five to ten years’ experience administering Web, Email and WAF proxies.




    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Well organized, with good verbal and written communications skills.
    • Ability to prioritize and plan projects effectively.
    • Ability to assist others and share knowledge with other team members.
    • Able to use PC, terminal keyboards, and various computer hardware.



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