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Sr Advanced IT Network Specialist - Palo Alto

Company: General Dynamics Mission Systems, Inc.
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Sr Advanced IT Network Specialist - Palo AltoBachelor's degree in computer science or related field; or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience.

Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Responsibilities for this PositionReady to be a leader with the company that is committed to pushing the limits of truly advanced technologies? At General Dynamics Mission Systems, we create the products and services that help our service members, intelligence analysts and first responders keep our nation safe. The work we do is so advanced, it's often classified. If you want to put your talent in the spotlight, it's waiting for you right now, right here.

From day one, we will count on you to lead a team that helps create the technologies, products and services that make a difference. You'll be a key contributor supporting the GDMS network environment such as firewalls and intrusion prevention devices, etc. As the Senior Advanced IT Network Specialist, you'll implement, support, monitor, and troubleshoot network issues being physical or virtual network infrastructure components and coordinate with team members and/or vendors. We'll ask that you participate as an active team member and to be knowledgeable within the different elements of the networking environment.Sr Advanced IT Network Specialist

  • Expert level of support with Panorama as the primary implementation and configuration platform.
  • Help manage and maintain the code levels and revisions as Palo Alto content updates.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert on Palo Alto firewall security with expertise in at least one of the leading cloud platforms: AWS or Microsoft Azure.
  • Write work instructions on best practices for firewall operations including implementation, configuration, and troubleshooting.
  • Utilize automation components such as Python, Ansible, PAN-OS, API scripting, etc.
  • Be familiar with Syslog server technologies as a troubleshooting tool such as Splunk.
  • Support proof of concept and production deployments of cloud technologies including various integrations of third-party solutions.
  • Help manage and support an existing rollout of Aruba next-gen technologies
  • Develop on-premises and cloud platform-specific security policies, standards, and procedures for management group and account/subscription management and configuration (e.g. Azure Policy, Azure Security Center, AWS Config), access control, firewall management, auditing and monitoring, security incident and event management, user and administrator account management, access controls and password management.
  • Perform on-premises and cloud orchestration and automation (Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD)) in single and multi-tenant environments using tools like Terraform, Ansible for PAN-OS, etc.
  • Provide technical support for on-premises and cloud-native network security services and resolve service-related issues through research, troubleshooting, and working with the greater team as well as third party service providers.
  • Support and enable junior team members across both technical and management leadership capacities.Required:
    • A Bachelor's degree in a related specialized area or equivalent plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience
    • Experience configuring Palo Alto Firewalls. Experience in network implementation on any combination of AWS and or Azure platforms.
    • Working experience in the following:
      • 2+ years of hands-on technical experience with AWS or Azure cloud platform in security or infrastructure implementation and operations.
      • 2+ years of hands-on technical experience with infrastructure systems in networking using at least one of the following: Cisco, Aruba, Nexus, Juniper, Palo Alto.What you'll experience:
        • Technologies that aren't just top-notch, they're often top-secret
        • A team of bold thinkers committed to exploring what's next
        • Opportunities to gain new knowledge - as it's discoveredWhat you bring to the table:
          • Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field; or equivalent plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience
          • Knowledge and experience in a single network domain and fully understands process applications within domain of expertise
          • Expert knowledge of a second network domain and the interconnections within the enterpriseWhat sets you apart:
            • Creative thinking with the ability to multi-task
            • Commitment to ongoing professional development
            • Team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team successNOTE: This position is on site in Scottsdale, but is open to a flex schedule (partial telecommute).#LI-HybridTarget salary range: USD $123,500.00/Yr. - USD $135,500.00/Yr. -This estimate represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors (geographic location, etc.). Actual pay may vary.Company OverviewAt General Dynamics Mission Systems, we rise to the challenge each day to ensure the safety of those that lead, serve, and protect the world we live in. We do this by making the world's most advanced defense platforms even smarter. Our engineers redefine what's possible and our manufacturing team brings it to life, building the brains behind the brawn on submarines, ships, combat vehicles, aircraft, satellites, and other advanced systems.We pride ourselves in being a great place to work with this shared sense of purpose, committed to a diverse and exciting employee experience that drives innovation and creates a community where all feel welcome and a part of something amazing.General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/VeteranWe build technology for combat vehicles, submarines, aircraft, satellites, and advanced systems that can sense danger, quickly act on threats and share lifesaving information.Why Work For UsDiscover some of the reasons why our employees choose to build their careers here.We offer a comprehensive benefits program that goes well beyond Medical and Dental coverage.Sign up to receive the latest information about our company and career opportunities.

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