JVT Advisors

Sr. Security Engineer

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Location: Lynn, Massachusetts
Employment Type: Direct Hire

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Security Engineer. Ideal candidates should have 3 - 5 + years of experience in designing and managing complex next gen firewall infrastructures to include firewall, IPSEC VPN and IPS/IDS, Advanced Networking, Acceleration & Clustering technologies.


  • Implementing and managing ongoing configuration changes, monitoring and maintenance for Palo Alto, including installing and maintaining firewalls, creating and optimizing rule base, global objects, IDS/IPS policies, and Panorama management systems
  • Analyze data, make recommendations for remedial action and/or security network enhancements based on detailed analysis and ensure proper communication of issues and/or recommendations to both technical and non-technical audiences. This includes remediation efforts for day to day reported trouble tickets from internal customers
  • Understanding adversarial Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (TTPs) and developing novel detection and prevention techniques across multiple environments including network, endpoint and applications, particularly through use of the SIEM solution
  • Monitoring events and alerts generated by firewalls, SIEMs, IDS and networking equipment
  • Systematically identify system security issues and determine root cause via a consistent, logical approach
  • Creating and/or maintaining security documentation including security architecture diagrams, procedures, and security standards


  • College degree or equivalent combination of training and experience plus 3+ years working as a security engineer/architect 
  • Large scale enterprise and service provider networks 
  • Strong ability to produce technical documentation 
  • Solid Understanding of Network topologies / design: routing, switching, and MPLS/ELan technologies 
  • Palo firewall technology, design, and administration 
  • SIEM configuration and content development experience
  • Global load balancing technology design and support
  • IP networking (TCP/IP and packet analysis) 
  • Knowledge of LINUX and Windows system administration a plus


Blain Poulin


Blain is a full-desk recruiter on the Direct-Hire team, responsible for recruiting for a wide variety of IT jobs. He is focused on professional services, network/systems, and cyber security, with a special interest in DevOps.

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