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AWS Cloud System / Network Engineer
Eden Prairie, Minnesota  |  Remote
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Applied on July 30, 2021
Job Id #48117 Posted June 3, 2021

Projects the candidate will be working on:

  • This is a senior engineering role to design and provide 24x7 Network and Cloud infrastructure support for Financial Technology.

Ideal Background:

  • AWS , Oracle OCI and Strong Network Administration background.


  • Strong AWS and Advanced Network Administration skills.

Top Requirements:

  • Configuration and deployment experience with AWS IaaS Technologies such as EC2, S3, EBS, ELB, Security Groups, VPC, Route 53 and with AWS apps technologies: 5 YEARS
  • Barracuda NGF and Barracuda Web Application Firewalls (WAF) 3 - 5 YEARS
  • Strong Network Administration skill managing routers and Firewalls using Cisco and Palo Alto 5 years

Team and Team size:

  • This role is going to be part of a 5 member Cloud Engineering team.

The Cloud Systems/Network Engineer is responsible for the design, creation, deployment and management of AWS cloud/ Azure and Oracle OCI environment that includes Implementing ,Maintaining Supporting the firewalls and security devices

Additionally, the candidate will be responsible for typical systems engineering functions:

  • Analyzing system requirements and leading design and development activities.
  • Providing technical leadership for the integration of requirements, design, and technology.
  • Incorporating new plans, designs, and systems into ongoing operations.
  • Install, support, and maintain firewall and other security hardware and software infrastructure according to industry best practices, including firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention devices, and VPN concentrators - Diagnose advanced problems and solve issues, often under time constraints
  • Subject matter expert for the firewall team and consult with other business units when necessary.
  • Monitors network performance and implements performance tuning when necessary.
  • Manage firewall/security systems by establishing and enforcing policies, defining, and monitoring access. Reporting firewall operational status by gathering, prioritizing information; managing projects.
  • Responsibilities Installation, configuration and administration of network equipment including routers, switches, firewalls, IDS/IPS and load balances.
  • Developing technical documentation.

Mandatory Skills and Qualifications:

  • Architecture and design of AWS, Azure and Oracle OCI and/or other Cloud solutions.
  • Well versed in building product-quality software on AWS including experience in designing for high availability, building multi-zone and multi-region architectures, and designing across data layer technologies.
  • Configuration and deployment experience with AWS IaaS Technologies such as EC2, S3, EBS, ELB, VPC, Route 53 and with AWS apps technologies.
  • Firm grasp on cloud security, leveraging Linux and Windows operating systems, using the AWS console and CLI (command line interface).
  • Configure and administer firewall technologies including: Barracuda NGF and Barracuda Web Application Firewalls (WAF);
  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of security operations, including firewall rules and security policies
  • Strong networking ability and knowledge of firewall platforms to assist in rapid identification and isolation of issues during incidents and outings
  • Collaborate to design, plan, and implement new firewall architectures, upgrades, and features as necessary
  • Experience in upgrading firewalls, domain controllers, and web filters.
  • Experience working with Cisco and Barracuda products, including Catalyst series switches, ASA5525-firewalls, Barracuda Next Gen firewalls
  • Assist in reviewing and implementing customer changes consistent with existing policies; review and update documentation to ensure consistency with current procedures.
  • Manage and tune additional software blades associated with firewall architecture (IPS, URL, Application Control, AV, Advanced Malware detection)
  • Conduct regular review of WAF events to identify anomalous behavior
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, and verbal/written communications skills enabling him/her to work effectively across the program, and to accurately represent engineering perspectives to program management and leadership.
  • Network Switching and Routing
  • Microsoft Server (including Active Directory)
  • Cloud Based Services (Azure & AWS, Oracle OCI)
  • Barracuda Cisco Switching and Routing
  • Single Sign-on Solutions
  • User Identity Management Solutions
  • Linux Servers
  • Experience with system performance, error reporting and monitoring tools
  • Experience designing and implementing solutions at an enterprise level

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • Strong Scripting language and Infrastructure automation using Terraform / Ansible skills is highly desired.
  • Experience with infrastructure technologies including Windows/Linux, VMWare, patch management, and system monitoring solutions.
  • Experience with networking; switch and firewall configurations and network design.
  • Bachelors Degree in computer science, Engineering, or related discipline with 5+ years of experience 5-7 years of diverse network engineering and administration experience with firewalls, IPS/IDS, routers, switches and networking equipment.
  • Preferred certifications: CISSP, CEH, CCIE, CCNP, AWS certification in any of the following - Solutions Architect, Developer or Systems Ops

Interview Process:

  • a. How many rounds? 2-3 rounds with technical and leadership
  • b. Video vs. phone? Video
  • c. How technical will the interviews be? These are going to be deep technical interviews.

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