Lead Network Security Engineer

Eddyville, NY 12401 | Fully Remote

Employment Type: Direct Hire Category: Network Engineering, Security-IT Operations Job Number: 12006 Salary $: 175,000 Split Eligible: No Industry: Telecommunications Level of Experience: Mid-Senior

Job Description

Our client, a leading broadband network service provider, is hiring a Lead Network Security Engineer to work on the design, planning and hardening of Transport, Core IP and Access Networks, serving  a greenfield market expansion in New York’s Mid-Hudson Valley region.

Please note this is a hybrid position at the client’s New York Mid-Hudson Valley regional office, and is NOT a 100% WFH role..

Please note there is no relocation or work permit/ VISA support offered.

Candidates must be US Citizen or Green Card holder to be considered for the role.

This role will be have senior staff responsibilities on the Security team, which  is composed of Security Engineers and Security Operations Specialists, who will design, implement and deliver security services for the firm's transport, core IP and access networks.

This is a full-time, direct-hire roles, not contract positions.

Relocation, sponsorship (H1b), and full-time remote or virtual office are NOT offered

Please no enquiries from Third-party recruiters.  No C2C or 1099s offered.


Oversee the various networks with the firm ( access, CPE, core, and edge networks) to achieve secure status and mitigate and respond to vulnerabilities rapidly.

Monitor, measure and respond to incident and vulnerability reports.  Solve outages and utilize threat mitigation tools.

  • Threat Assessment/Threat Intelligence 
  • Security Assessments: 
  • Incident Response, Mitigation and Remediation:  
  • Security Solutions Design, Architecture and Implementation.           
  • Product/Offer Management:  
  • Technical Support:  
  • Documentation:             

Education, Experience, Skills and Training Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree preferred with strong preference for Computer Science focus, or equivalent experience.
Industry certifications in Network or Security technology (such as CISSP, GEAC, QSA, ISA, CTGA) helpful but not required.

Team player:  MUST collaborate well with internal teams and external partners and stakeholders.

Functional Experience required:  6-8+ years as a Network Security Engineer, Network Architect or similar role  with a Service Provider (telco, carrier, MSP) or large enterprise.   

  • Ability to troubleshoot complex issues related to a service providers network.  
  • Thorough knowledge and experience with network access control (NAC) technologies and methods.
  • Working knowledge and experience with various IEEE networking standards and routing protocols
  • Must have a strong focus on network quality, resilience and availability 
  • Hands on experience in security systems, including Nextgen firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, authentication systems, log management, content filtering, etc.
  • Experience with network security and networking technologies and with system, security, and network monitoring tools
  • Excellent knowledge in Network security products such as Firewalls, IDS/IPS, Cisco ASA, Arbor Networks DDOS mitigation, web proxies, UTM, anti-virus, anti-malware devices and similar offerings.
  • Experience in network security products such as: firewalls, VPN, SSL, network access control (NAC), intrusion detection or intrusion prevention systems (IDS/IPS), web proxies, UTM, anti-virus, secure email, and anti-malware devicesFamiliar with emerging technologies and market conditions: SD-WAN/SASE, DDOS, Cybersecurity.

Additional Information

Established in 1991, J. Patrick & Associates, Inc is an Executive Recruiting firm that focuses on Executive Management, Sales, Marketing and Technical roles within Information Technology markets. We have over 20 years of experience recruiting in every aspect of AV/VTC/UC, Application, Storage, Information/Network Security, Mobile Technologies and Telecommunications. We handle Contingency and Retained search, as well as contract staffing. Our clients include industry-leading Technology Vendors, Systems Integrators, Telecommunications Service Providers and End User organizations.

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