Lead Network Security Engineer

Wall Street, NY 10005 | Fully Remote

Employment Type: Direct Hire Category: Network Engineering, Security-IT Operations Job Number: 10545 Salary $: 200,000 Split Eligible: No Industry: Telecommunications Level of Experience: Mid-Senior

Job Description

Our client, a leading Managed Security Services (MSSP) to Enterprise and Government customers is hiring a team of Lead Network Security Engineers in several locations around the USA.


This team is composed of Security Engineers, Product Managers, Service Delivery and Security Operations Specialists, who will design, implement and deliver Industry-leading managed security services including but not limited to DDOS, Cybersecurity, Threat Assessment and Mitigation, AI/ML-based analytics, SD-WAN/SASE and other offerings.


These positions work closely with company teams in the Security Operations Center (SOC) and will eventually require regular office or SOC presence in one of the firm’s locations (Metro NY/NJ, Salt Lake City, Northern VA/MD (“DMV”), Denver)  Full-time WFH/Virtual office work will not be offered after the return to offices has occurred.


These are 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.




  • Threat Assessment/Threat Intelligence: Work with the Security Intelligence team to ensure security threat intelligence information, system log information, and sources of external intelligence are combined to provide real time response to cyber events.
  • Security Assessments: examine network, infrastructure and application components, identifying and recommending possible remediation actions to potential security risks as well as track and ensure resolution of identified security issues.
  • Incident Response, Mitigation and Remediation: Monitoring of security incidents and vulnerabilities:  Build systems, tools and procedures for
  • Security Solutions Design, Architecture and Implementation.           
  • Product/Offer Management: Design, Plan and Implement Managed Security Services Provider (MSSPs) offerings. Develop Product Road Map.
  • Technical Support: work with MSSP SOC analysts monitoring logs and alerts in SIEM to disposition, identify, assess, contain, respond, and recover from potential discovered threats. Perform correlation rule and directive tuning for syslog event optimization.
  • Documentation: Developed Incident & Event Response Playbooks, Security Operational Processes (SOP's), and supporting Company Policies & Procedures required for SOC Operations.



Education, Experience, Skills and Training Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree preferred with strong preference for Computer Science focus, or equivalent experience.

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.




  • Technical knowledge is essential, as well as extensive experience working on large engagements, professional services, complex technical support, tier 3 security fixes, and similar customer-facing duties. The ideal candidate with be a security expert on early detection and advanced mitigation.
  • 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, 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 devices
  • Experience with Cloud Service Provider offerings:  Azure, AWS, Google (GCP), Oracle, IBM
  • Good understanding with information system security certification and regulatory requirements (FedRamp, etc.) helpful,
  • Familiar with emerging technologies and market conditions: SD-WAN/SASE, DDOS, Cybersecurity.
  • Industry certifications in Network or Security technology (such as CISSP, GEAC, QSA, ISA, CTGA) helpful but not required.



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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