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Sr Manager, Network Security Operations

 

Sr Manager, Network Security Operations

  • JR-120559
  • Redwood City
  • Information Technology
  • Full time
Sr Manager, Network Security Operations

 Equinix is the world’s digital infrastructure company, operating 210 data centers across the globe and providing interconnections to all the key clouds and networks. Businesses need one place to simplify and bring together fragmented, complex infrastructure that spans private and public cloud environments. Our global platform allows customers to place infrastructure wherever they need it and connect it to everything they need to succeed.

At Equinix, we help the world’s digital leaders scale with agility, speed the launch of digital services, deliver world-class experiences, and transform people’s lives. Our culture is based on collaboration and the growth and development of our teams.

We hire hardworking people who thrive on solving challenging problems and give them opportunities to hone new skills, and try new approaches, as we grow our product portfolio with new software and network architecture solutions. We embrace diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providing an equitable work environment that is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success.

The Sr Manager, Network Security Operations will ensure the security of the organization's information assets, designs, configuration baselines, and systems through a structured, proactive approach that balances risk with business requirements. He or she will plan, engineer, configure, implement, and troubleshoot security and network infrastructure necessary to maintain, an array of secure global data centers and interconnected networks. Provide subject matter expertise for a variety of technology projects with an emphasis on network technology security. Partner with internal and external business partners as necessary to provide security assurance against cyber-attacks, to include inappropriate and/or unauthorized disclosure of Company and/or Customer information; and other cyber activities that could negatively impact Equinix and its customers. Implement new technologies, policies, and procedures for optimal business network operations. Provide operational support for security and network infrastructure. Proactively identify security vulnerabilities and mitigation opportunities within the security and network infrastructure. Demonstrate an aptitude for maintaining strong security market awareness as well as to recommend, implement, and manage cutting-edge technologies.

Responsibilities

  • Identify changes needed in data center infrastructure design and configurations necessary to achieve the technology organization goals.

  • Actively participate in data center infrastructure strategy reviews and design sessions by performing applicable network, system, application, database, and security analysis.

  • Analyzes network & IT system response and determines tuning recommendations to improve performance, adhere to capacity management expectations, and provide performance management reporting.

  • Manage effective issue identification and resolution processes; Serve as a senior escalation point for all data center network and IT security operations issues with a degree of quality that results in absolute root-cause determination and drive vendor partners to provide quality assurances by requiring immediate bug fixes, software updates, etc.

  • Perform advanced tier 3 support, to include but not limited to: troubleshooting, off-hour maintenance activities, problem resolution, and on-call rotation while ensuring all activities will adhere to the services change management policy.

  • Perform capacity planning of all systems and environments; ensure that upgrades are completed on a standardized basis.

  • Create and maintain documentation as it relates to network systems, design, configuration, support and processes.

  • Create and maintain playbooks and remediation plans ensuring that these are tested and updated regularly.

  • Conduct high-level and low-level designs for data center security and network infrastructure projects and manage data center infrastructure changes.

  • Interact with partner organizations/departments to design network or system solutions for our data center infrastructure

  • Design and develop solutions and network requirements based on business unit needs; make recommendations on investments in networkhardware and services.

  • Evaluate new technologies and recommend future strategy to Management.

  • Interact with business partners to develop a strategy to implement perimeter and edge security.

  • Experience in architecture and design of global enterprise and data center network solutions.

  • Follow industry standards, regulatory requirements and the potential impacts to policies / controls, standards, and procedures and assist in audit situations, regional compliance and steering committees.

Qualifications

  • A recognized university degree in Computer Science, Computer/Electrical Engineering, Information Technology or equivalent.

  • 10+ years of experience.

  • Have at least 5 complete years of relevant working experience with implementation / deployment / securing global and enterprise networks.

  • Strong experience in the field of cyber security in LAN, WAN, and information technology.

  • Focus on detecting, monitoring and controlling network equipment and processes using:

    • Firewalls / Routers / Switches (i.e. Palo Alto, Juniper, Cisco)

    • VPN / IPSEC (i.e. Palo Alto)

    • Load Balancers (i.e. F5)

    • Network Access Controller

    • Application Software (i.e. Syslog / Trap)

    • Network Tools (i.e. Wireshark, TCP Dump, Iperf)

    • Operations Support Systems (i.e Nagios, Zabbix, PRTG, CMDB)

    • Business applications (i.e. Servicenow, Jira)

    • Configuration management (i.e. Linedancer)

    • Analysis Tools (i.e. Elasticseach, Kabana, Logstash)

  • Experience and knowledge of traditional security controls and technologies, such as:

    • Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) systems

    • Intrusion Detection/Prevention systems (IDS/IPS)

    • Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), Identity and Access Management (IDAM) systems

    • Antivirus software and Firewalls

    • Privilege/vulnerability and threat management

  • In addition to newer offerings such as:

    • Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR)

    • Information Protection

    • Cloud Security (AWS/Azure)

    • Threat Intelligence Platforms

    • Security Automation and Orchestration

    • Deception technologies and application controls

  • Well-rounded knowledge of system and network security techniques and standards, NIST CSF, 800-53, 800-42.

  • Knowledge in penetration testing, networks and operating systems would be an added advantage.

  • Demonstrates understanding of project management processes, including the planning of action items and resources, including RFI/RFP.

  • Able to communicate developed technology solutions, expresses the importance of an effective implementation and develops implementation plans.

  • Certifications in Information Security and IT disciplines such as MCSE, RHCE, CISSP, CEH, Network +, etc.

  • Experience with system communications protocols (TCP/IP, UDP IP, HTTP, FTP, SFTP, BGP, OSPF).

  • Experience in Python, Bash, PowerShell is preferred and C, C++, Visual C, Java, Java Script, SQL, a nice to have.

  • Creative, independent with good problem-solving skills.

  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, communication and writing skills.

  • Willingness to travel on overseas assignment as the need arises.

We offer Medical, TeleMedicine, Dental, Vision, Life and AD&D insurance, 401K, Leave of absence & disability benefits, paid time off & holidays and more.  

Equinix is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability. 

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