Cloud Security Engineer

Michigan, Grand Rapids-Muskegon-

Posted: 10/02/2018 Industry: IT Job Number: 12169

Excellent Opportunity with a Leading IT Cloud Service and Solutions Provider!

Cloud Security Engineer

Located in Grand Rapids, MI

Great Career Advancement Opportunities

Summary of Position

The Cloud Security Engineer position serves as a technical resource to support the company within its owned and operated data centers.


Support, operate, and maintain datacenter network security and threat management systems
Capacity planning and management of network security resources and platforms
Ensure secure connectivity between corporate and service provider network.
Tier II and III troubleshooting with internal team members, vendors, and customers.
Development of methods of procedure (MOPs) and standard operating procedures (SOPs) for engineering, NOC, and provisioning teams.
Perform maintenance during data center maintenance windows as required including hardware, software and firmware upgrades.
Participate in on-call rotation.
Manage and operate an enterprise class datacenter/infrastructure environment
o Network Security: Cisco, Checkpoint
o Server Systems: Dell, Cisco, Checkpoint
o Network: Cisco, Dell
o Virtualization: VMware ESXi, VMware s vSphere, vCloud Director
o Microsoft Server Technologies: Active Directory, Server 2012/2016
o Linux OS and variants
o Network monitoring platforms
Vendor Management
o Engage vendors and research new technologies as requested by Management
Engage vendor technical support for hardware or software problems


In-depth understanding of multi-layered network security and segmentation constructs with practical experience in at least one hypervisor, preference given to VMware s vSphere.
Experience in a highly-available, interconnected, and PCI-DSS/HIPAA compliant datacenter environment:
o Deploying and operating Linux or other UNIX variants.
o Security best practices in server configuration, tool development, and access controls.
o Microsoft Active Directory, Windows Server and WSUS; PowerShell, Ansible a plus.
o Operating common enterprise switching and routing platforms.
o Deploying or managing servers in large-scale and geographically diverse environments.
o Capacity planning, utilization review & performance monitoring.
Proficiency in network architecture or core technologies, and protocols (TCP/IP, DNS, HTTP(S), IPsec, VLANs, routing, etc.).
Excellent customer service focus, customer communication skills, and experience exceeding customer expectations.
Strong interpersonal, verbal communication, and documentation skills.
Possess superb troubleshooting and problem analysis skills.
Act as a technical point of escalation & mentor for junior staff.
Recognize and adopt best practices in documentation, testing, security, operational support at scale, and efficient use of resources.
Associates or Bachelor s degree in Networking or Computer Science preferred.
CCNA, CISSP is a plus.
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