Network Security Engineer in Irvine, CA

Network Security Engineer Job Description

Network security engineers are responsible for the implementation; maintenance; and integration of the corporate WAN, LAN and server architecture. This individual is also responsible for implementation and administration of network security hardware and software, enforcing the network security policy and complying with requirements of external security audits and recommendations. They must be able to translate security policies and procedures into technical architectures and possess strong working knowledge of data and network security technologies. At least five years of experience installing, monitoring and maintaining network security solutions is typically desired. A four-year college degree in a technical field and a Cisco or other security-related certification may also be required.

Typical network security engineer duties:

Performing analysis of network security needs and helping with the design, integration, and installation of hardware and softwareAnalyzing, troubleshooting and correcting network problems and formulating action plansMaintaining and administering perimeter security systems, such as firewalls and intrusion detection systems, and conducting post-deployment monitoring and testing

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AB Testing
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Checkpoint Firewall
Cisco ASA
Cisco Technologies
Configuration Management
EO/IR systems
Salary for Network Security Engineer in Irvine, CA
140300 - 199775
25th percentile
New to the role, with little or no experience; requires more than casual instruction or supervision to perform day-to-day duties
50th percentile
Has the experience to consistently perform core responsibilities without direct supervision; very comfortable with processes and subject matter associated with the role
75th percentile
Value to the organization goes far beyond the ability to perform normal job duties; has rare qualifications that enable consistent contribution in unique ways; ready for next career level when available
Projected salaries for related positions Position title 25th percentile 50th percentile 75th percentile Systems Security Manager 167445 204655 242170 Security Architect 163785 186050 208315 Data Security Analyst 146400 179950 207705 Systems Security Administrator 132980 160430 190320 Network Security Administrator 129320 154025 183610

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