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Network Security Engineer - Intermediate

  • Job ID: 700804601
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Corporate Information Services
  • Department: ISD System Security
  • Location: 3600 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $33.54 to $51.05 / hour


UPMC is looking to hire an Intermediate Network Security Engineer to support the Information Services Divison's System Security Team. This role will be responsible for the daily operations of securing the data transport network along with the implementation and administration of network security hardware and software. The Network Security Engineer will also enforce network security policies, network compliance activities, and Tier 3 escalation. This is a mid-level position within Network Security. The candidate is expected to have a thorough understanding of core IT knowledge in networking and firewalls.

  • Create new Managed Objects for DDoS prevention
  • Manage and Deploy: Palo Alto, Juniper, and Cisco firewalls Site-to-Site VPN's DDoS Network Admission Control
  • Triage issues, assist with escalations and only escalate to Network Security SME's and Management as necessary
  • Maintain electronic documentation: Network diagrams Processes / Procedures Inventory (CMDB)
  • Conduct Network Security operations, including Firewall exception processing Password Changes Tier 2 and 3 troubleshooting OS and Firmware upgrades
  • Deploy new firewalls and Site-to-Site VPN's
  • Consistently meets set SLAs for incidents, firewall exceptions and request for change (RFC)



  • Typically has a 4-year academic degree, knowledge of Network Security, and 2+ years of practical work experience.
  • Experience needed: Palo-Alto and Site-to-Site VPN
  • Nice to Have: Azure and Cloud experience 
  • Understanding of: TCP/IP Network & Application Layer Firewall technologies
  • Ability to: Manage complex firewall policies Prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Participate in the On-Call rotation if needed
This is primarily a remote position, will require on-site work every few months

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Preferred: An associate-level certification (Cisco CCNA, Juniper JNCIA, Palo Alto PCNSA or PSNSE, Fortinet NSE4, NSE5 or NSE6, etc.) is required within two years in the role or other approved IT certificate.

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   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct