IBM Senior Security Engineer in HEREDIA, Costa Rica

Job Description

The Senior Security Engineer is an individual contributor responsible for providing complex IT Security services to clients within the IBM Managed Security Services organization. As a member of a team, or working independently, performs an analytical and technical role in the implementation, integration and delivery of technical IT security solutions for our clients. Engineers perform multiple assigned technical tasks including research, analysis, troubleshooting, product installation and OS upgrades, system integration, and complex root cause analysis of managed security solutions.

Job Description:

  • Configuring and administering Checkpoint firewall and UTM (Unified Threat Management) Systems

  • Requires an in-depth knowledge of TCP/IP and communication protocols in LAN/WAN deployments

  • The ability to troubleshoot complex network service provider issues in the WAN while working with multiple geographically dispersed client and vendor teams to identify and eliminate network configuration issues

  • Participate in Client Maintenance windows and provide on the spot support to clients

  • Assist in development of appropriate security policy and implementation of policy

  • Create and troubleshoot VPN scenarios.

  • Perform software upgrades and hotfix.

  • Apply Bluecoat experience

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • High School Diploma/GED

  • 1 Year experience implementing network security solutions Checkpoint Gaia and Splat.

  • 1 Year experience on network troubleshooting techniques Checkpoint Gaia and Splat

  • Combined experience in network engineering, network administration, system programming, system design or related technical specialties

  • Experience in firewall device policy management and security device troubleshooting and maintenance

  • Linux, TCP/IP, IP Routing, VPN Management

  • Advanced Bluecoat Knowledge

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Bachelors Degree in Information Technology

  • +3 years experience implementing network security solutions for Checkpoint

  • +3 years experience on network troubleshooting techniques for Checkpoint

  • Certified in Checkpoint Firewalls

  • Remote Operations Experience

  • Linux certifications.

EO Statement

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.