Network Security Administrator II at SpaceX
Washington, DC, United States
SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.
NETWORK SECURITY ADMINISTRATOR II
SpaceX is looking for a Network Security Administrator with expertise in network security technologies (firewalls, VPNs, IDS/IPS, etc.) This employee will be a member of the Network Security Engineering team and will focus on firewalls. The ideal candidate will be flexible, excel at multi-tasking, and flourish in a fast-paced and challenging environment. This person should be a self-starter, self-motivator and possess the ingenuity to excel in this position.
Develop and implement network security tools
Provide subject matter expertise on network security, firewalls and industry best practices
Manage firewall configurations within the SpaceX enterprise network based on operational requirements
Analyze and proactively come up with creative network solutions for operational needs that present security challenges
Manage and maintain network security systems by applying system patches and other periodic maintenance tasks
Work with other SpaceX teams to determine functional needs and communicate security policies
Build out threat models and assess risk for proposed architectures
2+ years of network security experience; OR 4+ years of professional IT networking experience
Professional experience with network firewalls
PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Basic understanding of network security technologies, their operation and limitations, including:
Firewalls (Palo Alto and Juniper)
Network IDS/IPS Solutions
Network Access Control solutions
IPSec and TLS -based VPNs
Familiarity with networking protocols and the OSI Model
Experience testing and implementing changes in a production environment
Adept at learning new technologies and systems
Strong self-starting and time-management skills
Good communication skills, both written and verbal
SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.
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