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Network Security Assessment Expert

PepsiCo Inc.

Plano, TX
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JobId: 114088BR
Job Title: Network Security Assessment Expert
Location: Plano, TX
Category: IT and Internet


The Network Security Assessment Expert will have a wide range of vulnerability management responsibilities, with emphasis on risk assessment, remediation, and coordination to ensure the removal of vulnerabilities from network devices as well as other infrastructure systems and components. Responsible for providing subject matter expertise in validating. Provides expertise across technical areas while maintaining proficiency in key technical skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform regular vulnerability scans of environment and recommend prioritized remediation of vulnerabilities found
  • Work closely with network and infrastructure teams to resolve complex security issues
  • Design, recommend, and implement security improvements by evaluating current systems and procedures, researching trends, and anticipating requirements
  • Protect systems by defining access privileges, control structures, and resources
  • Identify abnormalities, flag problems, and report violations
  • Perform analysis and correlation of security events from multiple vulnerability assessment sources
  • Provide reporting and metrics to management

Minimum Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Computer Science OR equivalent technical experience
  • 6+ years of prior experience as a network engineer or similar role
  • Strong knowledge of Network Security, Information Security Policies, and Network Protocols
  • Understanding of controls (e.g. access control, auditing, authentication, encryption, integrity, physical security, and application security).
  • Ability to interpret Cisco IOS configuration code and identify configuration flaws with ease
  • Experience with Cisco Firewalls, Security Onion (Snort/Bro), Cylance, Qualys, and/or similar technologies
  • Experiences with vulnerability scanners, vulnerability management systems, patch management, and host based security systems.
  • Possess a working understanding of IT and business operations
  • Ability to self-manage work, time, and priorities
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Desired Qualifications:

  • Technical network (e.g. CCNA, CCNP Security) and security certifications highly desirable (e.g. CISA, CISSP, GCIH).
  • Working knowledge of network protocols
  • Demonstrated experience implementing SDN in public or private cloud
  • Working knowledge of VMware NSX
  • Beneficial if experienced in Database Activity Monitoring Systems (DAM), and Web Application Firewalls (WAF).

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
PepsiCo is an equal opportunity employer Minorities/Females/People with Disabilities/Protected Veterans/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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