Lead / Principal Network Security Engineer IV
Kforce Inc.

Dublin, California

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Kforce has a client that is seeking a Lead/Principal Network Security Engineer IV.Duties Include:
  • Lead/Principal Network Security Engineer IV will research, evaluate, develop, and implement Network Security designs and standards following industry best practices
  • Understand business objectives, supporting systems and processes across the key business areas, align technical solutions with the company business needs, and ensure solution compatibility across the organizations environment
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships in cross-organizational structure to help align technical goals and vision and implement Enterprise Security solutions
  • Lead, develop and mentor junior team members, provide technical expertise and assistance to other IT, Business groups and Operations team
  • Leverage technical and domain knowledge to earn a reputation of trusted advisor, influence new thinking and roadmap, provide long-term technology strategies and architecture, and propose technology solutions in addressing business needs
  • As a Lead/Principal Network Security Engineer IV, you will operate the production environment toolsets and services
  • Work with vendors to plan and deploy solutions, resolve issues, and implement enhancements
  • Demonstrate strong meeting facilitation, spoken and written communication skills, lead productive discussions, and drive consensus working with technical, and business stakeholders


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience
  • Senior level technical certification or equivalent (CISSP, CCSP, MCSA) with demonstrated relevant experience
  • At least 12 years of Information Security architecture, project, and engineering experience and at least 10 years with a large organization
  • For this role you will need strong communication and leadership skills (must be willing to provide a high-level overview and lead/mentor/guide/influence and train other team members)
  • Understand the technology and be able to provide solution; Must have consultative approach
  • In-depth knowledge of security technologies such as Palo Alto on-prem and cloud NextGen firewalls and IPS, email security like Proofpoint, WebProxy URL/Content Filtering and DLP solutions like Forcepoint, Firewall auditing solutions like Skybox, Web Application Firewall like Citrix NetScaler, Network Authentication like Fortinet, and Advanced Network Threat Protection
  • Strong knowledge of current information security space with general understanding of current security threats, techniques, and landscape, as well as a dedicated and self-driven desire to research current information on the security landscape
  • Conceptual and practical understanding of SDLC, IT Infrastructure designs, technologies, products, and services; This should include knowledge of network protocols, operating systems, databases, encryption, and other technologies
  • Understanding of fundamental networking protocols & concepts: TCP Handshake, IP subnets, VLANs, ARP, DNS, UDP, static routing
  • Excellent communication, organizational and time management skills
  • Able to provide leadership, guidance, influence, and training to others
  • Able to work independently and creatively problem solve complex technical problems
  • Able to provide accurate timeline and cost estimates necessary to complete potential projects, develop project milestones and implementation plans

The pay range is the lowest to highest compensation we reasonably in good faith believe we would pay at posting for this role. We may ultimately pay more or less than this range. Employee pay is based on factors like relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, seniority, location, performance, union contract and business needs. This range may be modified in the future.

We offer comprehensive benefits including medical/dental/vision insurance, HSA, FSA, 401(k), and life, disability & ADD insurance to eligible employees. Salaried personnel receive paid time off. Hourly employees are not eligible for paid time off unless required by law. Hourly employees on a Service Contract Act project are eligible for paid sick leave.

Note: Pay is not considered compensation until it is earned, vested and determinable. The amount and availability of any compensation remains in Kforce's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified in its discretion consistent with the law.

This job is not eligible for bonuses, incentives or commissions.

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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