At CoreCivic, our employees are driven by a deep sense of service, high standards of professionalism and a responsibility to better the public good. CoreCivic is currently seeking a Network Security Engineer located at our corporate office in Brentwood, TN. Come join a team that is dedicated to making an impact for the people and communities we serve.The Network Security Engineer will be responsible for providing engineering support in the planning, designing, implementation and maintenance of information security products used throughout the CoreCivic network. This includes implementing complex, secure networks and applications on a case-by-case basis that revolves around the business and technology needs of CoreCivic.Supervises the installation of new software and hardware. Prepares status reports of hardware and software products to ensure integration into existing logging and reporting systems for final update to overall security reports.Develops and maintains the security authentication protocol and the Standard Operating Procedures for network security.Analyzes and implements new security protocols for greater efficiency against any threat or malfunctions. Monitors web security gateways, perimeter security, network access controls and endpoint security. Tracks and resolves system vulnerabilities.Configures, manages and monitors Meraki, Broadcom and Checkpoint content filtering systems in a distributed environment.Generates and maintains the virtual private network, firewalls, web protocols and email security environment.Conducts periodic independent security audits and supports the Governance and Compliance team in providing reports, configuration settings and evidence in support of NIST 800-53, SOX and HIPAA/HITECH compliance.Assists in testing and planning of future additions to the CoreCivic security infrastructure.Provides 24/7 on-call support rotation.Domestic U.S. travel may be required.Qualifications:Graduate from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or other related field is required.Three years of network experience including two years of experience in network security is required. Additional experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.Relevant certification such as Security +, SSCP, CISSP or other security vendor certifications is required. Must be familiar with Broadcom Email Gateway (ESS) or experience with an outsourced equivalent service provider is preferred.Must have experience in managing/deploying content filtering systems with malware detection/prevention (Bluecoat preferred) systems in an enterprise environment.Knowledge of network protocols and design, particularly SD-WAN and MAN designs, TCP-IP sub-netting, VLANs and routing.Must have experience with network security systems such as PAM, NGAV and EDR.Must have experience using SIEM (Security Incident/Event Management) systems such as Splunk and Syslog NG.Must be able to work independently yet still interact with the network team and other team members in a fast-paced environment.Strong analytical, prioritization and problem solving skills are required.Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications is required. U.S. citizenship is required.A valid driver’s license is required.Minimum Age Requirement: Must be 18 years of age. CoreCivic is a Drug-Free Workplace and EOE – including Disability/Veteran.
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