Network Security Engineer resume example with 13+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Security-focused Network Engineer trusted to secure hardware and software assets from external intrusions and on-site threats. Provides exceptional control of network hardening by applying carefully selected countermeasures and preventive maintenance techniques in compliance with cybersecurity frameworks and standards.

  • Firewalls and endpoint security
  • Infrastructure planning and design
  • Project management
  • Routing/Switching protocols
  • Security technologies (XDR,NAC,LoadBalancer)
  • Windows Active Directory
  • Linux OS
  • Cyber Security Framework and Standards
09/2019 to Current
Network Security Engineer Apex Systems San Ramon, CA,
  • Work closely with Director of information security to ensure network systems are designed and deployed towards the adoption of the Zero Trust Network Security Framework
  • Analyzed system risk to identify and implement appropriate security countermeasures.
  • Closely collaborate with security architects in developing cloud security frameworks towards the migration of our on-prem applications to the cloud
  • Lead the creation of security network infrastructure designs, configurations, standards, and documentation to effectively deliver secured network solutions.
  • Proposed and implemented network enhancements designed to maximize ROI on hardware and services spending.
  • Selected and installed network security solutions based on extensive research and verifiable performance data.
  • Architected an end-to-end network segment with the required firewall and network access policies to ensure the PCI compliance of our payment card systems
  • Audited networks and security systems to identify vulnerabilities.
  • Employed firewalls, Network Access Control Appliance and VPNs to safeguard network security and block unauthorized access.
01/2017 to 09/2019
Network Operations Engineer Verizon Poolesville, MD,
  • Provisioned new IT assets such as firewalls, routers and Loadbalancers, while ensuring new installations are in compliance with the NIST cybersecurity framework.
  • Provided smooth communications by configuring LAN technology, wireless access points and controllers.
  • Reviewed system logs to determine usage levels, bandwidth, performance, and system security to target inefficiencies and implement appropriate solutions.
  • Spearheaded various network projects by acting as technical lead and working closely with stakeholders to provide solutions to meet business requirements.
  • Maintained up-to-date asset management records, recording new procurements, hardware assignments and asset recoveries.
  • Trained and educated end-users on prevalent ransomware attacks and introduced self-help IT resources.
  • Configured and implemented Palo Alto Firewalls to provide clients with comprehensive security, antivirus protection, DNS security and virtual network capabilities.
  • Secured network systems by establishing and enforcing access control policies.
  • Monitored network services metrics and produced reports weekly for comprehensive overview of performance.
  • Tracked network and telephony devices for performance and load threshold metering.
06/2014 to 10/2016
Enterprise Solutions Specialist Motorola Solutions Seattle, WA,

Optimized operational productivity while collaborating with senior leadership to share and implement process improvements.

· Evaluate and make changes as appropriate to proposed network and security designs with respect to ease of installation, support and recoverability.

· Provide second or third tier support as necessary to resolve data network systems and services problems throughout the BLU Company network.

· Analyze how security requirements from various aspects should be interpreted and suggest best possible adherence.

· Liaise with Huawei and prospective vendors on User Equipment (UE) related issues.

· Review and validate as needed, the designs and implementation plan for local area network and cable distribution infrastructure to meet stated business needs.

03/2008 to 06/2014
Network and Security Administrator American Seafoods Corporate Seattle, WA,
  • Installed and supported hardware and software, including desktops, servers and printers.
  • Worked closely with end users to solve problems related to hardware and software.
  • Deployment of open source network monitoring applications such as Cacti, Icinga and Nagios for Network performance monitoring and analysis
  • Uploaded, configured and managed antivirus detection software and email applications.
  • Delivered high level of support and maintenance to all network systems, including hardware, software and applications to maximize efficiency and reduce bottlenecks.
  • Maintained documentation on configurations and maintenance using component labeling and technical diagrams.
  • · Installed and administered Linux, windows server operating system (AD), the required business applications, and wrote scripts to automate system activities.
  • Delivered software patches to network computers and performed regular data backups to ensure security processes were compliant.
  • Conducted in-depth network reviews and tightened up security policies to monitor access and prevent cyber threats.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2021
Master of Science: Cybersecurity
Fordham University, Lincoln Center - New York, NY,
Expected in 10/2011
Bachelor of Science: Computing And It's Practice
Open University, Milton Keynes - England ,

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School Attended

  • Fordham University, Lincoln Center
  • Open University, Milton Keynes

Job Titles Held:

  • Network Security Engineer
  • Network Operations Engineer
  • Enterprise Solutions Specialist
  • Network and Security Administrator


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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