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Senior Network Security Engineer

Senior Network Security Engineer

location1 National Life Dr Unit 9000, Montpelier, VT 05602, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/18/2023
Full Time

Senior Network Security Engineer

Job Summary:

As our Senior Network Security Engineer, you will be a key player in developing and implementing cutting-edge security solutions for our network infrastructure. You will leverage your significant hands-on experience with next generation network technologies to design and implement security policies, procedures, and controls that provide top-notch protection against evolving cyber threats. You will collaborate closely with our cross-functional teams to ensure that our network security controls meet the highest standards of security and compliance.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to work on exciting projects that challenge you to stay ahead of the curve in network security. You will have access to the latest tools and technologies and will be empowered to make a real impact on the security posture of our network. If you are a self-starter who is passionate about network security and loves solving complex problems, we want to hear from you! Join us and be part of a dynamic team that is shaping the future of network security at National Life Group.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design, deploy, and manage security solutions for our network environment to maximize resilience against cyber threats.
  • Formulate and enforce network security policies, controls, and best practices, ensuring alignment with industry standards and compliance regulations.
  • Act as a key liaison with internal stakeholders, translating business requirements into secure network solutions.
  • Author, revise, and uphold security documentation, frameworks, and standards.
  • Develop and routinely test security incident response plans; participate in incident response efforts and post-event analyses.
  • Keep abreast of emerging threats, technologies, and trends in the network security realm.
  • Offer expertise, guidance, and hands-on support to fellow cybersecurity team members, fostering a culture of continuous learning and excellence.
  • Regularly assess and report on the effectiveness of network security tools, strategies, and measures.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Cybersecurity or a related discipline.
  • 10+ years in Information Security, with at least 7 years dedicated to network security.
  • Proven expertise in:
    • Next Generation Firewall management (VPN, SSL Decryption, IDS/IPS, URL filtering, etc.)
    • Web Application Firewall management (Imperva, Cloudflare, Akamai, etc.)
    • Wireless network configuration (Juniper, Cisco, etc.)
    • Network Access Control solutions (FortiNAC, Forescout, etc.)
    • Network Security Monitoring solutions (ExtraHop, Darktrace, etc.)
    • Solid grounding in networking principles and architectures.
    • Strong analytical mindset coupled with adept problem-solving abilities.
    • Stellar communication skills, with an aptitude for translating technical details for varied audiences.
    • Relevant certifications such as CISSP or CEH (preferred)


National Life is accepting applications for this role on an ongoing basis and the role remains open until filled.

The base compensation range represents the low and high end of the range for this position. Actual compensation will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to qualifications, skills, competencies, location, and experience. The range listed is just one component of our total compensation package for employees.
Other rewards may include an annual bonus, quarterly bonuses, commissions, and other long-term incentive compensation, depending on the position.  National Life offers a competitive total rewards package which includes: a 401(k) retirement plan match; medical, dental, and vision insurance; a company funded wellness account for director and below employees; 10 paid holidays; a generous paid time off plan (22 days of combined time-off for non-exempt employees and exempt employees have discretion in managing their time, including scheduling time off in the normal course of business, but in no event will exempt employees receive less sick time than required by state or local law); 6 weeks of paid parental leave; and 6 weeks of paid family leave after a year of full-time employment
National Life Group® is a trade name of National Life Insurance Company, Montpelier, VT – founded in 1848, Life Insurance Company of the Southwest, Addison, TX – chartered in 1955, and their affiliates. Each company of National Life Group is solely responsible for its own financial condition and contractual obligations. Life Insurance Company of the Southwest is not an authorized insurer in New York and does not conduct insurance business in New York. Equity Services, Inc., Member FINRA/SIPC, is a Broker/Dealer and Registered Investment Adviser affiliate of National Life Insurance Company. All other entities are independent of the companies of National Life Group.
Fortune 1000 status is based on the consolidated financial results of all National Life Group companies. 
National Life Group
1 National Life Dr
Montpelier, VT 05604
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