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Network Security Engineer II

Allen, Texas
Job Type
23 Sep 2022
Department Summary

DISH is transforming the future of connectivity. We're doing it by building the country's first virtualized, standalone 5G wireless network from scratch. The foundation of a connected world, it's a network free of the limitations of the past, and flexible enough to satisfy all the social, economic and transformative needs of the changing world.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

We're looking for experienced network professionals to join DISH's Wireless 5G Network Engineering Team. The Network Engineer will join a team of other passionate engineers and bring a start-up spirit to evaluate, test, deploy, and optimize DISH's future standalone 5G network. The candidate should also be innovative, analytical, a planner, have strong execution skills, and have the ability to learn, teach, and work in a team environment.

Primary responsibilities will include:
  • Participate in evaluation, testing, selection, and deployment of foundational network security elements for a nationwide greenfield network buildout
  • Ensure that solutions adhere to defined standards and best practices and/or assist in the development of these standards and best practices
  • Effectively communicate engineering solutions through detailed high and low level diagrams
  • Routinely research, analyze, test, retest, and troubleshoot complex problems
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment, under pressure, with strict deadlines, both as an individual contributor and team player
  • Participate in knowledge transfer, documentation and information sharing while staying abreast of new technology/technical areas
  • Design, plan, and implement network security systems at nationwide scale
  • Supply advanced technical direction and leadership to the organization through the planning and implementation processes
  • Establish requirements, provide analysis of network security risks and requirements, network design, network partitioning or segmentation, and network architecture definition
  • Provide advanced expertise in the development of network test, validation, and integration plans on projects, and assurance of network integrity
    Work independently with vendors to understand, test, and drive new innovative features


Skills, Experience and Requirements

Successful candidates should have extensive knowledge in the following areas:
  • Architecture, design, and engineering of network security boundaries both internal and external
  • Configuration hardening of network and peripheral devices, both physical and virtual
  • Network Firewall and IDS/IPS systems evaluation, design, implementation, and support
    • Palo Alto physical and virtualized firewalls (VNF/CNF)
    • Palo Alto Panorama
  • Design and Implementation of internal and external VPN and IPSec connectivity
  • Understanding of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)
    • X509 Digital Certificates
    • CA and SubCA principles
    • Symmetric and Asymmetric Keys
    • Hardware Security Modules (HSM)
    • TLS/SSL and IPSec
  • Understanding of DNS, DHCP and IPAM configuration and management
  • Creation of network security policies, processes, auditing, and enforcement
  • IPv6 - SLAAC and DHCPv6
  • Network Deployment and Operations Automation - Ansible, Secure Zero Touch Provisioning (SZTP)
  • Server virtualization - VMWare, Openstack
  • Solid Understanding of the OSI model, routing and switching protocols, network security, IPv4 and IPv6 networking, subnetting, and operational experience
  • Experience with Mobile Carrier Network/Wireless network protocols ie; Diameter (DRA/DEA), SS7 and GTP is a plus
  • Experience with Radio Access Networks and Radio components IE: SecGWs, RU and CU/DU is a plus

Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering preferred, or two plus years of professional experience in large enterprise or carrier space
  • Professional networking certifications a plus - CompTIA Network +, Security + and CISSP
  • Public cloud certifications a plus - AWS Practitioner, Solutions and/or Security Architect

Salary Range

Compensation: $85,905.00/Year - $136,190.00/Year

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Candidates need to successfully complete a pre-employment screen, which may include a drug test.
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  • Job Reference: 719180458-2
  • Date Posted: 23 September 2022
  • Recruiter: DISH
  • Location: Allen, Texas
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent