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IS Firewall/Security Engineer - Network Engineering

Company: MaineHealth
Location: Portland
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Summary Position Summary

The IS Firewall/Security Engineer role is the second level of a three level career path. Under general supervision, the IS Firewall/Security Engineer is responsible for the direct firewall management of the network. This work could also include: conducting, or working with others to conduct, risk based technical security and compliance audits or assessments. The successful candidate will have experience in firewalls, proxy, packet filtering and security rules. Other activities include maintaining and ensuring compliance with security policies, procedures and standards related to the performance of technical activities in support of the security program service levels.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)


  • Education: Associates degree in a related field of study or equivalent work experience.
  • License/Certifications: Professional certification in either technical security or within a relevant networking or platform technology.
  • Experience: 3 years' IT experience in complex environments and a working knowledge of computer networking and platforms, including (but not limited to) network operating systems, firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, wireless security including wireless intrusion prevention systems, web proxies, vulnerability scanning technologies, VPN's, Windows and Unix-based platforms, identity management, IT incident response, and network architecture.
  • Knowledge of application security concepts from a secure coding, secure design, and ongoing change management and monitoring perspective.
  • A high level of demonstrated organizational skill supporting business and process analysis and process implementation in moderately complex environments.
  • Strong prioritization skills and able to handle multiple tasks effectively.
  • Facilitation skills.
  • Active problem solver, working across multiple IS and business teams for solutions.
  • Strong business knowledge / acumen.
  • Ability to partner with others to overcome obstacles.
  • Articulate appropriately both in written and oral form, and collaborate with multiple teams regarding security and privacy obligations and duties.




    Additional Information



    MaineHealth was ranked one of America's Best Large Employers in 2022 by Forbes!



    MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, "Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America." MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. Learn more about our system at mainehealth.org



    At MaineHealth, we offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our packages include health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.



    With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you'll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them - both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the well-being of our communities and care team members. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Join us, and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to a new level.

    Additional Information MaineHealth is a health system whose members and affiliates include hospitals, physician practices, long-term care facilities, home care agencies, and support services. Learn more about this system at www.mainehealth.org

Keywords: MaineHealth, Portland , IS Firewall/Security Engineer - Network Engineering, Engineering , Portland, Maine

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