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The candidate will be responsible for supporting the Extranet Applications Gateways that include Citrix NetScaler Appliances and Web Application Firewalls (WAF). The person in this role will work with other security professionals as part of a security team in a dynamic IT environment to protect Company IT assets.
*Responsible for understanding how the implementation of security solutions supports the technology blueprint and information security vision of Company.
*Assists in analyzing and defining security requirements for application security solutions.
*Perform the functions necessary to support the Citrix Netscaler Web Application Firewall
*Designs, develops, and implements application security solutions with guidance from other Security Engineers and application developers.
*Evaluates and pilots deployment of new Web Application Firewall products and works with the security team to evaluate other security infrastructure products and features.
*Analyzes and troubleshoots technical security challenges related to management of the Web Application Firewall.
*Develops and maintains WAF security design documentation.
*Acts as SME for questions or issues related to WAF in general and Citrix Netscaler specifically.
*Analyzes the results of quality review from other staff and makes recommendations to address gaps in the current solutions and/or to improve overall security.
*Interfaces with end users and application developers to understand requirements for developing secure applications.
*Collaborates with other engineering partners within Company to support the design of secure applications.
*Maintains familiarity with vendor roadmaps and release schedules
*Participates in an oncall rotation.
*Performs other essential duties as assigned
*Stays informed of current events in the security industry including the latest exploits and threats, as well as, preventative measures, and remediation techniques.
*Participates as a subject matter expert for internal development teams.
Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Computer/Software engineering or equivalent.
This person will not only be experienced in the Citrix Netscaler platform but will also have a solid understanding of the Secure Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Application Security. The candidate must have networking experience and preferably experience as a programmer in a large IT organization.
* Five or more years of experience working in the security field
*At least two (2) years of experience working with a Web Application Firewall products.
*Good understanding or OSI model and TCP/IP in particular
*Strong knowledge of application layer security and architecture
*CISSP or Netscaler certification
*Excellent written, verbal communication and organizational skills
*Ability to read and interpret network diagrams
*Strong interpersonal and client service skills
*Demonstrated ability to coach and mentor
*CCEE and MCSE/MCITP certifications preferred