Senior Network Firewall Security Engineer

200251 Requisition #

The Senior Network Firewall Security Engineer’s responsibilities include leading network security system deployments, configuration, designs and supporting daily operations. This position will have a primary role in supporting the enterprise firewall infrastructure and intrusion detection system. The Senior Network Security Engineer provides support to planning, designing, implementing and maintaining security controls which safeguard enterprise applications and data at Creighton University.  



Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
Advanced knowledge and experience with firewall administration, IPS, IDS, URL Filtering, network security, remote access, site-to-site VPN, IPSEC & SSL VPN, remote authentication software, external DNS and internet proxy. Experience working with Software Defined Networks.
At Least 5 years of experience with network firewall software
Advanced experience with SPLUNK.
Advanced experience with Cisco, Palo Alto and F5 suite of products is preferred
Knowledge of electronic data transmission principles, LAN networks, routing fundamentals, business applications, DMZ design and troubleshooting techniques is essential
Demonstrated ability to interpret and analyze data and make an informed, calculated risk decisions.
Demonstrated experience managing Network Service Providers (vendors) and associated service level agreements.
Respect for confidential and security information
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Recommends, deploys and operates network security tools


Physical Requirements:

Seeing: 75 – 100%

Hearing: 75-100%

Standing/Climbing/Mobility: 0-24%

Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: 0-24% (pound: 15 lbs.)

Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: 75 – 100%

Travel: No

Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens: No

AAP/EEO Statement:

Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.

Disclosure Statement: 

This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required.  Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE.  Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.

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