Zscaler Security Engineer

Posted on 20 September 22 by Shera Walton

  • Remote US Based
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Job Description

Compass Pointe Consulting LLC is a Maryland based, Woman Owned Small Business specializing in IT and Finance & Accounting Solutions and Services is looking for a Ceritfied Zscaler Security Engineer to work 100% REMOTE. The Zscaler Security Engineer will lead the deployment of Zscaler’s Internet Access solution. The Zscaler Security Engineer will serve as a subject matter expert in Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) solutions, providing technical guidance and hands on support of the integration of SDWAN and SASE technologies. A minimum of 7 years of experience in a specialized cyber security area; or a Bachelor's degree in a specialized area plus four years of experience in a cyber security specialty. Experience is cyber security fields is more highly valued than degree qualifications; specialized certifications are desirable.

Due to the nature of the work MUST be a US CITIZEN and perform the work within the USA.

Duties and Tasks:

• Serve as the technical lead in the deployment and configuration  of Zscaler Internet Access technology supporting Silver Peak/Aruba Edge Connect and Zscaler SDWAN integration and Zscaler ZIA client software.

• Operate, administer, maintain, and troubleshoot break/fix issues of the Zscaler system and it’s features to include; SDWAN, SIPA, Cloud Application Control, Web Filtering, Firewall, DLP and SSL decryption policies.

• Perform routine health checks and optimize the Zscaler system and policies to ensure the reliable operation and security effectiveness of the solution.

• Ensure the Zscaler Internet Access configuration settings are consistent with security best practices and compliant with IT Cyber policies, procedures and standards and applicable regulatory requirements.

• Work with the respective functional teams and stakeholders to resolve security related configuration issues and coordinate changes to Zscaler protection policies as required by IT Cyber and  change control process.

• Provide technical direction to the project team by recommending technical approaches/configurations or compensating controls to meet the desired outcome.

• Develop implementation plan, standard operating procedure, administrator/user guide and technical resolution artifacts for the project and operational support teams.

• Troubleshoot complex network connectivity issues involving Cisco Anyconnect VPN, Palo Alto Next-Gen Firewalls and Network IPS.

• Maintain detailed records of customer interactions and issues and supporting resolutions in a ticketing system.

• Ensure customer service excellence while interacting and supporting the customer.

Required Skills:

• GSEC, GCIA, GCIH, GFE, GCFA, CISA, CISSP, CISM, CIA or ZIA Administrator, ZIA Professional, ZIA Delivery Specialist
certifications preferred.

• Demonstrated experience with leading large-scale deployments supporting the integration of next generation firewalls and web proxy technologies.

• Hands on experience with implementation, configuration, and integration of security products from Zscaler.

• Strong understanding of enterprise network security technologies including but not limited to IDS/IPS, Malware and Advanced Threat detection, Network, Application and Web application firewalls and VPN tunnel technologies.

• Experience with Splunk a plus.

• Able to accept & integrate constructive feedback.

• Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively with a wide range of individuals.

• Demonstrated ability to learn and apply to the culture, policies and processes.

• Effective communication skills (written and verbal)

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