Network Security Engineer


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Job Description

Are you interested in counter cyberwarfare?  Want a job you love doing?  How about a position that tasks you with building networks that stand up against the Internet’s most impactful attacks and threats?  Do you appreciate the camaraderie of a team who will always pull together to overcome any challenge?  Would you like to help secure the next generation of enterprise cloud applications in a rapidly growing organization?

If you answered yes and think you have what it takes, we’d love to talk to you!

Workday’s Network Security Engineering team is looking for an engineer in our New Zealand location to help advance our network’s defensive posture. Our team is responsible for securing our data flows and fortifying the resiliency of our global networks, both production and corporate. We secure everything from the network devices, both physical and virtual, all the way up to layer 7 application traffic.

Ours is a global team who coordinate on complex projects as well as serve to actively defend our resources. Our tasks are split between building new defense architectures and manning the defenses we already have. Being true operational defenders, the team participates in a weekly on-call rotation. We also conduct regular attack testing of our defenses to ensure functionality and find opportunities to make improvements. And of course we always celebrate when a plan comes together!

We have:

  • A world class work environment that allows you to put your best work forward
  • Awesome co-workers
  • Flexible work hours
  • Regular opportunities for training (hone those awesome skills!)
  • An amazing work-life balance you won’t find anywhere else

You have:

  • BS or MS in CS or equivalent
  • Jedi-level routing, switching and firewalling skills (Cisco, PAN, Juniper, IP Tables)
  • The ability to solve complex puzzles and problems
  • Outstanding communication and documentation skills
  • A strong understanding of security best practices
  • Prior experience with incident response and change management
  • The ability to keep a level head as the world crumbles around you
  • A commanding knowledge of the IPv4 and IPv6 protocol suite
  • Operational level experience with MacOS, Linux, and network monitoring tools
  • An optimistic outlook and a great smile you show off regularly    

Great if you also have:

  • Experience with web application firewalls (WAFs)
  • Engineering level knowledge of WAN defense infrastructure
  • Engineering level AWS/Cloud network security experience
  • Previous work in a multi-tenanted environment
  • Scripting skills (Python, Perl, etc.)
  • A strong motivation to automate EVERYthing

At Workday, we embody the qualities of a great company, offer world-class products and services, listen to our employees, empower creativity and innovation, and celebrate a job well done. Don’t miss out on a chance for an exciting and challenging security career.


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