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The Network Security Engineer will provide information network and application security operational expertise while collaborating with other information technology teams. This role is responsible for administering information security applications and network systems in a large distributed enterprise.

Responsibilities (include but not exclusive to the following):

  • Team member responsible for the analyzing, designing, installing, configuring, maintaining and repairing of security infrastructure and application components.  Ensuring overall technical capabilities, stability and performance.  Provide direction, recommendations, design and implementation for security enhancements.
  • Ensure information network security design, plans, controls, processes, standards, policies and procedures are aligned with generally accepted IT security practice and standards and the overall IT security approach of our primary technology partners.
  • Provide operations and engineering support for critical network and application security systems and services including Intrusion detection/prevention, Data leakage prevention, content filtering, Firewall compliance, Vulnerability and security event management.
  • Proactively maintain, monitor and improve our network and application security with timely incident detection and response.
  • Partner with security and technical teams to design, deliver and maintain highly available, performance and cost effective network and application security system and services.
  • Write and contribute to project plans, author network and application security engineering level documentation, and develop detailed test plans.
  • Participate in IT Security assessments, risk analysis and reporting.
  • Provide on-call and after-hours coverage as necessary.  Travel as required to any of the other USI locations.

 Key Skills:

  • Cisco or SANS network security certifications preferred or equivalent work experience
  • BA/BS degree in technical discipline
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience providing network and application security administration services in a business critical environment
  • In-depth knowledge of intrusion detection/prevention, NextGen firewalls, VPN, data loss prevention, data encryption, SIEM appliances, and multi-factor authentication systems.
  • Experience with Cisco ISE, MSE, and IPS (wired and wireless) is desired
  • Experience with managing Cisco Umbrella
  • Strong understanding / experience with Fortinet product line (Fortigate, FortiManager, FortiAnaylzer, FortiSandbox, FortiSIEM)
  • Understanding of advanced security protocols and standards, including a demonstrated ability to perform complex analysis including producing metrics.
  • An ability to learn new technologies and adopt new information security tools.
  • Strong organizational skills, excellent communication and people skills
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team

Candidates must be authorized to work in the US

No relocation is offered with this position

No third party resumes please

Company Summary:

Who We Are

The mission of USI is to be the leading distributor of fully integrated risk management, health and welfare and financial services solutions to the middle market. We are focused on having a passionate client-centric culture, balanced with our responsibilities to our employees, carrier partners and shareholders.  USI is an equal opportunity employer and encourages diversity in the workplace.


USI was founded in 1994 when the first acquisition was made in California. The Company grew significantly over the next several years. In October 2002, the Company went public on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “USIH”. It then moved its corporate headquarters from San Francisco, CA to Westchester County, NY and continued to grow significantly. Today, we are a privately held company with almost $1 Billion in revenue across 140 offices in 39 states.  USI remains dedicated to upholding its founding principles of providing value-added service and the most attractive cost and coverage combination for a wide range of insurance solutions. 

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USI is Equally Committed to Its Employees

We offer our employees an exciting and dynamic environment in which to work with growth potential.  We provide competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package. Furthermore, when our employees join USI, they join a family of co-workers who support each other through USI-only programs, such as USI Cares, USI Educates, USI Peak, USI Summit and more.






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