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IT Security Engineer ( Multiple Openings)

United States Pharmacopeia
Rockville, MD
Start date
Mar 22, 2024

Job Details


Duties: Manage, configure, and administrate commercial firewall products. Setup, configure, and maintain Palo Alto perimeter defense appliances. Utilize Panorama with strategic development of policies, rules, NATS, and security profiles. Implement network security policies and support mission-critical, 24x7 systems. Monitor, secure, and communicate network vulnerabilities and attack vectors for diverse stakeholders. Collaborate with solution architecture to devise infrastructure solutions most suitable to meet system requirements. Plan and coordinate system utilization, and perform growth analysis and capacity planning. Design, implement, operate, and maintain complex corporate LAN/WAN network. Perform analysis, diagnosis, and resolution of complex network problems for a variety of end users and recommend and implement corrective hardware and software solutions. Provide technical support and guidance to system engineers and telecommunications technicians on network and equipment issues. Communicate and support security policy, deployment, and support needs. Communicate the security challenges associated and provide solutions to mitigate them. Work with other engineers on technical requirements and communicate with upper management. Telecommuting benefits available.

Requirements: Employer will accept a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering or related field and three (3) years of experience in the job offered or in an IT Security Engineer-related occupation.

Alternatively, employer will accept a Masters degree in Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering or related field and one (1) year of experience in the job offered or in an IT Security Engineer-related occupation.

Experience must include:

  1. Palo Alto or Cisco ASA Firewall;
  2. Panorama Palo Alto Network;
  3. Implementing Change, Problem, and Incident management processes utilizing Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) in an enterprise environment;
  4. Deploying, configuring, maintaining, patching, troubleshooting, and upgrading cybersecurity infrastructure and capabilities; and
  5. Network traffic and communications, including known ports and services

Contact: Please apply online at Refer to Job code #ISE/20421.48.5.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Job Category Information Technology

Job Type Full-Time


USP is an independent, scientific nonprofit organization focused on building trust in the supply of safe, quality medicines. We are working to strengthen the global supply chain so that the medicines people rely on for health are available when needed and work as expected. We do this through establishing public scientific standards and programs that help ensure billons of people around the world have access to safe and quality products.

USP aspires to be a diverse, inclusive, innovative, and engaging organization that empowers and engages staff and volunteers to contribute to its mission to improve global health. We are committed to creating a culture where every employee feels fully empowered and valued irrespective of, but not limited to, personality, race, ethnicity, physical and mental abilities, education, religion, gender identity and expression, life experience, sexual orientation, country of origin, regional differences, work experience, family status, and where they can contribute their full potential to accomplish our mission.

At USP, you’ll join a talented and diverse team of 1,200 scientific, technical and public health professions, working in state-of-the-art facilities and collaborating with the world’s leading experts from industry, academia, healthcare, and government to address public health challenges and advance cutting-edge innovation.

Whether you’re helping to establish new USP standards, creating key resources to address emerging health issues, or providing critical technical assistance in the developing countries, you’ll be inspired by the positive impact your work has on building public trust and a healthier tomorrow.

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