United Technologies Corporation Network Security Engineer in Newington, Connecticut

Job ID: 51101BR

City: Newington

State: Connecticut

Country: United States

Category: Information Technology: IT Infrastructure

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The United Technologies Corporate Network Services organization is currently recruiting for a Network Security Engineer . The successful candidate will be expected to engage with internal UTC business units to evaluate network security issues, propose design options, and work with network engineers and implement new firewall deployments from a network and security policy perspective. Prior experience supporting acquisition and divestiture activities as it relates to network security preferred.

The candidate is expected to be proficient on Fortigate firewall administration with at least 10 years of firewall management experience and a strong networking background. Expertise in DNS, DHCP and the BlueCat IP Address Management systems or similar systems is also important.

The position requires:

  • Administration of firewalls including all aspects of design, procurement, installation and maintenance

  • Trouble shooting firewalls problems

  • Understanding of Azure and AWS architectures including the abilities to manage both network security and connectivity with the enterprise network

  • Strong network and routing knowledge including BGP

  • Understanding of BlueCat or similar DNS/DCHP/IP address management system

  • Comprehensive understanding of network security best practices and evaluating security requests for implementation

  • Knowledge of current cyber security threats along with steps and methods for mitigating these risks

  • Expertise in basic scripting languages (Perl, VBScript, PowerShell preferred)

  • Sound project leadership and organizational skills

  • Strong work ethic, enthusiasm and ability to adapt in a rapidly changing environment

  • Flexibility for rotational on-call duties



  • 10+ years of experience in network security

  • Fortigate or similar firewall expertise

  • Skilled understanding of network routing protocols

  • Thorough understanding of DNS/DHCP

  • Remote Access Services

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.