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CVS Health Security Network Engineer, Senior in Norwalk, Connecticut

Job Description

This position is responsible for the design, implementation and engineering support for Aetna's Firewall, proxy and DNS environments. The Senior Engineer position would collaboratively work with team members to support all Internet Engineering infrastructure platforms/services

The Security Network Engineer, Senior will design, implement and enhance voice, data, video, and LAN environments. By utilizing advanced communication traffic concepts and system design techniques, you will develop appropriate network and distributed products and services in support of the business. You will perform highly technical microcomputer software programming and develop and maintain release management controls and standard installation and upgrade methodologies. You will also use in-depth knowledge of debugging tools to resolve problems for mission critical products and resolve inter-product dependencies, prioritize and coordinate problem resolutions across organizations.

As the Security Network Engineer, Senior, you will interface with clients to determine system software problems and provide technical advice for future planning. You will work with vendors and provide technical support in the evaluation, acquisition, installation, integration, testing and monitoring of microcomputer systems and software products. You will also design plans according to business strategic operating plans effectively provide feedback on major, enterprise designs.

Additional responsibilities of the Security Network Engineer, Senior include:

Fundamental Components

  • Consult with and train other units to ensure that problems are resolved, and effective knowledge transfer has occurred when new PC and/or server hardware/software is introduced to the environment

  • Anticipate and document the financial implications of assigned work

  • Serve as point of escalation for less experienced staff, involved in determination of need for vendor assistance in problem resolution

  • Provide team leader functions for projects (system upgrades, changes)

  • Train others on own team to enable them to support the environment

  • Keep abreast of new hardware and software developments, evaluate alternative approaches and recommend new software or modifications which enhance operations and development activities

  • Identify opportunities and make recommendations to improve availability, reliability, efficiency, performance and overall service within the distributed computing environment and associated departments

  • Mentor less experienced team members by instructing, assisting, directing, responding to questions and serving as an escalation point for problem resolution

  • Provide clear documentation of technical solutions and communicate plans to management and customers

  • Perform related duties as required or assigned

Background Experience


  • 3-5+ years of technical experience with network security technologies (ex. Firewalls, proxy and DNS environments)

Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience with Sisco Network Security Technologies

  • Experience with MacAfee or Forcepoint proxies

  • Experience with Infoblox

  • Information Technology/Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

  • Information Technology/Cisco Certified Network Professional Security (CCNP)

  • Information Technology/Linux+ Certification - Computing Technology Industry Association (Comp TIA)


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required.


Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

Percent of Travel Required

0 - 10%

Business Overview

At Aetna, a CVS Health company, we are joined in a common purpose: helping people on their path to better health. We are working to transform health care through innovations that make quality care more accessible, easier to use, less expensive and patient-focused. Working together and organizing around the individual, we are pioneering a new approach to total health that puts people at the heart.

We are committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace. CVS Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, age, disability or protected veteran status. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities.