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Network Security Engineer .

  Bston, Massachusetts

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Position Overview: Prosyntix is currently seeking a skilled and experienced Network Security Engineer to join our team, in support of a client, for a 6-month engagement in Boston, MA. As a Network Security Engineer, you will play a vital role in augmenting our existing support services by providing expertise in Cisco networking/firewalls and Palo Alto firewalls. This is an opportunity to be part of a dynamic team, contributing to day-to-day managed services including configuration, troubleshooting, and break-fix activities.


  • Collaborate with the existing support team to deliver top-notch network services to our clients.
  • Configure, maintain, and troubleshoot Cisco networking equipment and Palo Alto Firewalls.
  • Participate in diagnosing and resolving network issues promptly to minimize downtime.
  • Implement network security measures to protect data and systems.
  • Perform routine network maintenance tasks and updates to ensure optimal performance.
  • Provide technical assistance to clients and internal teams on network-related matters.
  • Document network configurations, changes, and incident resolutions.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and best practices to continuously enhance network services.


  • 5+ years of hands-on experience with Cisco networking and Palo Alto Firewalls.
  • Strong understanding of networking protocols, routing, switching, and security principles.
  • Cisco certifications (CCNA, CCNP) and Palo Alto certifications (PCNSA, PCNSE) are a plus.
  • Proficiency in configuring and troubleshooting network hardware and software.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Prior experience in managed services or customer support is preferred.

Employment Details:

  • Position Type: Contract (6-month engagement)
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Level: Mid-level
  • Location: Boston, MA 02116 (Hybrid; three days in office and two days remote)

Additional Information:
Successful candidates will need to pass a standard background check and drug screen. 

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