Consulting Security Engineer II / Sr Consulting Security Engineer

Location: Fort Worth, TX, US, 76131

Company: BNSF

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Job Location: Fort Worth
Anticipated Start Date: 09/01/2017
Number of Positions: 2.0
Salary Range: 0
Salary Band: 31; 32


Essential Responsibilities

  • Perform daily operational functions such as firewall rule implementation, threat based risk assessments, VPN configurations, Proxy support and Radius related tasks
  • Design highly secure network based security solutions, providing detailed Visio diagrams and defined processes and standards
  • Help remediate security incidents by interfacing with internal customer teams and other tool vendors.
  • Perform log analysis, use of IDS, IPS, and/or other signature technology.
  • Experience with an enterprise class ticketing system.
  • Manage and maintain SLA’s negotiated with our customers.
  • Participate in an on-call rotation to provide emergency support.



Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 10 years of Information Technology experience with network technologies, specifically TCP/IP, and related network tools and concepts
  • At least 7 years of experience with designing and maintaining security related technologies, specifically firewalls, IPS, proxy solutions and VPN implementations
  • SME knowledge level in designing and configuring various Palo Alto firewall solutions
  • Extensive experience with managing large numbers of firewalls with Palo’s Panorama management tool.
  • Knowledge of scripting language and ability to automate things as necessary
  • Demonstrable comprehension of Information Security including malware, emerging threats, attacks, and vulnerability management
  • Ability to understand and write hex, binary, regular expression, etc.
  • Experience using SIEM solution or log management solution in a large and highly complex environment
  • Extensive experience creating alerts, dashboards, and reports.
  • Ability to document processes and procedures alongside cross training the rest of the team.
  • Strong deductive reasoning, critical thinking, problem solving, and prioritization skills
  • Customer service including the resolution of customer escalations, incident handling, and response
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated outstanding work ethic
  • Strong team player that collaborates well with others to solve problems and actively incorporate input from various sources



Preferred Qualifications:

  • Industry recognized security certifications, preferably Palo Alto, Cisco or CISSP
  • Experience in transportation related industries or logistics




BNSF offers competitive benefit programs and services including, but not limited to:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Retirement Pension Plan
  • Railroad Retirement
  • Life Insurance
  • Incentive Compensation Plan (ICP)
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

BNSF is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.


  •     Criminal history 
  •     Last 7 years of driving history
  •     Last 5 years of employment history to include military service
  •     Social Security number
  •     Education
  •     Medical evaluation
  •     Drug Screen
  •     Other elements as needed
BNSF is committed to a safe and drug free work place and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping BNSF safe and drug free.
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC): Federal authority requires BNSF employees, whose work requires unescorted access to secure areas of port facilities, to obtain a TWIC. A TWIC is a condition of employment for such positions and requires candidates to those positions to submit to a TSA security assessment (to include, but not limited to, providing: biographic information; identity documents; fingerprints; digital photograph). More information is available at

SF: MO | Engineering; IT/Technology Services; Professional |  Technology Services | Fort Worth, TX |  76131



Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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