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Staff Network Security Analyst

Location: Xizhi District, New Taipei City, Taiwan
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Millions of people experience Synaptics every day. Our technology impacts how people see, hear, touch, and engage with a wide range of IoT applications -- at home, at work, in the car or on the go.
We solve complex challenges alongside the most influential companies in the industry, using the most advanced algorithms in areas such as machine learning, biometrics, and video processing, combined with world class software and silicon development.
Synaptics is looking for a Staff Network Security Analyst to join our dynamic and growing organization. You will be responsible for operational support of the corporate firewall and remote VPN systems, performing as a lead investigator when required, demonstrating analytical expertise; close attention to details; critical thinking; logic and solution orientation. This position reports to the Sr. Manager, Network Systems.


Job Duties
  • Manage, configure, and troubleshoot problems involving firewall and VPN access in a multi-cloud vendor environment
  • Document technical platform issues, analysis, client communication, and resolution as part of cyber risk mitigation steps
  • Collaborate with other Synaptics IT teams on IT projects relating to firewall, networks, and cloud environments
  • Assess, evaluate, and remediate the network security posture of firewall and VPN environments
  • Develop recommendations to define and maintain network security policies and procedures
  • Perform on-going management of global firewall and VPN gateways including configuration, deployment, daily administration, vulnerability patching, and hardware lifecycle
  • Participate in change control processes to identify and minimize impact to network security
  • Ensure network security projects are delivered with high quality and timeliness
  • Serve as Subject Matter Expert (SME) on assigned network security related projects and initiatives
  • Provide incident response support and/or lead incident response actions as appropriate
  • The ideal candidate stays on top of security current events and technology and has deep understanding of security architectures and their components, especially Palo Alto Firewall, Fortinet, cloud (OCI/AWS/Azure) and vulnerabilities
  • Customer focused, proactive, self-starter with the ability to adapt effectively and rapidly to changing environments and situations
  • High level of personal integrity, professional with confidential matters, and demonstrate an appropriate level of judgment
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Well organized with strong attention to detail; proactively ensures work is accurate
  • Positive attitude and work ethic; unafraid to ask questions and explore new ideas
  • Resourceful and able to solve problems through adapting technology and a solid understanding of infrastructure
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills; some project management skills helpful
  • Strong team-oriented interpersonal and communication skills through conflict resolution and inter-dependence relationship building
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
  • Palo Alto certification preferred
  • 8+ years of experience with Palo Alto (FW & GlobalProtect VPN) & Fortinet firewalls
  • Strong understanding of TCP/IP and network security solutions
  • Demonstrated experience with end-to-end troubleshooting
  • Strong understanding of identity protocols/systems
  • Solid hands on experience working with applications and inter-application data flows
  • Strong experience and understanding of Windows and Linux environments
  • No travel required
Belief in Diversity
Synaptics is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.