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Network Security Engineer -hybrid

Information Systems & Technology
Enterprise Technology Operations
061823 Requisition #

Zions Bancorporation’s Enterprise Technology and Operations (ETO) team is transforming what it means to work for a financial institution. With a commitment to technology and innovation, we have been providing our community, clients and colleagues the best experience possible for over 150 years. Help us transform our workforce of the future, today.


We are currently seeking an experienced Network Security Engineer to join our Technology Reliability Engineering & Operations (TREO) group to play a key role helping defend the enterprise from malicious actors, while proactively looking for other risk areas to help mitigate. The work done has real impact enterprise-wide, and it is truly valued throughout the organization.


As a Network Security Engineer, you will focus on planning, designing, optimizing, auditing, and troubleshooting Zions perimeter security with an emphasis on Palo Alto firewall infrastructure. You will improve the protection of our domains from current and future threats, vulnerabilities, and attacks.  In short, you will help oversee the firewall infrastructure and all its facets.


The Network Security Engineer will:

  • Manage firewalls, using Palo Alto's Panorama, to include monitoring, troubleshooting, upgrades, policy management, and cleanup activities
  • Develop and document procedures to encourage knowledge transfer amongst team members
  • Plan, design, and engineer solutions to meet operational challenges and lead future enhancements/features roll-out
  • Challenge the status quo to identify and define efficiency and waste reduction solutions
  • Integrate firewall automations with other teams and products to eliminate manual tasks
  • Participate in an on-call rotation including nights and weekends


Technical Skills and Qualifications:

  • Must have 6+ years of firewall administration experience (Palo Alto, Check Point, Fortinet), with at least 2 of those years heavily involved in Palo Alto Panorama architecture and feature implementation (more than just basic policy management)
  • Technical familiarity with OSI model, networking concepts, architectures, and tools, including network traffic analysis, functionality of network switches, load balancers, routers, proxies, VPNs, and firewalls required
  • Sound understanding of Windows/Linux operating systems and scripting languages (python preferred)
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Professional security certifications preferred
  • Banking industry knowledge preferred
  • Automation experience with Palo Alto a huge plus


Basic knowledge in any of the following is a plus:

  • Programming/Python/Scripting
  • Integration Fabric
  • Cloud (GCP, AWS, Azure, Terraform, Ansible)
  • CI/CD Pipeline
  • Site Reliability
  • Virtualization/Containers


A combination of education and experience may meet qualifications.


Flexibility and Location: This position has a hybrid work from home schedule with a minimum of three days per week in the office at the Zions Technology Center in Midvale, UT.


The Zions Technology Center is a 400,000-square-foot technology campus in Midvale, Utah. Located on the former Sharon Steel Mill superfund site, the sustainably built campus will be the company’s primary technology and operations center.  This modern and environmentally friendly technology center will enable Zions to continue to compete for the best technology talent in the state while providing team members with an exceptional work environment with features such as:


  • Electric vehicle charging stations and close proximity to Historic Gardner Village UTA TRAX station.
  • At least 75% of the building is powered by on-site renewable solar energy.
  • Access to outdoor recreation, parks, trails, shareable bikes and locker rooms.
  • Large modern cafe with a healthy and diverse menu.
  • Healthy indoor environment with ample natural light and fresh air.
  • LEED-certified sustainable building that features include the use of low VOC-emitting construction materials.



  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance - START DAY ONE!
  • Life and Disability Insurance, Paid Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
  • Health Savings (HSA), Flexible Spending (FSA) and dependent care accounts
  • Paid Training, Paid Time Off (PTO) and 11 Paid Federal Holidays
  • 401(k) plan with company match, Profit Sharing, competitive compensation in line with work experience
  • Mental health benefits including coaching and therapy sessions
  • Tuition Reimbursement for qualifying employees
  • Employee Ambassador preferred banking products


Apply now if you have a passion for impactful outcomes, enjoy working collaboratively with co-workers, and want to make a difference for the clients and communities we serve.

To review our Benefits Summary click here.

If there’s anything we can do to accommodate a disability during any portion of the application or hiring process, please refer to the instructions below.

Applicants Requesting Accommodations: If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career site.  You can request reasonable accommodations by contacting us at careers@zionsbancorp.com or 801/844-7628.  Please email your resume/cover letter, indicate what position you are interested in and include "Accommodation needed" in the subject line to ensure your information is routed to the appropriate contact.

Zions Bancorporation, National Association prohibits illegal discrimination and reaffirms its policy of providing Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), by extending equal employment and advancement opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, age (40 and over), sex, pregnancy, gender, disability, national origin, ethnic background, citizenship, protected veteran status, military service, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

It is the Company’s policy not to discriminate because of a person’s relationship or association with a protected veteran. This includes spouses and other family members. Also, Zions will safeguard the fair and equitable treatment of protected veteran spouses and family members with regard to all employment actions and prohibit harassment of applicants and employees because of their relationship or association with a protected veteran.


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