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Red River Senior Cybersecurity Engineer in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Red River is seeking a Senior Cybersecurity Engineer with expertise in Zscaler ZIA, ZPA, ZDX deployments and administration to join our team. The successful candidate will provide consultative recommendations during the implementation of Red River client zero trust architectures. You will be responsible for providing expert deployment services to enhance Red River client zero trust migration strategies. You will provide deployment services throughout the lifecycle of the engagement including planning, design, and implementation.


  • Act as a technical escalation point to assist other consultants

  • Provide deployment recommendations pertaining to client’s environment

  • Technical lead for project cybersecurity deployments, connector configuration, policy development, deployment templates/workbooks, test plans, and third-party system integration

  • Assist Cybersecurity Architects in Statement of Work (SOW) and Level of Effort (LOE)per client requirements

  • Provide outcome delivered solutions throughout the life of each project

  • Configuration and troubleshooting system integration with SSO/IAM, EDR/XDR, SOAR, DLP, and MDM solutions

  • Provide knowledge transfer of deployed solutions

  • Ability to communicate effectively to clients as well as Red River team members

  • Maintain education through professional-expert level certifications, technical conferences, and publications (Zscaler ZIA Professional, Zscaler ZPA Professional, and Zscaler ZDX administrator)

  • Contribute to Red River Virtual Cybersecurity community

Required Qualifications:

  • Deep understanding and prior experience with CASB, NGFW, IPsec/GRE, Reverse Proxy, SSO, DLP, and ZTNA

  • Desirable experience with SASE experience including Palo Alto Prisma Access

  • Understating of the TCP/IP OSI model, operating system fundamental (Windows/Linux)

  • Experience with SAML, MFA, and DLP integrations

  • Strong understanding of regulatory requirements and compliance issues effecting clients related to privacy and data protection

  • Working knowledge of public cloud platforms including AWS, Azure, and GCP

  • Understanding of CISA’s Zero Trust Maturity Model and Cloud Security Technical Reference Architecture

  • Understanding of Privileged Access Management and Privileged Identity Management solutions including multi-factor authentication (Okta, DUO, Azure Authenticator, etc.)

  • Deep understanding of automated asset discovery

  • Deep understanding of network and application micro segmentation

  • Knowledge and experience with Security Orchestration Automation and Response solutions to include:Palo Alto XSOAR, MS Sentinel

Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in STEM

  • Active Zscaler ZIA Professional, ZPA Professional, ZDX Administrator certifications

Preferred Qualifications :

  • CCNA/CCNPSecurity or Network

  • Prisma Certified Cloud Security Engineer (PCCSE)

  • Microsoft Certified: Cyber Security Architect Expert

  • Zscaler Zero Trust Certified Architect (ZTCA)

Required Experience:

  • 5+ years of experience deploying network security and/or cybersecurity solutions, Zscaler subject matter expert

Preferred Experience:

  • 5+ years security deployment experience including firewalls, endpoint, NAC, and cloud security architectures

  • 3+ years working as a Professional Services consultant

Essential Working Conditions:

  • Physical (lift/carry/push/pull) typically 20-50 lbs

  • Work sitting or standing daily

  • Travel as required

The estimated annual salary range for this position is $125,000-$150,000. The compensation for this position is dependent on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.

Red River offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits and an exceptional work environment. You can review our benefit offerings here ( . If you are ready to join a growing company, please submit your resume and cover letter (optional).


Red River is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, family medical history or genetic information, disability, past or present military service, or any other characteristics protected under the laws applicable in the locations where Red River operates. Red River will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

Red River does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to job postings or otherwise. Placement fees will not be paid to any recruiter unless Red River has an active agreement in place with the recruiter and such a request has been made by the Red River Talent Acquisition team and such candidate was submitted to the Red River Talent Acquisition Team via our Applicant Tracking System. Any unsolicited resumes or other data submitted to Red River in violation of this policy may be used by Red River without obligation to pay any fees of any kind to the recruiter.

Red River brings together the ideal combination of talent, partners and products to disrupt the status quo in technology and drive success for business and government. Red River serves organizations well beyond traditional technology integration, with more than 20 years experience in security, networking, analytics, collaboration, mobility and cloud solutions. Our operations, support, sales and technical teams all work together to create a positive impact on citizens, soldiers, consumers and employees. That’s what it means to Rock the Red. Are you ready?

  • We work with purpose, looking to disrupt the status quo in meaningful ways.

  • We act with integrity, showing respect for all and demonstrating our commitment to ethics

  • We value collaboration and work as a team to accomplish goals

  • We elevate creativity, and support curiosity to re-imagine the use of technology

  • We have a strong work ethic, and seek continuous improvement in all we do

  • We embrace philanthropy, working together to drive positive change and lasting impact within communities around us