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Network Security Administrator

Swarm Technologies

Swarm Technologies

Texas, USA
Posted on Monday, March 18, 2024

SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.


SpaceX is looking for a Network Security Administrator with expertise of network security technologies (firewalls, VPNs, IDS/IPS, etc.). This employee will be a member of the Security Engineering team and will focus on Network Security. The ideal candidate will be flexible, excel at multi-tasking, and flourish in a fast-paced and challenging environment. This person should be a self-starter, self-motivator and possess the ingenuity to excel in this position.


  • Manage network firewall requests and exceptions
  • Deploy new security appliances and participate in day-one builds
  • Work with customers to diagnose network connection issues
  • Respond to network security alerts and assist in incident response
  • Utilize Commercial off the Shelf (COTS) and in-house tooling to manage network security appliances
  • Support Security Operations Center (SOC) to identify security risks or incidents


  • Associates degree in a STEM discipline and 2+ years of network security experience; or 4+ years of network security experience without a degree
  • Experience with networking protocols and the OSI model
  • Understanding of security concepts (i.e. Segmentation, ACLs, Defense-in-Depth, Securing Data-in-Transit)
  • 1+ years experience hardening Windows, MacOS, and/or Linux operating systems


  • Understanding of network security technologies, their operation and limitations, including:
    • Firewalls (Palo Alto, Checkpoint and Juniper)
    • Network IDS/IPS solutions
    • Network Security Monitoring (NSM)
    • Switch/router ACLs
    • Network access control solutions
    • IPSec and TLS based VPNs
    • Logging and alerting with SIEMs
  • Experience with automation tooling
  • Familiarity with networking protocols and the OSI model
  • Experience testing and implementing changes in a production environment
  • Adept at learning new technologies and systems
  • Strong self-starting and time-management skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal


  • Willingness to work extended hours and weekends as needed


Pay Range:
Network Security Administrator: $85,000.00-$115,000.00/per year

Your actual level and base salary will be determined on a case-by-case basis and may vary based on the following considerations: job-related knowledge and skills, education, and experience.

Base salary is just one part of your total rewards package at SpaceX. You may also be eligible for long-term incentives, in the form of company stock, stock options, or long-term cash awards, as well as potential discretionary bonuses and the ability to purchase additional stock at a discount through an Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You will also receive access to comprehensive medical, vision, and dental coverage, access to a 401(k) retirement plan, short & long-term disability insurance, life insurance, paid parental leave, and various other discounts and perks. You may also accrue 3 weeks of paid vacation & will be eligible for 10 or more paid holidays per year.


  • To conform to U.S. Government export regulations, applicant must be a (i) U.S. citizen or national, (ii) U.S. lawful, permanent resident (aka green card holder), (iii) Refugee under 8 U.S.C. § 1157, or (iv) Asylee under 8 U.S.C. § 1158, or be eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here.

SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.