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Senior Network/Systems Engineer



Software Engineering
New York, NY, USA · Remote
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024

About MPCH

MPCH specializes in cutting-edge cryptographic storage solutions designed to provide maximum security for enterprises' most sensitive digital assets, including cryptographic keys, secrets and private data. Our approach integrates multiple layers of both physical and cyber defenses to establish fortified security measures based on zero-trust and zero-knowledge principles. Our comprehensive approach future-proofs digital infrastructure against current and emerging threats, including those posed by advancements in AI and quantum computing technology. MPCH has raised $45M in venture funding.

About the Role

We are seeking an experienced and skilled Senior Network/Systems Engineer with a minimum of 5 years of hands-on experience in designing and implementing secure hybrid networks - datacenter and cloud hosted.

The ideal candidate would be familiar with DevOps/GitOps frameworks and have a good understanding of Infrastructure-as-Code paradigm. Automation is a crucial part of this role thus familiarity with bash scripting and declarative configuration tools such as Terraform, Ansible would be advantageous. Hands on experience with open-source technologies pertinent to network infrastructure desirable.

As a Senior Network/Systems Engineer you will play a crucial role in designing, implementing, and maintaining secure and efficient network infrastructure.This role offers a lot of autonomy and opportunity to grow your skill set horizontally by incorporating technology stacks of your choice.If you have a strong technical background in networks, network protocols, and a proven

track record of managing complex networks, we encourage you to apply.


1. Network Design and Optimization:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design and implement scalable, secure, and high-performance network architectures.
  • Optimize network performance and troubleshoot issues, ensuring maximum security, availability and reliability.
  • Build out and maintain automation platform responsible for provisioning and managing configuration of firewalls and switches.

2. Firewall Administration:

  • Design, implement, and manage Fortinet firewall solutions to ensure the security and

integrity of the organization's network.

  • Manage compliance configuration of Fortigate firewall fleet via Fortimanager.
  • Build and deploy Fortimanager configuration templates via Terraform/Ansible.

3. Network Security:

  • Implement and enforce security policies, protocols, and procedures to protect the network infrastructure from unauthorized access, attacks, and vulnerabilities.
  • Collaborate with security department to address emerging threats relevant to network infrastructure.
  • Work with independent auditors to validate network design & operations

4. Monitoring and Analysis:

  • Implement and manage network monitoring tools to proactively identify and address potential issues before they impact the network.
  • Conduct regular analysis of network traffic and performance to identify areas for improvement.

5. Documentation:

  • Create and maintain comprehensive documentation for network configurations, processes, and procedures.
  • Provide training and knowledge transfer to junior team members as needed.
  • Create a 24/7 incident response playbook

6. Collaboration and Communication:

  • Collaborate with internal teams and external vendors to ensure seamless integration of network solutions.
  • Communicate effectively with stakeholders to gather requirements and provide regular updates on network status and projects.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of proven hands-on experience as a Network Engineer, with a
  • focus on firewall management.
  • In-depth knowledge of firewall technologies, network protocols, and security best
  • practices.
  • Industry certifications such as Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) are highly desirable.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work well under pressure.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


  • Salary range $110-130k, dependent upon experience.
  • Stock options.
  • Opportunity to work with cutting-edge technology and make a real impact on a growing company.
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment.

To Apply:

If you are a highly motivated and results-oriented individual with a passion for sales operations, we encourage you to apply for this unique opportunity! Please submit your resume and cover letter directly via LinkedIn.