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Lilly Global Network Services Security Engineer in Indianapolis, Indiana

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 35,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.

Job Description

At Lilly, we believe in the talent of our workforce. One of the best ways to utilize and develop that talent is to use our existing workforce to fill new and/or open positions. If you are looking for a new position within Lilly, you can view and apply to open roles posted in the internal job posting system. You must meet the minimum qualifications outlined in the job description and have/obtain work authorization in the country the position is located in order to be considered. When applying internally for a position, your current supervisor will receive notification that you have applied to the position. We encourage employees to discuss the opportunity with their supervisor prior to applying.

Organization Overview:

At Lilly, we serve an extraordinary purpose. We make a difference for people around the globe by discovering, developing and delivering medicines that help them live longer, healthier, more active lives. Not only do we deliver breakthrough medications, but you also can count on us to develop creative solutions to support communities through philanthropy and volunteerism.

Global Information Services (GIS) plays an integral role in the delivery of the infrastructure services that enable the information technology solutions that drive business processes across the enterprise. GIS pursues its services with constant emphasis on running reliably, helping people work smarter, making IT easier, securing information fully, and improving. In close partnership with Information Security (IS), GIS is evolving our overall security capabilities across the enterprise.


The Network Security Engineer role will be accountable for designing, building, securing, and maintaining virtual network security capabilities in collaboration with IS, the Network Security Engineers, and Architect. The role will engineer technical aspects of solution delivery activities related to the virtual network architecture, lifecycle management, network security policy management, and customer projects. This will include working closely with Information Security (IS), Hosting and Cloud Services teams, Application Development teams, Manufacturing, Research Labs, and the Managed Service providers.

The role supports the delivery of new capabilities and projects; however, the technical expertise of the role holder will also be used to help ensure operational reliability and address incidents.

This is accomplished through close coordination and oversight of the Managed Service provider responsible for the operational support.

  • Approve network firewall changes and drive execution to support prioritized projects

  • Participate in firewall change control processes and seek to refine and further improve

  • Develop and implement appropriate enterprise virtual network services while partnering with the IS, managed service providers.

  • Provide network security consulting for the enterprise including GIS, LRL, M&Q, and Information Security (IS).

  • Participate in design and architecture reviews.

  • Partner with Managed Service Provider on incident resolution.

  • Review root cause analysis for issues and leverage for Continual Service Improvements.

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or other technology related field

  • 2+ years of experience with network design, implementation, and support

  • 2+ years of experience designing, deploying, and supporting network security capabilities in a large enterprise environment

Additional Skills/Preferences:

  • CCNA, VCP-NV, PCNSE or higher security certifications

  • Experience with Palo Alto or similar firewall technologies

  • Experience with network segmentation strategies and design

  • Experience with scripting languages

  • Strong interpersonal, teamwork, and communication skills (both verbal and written) including articulating technical solutions to non-technical personnel

Additional Information:

  • Approximately 5%-10% travel anticipated

  • Indianapolis based position, located at Lilly Technology Center—South

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