Sr Messaging Engineer - Proofpoint

Jersey City, New Jersey 07310 | Direct Hire

Post Date: 04/06/2016 Job ID: 96 Industry: Other Area(s)


SMTP Engineer responsible for maintaining our Proofpoint Infrastructure. Must be able to analyze new threats and offer deep insight through data driven intel is a critical component.  In addition to maintaining the SMTP gateways, knowledge of Proofpoint’ s DLP module is necessary.  Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Exchange is a plus.

We are looking for passion, curiosity, attention to details, taking pride in one’ s work, taking ownership, and having ideas/opinions.  It is important to have an enthusiastic team player who cares about the infrastructure, remains calm in crisis and thoroughly documents changes to the Proofpoint Infrastructure.


Skills Required:
  • Experience maintaining Proofpoint SMTP Servers
  • Experience with industry standard technologies such as DNS, SMTP, LDAP and NFS
  • Experience in management of a large distributed computing environment
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills
  • Experience with Proofpoint Secure Share and Secure Mail
  • Experience with implementing Proofpoint DLP
  • Experience with industry-standard operational practices such as change management and incident management
  • Effective in delivering solutions and providing speedy turn around when required
  • Take ownership of problems and follow through to resolution, whether this involves internal IT teams or external vendors or partners
  • Implementing and maintaining a Microsoft Exchange Environment a plus
  • Unix/Linux system administration experience


  • Bachelor’ s degree in Computer/Engineering Role a plus
  • At least 5years experience maintaining a Proofpoint Infrastructure

Jason Destro

Over 20 years’ of recruiting experience with hands-on recruiting and placement of I.T. professionals (Full Time, Temp 2 Perm, & Contingent) in the NJ/NY/CT/PA marketplace for a wide variety of today's demanding IT skill sets. Focused on delivering exceptional service by understanding client’s objectives and goals.

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