This Job Vacancy has Expired!

Senior Firewall Network Security Architect/Engineer

Posted on Apr 21, 2020 by Request Technology - Craig Johnson

Chicago, IL 60601
Immediate Start
$100k - $125k Annual

*Position is bonus eligible*

Prestigious Financial Institution is currently seeking a Network Security Engineer. Candidate will be a member of the Security Operations Team and will perform Firewall architectural design, implementation, software and hardware upgrades, and general maintenance.


  • Plan for and perform hardware replacements with either newer models or migrate from one manufacturer to another
  • Document day to day Firewall operational procedures and standards and cross-train teammates
  • Perform daily Firewall configuration and policy changes
  • Work with the NOC, Network Engineers and Operational Support staff to maintain production networks and connectivity
  • Configure and maintain site to site VPN connections for customer/partner connectivity
  • Assist the Incident Response team with breach investigation and remediation
  • Monitor the Information Security ticket queue and resolve network security-related issues


  • 5+ years of admin experience with leading next-generation' Firewalls
  • Must demonstrate the ability to configure every aspect of the Firewall including advanced settings for VPN, NAT and routing
  • Experience working with virtual Firewalls hosted locally and in the cloud
  • Mid to advanced level working knowledge of information security concepts and TCP/IP Networking standards
  • Experience with network analysis/troubleshooting using tools such as tcpdump and Wireshark
  • Experience with multiple operating systems and managed network devices
  • Ability to communicate clearly with the Security Operations Team in verbal and written form
  • Ability to create diagrams depicting existing and modifications to existing logical and physical connectivity
  • Willingness to be part of 24/7 on-call rotation and perform maintenance tasks evenings and weekends as needed
  • Willingness to travel to U.S. offices and data centers on a quarterly basis at a minimum

Preferred Skills:

  • Industry or vendor specific training
  • Information Security certifications such as vendor-specific credentials, Security+ and CISSP
  • Networking certifications such as Network+ and CCNA
  • Any other Linux and Cloud related certifications are a plus
  • Bachelor's degree in Network/Security Engineering, Computer Science, MIS, CIS or related field
  • Central management of multiple Firewall sets is also preferred
  • Familiarity with cloud environments such as AWS, GCP and Azure is a plus

Reference: 881776563

Set up alerts to get notified of new vacancies.