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Senior Security Firewall Specialist

Posted on May 12, 2020 by Request Technology - Robyn Honquest

New York, NY 10001
Immediate Start
$110k - $125k Annual


Senior Security Firewall Specialist

The key is that the candidate have solid Palo Alto and Enterprise Data Center experience
They are looking for experience with Series 5000 and up
They are phasing out checkpoint
They are looking for someone with solid Firewall experience and decent networking background

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

A demonstrated passion for security and defense strategies

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: 888208088

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